RosterCoaches2017-18 StatsSchedule & ResultsGame Notes vs. North CarolinaTHE GAMENo. 4 Duke (19-4, 7-3) at No. 21 North Carolina (17-7, 6-5)
When: Feb. 8 | 8:00 PM (ET)Where: Dean E. Smith CenterWatch Live: ESPN & ACC NetworkListen Live:Blue Devil IMG Sports NetworkRadio AffiliatesLive StatsCONNECTTwitter@DukeMBBFacebook/DukeMBBInstagram@DukeMBB
The Opening Tip
In the midst of a three-game road swing, Duke hits Tobacco Road for the first of two meetings with North Carolina.A win Thursday gives Duke its 22nd consecutive 20-win season and the program’s 53rd all-time.Marvin Bagley IIIleads the ACC in scoring (21.4) and rebounding (11.2) and is second in the NCAA in double-doubles (17). Trevon Duvalleads the ACC in assists (6.0), while Grayson Allenis fifth in the league in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.4).Bagley is bidding to be the first Blue Devil and the first freshman to lead the ACC in scoring and rebounding. Of the 12 previous ACC players to accomplish it, eight have gone on to win the league’s Player of the Year award, including each of the last four.Wendell Carter, Jr. is averaging 16.5 points and 10.5 rebounds over Duke’s last 11 games. He has led Duke on the boards in five of the last six games.North Carolina enters the game with a 17-7 record and is 6-5 in the ACC.