March Madness: Duke defeats No. 1 Houston to reach Elite Eight after losing Jamal Shead.

Friday night, top-ranked Houston couldn't beat Duke without Jamal Shead.

After Shead went down with a severely damaged ankle in the first half, the Blue Devils opened out and held on in the dying seconds to win 54-51 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas in the Sweet 16.

That advanced Duke to its second Elite Eight in three seasons and first under second-year coach Jon Scheyer.

Duke won their first NCAA tournament game over a higher seed in 30 years.

After the halftime break, Shead drove to the rim, but his right ankle rolled hard as he rose up for the layup. 

He fell hard to the court and stayed there in discomfort for a while.

He tried to leave the court on his own, but trainers escorted him to the locker room.

Shead rode a scooter to a negative halftime X-ray on CBS.

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