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7-5, 4th in ACC - Coastal

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke was in tailspin after losing four straight, but the Blue Devils held off a late-charging Wake Forest 27-21. It says a great deal about the heights David Cutcliffe has taken Duke that a 7-5 season is considered mildly disappointing. Duke lost a number of program-defining players from the 2014 team but still will make it to another bowl game.

Final: Blue Devils hold on

Duke withstood Wake Forest's late run and won 27-21. Thomas Sirk led the way with 331 total yards and three touchdowns. Game summary


Demon Deacons not going away

Down 24-7, Wake Forest QB John Wolford completed a 10-yard pass to Cam Serigne for a touchdown on third down. Duke now leads 24-14 in the fourth quarter.


Blue Devils extend their lead

Duke QB Thomas Sirk connected with Max McCaffrey for a touchdown for the second time today. This time it was a 28-yard score to go ahead 24-7 in third quarter.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke has five drives of at least six plays and three of at least 10 plays. Wake Forest has one drive of more than five plays. Duke ran 49 plays to Wake's 22, and a large reason is the efficiency of Thomas Sirk. The Blue Devils QB is 16 of 24 for 174 yards and a TD. Duke leads 17-7 at half.


Blue Devils retake the lead

Duke QB Thomas Sirk called his own number and ran it 3 yards for a touchdown. Wake Forest trails 14-7 in the second quarter.


Demon Deacons tie it up

Wake Forest RB Tyler Bell answered Duke's touchdown with a 1-yard run of his own. It's 7-7 in Winston-Salem at the end of the first quarter.


Blue Devils get on the board

Duke QB Thomas Sirk found Max McCaffrey in the end zone for an 18-yard touchdown. Wake Forest trails 7-0 in the first quarter.

The Demon Deacon rides out with players on a motorcycle (1:20)

Watch: Duke-Wake Forest

Duke looks to improve its bowl position with a seventh win. Wake Forest is a 3.5-point home underdog on Senior Day. Streaming live on ESPN3

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ACC Week 13 game picks: Rivalry Week upsets

It's a split-decision between the Gators and the Seminoles, while Clemson and North Carolina should be just fine in their rivalry games.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award (nation's top defensive back): Duke safety Jeremy Cash, Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and Iowa cornerback Desmond King.

Virginia's offense overpowers Duke (2:22)

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Virginia won't play in a bowl game, but Mike London has the Cavaliers playing tough. Duke is in a tailspin, and UVa took advantage and sent the Blue Devils to a fourth straight loss. Virginia has not been an easy win the last two seasons.


Blue Devils make it a one-score game

Duke QB Parker Boehme got into the end zone with a 1-yard run. Virginia leads 42-34 in the fourth quarter.


Cavaliers make it a three-score game

Matt Johns found Olamide Zaccheaus for a 50-yard touchdown. Duke trails 42-20 in the third quarter.


Blue Devils aren't going quietly

Duke QB Thomas Sirk found Braxton Deaver for a 7-yard touchdown pass.Virginia leads 35-20 in the third quarter.

Team Stats

Passing Yards250.942nd
Rushing Yards180.557th
Points For31.0Tied-53rd
Points Against24.4Tied-46th

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