UAlbany's season ends at hands of Duke
They trailed by just nine with 2:40 to play, but couldn't overcome the firepower of the Duke offense.
The Blue Devils got 26 points from Seth Curry and 23 more from Mason Plumlee, to advance to the next round of the NCAA tournament.
Jacob Iati led four Great Danes in double figures with 15 points. Mike Black scored 10 points in his final collegiate game.
UAlbany sees its winningest season come to an end with 24 victories and drops to 0-3 in the NCAA tournament all-time.
Duke ended a two-game NCAA tournament losing streak and advances to Sunday's game against either Creighton or Cincinnati.