COL BKB: Duke 76, Virginia 60

Jan. 15, 2011 at 5:25 PM

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Nolan Smith pumped in 29 points and top-ranked Duke recovered after a slow start Saturday to pull out a 76-60 victory over Virginia.

Smith also hauled down seven rebounds and handed out six assists for the Blue Devils (16-1, 3-1 ACC), who recovered from their first loss of the season Wednesday against Florida State to register their 30th straight home victory.

Andre Dawkins scored 14 points, Kyle Singler added 13 and Mason Plumlee grabbed 16 rebounds for the victors.

The Cavaliers (10-7, 1-2), meanwhile, lost for the 14th straight time on Duke's home court.

Mustapha Farrakhan and Joe Harris put in 15 points apiece for Virginia.

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