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The Tar Heels are slumping, and the Blue Devils are rolling into town hungry to deliver another helping of what Maryland, Virginia Tech and Virginia have served up recently for UNC.
Game on: UNC aiming for an upset
Raleigh News & Observer

For the first time in years, it might not be so easy for North Carolina to push Duke around tonight.
Devils size up Heels
Raleigh News & Observer

It's been 12 years since Antawn Jamison left North Carolina, but the Duke rivalry never left him.
In Washington Wizards' locker room, UNC-Duke still matters
Raleigh News & Observer

Given the electric atmosphere consistently created by the home fans in the Duke-North Carolina rivalry, it's surprising to see that six of the past eight games in the series have been won by the visitors.
Homecourt isn't historically much of an advantage
Durham Herald-Sun

Tonight at the Smith Center, college basketball's most famous rivalry will write its latest chapter when No. 8 Duke takes on No. 10 North Carolina.
Devils, Heels 'play like we're No. 1 and No. 2 in the country'
Durham Herald-Sun

Will Graves said he's confident that North Carolina is in strong position to play Duke today, despite five weeks of mounting losses and team problems.
Heels eager to right ship
Winston-Salem Journal

On Monday afternoon, as he tried yet again to apply the defibrillator paddles to a North Carolina season in need of resuscitation, Tar Heels coach Roy Williams scribbled a new "Thought of the Day" on the practice plan.
Duke vs. UNC still means something
Fayetteville Observer

It's a low for the Roy Williams era at UNC. In six seasons before 2009-10, Williams' UNC teams averaged almost 87 points per game in ACC play.
Tar Heels struggling to score
Daily Tar Heel

Marcus Ginyard sat hunched forward, waiting for a trainer to wrap his sore ankle. His eyes were cast downward, and his chin rested in his hands.
Senior struggles gnawing at Ginyard
Daily Tar Heel

Former North Carolina standout Tyler Hansbrough will be on hand tonight to see his No. 50 jersey retired at halftime of the Duke-UNC game at the Smith Center.
Hansbrough's No. 50 makes final move
Durham Herald-Sun

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