Kyle Filipowski leads the way for Duke Blue Devils
Kyle Filipowski leads the way for Duke Blue Devils

Filipowski, Grandison help No. 8 Duke see off Bellarmine, 74-57 – Box score

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.

Milton Blake, College Sports Writer

Milton Blake has been with SportingAlert since first launch. The former college basketball player enjoys covering college sports, with NCAA basketball mainly on his list.

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