RJ Barrett Channels His Inner Jairus Lyles in Duke's Win Over Virginia

In Duke’s last game against Virginia, coach Mike Krzyzewski’s squad shot 2-of-14 on three-pointers and relied on its talent to beat the Cavaliers' stifling defense.

Instead of repeating that performance Saturday, the Blue Devils took a page out of UMBC’s "make every shot" playbook, shooting 57.8 percent and 13-for-21 on threes in an 81-71 win.

RJ Barrett set the tone from his first touch. The freshman guard entered the day shooting just 31 percent from behind the arc, but splashed one on the opening possession and proceeded to make his next four, surpassing his career high for made three-pointers with over eight minutes left in the first half.

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