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ACC, Big Ten split conference bragging rights, while SEC hinges on Kentucky

Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review

collegebasketball.ap.org — Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree. The free throw allowed the top-seeded Blue Devils to cover a 5-point spread on Friday night, topping the Utes by 6 at 63-57 and flipping wagers on a game many thought was already over.

Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review

wsoctv.com — By OSKAR GARCIA The Associated Press Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree. The free throw allowed the top-seeded Blue Devils to cover a 5-point spread on Friday night, topping the Utes by 6 at 63-57 and flipping wagers on a game many thought was already over.

Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review

wpxi.com — By OSKAR GARCIA The Associated Press Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree. The free throw allowed the top-seeded Blue Devils to cover a 5-point spread on Friday night, topping the Utes by 6 at 63-57 and flipping wagers on a game many thought was already over.

Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review

usnews.com — Duke's Justise Winslow (12) and Tyus Jones (5) react after a college basketball regional semifinal game against Utah in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 27, 2015, in Houston. Duke won 63-57. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Associated Press By OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16?

Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review - The Monitor: College

themonitor.com — The free throw allowed the Blue Devils to cover a 5-point spread on Friday night, topping the Utes by 6 at 63-57 and flipping wagers on a game many thought was already over. Luckily for gamblers, it appears most were backing Duke, laying 5 points at Las Vegas sports books operated by Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts International and the Wynn Las Vegas.

Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review - Richmond.com: Ap

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Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review

washingtontimes.com — Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree. The free throw allowed the top-seeded Blue Devils to cover a 5-point spread on Friday night, topping the Utes by 6 at 63-57 and flipping wagers on a game many thought was already over.

Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports, Social

fox8live.com — Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree.

Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review - CBS46 News

cbs46.com — Back door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after review By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree.
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Mar 29, 2015

@vegasWATCH They are and have been significantly ahead of all the other teams. Been essentially even money since beginning of tournament.

Mar 29, 2015

RT @MichaelG1: I wonder if the venue backdrop is scaring off Gonzaga shooters, who have taken just 6 3pt attempts. They average 17 a game. #DukevsGonzaga

Mar 28, 2015

On Duke covering 5-pt spread with replay-aided FT, bettors more stoked than casinos. 3/4 of spread wagers on Duke. collegebasketball.ap.org/article/back-d… .

Mar 28, 2015

I wish the beat in the new Samsung commercial wasn't just a corporate song.

Mar 27, 2015

RT @john_wawrow: #Spartans are scrapping in getting offensive rebounds, but not making the shots. 6-of-22. #Sooners up 23-14 with 7:57 left in 1st half.

Mar 27, 2015

RT @AP_Top25: Flashback: Gonzaga's last Elite 8 in '99 a mid-major breakout. Gas was $1.05, Cher's "Believe" No. 1. apne.ws/1F2A22M (@oskargarcia)

Mar 27, 2015

RT @AP_Top25: Blue streak, 50 shades, whatevs -- Notre Dame not blue about Kentucky's fans. apne.ws/1OG5Hwt (@TWithersAP) pic.twitter.com/ne2gQzmnpH



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