Stephen F. Austin stuns No. 1 Duke, 85-83 in OT
By JOEDY McCREARY
AP Sports Writer
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Nathan Bain stole the ball and hit a layup at the overtime buzzer and Stephen F. Austin knocked off No. 1 Duke 85-83 on Tuesday night.
Kevon Harris scored 26 points and Gavin Kensmil added 15 for the Lumberjacks (5-1).
They became the first non-Atlantic Coast Conference team to beat Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium in nearly 20 years and the second unranked team to upset a No. 1-ranked team on its home floor in two weeks after Evansville went into Rupp Arena and stunned Kentucky 67-64.
Vernon Carey had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Blue Devils (6-1), who had 22 turnovers and were just 11 of 24 from the free-throw line in the second half.
Duke had the ball in the closing seconds of overtime, but Tre Jones missed a jumper with about 15 seconds left and Wendell Moore rebounded it. Hounded by the Lumberjacks’ high-pressure defense, Hurt threw the ball away in a scramble with about 3 seconds left and it went to Bain - who went the length of the floor for a buzzer-beating layup that ended Duke’s 150-game winning streak against nonconference opponents.
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