Men's Basketball ACCtion: Thursday, February 23

Feb. 23, 2012

Dawkins, Rivers Lead Duke to 74-66 Win Over FSU

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Reserve Andre Dawkins scored 22 points and freshman Austin Rivers added 20 to lead No. 5 Duke to a 74-66 victory over No. 15 Florida State on Thursday night.

The win keeps the Blue Devils (24-4, 11-2) tied with No. 7 North Carolina for first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference while Florida State (19-8, 10-3) dropped a game behind.

Dawkins scored 18 points over the last 11:23 of the first half, going 5 of 7 from 3-point range as Duke took a 39-32 lead. The Blue Devils took the lead midway through the opening half and never trailed again.