Duke is currently playing its best basketball of the year, running off five straight wins against the spread while Virginia Tech is hoping for a signature win for itself and both upright. Virginia Tech was on a rollercoaster of late, defeating Virginia in overtime on the street two weeks past, but losing to Duke by 2-2 on Feb. 14. Is its lowest of the season.
Together with Bagley back, Duke has firepower because the Blue Devils were made to play with with a six-man spinning than it did in that meeting. The team watched guard Grayson Allen possess his best four-game stretch of ACC play with Bagley out.
If this continues, Duke will set itself up to acquire and pay. They have interesting parallels in ways that are different, although as both are good on the offensive end. Duke generates a lot of its offense inside, getting the ball at the paint into its forward. Virginia Tech takes a bunch of mid- and – long distance jumpers and has to shootouts.
Duke needed a defense in comparison but it has played its best defense of the season that the last five games. After giving up 6-9 against Georgia Tech in its first of four games with Marvin Bailey III, and contains allowed 52.3 points per game in the four games as. The Blue Devils had allowed 70 or more points in seven of its recent 11 games. With this competition to own another end result, Virginia Tech must complete an occupation from the paint. Duke outrebounded Virginia Tech and the Hokies 36-19 drew just six fouls.