Two weeks ago, the Evansville Purple Aces stunned the Kentucky Wildcats as 24.5-point underdogs in what looked like the upset of the year. Fast forward two weeks, and we have a new leader. The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks went into Cameron Indoor Stadium and shocked the heavily favored Duke Blue Devils 85-83 on a last second dunk in overtime.
The No. 1 ranked Blue Devils were as high as a 29-point favorite at one point, and this marked the biggest upset in 15 years, according to ESPN. The previous high was Gardner-Webb stunning No. 20 Kentucky as a 26-point underdog in 2007.
Duke led by 15 midway through the first half and looked like they would cruise to yet another victory. However, the Lumberjacks slowly clawed their way back. They tied the came on a Cameron Johnson layup with 8:36 remaining in the second half and saw the lead go back-and-forth the rest of the way. Cassius Stanley missed a jumper at the buzzer and the game went into overtime.
Overtime was a low scoring affair. It took two minutes for the Lumberjacks to score the first points of overtime on a Cameron Johnson layup. Duke tied it up 44 seconds later when Vernon Carey responded with a layup. Neither team could score for most of the final two minutes until Gavin Kensmil picked up a loose ball and....