Duke was never going to lose and Albany was never going to win. At least it felt that way. But the Danes do deserve credit for at least making Friday's first game here at the Wells Fargo Center interesting. They sank eight 3-pointers and hung around but ultimately fell 73-61, meaning the second-seeded Blue Devils will advance to the Round of 32.
Lehigh star C.J. McCollum won't return for the Patriot League quarterfinals on Wednesday and is unlikely to play in the league tournament. That's a huge blow to the Mountain Hawks -- and also could signify the end of McCollum's terrific college career.