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NCAA Game Summary - Virginia at Duke



(Saturday, September 27th)

Final Score: Duke 31, Virginia 3

Durham, NC (Sports Network) - Thaddeus Lewis threw two touchdown passes, as the Duke Blue Devils ended a 25-game Atlantic Coast Conference losing streak by thumping Virginia, 31-3.

Lewis finished with 160 yards passing for Duke (3-1, 1-0 ACC), though he also threw two interceptions.

Virginia (1-3, 0-1) quarterback Marc Verica threw for 194 yards and four second-half interceptions, including one that was returned the other way for a touchdown.

The Cavaliers got on the scoreboard first with a 33-yard field goal by Yannick Reyering at the 4:36 mark of the opening quarter.

The Blue Devils tied it up on the final play of the first half, thanks to a 20-yard field goal by Nick Maggio.

Duke got its offense going in the second half. Lewis connected with Jay Hollingsworth for a 10-yard touchdown pass midway through the third quarter.

After being held without a catch in the first half, Blue Devils leading receiver Eron Riley caught a 30-yard touchdown pass at the 3:37 mark of the third quarter, his sixth TD reception of the season.

Duke padded its lead in the fourth quarter. Jabari Marshall scored on a 42- yard interception return, and Tielor Robinson added a one-yard touchdown run.

The win was Duke's first against an ACC foe since Nov. 13, 2004.

09/27 18:48:47 ET