Austin Rivers’s 3-pointer at the final buzzer capped a 13-2 closing run by Duke University in its 85-84 victory at the University of North Carolina, the latest chapter in one of college basketball’s best rivalries.
Freshman Brandon Knight hit a 15-foot jump shot with 5.4 seconds remaining as the University of Kentucky knocked off overall top seed Ohio State University 62-60 in the regional semifinals of the men’s college basketball tournament.
Brandon Knight’s 15-foot jump shot with 5.4 seconds remaining gave the University of Kentucky a 62-60 win against Ohio State University, the overall top seed in the national men’s college basketball championship.
Kendall Marshall had 20 points to lead sixth-ranked University of North Carolina to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title with an 88-70 win over men’s college basketball rival, No. 4 Duke University.
Duke University guard Kyrie Irving, who missed most of his freshman season with a foot injury, will skip the final three years of his college eligibility to enter the 2011 National Basketball Association draft.