Duke (25-7) almost let it slip away, but the Blue Devils have survived their battle with Clemson and they have advanced to the ACC semifinal following their 63-62 victory.
Duke built a 13-point lead in the second half, but the Tigers kept chipping away at the lead. Rod Hall had the ball in his hands in the final seconds and he drove for what could have been a winning shot, but he could not convert as the Duke defense played it perfectly.
Duke will meet North Carolina State tomorrow at the Greensboro Coliseum.
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