No. 4 Duke crushed Fairfield: Plus Sunday’s Top 25 NCAAB Games

DURHAM, N.C. (Sporting Alert) — Four players scored in double digits and No. 4 Duke crushed Fairfield 109-59 in its second game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at the Cameron Indoor Stadium in North Carolina on Saturday.

Freshman forward Justise Winslow scored 18 points and pulled down six rebounds, while preseason All-American Jahlil Okafor and senior guard Quinn Cook added 17 points apiece in the victory for the Blue Devils (2-0).

Okafor also grabbed nine rebounds and three assists, while Cook finished with four assists for Duke, who was scoring 100 points in consecutive games this season, following the 113-44 victory over Presbyterian on Friday night.

Amile Jefferson finished with 15 points for the Blue Devils, which shot 64.5 percent on 40 of 62 shooting from the field.

Marcus Gilbert led the way for Fairfield (1-1) with 15 points and five rebounds before he fouled out of the game with his team trailing 52-91 and 6:22 left in the contest.

Coleman Johnson was the other Stags player to score in double figures — as he finished with 11 points in the defeat.

Up next for coach Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils, is a game against No. 18 Michigan State in the Champions Classic in Indianapolis on Tuesday night. Fairfield will next face Wofford at home on Friday.


Meanwhile, there are 10 top 25 college basketball teams on the schedule for Sunday, including No. 1 Kentucky (1-0), who will take on Buffalo (1-0).

Elsewhere on Sunday CS Northridge (0-1) will battle with the No. 2 ranked Arizona (1-0), No. 3 Wisconsin
(1-0) takes on Chattanooga (1-0), who No. 6 North Carolina (1-0) will face Robert Morris (0-1).

No. 9 Virginia and No. 10 Texas are the other two top ten ranked teams in action on Sunday, with No. 19 Oklahoma, No. 21 Nebraska, No. 23 Syracuse and No. 25 Harvard also have dates on the busy day.

Full Schedule-Top 25

12:00 PM Buffalo at (1) Kentucky
1:00 PM Chattanooga at (3) Wisconsin ESPNews
2:00 PM Northern Kentucky at (21) Nebraska
3:00 PM SE Louisiana at (19) Oklahoma
4:00 PM Hampton at (23) Syracuse
5:30 PM (25) Harvard vs Holy Cross*
6:00 PM Robert Morris at (6) North Carolina
7:00 PM Norfolk St at (9) Virginia ESPN 3
8:00 PM CS Northridge at (2) Arizona Pac-12 Network
8:00 PM Alcorn St at (10) Texas

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