Rivers leads Duke over Virginia Tech

Austin Rivers scored 18 points to lead the 60 at Cassell Coliseum on Thursday.

The Blue Devils (17-3, 5-1 ACC) got great efforts off the bench from Ryan Kelly and Seth Curry. Kelly had 15 points while Curry finished with 11 points for Duke, which won its third straight game and seventh in its last eight.

Virginia Tech (12-10, 1-6) was paced by Erick Green with 17 points and seven boards. Victor Davila finished with 16 points and seven rebounds for the Hokies, who have now lost three in a row and seven of their last eight.