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  • FILE - Little Richard arrives at the funeral for singer Lou Rawls in Los Angeles in this Jan. 13, 2006 file photo. Former NBA player and coach Sam Mitchell a proud Mercer grad jubilated "Let me ask you a question: Have you ever heard of Little Richard?" following Mercer University beating Duke University Friday March 21, 2014. Richard was also from Macon GA.  (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    'Have you ever heard of Little Richard?'

    Welcome back to a mostly Mercer-packed edition of BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. Today, we get to the bottom of Duke's dirty trick, take a whirlwind tour of Little Richard's hometown and try to placate the eggheads in our midst. Without further ado:

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  • "They put us on the map and gave us an identity," he said, rolling once again. "That's something that all of us graduates of Mercer will be indebted to these guys for forever. They put us on the map."

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