Mercer upsets Duke, 78-71

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RALEIGH, N.C. — No. 12 seed Mercer upset No. 3 Duke 78-71 in the second round of NCAA Tournament in Raleigh on Friday.

Fifteen three-pointers were not enough to help Duke escape Raleigh with a win, falling to Mercer at PNC Arena.

The Blue Devils made only three two-point baskets in the second half

Duke lead Mercer 35-34 at halftime. Mercer scored 11 straight points during the late 20-5 run that clinched the biggest victory in school history. It’s the second one-and-done in three years for the third-seeded Blue Devils.

3 comments

    • SAL

      So much for those geniuses on social media predicting they would win it all. Goes to show you how social media is blurring common sense in so many areas of human existence.

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