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College basketball: Syracuse upsets Duke on buzzer-beating shot; Butler knocks off Villanova

College basketball: Syracuse upsets Duke on buzzer-beating shot; Butler knocks off Villanova

John Gillon made a three-pointer from 25 feet at the buzzer and Syracuse upset No. 10 Duke, 78-75, on Wednesday night as the Orange kept alive their postseason hopes. 

With only 7.5 seconds left after a Duke miss, Gillon drove toward the top of the key and banked in a desperation shot to send the huge crowd into a frenzy as they stormed the court. 

Syracuse (17-12, 9-7 Atlantic Coast Conference) had lost three in a row and needed another signature victory to go with its two top-10 wins to bolster its resume for a berth in the NCAA tournament. The Orange have two games remaining, at Louisville on Sunday and at home against Georgia Tech on March...

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