DURHAM, NC (November 21) —— Kyle Filipowski scored 18 points and Jacob Grandison added a season-high 16 and No. 8 Duke beat the visiting Bellarmine 74-57 in college basketball action at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Monday night. Click here for the game box score
Duke (4-1) was welcoming Bellarmine for the second time in three seasons as the Knights continue their transition from Division II to Division I. Read More: No. 7 Duke improves to 2-0 with 84-38 rout of USC Upstate
Filipowski, who made three of his five shots from 3-point range, also grabbed eight rebounds while making seven of his eight attempts from the free-throw line. he now has scored in double figures in all five of his career games for Duke. Grandison made 6 of 8 shots from the field, including four 3-pointers in his 26 minutes off the bench tonight.
Junior captain Jeremy Roach added 10 points with a team-high five assists for the Blue Devils who made a season-best 14 3-pointers and improved to 4-0 at home this season.
Curt Hopf and Peter Suder finished with 11 points apiece for Bellarmine (2-3), who was facing a third ACC team on Monday night after winning 67-66 at Louisville on Nov. 9 and falling at Clemson, 76-66, last Friday.
The Blue Devils who shot 52.0% in the first half, led by 8 points at halftime before increasing the tempo to lead by as many as 20 points in the second half.