Speed Reads

March Madness

NCAA Tournament: No. 2 Duke falls to South Carolina 88-81

In a stunning upset, No. 7 South Carolina defeated No. 2 Duke 88-81 Sunday, in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The victorious Gamecocks were led by Sindarius Thornwell, who had 24 points, six rebounds, and five assists. This is the first time since the Blue Devils lost to Mercer in 2014 that the team has not made it past the first weekend of tournament play. South Carolina will face No. 3 Baylor in the Sweet 16.