Without injured Okafor, No. 4 Duke rolls past Clemson 78-56

Feb 21, 2015 5:42 PM by Ross Field

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Quinn Cook matched a career high with 27 points for No. 4 Duke, and the Jahlil Okafor-less Blue Devils routed Clemson 78-56 on Saturday.

Three freshmen - Justise Winslow (20 points), Tyus Jones (11) and Grayson Allen (10) - also reached double figures to help Duke (24-3, 11-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) win its seventh straight.

With the 6-foot-11 Okafor out with a sprained left ankle, the Blue Devils went small and quick. They scored 19 fast-break points and outscored the Tigers 42-30 in the paint, largely on drives and layups.

Jaron Blossomgame had 10 points to lead Clemson (15-12, 7-8), which lost its fourth in five games and was denied its first win at Cameron Indoor Stadium in 20 years.

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