Sport: Merry Mayhem

Upsetting acts in the A. C. C.

Anywhere but the Atlantic Coast Conference, the game would have been dismissed as a mismatch: Duke, sixth-ranked basketball team in the nation and tied for the conference lead, vs. Clemson, wallowing near the bottom of the A.C.C. standings. Well, it was a mismatch —Clemson beat Duke last week by 21 points. Up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina clucked knowingly. A couple of weeks before, the Tarheels had taken their No. 2 national ranking to Clemson's Littlejohn Coliseum and been ambushed.

In the howling arenas of the A.C.C.,...

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