Syracuse's run as an 11-seed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament came to an end as the Orange failed to advance to the Elite Eight on Friday night.
Tyus Battle had 19 points and Oshae Brissett scored 15 to go along with seven rebounds, as the second-seeded Duke Blue Devils hung on late for a 69-65 win over Syracuse in the Sweet 16 in Omaha.
Both teams were aggressive against the other's zone defense, with lots of shots going in around the rim. Marvin Bagley III starred for Duke and finished with 22 points and eight rebounds. Grayson Allen had 15 points and eight assists in the win.
The Orange (23-13) outscored the Blue Devils (28-7), 38-35, in the second half, but it wasn't enough. With the victory, Duke advances to its 21st Elite Eight in school history. >> Read more
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