No. 2 Louisville vs. No. 5 Duke final score: Blue Devils win Battle 4 Atlantis

Kevin Jairaj-US PRESSWIRE

In a game between high-profile coaches and their high-profile teams, Coach K got the best of Rick Pitino, and Duke toppled Louisville to win the Battle 4 Atlantis.

The No. 5 Duke Blue Devils held off a late run by the No. 2 Louisville Cardinals to win the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game, 76-71. Mason Plumlee led the Blue Devils with 16 points and seven rebounds, and Seth Curry, Rasheed Sulaimon and Ryan Kelly each had 14 points. Quinn Cook chipped in with 15 points, six assists and four rebounds.

The Blue Devils came away with the win, but did not shoot exceptionally well along the way. They shot only 39 percent from the floor, and Seth Curry was 3 for 13 from the floor and 2 for 9 from three-point range by himself. However, Duke made 23 free throws, while Louisville attempted only 14 of them.

Peyton Siva led the Cardinals with 19 points and four assists, and Russ Smith had 17 points and four rebounds. Montrezl Harris had 10 points and five rebounds. Chane Behanon was only 2 for 12 from the field, and finished with seven points and five rebounds.

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