Duke 63, No. 7 Virginia 62
Grayson Allen handed the Duke Blue Devils their second straight win over a ranked opponent at home with a buzzer-beater against the No. 7 Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday.
Allen drove into the lane looking for contact, but he did not receive a call from the referees. As the clock ticked down to zero, the sophomore guard got off a shot and somehow got it in.
The game-winner came seconds after Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon made a superb shot of his own from inside the paint. Despite the strong effort from Brogdon and the rest of the Cavaliers, their 21-year losing skid at Cameron Indoor Stadium continued.
Virginia went into the locker room with a three-point advantage, but that was erased by a red-hot Brandon Ingram, who scored 18 consecutive points for the Blue Devils at the end of the first half and the start of the second half.
However, Ingram cooled down considerably as the second half went on and Virginia brought itself back into the crucial ACC contest.
After Allen missed a pair of free throws with 27 seconds to go, Brogdon drove into the lane and gave Virginia the lead.
On the final possession, Allen drove down the left side of the lane and converted on his fourth field goal of the game to hand Duke its fourth straight victory.
Duke, who faces the North Carolina Tar Heels and Louisville Cardinals on the road next week, should return to the AP Top 25 after beating Louisville and Virginia in the last week.
Ingram led all scorers with 25 points, while Allen and Matt Jones combined for 29 for Duke. Brogdon led Virginia with 18 points.
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