Photos from the men’s basketball rivalry game between North Carolina and Duke at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, NC, Saturday, March 4, 2023, on the final night of ACC regular-season play.
Ranked No. 1 when the season started, the Tar Heels (19-11, 11-8 ACC) have won their past three games to put themselves back in position to play in the NCAA tournament. Duke (22-8, 13-6) enters riding a five-game winning streak.
The bubble-bound Tar Heels need to beat the rival Blue Devils to strengthen their case for inclusion in the NCAA tournament field.
Duke leads 33-31 at the half.