Duke opens NCAA tourney as No. 2 seed vs Albany

Mar. 17, 2013 @ 06:44 PM

Duke will open the NCAA tournament against Albany in Philadelphia.

Duke (27-5) received a No. 2 seed in the Midwest Region after getting upset by Maryland in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast tournament. No. 15 seed Albany (23-10) is champion of the America East Conference.

The Blue Devils and Albany will play in Philadelphia on Friday.

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