Nov 24, 2012, 11:09 AM EDT
Behind a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds from center Mason Plumlee, No. 5 Duke defeated coach Shaka Smart’s Virginia Commonwealth team to advance to the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game.
The game was close at halftime, with Duke leading by just one, but the Blue Devils were able to continue to limit their turnovers against VCU’s patented “Havoc” defense and pulled away in the second half.
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