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Handsome Dan XVII, Yale mascot, dies at 9

Handsome Dan XVII, the English bulldog that served as Yale's mascot for the past nine years, died Thursday at age 9. The cause was most likely a heart attack.

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Ex-Yale captain Montague sues over expulsion

Jack Montague, the former Yale basketball captain expelled by the school after a sexual assault allegation, has filed a civil lawsuit against the school.

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Upset heroes comprise 2016 All-Giant Killer Team

Villanova cut down the nets, but don't forget the first-round stars, like Stephen F. Austin's Thomas Walkup, who made the NCAA tournament memorable.

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The block of the tourney?

Let this photo act as proof for what might be the block of the tournament. Baylor's Rico Gathers swats a shot from Yale's Nick Victor, but the Bulldogs would still prevail, claiming the 79-75 upset. Best tourney photos

Grant Hill: I could never talk trash to my dad (1:25)
Duke's foul trouble becoming an issue (0:41)
Coach K praises Ingram's composure in win over Yale (2:27)
Ingram: 'We had to stay poised' (1:13)

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Brandon Sherrod and Makai Mason posing with Yale band members after their press conferences, thanking them for support.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Yale found an answer for everything Duke served up - except the future NBA players. Grayson Allen and Brandon Ingram made the difference.

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke backers rejoice with that last block from Marshall Plumlee. Blue Devils nearly blow a huge lead, but win 71-64 and cover the 6-point spread.

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Duke holds off pesky Yale

A 23-point halftime lead was cut to 3 with less than a minute left, but Duke survived 71-64 to make the Sweet 16. Grayson Allen had 22 of his game-high 29 points in the first half. Box score

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FiveThirtyEight's live updating odds

Yale's in-game win probability was below 1% early in the second half. And despite a furious rally, it hasn't improved much with less than four minutes to play. Live updates

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

Don't book that flight to Anaheim just yet, Duke. After being blown off the floor in the first half, Yale has made this a fight. Brandon Sherrod came to play.


Yale gets Duke's lead under 10

The Blue Devils' lead, which was 23 points at halftime, is down to with 7 thanks to a 15-0 Yale run. Follow live

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Ball game on. Duke up 27 in first half. Now only 7. Yale defense tight. 15-0 run the last 3:55. The Dunk is festive right now.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Duke has completely lost its composure with full court pressure from Yale. Look completely rattled and unsure of every pass and shot.

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Allen almost beating Yale by himself

Grayson Allen's 22 points in the first half is just three points short of Yale's total before the break. Allen made 4-of-6 behind the arc.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Not sensing a Wichita State comeback here. Duke is playing near flawless hoops. Shooting 60 percent, working boards, defending.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

People came here to see Yale upset. This early rout has drained the energy out of the building. On that last Grayson Allen 3, Yale fan just sighed, "ahhh," as if he had been gored

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

This is getting ugly in a hurry. Duke needed to switch to a zone in regular season meeting with Yale. No such need today. Bulldogs are 2 of their last 12.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

One thing Yale couldn't have happen against Duke: continuous empty possessions.

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.5
Rebounds Per Game39.0
Assists Per Game13.5
Points Allowed73.0Tied-64th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record1-5
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances4