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Duke Beats UNC 86-78

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Duke Beats UNC 86-78

Duke vs UNC is one of college basketball’s biggest rivalry and the two teams have faced off in major games over the years. The all-time series was split 48-48 over their 96 meetings, but Thursday Night the tie was broken when Duke Defeated UNC 86-78. This was Coach K’s first big game back after his back surgery, and Duke delivered like them old selves. Allen dropped 25 points, and Kennard had another 20 for Duke. However, the player of the night for them was Tatum who had 0 points in the first half, but went 5-11 from the field for 19 points in the second half. Although Duke was ranked 18th coming into this game the win could give them momentum to push them back into being real contenders for March.

By Brian Barrett

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