Duke advances

by | Mar 15, 2018 | Regional/National

Duke is the only team thus far from the state of North Carolina to win its opening game in the NCAA Tournament.

The Blue Devils turned back Iona, 89-67, in Pittsburgh on Thursday as Marvin Bagley III scored 22 points and Grayson Allen had nine assists.

N.C. State was knocked out with a 94-83 loss to Seton Hall in Wichita.

Gonzaga eliminated UNC Greensboro, 68-64, in Boise.

Kentucky held off Davidson, 78-73, in Boise.

In a First Four contest in Dayton on Wednesday night, Texas Southern defeated N.C. Central, 64-46.

North Carolina plays Lipscomb on Friday at 2:45 p.m. in Charlotte.



“For The Boys”

– Tom Double

John Lucas