Look: Everyone Said The Same Thing About Duke Tonight

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By Matt Hladik Duke men’s basketball underrated? Judging by tonight’s first round NCAA Tournament performance, the Blue Devils might have been underestimated by the selection committee. Duke, the No. 5 seed in the East region, dominated 12th-seeded Oral Roberts from the opening tip, registering a convincing 74-51 win. Entering the Big Dance, Duke had won nine straight games, including three in a row in the ACC Tournament. There were some pundits who projected they’d get a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament, with an outside shot to move up to the 3-line. After tonight’s showing, more than a few …

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