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UPDATED: DePaul tops Duke 74-65 to advance to the Sweet Sixteen in NCAA tournament

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DURHAM, N.C. – At dinner the night before, DePaul guard Chanise Jenkins said she and her teammates shot each other a glance and talked about the task of facing No. 9 Duke in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Jenkins and her teammates read comments in the days leading up to the tournament by Duke coach JoAnne P. McCallie being upset that the Blue Devils drew a No. 2 seed in the same region as the top-seeded Connecticut.

“To me that is kind of fascinating,” McCallie said to the Associated Press. “What, are we trying to do, keep Duke out of the Final Four?”

Final Four? Duke won’t even be reaching the Sweet Sixteen.

“We were all in agreement that we can beat Duke,” Jenkins said. “We’ve come a long way. We’ve had a lot of lessons throughout the season, which has pushed us to try harder. Her comments put a fire underneath our pot.”

Megan Rogowski scored 22 points, Megan Podkowa added 18 and Brittany Hrynko had 14 as DePaul women’s basketball topped the Duke Blue Devils 74-65 Monday at Cameron Indoor Stadium, the home of the Blue Devils. DePaul was a 9 ?

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UPDATED: DePaul tops Duke 74-65 to advance to the Sweet Sixteen in NCAA tournament