The Blue Devils ended the game on a 16-5 run after trailing by 5 in the second half. This came after the Blue Devils missed their first nine 3-point attempts, and 11 of their first 13. They ended the game hitting 5 of their last 6 shots from the field.
Duke finished the game shooting 28-for-55, becoming the first team to shoot 50 percent from the field against Virginia this season at 50.9 percent. Jahlil Okafor had 10 points and 9 rebounds and Justise Winslow had 15 points, including 7 points in an 11-2 run for Duke.
The Cavaliers led by as many as 11, and led by 8 with 4:48 to play in the game. They began the second half with a 16-4 run. Malcolm Brogdon led the way for Virginia with 17 points, while Justin Anderson contributed 11.
The meeting was the first between these 2 teams in the top 5 since the 1982 season.
Virginia only dropped to 3rd in the rankings with a 19-1 record, as they get set to visit the 12th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels. Duke remained at number 4, and they will play host to Georgia Tech on Wednesday.