UNC-DUKE RIVALRY


Ian Williams

Column: Why I still hate Duke

Editor’s note: Ian Williams, a 1990 UNC alumnus, was a columnist for The Daily Tar Heel when he wrote the iconic column “Why I Hate Duke.” The column ran Jan 17, 1990. That night, the Tar Heels stomped the Blue Devils by 19.

UNC football falls 28-27 to rival Duke

After a 14-0 start, it appeared No. 15 North Carolina was primed to run away with its rivalry matchup against Duke. But the Blue Devils didn’t lie down, using a resurgent defense and clock-chewing ground game to stymie UNC’s powerful offense in a 28-27 win in Durham.


Students jump over bonfires set on Franklin Street after North Carolina's 76-72 victory over Duke on Saturday.

Franklin Street shut down for 76-72 win over Duke

As the final buzzer rang at Cameron Indoor Stadium affirming UNC's 76-72 win over Duke, the Chapel Hill police decided it needed more enforcement on Franklin Street for the quickly growing crowd as UNC students and Chapel Hill residents fled to Franklin Street to participate in a rivalry tradition