Roach’s 23 Points Leads Duke Into NCAA Second Round

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ORLANDO, Fla. – A postseason career-high 23 points from Jeremy Roach helped No. 5-seed Duke advance past Oral Roberts, 74-51, in the NCAA Tournament First Round on Thursday night at the Amway Center. The Blue Devils (27-8) never trailed in Orlando as head coach Jon Scheyer secured his first NCAA Tournament victory as head coach. Roach’s 23 points matched his career high, which he set in the Blue Devils’ previous game, a victory over Virginia in the ACC Championship game. Duke’s defense limited an explosive Oral Roberts offense to a season-low 23 first-half points. The Golden Eagles’ 51 total p…

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