|March Madness - North Dakota State Falls 85-62 to Duke - Recap|
North Dakota State was run off the court by Duke on Friday as they blasted them 85-62 at Colonial Life Arena.
Duke won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -27.5-point spread.
R.J. Barrett had 26 points for Duke and Zion Williamson chipped in with 25 points. Tre Jones had 4 assists for them, while R.J. Barrett was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
North Dakota State got a 20-point performance from Vinnie Shahid, who was supported by 11 points from Jordan Horn. Tyson Ward had 3 assists in a losing cause for North Dakota State, while Rocky Kreuser grabbed 7 rebounds.
Duke led at halftime, $HalfScore.
The rebound battle favored Duke as they grabbed 37 boards, while North Dakota State only had 29