January 28, 2009
COL BKB: Wake Forest 70, Duke 68
James Johnson's layup with less than a second left Wednesday gave No. 4 Wake Forest a 70-68 win over top-ranked Duke.
He scored nine of his 13 points in the second half, and also had 11 rebounds, three assists and four of his team's nine blocked shots.On the game-winning basket, Johnson scored following a pass from L.D. Williams.
Al-Farouq Aminu led the winners with 15 points, 10 rebounds, and two blocked shots.
Jeff Teague scored 11 with three rebounds, and three steals for the Demon Deacons (17-1, 4-1 ACC), who were the nation's top-ranked team when they suffered a 78-71 home loss to Virginia Tech last Wednesday.
They held a 33-28 halftime lead, and led 61-48 with 8:50 left.
Kyle Singler led Duke with 22 points and 12 rebounds. Gerald Henderson scored 20 with eight rebounds and three steals. Jon Scheyer added 13 points, but sank only 2-of-10 shots for the Blue Devils (18-2, 5-1), whose 10-game winning streak ended.