No. 6 Duke Beats No. 15 Michigan 82-75 In Maul
JOHN MARSHALL,AP Basketball Writer
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Austin Rivers had 20 points, Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly had 17 each, and No. 6 Duke shot its way into another Maui Invitational championship game with an 82-75 win over No. 15 Michigan on Tuesday.
Duke (6-0) put on an offensive show near the shores of the sparkling Pacific Ocean, scoring on an array of 3-pointers and spectacular shots to remain undefeated (14-0) at the Maui Invitational.
Andre Dawkins added 14 points and the Blue Devils hit 11 of 21 3-pointers while shooting 56 percent overall to earn a spot in Wednesday night’s title game against the winner between No. 14 Kansas and UCLA.
Michigan (4-1) struggled early, falling behind by 16, and fought its way back by hitting 21 of 34 shots in the second half. The Wolverines never made it all the way back, unable to slow down the sure-shooting Blue Devils to slip into the third-place game.
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