The second crop of Sweet 16 games tipped off tonight. after three upsets in four games Thursday night, the favorites have had a little more success on Friday night.
Villanova survived a tough matchup against west Virginia, while fellow No. 1 seed Kansas held off a late rally from Clemson. Another tight contest is going on right now as well.
Familiar foes Duke and Syracuse tipped off earlier tonight. The Orange are in the midst of another improbable run after entering the tournament as the last team in.
The tension seems to be getting to Coach K. He shed his suit jacket early in the second half.
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Duke took a seven-point lead into halftime after a 10-0 run to close the first half. Syracuse has answered the call thus far, and cut Duke's lead to just one.
The Blue Devils lead 36-35 with just under 16 minutes remaining.