Unranked Stephen F. Austin Upsets No.1 Duke

Stephen F. Austin forward Nathan Bain (23) drives for a game winning basket over Duke forward Jack White (41) during overtime in an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Stephen F. Austin won 85-83. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

The nation’s No. 1 team lost for the second time in three weeks as Duke fell to Stephen F. Austin, 85-83, in overtime at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. on Tuesday.

The Lumberjacks stole a pass from Duke in the final seconds of overtime, and redshirt senior Nathan Bain rushed to the tin for a buzzer-beating layup as time expired.

Stephen F. Austin pulled off the upset as a 27.5-point underdog entering Tuesday’s matchup.



The Blue Devils held a 45-40 halftime lead, then lost the overtime period 4-2. Four Duke players finished the night in double figures, led by 20 points from Vernon Carey Jr..

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SOURCE: Sports Illustrated,