Mercer center Monty Brown shoots over Duke forward Jabari Parker during the first half of an NCAA college basketball second-round game, March 21, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C.
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Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far Friday by knocking off 3rd-seeded Duke. The 14th-seeded Bears defeated the Blue Devils 78-71
(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71.
Jakob Gollon added 20 points for the 14th-seeded Bears (27-8).
The Atlantic Sun champions — the same league that produced 2013 tournament darling Florida Gulf Coast — shot 56 percent.
Harvardís Steve Moundou-Missi dunks against Cincinnati in the second half during the second-round of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Spokane, Wash., March 20, 2014.
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The Bears were simply too much for a Duke team with stars Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood.