There was the father and the son. There was the mentor and the protege. There was the tallest player in college basketball and the foil, who’s a much bigger deal among NBA scouts.
Captivating story lines were in abundance when Duke faced Central Florida on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
They were all upstaged by the ending.
The valiant Knights held a four-point lead and the ball with less than two minutes left. Their best player, Aubrey Dawkins, streaked toward the basket on a two-on-one fastbreak.
He might as well have kept running into the tunnel and toward the exits inside Colonial Life Arena a la Forrest Gump.
Everything else went in...