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That wasn't how things were supposed to end for the ACC champion Miami Hurricanes.  They're margin for error got a little smaller without Reggie Johnson, but Johnson's abilities weren't why they lost to Marquette.  As Shane Larkin said, they "just couldn't hit anything."  Miami's effective field goal percentage was just 43, and Miami allowed Marquette to the shoot the highest field goal percentage the Canes allowed all season.  Just like that, Miami's dream season is over.

Tonight, Duke is the final sweet 16 game to tipoff when they play Michigan State at (way too late) o'clock.  In all seriousness, I think it tips at 9:45 ET.  I've said it since I saw the brackets that this game concerned me for the Blue Devils.  Michigan State is a lot like Maryland in a lot of ways, and we've seen the trouble the Terps have given Duke this season.  That said, when Duke shoots well they are pretty much unbeatable.  Of course, Duke, and in particular Ryan Kelly, hasn't exactly shot it well in a while.

Check out Game Sim's predictions for tonight's Sweet 16 games, links, previews, and more.

Game Sim Predictions

Michigan State at Duke - Duke wins 67-64 Sim the game here

Oregon at Louisville - Louisville wins 70-60 Sim the game here

Michigan at Kansas - MIchigan wins 69-68 Sim the game here

Florida Gulf Coast at Florida - Florida wins 73-60 Sim the game here

 Team Conf Pct Overall Pct
 Miami  15-3  0.833  29-7  0.806
 Duke  14-4  0.778  29-5  0.853
 UNC  12-6  0.667  25-11  0.694
 NC State  11-7  0.611  24-11  0.686
 Virginia  11-7  0.611  23-12  0.657
 FSU  9-9  0.500  18-16  0.529
 Maryland  8-10  0.444  25-12  0.676
 Boston College  7-11  0.389  16-17  0.485
 Georgia Tech  6-12  0.333  16-15  0.516
 Wake Forest  6-12  0.333  13-18  0.419
 Clemson  5-13  0.278  13-18  0.419
 Virginia Tech  4-14  0.222  13-19  0.406

 Injury Report 
John Auslander (MD)
left tibia fracture - out for season
Seth Allen (MD)
broken hand
Reggie Johnson (MI)
knee injury
Staats Battle (ST)
Darion Atkins (VA)
stress reaction in shins


Yesterday's Games

 Marquette 71 @ Miami 61  Box

Today's Games

Time Matchup TV  
 9:45:00 PM  Michigan State @ Duke    Preview


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