Singler & Henderson Not Enough Against Wake

Gerald Henderson and Kyle Singler were spectacular in rallying Duke from a 13 point deficit in the second half, but it wasn't enough as a last second basket gave the hosts a two point win and a chance to storm the court.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- James Johnson's layup with 0.8 seconds remaining helped Wake Forest (No. 4 ESPN/USA Today, No. 6 AP) beat No. 1 Duke 70-68 on Wednesday night.

Johnson finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds and freshman Al-Farouq Aminu scored 15 points for the Demon Deacons (17-1, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference).

They bounced back from last week's home loss that knocked them from No. 1 by leading the Blue Devils for nearly the entire way -- before letting a late 13-point lead slip away and recovering just in time to claim the fifth victory over a top-ranked team in school history.

Kyle Singler had 22 points and 12 rebounds for Duke (18-2, 5-1), which had its 10-game winning streak snapped.

Gerald Henderson added 20 points, and his jumper over Johnson with 10 seconds left tied it at 68, and capped the late 20-7 rally that got them back in the game.

Duke returns to action this weekend against Virginia.


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