Duke ahead Zion Williamson will get one other crack at taking part in North Carolina after he was injured within the first minute of a regular-season conflict with the Tar Heels on Feb. 20.
His presence in Friday’s ACC Match semifinal adjustments the dynamic of a fierce rivalry matchup North Carolina has already gained twice this 12 months. One needn’t look additional than his 29-point, 14-rebound exhibiting in Thursday’s win over Syracuse to know his affect.
However the Tar Heels have rounded into probably the greatest groups within the nation, profitable eight straight and 15 of their previous 16. They’re led by Cameron Johnson, Coby White and Luke Maye, who every common greater than 14 factors per sport.
The final time North Carolina beat Duke 3 times in the identical season was 1975-76.
Sporting Information will present reside scoring updates and highlights all through Friday’s sport. Comply with alongside beneath.
Duke vs. UNC: Reside rating, updates, highlights
9:39 p.m. — We’re underway. Zion grabs an offensive rebound on Duke’s first possession, resulting in a second-chance rating.
9:33 p.m. — Tipoff in 5 minutes.
9:10 p.m. — Florida State upsets Virginia and can meet the winner of Duke-UNC within the ACC Match title sport.