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BREAKDOWN: Duke v. North Carolina

The Blue Devils will face, statistically, the biggest challenge of the season when they travel to North Carolina on Saturday.

Duke vs. 
North Carolina

November 7, 2015
TV: ESPN2
Kickoff:  12:00
 
DUKE

N CAROLINA
Overall Record 6-2 (3-1) 7-1 (4-0)
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 32.6 (47) 16.1 (11) 36.9 (22) 17.0 (16)
Yardage/G: YF&YA(Rank) 420.8 (50) 295.0 (9) 469.9 (25) 358.0 (43)
Rushing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 180.6 (67) 128.9 (29) 210.1 (30) 205.1 (104) 
Passing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 240.1 (51) 166.1 (8) 259.8 (39) 152.9 (3)
Turnover Margin(Rank) 0.25 (50) 0.63 (23)
AP Poll -- 21
Coaches Poll -- 21
Sagarin Rating 33 23
Schedule/Results
Thus 09/03 at Tulane W 37-7 Thur 09/03 USC L 17-13
Sat 09/06 NC Central W 55-0 Sat 09/12 NC A&T W 53-14
Sat 09/19 Northwestern L 19-10 Sat 09/19 Illinois W 48-14
Sat 09/26 Georgia Tech W 34-20 Sat 09/26 Delaware W 41-14
Sat 10/03 Boston College W 9-7 Sat 10/03 at Ga Tech W 38-31
Sat 10/10 at Army W 44-3 Sat 10/17 Wake Forest W 50-14
Sat 10/24 at Virginia Tech W 45-43 Sat 10/24 Virginia W 26-13
Sat 10/31 Miami L 30-27 Thur 10/29 at Pitt 26-19
Sat 11/07 at North Carolina Sat 11/7 Duke
Sat 11/14 Pittsburgh Thu 11/14 Miami
Sat 11/21 at Virginia Sat 11/21 at Virginia Tech
Sat 11/28 at Wake Forest Sat 11/28 at NC State 
N/A N/A
Last Meeting: 2014 N Carolina won 45-20
(N Carolina leads 59-38-4)
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More Statistics

Statistic DUKE N CAROLINA Diff
  DU OPP DIFF UNC OPP DIFF DU-NC
Yds / Play 5.4 4.2 +1.2 7.5 4.9 +2.6 -2.1
Rushing Yds / Car 4.3 3.0 +1.3 5.9 4.6 +1.3 -1.6
Passing Yds / Att 6.6 6.1 +0.5 9.5 5.6 +3.9 -2.9
Passing Yds / Comp 10.9 12.5 -1.6 13.9 10.2 +3.7 -3.0
Passing Cmp % 60.6 48.4 +12.2 68.3 54.5 +13.8 -7.7
Turnovers / G 1.1 1.4 +0.3 1.1 1.8 +0.8 0.0
Fumbles Lost / G 0.8 0.6 -0.2 0.3 0.6 +0.3 -0.5
Interceptions / G 0.4 0.8 +0.4 0.9 1.1 +0.2 +0.5
Penalties: No/G 5.1 7.0 +1.9 5.9 5.8 0.0 +0.8
Penalties: Yards/G 41.2 50.8 +9.6 48.4 48.1 -0.3 +6.9
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Top Players

DUKE
Rank Category Player Value
27 Total Offense Thomas Sirk 283.6
34 Tackles/G Dwayne Norman 9.0
3 Tackles For Loss/G Jeremy Cash 1.9
N CAROLINA
Rank Category Player Value
36 Rushing Yards Elijah Hood 744
21 Punt Return Avg Ryan Switzer 12.5
13 Forced Fumbles Shakeel Rashad 3

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