Wednesday’s contest at Cameron Indoor marks the 235th meeting between in-state rivals North Carolina and Duke.
The Tar Heels hold a 132-102 advantage in the series. This is the first meeting between the two teams this season. During the 2012 season, Duke won the first match-up 85-84 when Austin Rivers buried a 3-pointer at the horn. North Carolina earned the ACC regular-season title on their second meeting, March 3, 2012, with an 88-70 win at Cameron Indoor.
The No. 2 Blue Devils are 21-2 (8-2 ACC) on the season and undefeated at home, North Carolina is 16-7 (6-4 ACC). Duke forward Ryan Kelly is still out for the Blue Devils and North Carolina forward Joel James has been ruled out with a concussion.