Okafor showed off his defensive skills with 2 blocks and 2 steals, while finishing 8-of-10 from the field offensively. The Blue Devils put the game away with a 13-3 run for a 13-point lead with 7:58 left in the game. Duke never trailed in this game and has only trailed for 18 seconds in their 3-0 start.
The Spartans fell to 1-1 on the year, after being tested by Navy last Friday night in their season opener. They were lead by Branden Dawson's 18 points and 9 rebounds. Travis Trice added 15 points in the loss.
Meanwhile, the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats played like the top team in the country in their 72-40 win over the 5th ranked, Bill Self-led Kansas Jayhawks. The Wildcats ran their record to 3-0, while the Jayhawks fell to 1-1 on the year.
Kentucky won their first 2 games by 40 and 19 points, and were lead in this blowout by Dakari Johnson's 11 points, Andrew Harrison's 10 points, and Willie Cauley-Stein's 7 points and 10 rebounds.
The Wildcat defense held Kansas to made 11 baskets the entire game, 8 in the first half, 3 in the second. They finished 19.6 percent from from the field and 3 of 15 from beyond the arc. They finished with the lowest point total in the Bill Self era that began in 2003-04. They beat their 49-point effort in November 2005 against Arizona. They nearly became the first Kansas team to finish under 40 points since a 37-point effort in February 1962.
The Wildcats have a favorable schedule throughout the year, making them a favorite for the national title. They will hosts Boston University on Friday, while Kansas will take on Rider in the Orlando Classic on Monday.