9:30 PM ET, March 13, 2009
Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
Duke survives Boston College as Singler matches career high with 26 points
ATLANTA -- Duke needed a second-half comeback and two misses in the final 20 seconds by Rakim Sanders to stay alive in the ACC tournament.
• Duke will face Maryland, which it has already beat twice this season, in the semifinals of the ACC tournament.
• The Blue Devils shot only 32 percent from the field in the first half, but improved to 63.6 percent shooting in the second half.
• Boston College falls to 5-4 all-time in the ACC tournament and has lost six straight against ranked teams at a neutral court.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||23-60 (.383)||22-47 (.468)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-20 (.350)||9-20 (.450)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-16 (.750)||13-22 (.591)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||17 (0/0)||16 (0/0)|
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Atlantic Coast Conference Standings
|TEAM||CONF W-L||TOTAL W-L|
|#1 North Carolina||13-3||28-4|
|#9 Wake Forest||11-5||24-6|
|#22 Florida State||10-6||25-9|
|North Carolina State||6-10||16-14|
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