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NO. 1 DUKE 82, NO. 14 GEORGIA TECH 74: Luol Deng scored a career-high 22 and the Blue Devils won their 15th in a row. The host Yellow Jackets haven't beaten Duke since 1996.

Duke went ahead for good on Deng's free throw with 3:13 remaining, and J.J. Redick followed with a 3-pointer that made it 72-68.

B.J. Elder made two free throws with 2:52 left to get Georgia Tech within two, but the Yellow Jackets missed their next five shots. Duke pulled away when Daniel Ewing made a 3 and Shavlik Randolph dunked off a pass from Chris Duhon.

Spurred on by a raucous sellout crowd, Georgia Tech raced to a 15-4 lead. But the game took a turn after a brawl nearly broke out alongside the Georgia Tech bench with 11:06 left in the half. Redick fell on his back and was called out of bounds. Elder tried to snatch the ball away and tussled with Redick. Robert Brooks came off the bench and shoved Redick, then got into it with Ewing, who shouted, "You want a piece of me?"

No punches were thrown, but Brooks was ejected and four technicals were called. The Blue Devils scored the next 11.

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