Kansas rallies to beat Duke behind Jalen Wilson’s 25 factors

Jalen Wilson scored a career-high 25 factors and Gradey Dick made three essential baskets within the closing 2 1/2 minutes to guide No. 6 Kansas previous No. 7 Duke 69-64 on Tuesday evening.

The defending nationwide champion Jayhawks (3-0) prolonged the nation’s longest energetic profitable streak to 14 video games. Wilson additionally grabbed 11 rebounds as coach Invoice Self missed his third straight sport due to a school-imposed suspension stemming from a 2017 infractions scandal.

Duke (2-1) was led by Kyle Filipowski, who scored a season-high 17 factors and had 14 rebounds to turn into the primary participant in class historical past to register double-doubles in every of his first three video games. Marvin Bagley III was the one different participant to do it in his first two video games. Jeremy Roach had 16 factors as new coach Jon Scheyer misplaced his first sport.

Kansas was pushed to the brink in a back-and-forth sport. It trailed 59-54 after Filipowski’s putback with 4:39 to play earlier than they lastly pulled collectively.

They traded leads with Duke on three straight possessions, taking the lead for good on Dick’s alley-oop dunk with 1:40 to go. Kansas sealed the win on a layup with 22.2 seconds left to make it a five-point sport.

Reporting by The Related PressĀ 

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