Field Goal %
- LEH 42.3
- 41.4 DUKE
Three Point %
- LEH 33.3
- 23.1 DUKE
- LEH 8
- 14 DUKE
- LEH 34
- 47 DUKE
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Lehigh outscored Duke 19-4 in transition Friday during the Mountain Hawks' second round win. Lehigh entered the 2012 Men's Basketball Championship with the 16th best transition defense in the nation. The Blue Devils, on the other hand, had been outscored by 1.9 transition points per game this season, the second worst differential in the ACC.
Lehigh guard C.J McCollum drew 13 of the Blue Devils' 26 fouls in the Mountain Hawks' second round win. It was the second most drawn in the last three Men's Basketball Championships. Jimmer Fredette drew 14 fouls last season against Wofford in the second round and it was the 12th time in the last three years that a player has drawn ten or more fouls in a tournament game.
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Players like Maryland's Melo Trimble and Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes could have bolted for the NBA draft, but their fans should be glad they're back in school.
Another competitive nonconference tournament will take place in November after it was announced that Duke, North Carolina, Florida and UConn would be part of the Phil Knight Invitational.
Four star small forward Justin Smith committed to Indiana on Monday night after also considering Villanova. The No. 80 prospect in the ESPN 100 officially visited both the Hoosiers and the Wildcats before deciding to head to Bloomington.