Major upset as Lehigh tops Duke in second round of NCAA tourney
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 30 points and
Lehigh upset Duke 75-70 on Friday night in the second round of the
Lehigh became the sixth No. 15 seed to beat a No. 2 and the
first since Norfolk State pulled off the trick earlier in the day.
Duke dropped its first tournament game for only the second time
in the past 16 years, and this one occurred just 55 miles from its
The Blue Devils had no answer for McCollum, a speedy guard who’s
a two-time Patriot League player of the year and the nation’s
It didn’t help that the Blue Devils hit just 6 of 26 shots from
Lehigh (27-7) led most of the game, drawing support from North
Carolina fans who borrowed brown signs from Mountain Hawks
supporters that read “Go Lehigh” to root against their rivals.
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