NCAAB: Duke vs North Carolina

College Basketball Saturday, 3/3/2018

Duke Blue Devils vs North Carolina Tar Heels

On March 3rd, 2018, Duke Blue Devils will be going up against North Carolina Tar Heels in Cameron Indoor Stadium. The last time these two teams met on the basketball court, North Carolina Tar Heels won the game, 82-78. Do the Duke Blue Devils have what it takes to take revenge against North Carolina? Let’s examine both teams!

Duke Blue Devils

After their loss to the Tar Heels, the Blue Devils had a four-game winning streak. However, they lost their previous game against Virginia Tech, 64 – 63, a close but decisive game. The Blue Devils will need to get over their loss quickly and keep their heads high if they are to beat the Tar Heels. Their zone defense will have to play a tight game, to prevent the Tar Heels from sinking valuable points.

Key Players

Duke Blue Devils will depend on their hottest player at the moment, Marvin Bagley III to deliver in this matchup. Also, with players such as Grayson Allen, Gary Trent Jr., and Wendell Carter Jr lurking around, the Blue Devils have the skills to be the winner.

North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina Tar Heels will be coming into this game with more confidence, as they already beat the Blue Devils in an earlier game. They will need to push up against the Blue Devils constantly, to prevent them from organizing their defense.

Key Players

Blue Devils will be giving it everything they got to stop Joel Berry II and Luke Maye in their tracks. Don’t forget about Cameron Johnson and Kenny Williams as they can rack up vital points.


The game between the two is going to be intense, but we predict the match to go in favor of Duke Blue Devils!