After the lead changed hands many times, Duke completely shut down the Tar Heels' offense in the final minutes of the game to come out victorious, 63-57.
- Deadlocked at 57 points as the game clock ticked down, UNC failed to take the lead despite getting the necessary stops on the defensive end. Graduate transfer Pete Nance and RJ Davis both missed shots that would have put UNC ahead late.
- "I just feel like it's in us," junior guard Caleb Love said. "It's nothing X's and O's. I just feel like it's everything that's in between our chest."