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ESPN: This Sweet 16 Game Won't Be Close

The NCAA Tournament is almost back in action. The Sweet 16 begins on Thursday night.

We've got four games on Thursday night. Then, we've got four more on Friday evening.

The group of 16 teams still remaining in the field certainly isn't what many expected. The are more sub-No. 4 seeds still alive than there are top-four seeds, for example.

It's gotten pretty crazy.

The Sweet 16 will surely be hectic as well.

One game, though, isn't expected to be close. ESPN thinks it will be kind of a blowout.

ESPN's Basketball Power Index is predicting the game between No. 2 Duke and No. 11 Syracuse to be non-competitive.

ESPN is giving Duke an 89.8 percent chance to win the game. It's predicting a 13.4-point win for Coach K and Co.

Duke and Syracuse are set to tip off at 9:37 p.m. E.T. on Friday. The game will be on CBS.