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Blue Devils and Bears meet in Midwest Regional battle

Raleigh, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Second-round NCAA Tournament action begins on Friday with a matchup featuring the 14th-seeded Mercer Bears taking on the third-seeded Duke Blue Devils at PNC Arena in Raleigh.The winner of this clash will move on to the third round of the tournament, and will take on either Massachusetts or Tennessee.Mercer won the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament by defeating last year's Cinderella story and rapidly growing national favorite Florida Gulf Coast, 68-60. The Bears got a scare in the second round of the conference tourney with a narrow 78-75 double-overtime victory over USC Upstate.Duke started the year as one of the preseason favorites to take the national crown. Some hiccups along the way set the Blue Devils back, but they were still able to make it to ACC championship game where they were dropped by Virginia, 72-63. Still, they finished the season ranked eighth in the final poll.This will be the fifth-ever meeting between Mercer and Duke, with the Bl...

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