Duke, Syracuse out to avoid trouble

For one team, a second straight loss, and perhaps some questions, is waiting

Originally Published: February 22, 2014
By C.L. Brown | ESPN.com

DURHAM, N.C. - Along the path to an epic rematch of an instant classic, Syracuse-Duke Part II turned into a game of survival.

Oh, it still could be a great game to watch. Their first meeting on Feb. 1 before 35,446 fans in the Carrier Dome was ESPN's third most viewed regular season men's college basketball game on record.

Big shots followed by bigger shots finally culminated in a 91-89 overtime victory for the Orange. The moment it ended, it arguably ranked at the top of ...

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