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No. 2 Duke returns from COVID-19 outbreak, tops Georgia Tech

Published: Jan. 4, 2022 at 11:51 PM EST
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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Paolo Banchero had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 2 Duke beat Georgia Tech 69-57 in its return from a COVID-19 outbreak that had led to a pair of postponements.

Duke had a rough night on offense and shot a season-low 37.3%.

The Blue Devils finished with a 48-35 rebounding advantage and more than doubled the Yellow Jackets (17-8) in second-chance points.

ACC-leading scorer Michael Devoe finished with 21 points for Georgia Tech. All but five of those came in the final 11-plus minutes.

Georgia Tech shot just 33%.

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