No. 6 Duke Blows Out Albany 111-70

No. 18 'Zags top Northern Colorado, No. 22 Miami beats Stetson
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 18, 2007 12:39 AM CST
Duke's Gerald Henderson (15) drives to the basket as Albany's Al Turley (55) defends during the second half of a college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Monday, Dec. 17, 2007. Duke won 111-70. (AP Photo/Gerry...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – 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.