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South Carolina stuns Duke to enter Sweet 16 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Sindarius Thornwell had 24 points, Chris Silva scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and seventh-seeded South Carolina stunned No. 2 seed Duke, 88-81, on Sunday night to advance to its first Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament's ...and more »

South Carolina Upsets Second-Seeded Duke - New York Times

Duke, universally admired and despised, found itself engulfed by Carolinas — North and South — at the sold-out Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C., on Sunday. Cheers and jeers cascaded down on the Blue Devils as they fell to South Carolina ...and more »

NCAA Stunner: South Carolina Boots Duke From Tournament - NPR

Second-seed Duke was knocked out of the men's NCAA basketball tournament on Sunday by No. 7 seed South Carolina, 88-81. The game was played in Greenville, S.C., effectively giving the South Carolina Gamecocks home-court advantage. After the game, Duke ...and more »

NCAA Tournament 2017: Ranking the Sweet 16 championship contenders - Sporting News

For the final three weeks of the college basketball season, I presented to you a list of teams that appeared to possess the qualities necessary to win the 2017 NCAA Championship, ranked in order. Refresh. Arizona's Deandre Ayton wins 2018 Karl Malone ...and more »

Duke's preseason No. 1 juggernaut turned into Coach K's greatest bust ever - SB Nation

There was no debate in the preseason as to who the No. 1 team in the country would be when the polls officially opened in November. There was Duke, and then there was everyone else. Duke was the team that had the most impressive collection of returning ...and more »

March Madness: What Happened on Day 4 of the NCAA Tournament - New York Times

It was a tough day for the A.C.C., with Louisville and Duke both getting knocked out in the round of 32, and No. 1 North Carolina narrowly escaping an upset against Arkansas. Here's a look at what happened Sunday: Continue reading the main story ...and more »

South Carolina knocks Duke out of NCAA Tournament to set lackluster East Region semifinals at MSG - New York Daily News

Down went Duke Sunday, cold cocked by the Gamecocks on NCAA Tournament hardwood in South Carolina, the final blows landing an hour before midnight. There was Coach K in shirt and tie, sans suit jacket or a path forward. This was the denouement of Duke ...and more »

Duke basketball debuts new SAP-powered statistics site, just in time for NCAA tournament - TechRepublic

Just in time for the NCAA tournament and March Madness, Duke University is unveiling a revamped online statistics site so that Blue Devils fans can better access player stats, team records, and individual game box scores for its men's basketball teams ...and more »

The epicenter of Duke basketball hatred is an arena in Greenville, SC - Washington Post

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday, without a hint of ceremony, it happened: Greenville, this charming little city on the banks of the Reedy River, became the epicenter of Duke hatred. The Blue Devils don't always need help in this ...and more »

Duke flames out of NCAA Tournament with big upset loss to South Carolina - Business Insider

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Another big-name school fell out of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday as second-seeded Duke lost to seventh-seeded South Carolina, 88-81. As a result, South Carolina will advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history and ...and more »