No. 8 Michigan State added a key nonconference win to its resume with a 75-69 victory over No. 6 Duke in Tuesday's Champions Classic.

Duke jumped out to an early double-digit lead in an empty Cameron Indoor Stadium, but it was all Michigan State from there as the visitors dominated on both ends. Duke shot just 32.3 percent from the field, including 21.7 percent from three-point range.

Though Duke cut a 13-point deficit in the final minutes down to five, the comeback attempt fell short.

The Spartans (3-0) had five players in double figures led by Rocket Watts with 20 points, helping the team snap a four-game losing streak in this event. Duke (1-1) had three straight wins before falling short this time around.

Matthew Hurt earned his second career double double in a rare bright spot for the Blue Devils against the more experienced opponent.

I'm not sure Michigan State can play much worse than this. Feels like Duke should be up more than nine.

Early foul trouble for Joey Hauser and Thomas Kithier made things even more difficult in the first half.

The Spartans were able to turn things around with more balanced play and contributions from a lot of different sources.

Duke having all kinds of trouble finding anyone who can stay in front of Aaron Henry.

Rocket Watts with a long-stride drive for a layup, then another after an MSU steal. Spartans lead is 12, timeout Duke.

Rocket Watts has the ball in the corner with the entire Duke bench yelling at him. And he answers big time!

Hauser made up for his limited first half with eight points in the second, showing why he was one of the most sought-after transfers on the market.

Malik Hall (10 points and 10 rebounds) and Julius Marble II (12 points) also played well off the bench, while the entire team did its job defensively to force tough shots.

Even without a true go-to option like Cassius Winston, Michigan State could be a dangerous team this season.

Duke has four 5-star recruits in this freshman class, per 247Sports , but they didn't all have their best day Tuesday.

I didn't realize Jalen Johnson would be this good of a help defender and rim protector. That's lagniappe with all his offensive skills.

That baseline drive from Jalen Johnson was a thing of beauty.

Jalen Johnson for Duke is the real deal????

On the other hand, foul trouble limited him to just seven minutes in the first half. Duke had a seven-point lead at the time of his second foul and ended the half down four.

His moments in the second half were few and far between, hardly resembling the player who had 19 and 19 in his debut.

DJ Steward also struggled, finishing 0-of-7 from the field on his way to six points.

Jeremy Roach and Mark Williams were mostly invisible when they were on the court.

The more experienced players for Duke fared better, notably sophomore Matthew Hurt.

Matthew Hurt with a very nice opening half for Duke. He’s got 10 points and seven rebounds at the half. His jumper still looks extremely smooth and he’s shooting over 45% this season, so far. Former five-star recruit who will play an important role during his sophomore year.

Junior Joey Baker was the Blue Devils' most active defender with four steals while senior Jordan Goldwire was a major factor in the second half.

The freshmen will improve as the year progresses, but this was a step back after a strong start for these players against Coppin State.

What's Next?

Duke will continue its season Friday with a game against Bellarmine, a team making its Division I debut. Michigan State will return home to take on Detroit Mercy.