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Duke Versus UNC: A Look

DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 07:  Coach Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels exorts his team to play defense in the final seconds against  the Duke University Blue Devils during their game on February 7, 2007 at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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Allie PeckContributor IJuly 28, 2016

I know I can't wait for 9 pm tonight.

I always love me a Duke vs North Carolina game.

Duke's Strengths:

The Three S's: 

Jon Scheyer, Nolan Smith, and Kyle Singler average 53 points, 13 rebounds, and 11 assists per game.

Big Men:

Miles and Mason Plumlee and Brian Zoubek average 16 points and 15 rebounds per game. 

Game Changer Lance Thomas:

Lance Thomas is a very underrated defensive player. He gets big rebounds and plays amazing defense


UNC Strengths:

The Big Men:

Deon Thompson averages 14 points and 6 rebounds per game. Ed Davis averages 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Tar Heels.

Home Game:

The Game is at UNC

Duke Weaknesses:

Road Problems:

Duke has not played great on the road.


UNC Weaknesses:

Guard Play:

UNC's guards have not been very productive this season

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