If this wasn’t the perfect misdirection play, I don’t know what is.
Out of a timeout, Louisville players lined up on the opposite end of the floor – at Duke’s basket – instead of their own. The Blue Devils followed them, unaware that this was an elaborate setup from the Cardinals; Louisville got an easy layup out of it. Needless to say, it worked:
Well, Duke won the game so this made it a lot less embarrassing. But what if the Blue Devils lost this game by two? This would’ve been quite a story.