Duke vs South Carolina final scores: a major upset in March Madness

Final Score:
SC 88
Duke 81

The Duke Blue Devils play the South Carolina Gamecocks in one of the NCAA Tournament March Madness games on Sunday, start time at 9:40 PM ET, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

The Duke Blue Devils (28-8) are coming from an 87-65 win over Troy in which Grayson Allen scored 21 points in 6-for-10 from the field and 4-for-6 from the free throw line.

On the season, Duke basketball is averaging 80.7 points 36.3 rebounds and 13.1 assists per game. Defensively, Duke is yielding 69.8 points per game against the opposing teams.

Five players are averaging at least 10.7 points per game for Duke, they are: Luke Kennard (20.1), Tatum (16.9), Grayson Allen (14.1), Amille Jefferson (10.9) and Frank Jackson (10.7). Jefferson leads in rebounds with 8.2 while Allen leads in assists with 3.5 per game. Matt Jones leads in steals with 1.7 per game.

The South Carolina Gamecocks (23-10) are coming from a 93-73 win over Marquette in which Sindarius Thornwell scored 29 points in 10-for-19 shooting from the field and 6-for-7 from the line.

On the season, South Carolina basketball is averaging 72.1 points, 36.3 rebounds and 12.6 assists per game. Defensively, South Carolina is yielding 64.5 points against the opposing teams.

Four players are averaging at least 9.8 points per game for South Carolina, they are: Thornwell (21.0), PJ Dozier (13.6), Duane Notice (10.1) and Chris Silva (9.8) per game. Thornwell leads in rebounds with 7.2 while Dozier tops in assists with 2.9.

Duke vs South Carolina March Madness game schedule info:

Date: March 19, 2017
Start Time: 8:40 PM ET
TV channel Schedule: TNT
Live Stream: NCAA Stream

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