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Like the Devils: Duke back in Final Four

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With apologies to Dick Vitale … it’s the Dukies, baby!

Coach K and the Blue Devils dominated this game in the first half. After the first three minutes, Duke consistently led the rest of the first half.

The second half was much more of a game with three lead changes in the first five minutes. But after Duke regained the lead, it held it till the buzzer. Duke won the game because of its defensive play and heads to yet another Final Four with a final score of 66-52 over Gonzaga.

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Instant Analysis: Gonzaga closes strong, beats UCLA

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Gonzaga faced the wildcard of the tournament tonight in UCLA. Unlike nine years ago when Gonzaga blew a second half lead to lose the game, the Bulldogs instead showed up tonight and played the basketball game that was meant to be played. I think we all knew Gonzaga wasn’t going to let the only double-digit seed left derail its Elite 8 birth. It wanted some revenge and ended the game with a 74-62 win.

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Gonzaga meets UCLA nine years later

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs look to take on the UCLA Bruins tonight in the Sweet 16. This comes nine years after the infamous image of Adam Morrison crying at mid court after the Zags blew a lead in the second half to get eliminated. The Bulldogs are favored to win the game, but there are some things for the Bruins to do to upset the Zags.

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