In a battle of Top 20 teams, No. 4 Duke beat No. 19 Michigan State 81-71 in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night. It was an expected result and the game went as most would have expected with the current state of each roster.
Duke led from start to finish, and although the Spartans cut the deficit to three numerous times viewers never really got the sense that Michigan State was going to pull off the upset.
Here's the defensive score sheet for the game