Instant Analysis: Duke moves on

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In the battle of Coach Ks, No. 1 Duke overcame No. 5 Utah in the Sweet 16 matchup, 63-57. Freshman Justise Winslow showed up with a huge double-double as the Blue Devils move on to the Elite 8 for the 14th time under Coach K.

Impact Player and Turning Point

Winslow led the Blue Devils in scoring with 21 points and going 8-13 from the field, while Jahil Okafor somewhat struggled.  One turning point in the game was Winslow putting the team on his back all 2nd half.

Strange, but True

The Utes had the same amount of offensive and defensive rebounds (18) totaling up to 36. The Utes also beat the Blue Devils on the boards 36-31.

Up Next

Duke will face Gonzaga in the South regional final on Sunday. Utah’s season comes to an end with a record of 26-9.

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