North Carolina vs. Duke: 5 Reasons Blue Devils Have the Edge

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North Carolina vs. Duke: 5 Reasons Blue Devils Have the Edge
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The Duke Blue Devil

One of the best rivalries in all of NCAA basketball is about to be renewed this season.

The annual brawl on Tobacco Road between the University of North Carolina and Duke University is set to being on February 8, in Chapel Hill.

Both teams have similar records, Duke at 18-3 and UNC, having played one more game, at 19-3. They both have suffered a devastating lost to a similar opponent, Florida State. UNC got blow out by 30 and Duke lost on a last second three point shot.

Both teams have loads of talent that are NBA ready. UNC is returning three stars in Harrison Barnes, Tyler Zeller and John Henson. On the flip side, Duke is powered by the freshmen Austin River, the tall brothers down low, Mason and Miles Plumlee, and the three-point shooter Andre Dawkins.

It seems this year Duke has just a slightly better team and here are a few reasons why.

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