SportsPulse: The Zion vs. Tacko duel lived up to the hype in the most exciting game of the tournament. USA TODAY’s Scott Gleeson breaks down how Duke was able to avoid a historic upset. USA TODAY
Duke survived Central Florida’s determined second round upset bid in a that undeniably checked out as this NCAA tournament’s most exciting game so far and proved to be an instant March classic.
Here are six defining plays from the game’s final few minutes that left us all at the edge of our seats.
1. Zion Williamson charging at 7-foot-6 center Tacko Fall and scoring. Williamson’s fearless bucket with 14 seconds left positioned Duke for the tie. Trailing