when they take their seats on Saturday for the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
A.J. Abrams led Texas with 26 points as they defeated Minnesota 76-62 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday. Texas covered the 5-point spread, and the combined 138 points made it OVER the posted total of 127.
Dexter Pittman chipped in with 17 points in that contest.
Duke built up an early lead as they ran over Binghamton 86-62 on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Duke covered the 22-point spread, but the combined score made it OVER the posted total of 137.
Jon Scheyer had 15 points with four rebounds, and Gerald Henderson added 13 in the win.
Texas: 23-11 SU, 12-18-1 ATS
Duke: 29-6 SU, 17-16-1 ATS
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Duke is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games