NCAAB: No. 7 Duke bounces back with easy win over Delaware

Kyle Filipowski scored a game-high 18 points and Tyrese Proctor added 13 points and 10 rebounds as No. 7 Duke cruised to a 92-58 victory over visiting Delaware on Friday at Durham, N.C.

Filipowski shot 7 of 13 from the field, including 2 of 5 from 3-point range, to go along with eight rebounds, while Proctor shot 5 of 10 from the field and added four assists.

Mark Mitchell chipped in 12 points and three rebounds for Duke, with Jacob Grandison finishing with 10 points and four rebounds as the Blue Devils (3-1) rebounded from a 69-64 setback to No. 5 Kansas on Tuesday.

The Blue Devils, who led by as many as 38 points in the second half, shot 34 of 68 (50 percent) from the field, including 6 of 14 (42.9 percent) from 3-point range, in addition to outrebounding the Blue Hens 47-25.

Delaware (1-2) was led by Jyare Davis’ 11 points and three rebounds, with Jameer Nelson Jr. and Cavan Reilly adding 10 points apiece. LJ Owens had eight points and four rebounds.

The Blue Hens shot 21 of 55 (38.2 percent) from the field, including 5 of 22 (22.7 percent) from beyond the arc, in addition to allowing 46 points in the paint.

Leading 42-36 at halftime, the Blue Devils opened the second half on a 10-4 run to extend their lead to 52-40 following Mitchell’s layup with 16:33 remaining and never looked back.

After the Blue Hens took an early 5-3 lead, the Blue Devils took control of the game by going on a 23-9 run capped by Proctor’s two free throws for a 26-14 lead with 10:06 left in the first half.

Proctor scored nine points in the first half and Filipowski and Grandison added seven points apiece for Duke, which shot 16 of 30 (53.3 percent) from the field, including 3 of 7 (42.9 percent) from beyond the arc.

Delaware was led in the first half by Reilly’s 10 points, while Davis added seven.

The Blue Hens shot 12 for 29 (41.4 percent) from the field, including 5 for 13 (38.5 percent) from distance in the first 20 minutes.

–Field Level Media

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