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The Midwest Region has played out exactly the way you would have expected with the top two seeds meeting for a trip to the Final Four. While there were some minor upsets in this bracket throughout the first couple rounds, the Duke Blue Devils and the Louisville Cardinals beat back all opponents to form what is a terrific Elite Eight matchup. Coach K and the Blue Devils against Rick Pitino and the Cardinals.
The Duke Blue Devils will begin their quest for a national title in the first of 16 games on Friday’s slate in the Round of 64 for this year’s NCAA Tournament. They come in still licking their wounds from a disappointing 83-74 loss to Maryland as 10-point favorites in last week’s ACC Tournament.
The defending national champion Duke Blue Devils (30-4) are back in familiar territory as a #1 seed in the NCAA tournament, although they have been shipped out to the West Region this year where they will meet the 16th-seeded Hampton …
Less than a 10 minute drive up Tobacco Road separates two of the biggest college basketball powerhouses of all-time and also separates the biggest rivalry in college basketball. The Duke Blue Devils and the North Carolina Tarheels own one of the most hated rivalries in all of sports and they will take to the court to do battle again this Wednesday night in Durham, N.C. Both schools rank in the Top 5 in all-time wins in NCAA Basketball and have a combined 7 National Titles among them as well. These two ACC opponents have played in games year after year with Conference and National Title hopes and it has brewed into one of the most exciting college basketball spectacles in the country. The two schools meet up again this Wednesday night in a tie for first place in the ACC in one of the most highly anticipated match-ups of the season when the Duke Blue Devils host the North Carolina Tarheels on Wednesday.
Third-ranked Duke will go for their seventh straight win on Wednesday as they visit Georgia Tech. The Blue Devils have been playing suffocating defense so far to start the conference season as they held Virginia Tech to 44 points and Florida State to 58 points. Duke has held their last four opponents to an average of 55 points per game.