Durham, NC (Sports Network) - Austin Rivers paced all scorers with 23 points as No. 5 Duke escaped Virginia Tech, 70-65, in overtime on Saturday.
Seth Curry added 19 points while Miles Plumlee pulled down 15 rebounds and scored four of his five points in overtime for the Blue Devils (25-4, 12-2 ACC), who have won five straight and eight of nine.
Cadarian Raines, Erick Green and Dorenzo Hudson each had 16 points for the Hokies (15-14, 4-10), who lost their second consecutive heartbreaker to a ranked opponent. Tech lost 61-59 against No. 25 Virginia on February 21. Dorian Finney-Smith grabbed 12 boards in defeat.
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