Lehigh 75, Duke 70!
12:26 AM, Mar 17, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
Another stunning March Madness upset: #15 Lehigh took down "inevitable" #2 Duke this evening, 75 to 70.
"Well, I told our guys we really needed to suspend disbelief," Lehigh coach Brett Reed said in an inspiring post-game interview. "Because there are so many naysayers, so many prognosticators who are picking [high seeds] to continue to advance. The only thing that really mattered was that we had confidence and belief in ourselves, and fortunately we were able to play together against a very, very good Duke team."
It's perhaps another good sign for Rick Santorum that a small team from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania—the former senator's home state—was able to defy odds (98.8 percent of ESPN bracket participants picked against Lehigh) and win tonight.
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