Rivalry Revival! Duke and North Carolina Collide in Top-10 Thriller – Can Duke Upset the Tar Heels’ ACC Reign? Tune In for the Unmissable Showdown!

Duke vs UNC

Get ready for an epic basketball clash as Duke and North Carolina face off at the Dean Smith Center on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m. ET. This marks the first time since 2019 that both teams are ranked in the top 10, adding extra excitement to an already intense rivalry.

Currently, the No. 3 Tar Heels hold a one-game lead over the No. 7 Blue Devils in the ACC standings, setting the stage for a fierce battle for conference supremacy and favorable NCAA Tournament seeding.

Duke has been on a hot streak, winning 11 of their last 12 games since their ACC opener loss to Georgia Tech on Dec. 2, boasting a solid 16-4 record (7-2 ACC). Meanwhile, North Carolina suffered a recent setback against Georgia Tech, ending their 10-game winning streak but maintaining an undefeated record at home.

The teams split their regular-season series last year, with the home team winning each game. As they meet again, a new chapter unfolds on Tobacco Road, with several players experiencing the rivalry for the first time.

Key players like RJ Davis and Armando Bacot lead the charge for North Carolina, while Duke counters with senior guard Jeremy Roach and a talented group of freshmen and sophomores, including standout Jared McCain. Expect an intense battle, with Duke predicted to keep it tight and possibly pull off an upset. Prediction: Duke +4

To catch all the action, tune in to ESPN or stream the game on fuboTV (Try for free). Don’t miss this chance to witness the next chapter in the storied rivalry between Duke and North Carolina.

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