No. 6 Duke used excellent three-point shooting to defeat Albany 111-70. The Blue Devils shot 15-of-26 from beyond the arc and shot 60 percent from the field. Senior DeMarcus Nelson led a Duke attack that saw five players score in double figures with 23 points. Tim Ambrose scored a career high 24 points for the Great Danes, reports the AP. Elsewhere in men’s basketball:
- Gonzaga freshman Austin Daye tallied 18 points in the No. 18 Bulldogs 77-57 victory over Northern Colorado, which shot only 31 percent from the field.
- No. 22 Miami, playing its first game as a ranked team in five years, destroyed Stetson 89-53. Brian Asbury led Miami with 18 points and Raymond Hicks added 15 for the undefeated Hurricanes.