The Duke Basketball team used the play of its two star freshmen to roll over the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday night in South Beach.
Just a typical Saturday night in South Beach as the Duke Blue Devils partied in South Florida with thunderous dunks, tenacious defense, and a ferocious mentality.
Duke ran the Miami Hurricanes out of its own building with a 95-62 victory and improved to 13-1 on the season and the Blue Devils have won its first three games in ACC play, all by at least 14 points.
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Vernon Carey Jr. is a Florida native, growing up about an hour away from the Miami campus, and his father, Vernon Carey Sr., was a star offensive lineman for the Hurricanes, winning the 2001 BCS National Championship, in addition to playing for the Miami Dolphins.
With friends and family in attendance, Miami had no answer for the Duke center as Carey Jr. imposed his will on just about every possession, offensively and defensively.
For the first time since his hamstring injury, Cassius Stanley looked like his explosive self as Miami had no answer for the athleticism of the California native.
Stanley injured his hamstring back on November 29 against Winthrop and only missed one game on December 3 against Michigan State.
The freshman returned on December 6 against Virginia Tech, despite Mike Krzyzewski saying the injury would keep him out until around Christmas.
In his first game of 2020, Cassius Stanley looked like his old self and he helped propel the Blue Devils to its first win of the new year and its first win of the new decade.
Every player that stepped on the floor for Duke scored and the Blue Devils will look to extend its winning streak to eight on Wednesday night against Georgia Tech.