Dukes Schachner Fires 60 at NCAAs - COPIED

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Duke's Michael Schachner broke the NCAA tournament record with a 10-under 60 on Friday, and Stanford took a two-stroke lead over Coastal Carolina with one round left.
 
Schachner, 120th after opening rounds of 79 and 69, matched the NCAA tournament record for lowest score in relation to par, former Stanford star Notah Begay's 10-under 62 in 1994. Schachner jumped to 14th, four strokes behind the third-round leaders.
 
Schachner was 11 under after 14 holes, bogeyed No. 15 and closed with three pars. He missed a 15-foot birdie putt on 18 that would have given him a 59.
 
'I was excited and I really thought I was going to make it,' Schachner said. 'I'd been putting really well obviously. I had the line and just gave it a little too much speed. It hit the top edge and went by a little farther than I wanted. I think if I hit it a little softer it goes in. It would have been fun. I'm not complaining.'
 
Stanford, seeking its first team title since 1994, shot a 5-under 275 -- with the top four scores from the five-man team counting in the standings -- for a 12-under 828 total on the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club's Gold Course.
 
'It was an up and down day,' Stanford coach Conrad Ray said. 'Today I camped out on the par 3s and it was a lot more stressful. We started out pretty slow with a couple of bogeys on the first few holes and kind of just hung in there.'
 
Stanford's Rob Grube shot a 69 for a share of the individual lead at 6-under 204 with Clemson's Kyle Stanley (65) and Georgia Tech's Cameron Tringale (69). Georgia's Tech's Chesson Hadley (66), Coastal Carolina's Dustin Johnson (70), UAB's Zach Sucher (70) and BYU's Daniel Summerhays (68) were 5 under. Summerhays also shot 60 on the Gold Course last fall in the PING Preview.
 
Coastal Carolina had an 8-under 272 for a 10-under 830 total. Charlotte and Alabama were tied for third at 2 under, followed by Georgia (even) and Georgia Tech (3 over).
 
'We got off to one of those dream starts today -- played the first two holes three under, which is something we talked about last night,' Coastal Carolina coach Allen Terrell said. 'It was an unbelievable start. I think we were 11 under through nine.'
 
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