It’s the West Region Second Round match-up you’ve all been waiting for. The # 4 seed Duke Blue Devils takes on #12 seed Yale on Mar. 19, as the NCAA Tournament begins to heat up. But what time does the game tip off? Click to find out everything you need to know!
It should be the most exciting game of the last 32, as Duke, with their Ted Cruz 20-year-old lookalike star Grayson Allen, squares off against Yale in the NCAA Tournament. There will be tons of action in this one, so you’re not going to want to miss it. Do you know enough about these two teams? Click down to read some facts that’ll get you ready for game time!
1. What time does the game start and what channel is it on?
Duke and Yale will lock horns at 2.40 p.m. EST at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, and you can watch it on CBS. It will be a battle from the offset, which you’ll be a fool to miss. You could even watch our live stream to catch all the action too!
2. They’ve played each other already this college basketball season.
Back in November, 2015 Yale and Duke met in what proved to be a one-sided match-up at the Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 80-61, and never really looked threatened by their opponents. Yale will be looking for revenge in this one.
3. Duke’s NCAA Tournament history is formidable.
Aside from being a #4 seed in 29 of its 32 NCAA Tournaments, Duke also has the best winning percentage during March Madness. They are ranked third in all-time NCA Tournament wins with 106 victories.
4. Yale’s senior forward Brandon Sherrod took a season out to sing!
If all else fails, Yale’s senior forward Brandon Sherrod has a promising career off the court as a capella singer! He took last year out to sing with Yale’s group, Whiffenpoofs. However, he couldn’t stay away from the court for too long and is back for this one. Check out his pipes below!
5. Duke freshman Brandon Ingram is the man to look for.
It’s the time of reckoning for Brandon Ingram, who is on his way to becoming the number one pick in this year’s NBA draft. He is a player Yale will have to keep their eyes on and has averaged 16.9 points per game, as well as 6.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. He’s also a whizz at 3-pointers, scoring 41% of his attempts.
HollywoodLifers, who d you think will win this one? Yale or Duke? Tell us your predictions below!