The Duke Blue Devils moved to 2-1 in the ACC and 4-2 overall with a 41-23 victory over the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
The game was far from pretty but the Blue Devils did what it takes to hold off the Yellow Jackets.
Duke reeled off 38 straight points in the 1st half after Georgia Tech took the opening drive for a score.
The scoring started off with a 33 yards AJ Reed field goal which was the first of two for the game.
True freshman wideout Eli Pancol would later score on a 3 yard run for his third score of the season.
Duke running back Deon Jackson would add two short running scores of 1 and 7 yards. Duke QB Quentin Harris added a one-yard plunge after a career-high rush from Manteo Durant.
Georgia Tech would rebound for a quick score before the half on a James Graham 8 yard run to make the half time score 38-14.
Duke came out flat as a pancake in the 2nd half. Georgia Tech quickly added a field goal to cut the lead to 38-17. Duke added an AJ Reed FG, he has yet to miss for the season.
The Yellow Jackets then scored 8 play 41 yard drive a blocked punt to make it Duke 41-23.
The Blue Devils have struggled of late to put forth a consistent effort and they now must travel to Virginia. The Cavaliers have had the Blue Devils number and Duke will be the underdog in Charlottesville.
Duke, UNC, and Virginia all 2-1 in the league are currently all tied atop the contention crowded Coastal Division.