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No. 21 Duke tops Wake Forest 79-68 in Krzyzewski's return

Duke shot 51% and controlled the boards to extend its home-court dominance in the long-running in-state series.
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DURHAM, N.C. — Matthew Hurt scored a career-high 26 points to help No. 21 Duke beat Wake Forest 79-68 in Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski’s return from a one-game absence due to COVID-19 protocols. 

Freshman DJ Steward added 21 points for the Blue Devils. 

Duke shot 51% and controlled the boards to extend its home-court dominance in the long-running in-state series. Krzyzewski had missed Wednesday's win against Boston College due to quarantine protocols. 

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Daivien Williamson and Ismael Massoud each scored 17 points for Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons haven't won at Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium since January 1997.

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