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Duke's greatest comebacks in the Coach K era, ranked


5 Duke fell behind by 20 at home with just over 11 minutes to play against an 18-7 Wolfpack team led by CJ Leslie and Lorenzo Brown, but timely threes from Austin Rivers and Seth Curry helped the Blue Devils avoid the upset.


1 team in the nation on the ropes in Littlejohn Coliseum, and Coach K was so angry he benched his entire starting lineup midway through the second half.


Weeks after stunning the Terrapins in College Park, the top-seeded Blue Devils found themselves in a 39-17 hole in the first half of a national semifinal.


16 Louisville was up 59-36 with just over nine minutes remaining and had a 99.9 percent chance of winning the game, according to ESPN’s win probability, but Cam Reddish led the Blue Devils to their largest comeback ever under Coach K. Reddish hit a deep three to tie the game with 1:36 remaining, and made game-winning free throws with 14-seconds left after a charge call was overturned.


Jay Williams scored eight points in the span of 15 frantic seconds, Nate James hit two clutch free throws, and Duke shutout Maryland in the final minute to send the game to overtime – where a Shane Battier block sealed the win.


NBA 3hr ago Until Joel Embiid figures out how to get past the Celtics’ Al Horford, the Sixers are going to struggle to beat Boston.






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