UNC-DUKE RIVALRY


2/22/2017 12:28am

Duke alumni take action against Trump's executive order

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration — which limits entry from seven majority-Muslim countries — there is uncertainty about the role universities should play in public discourse about political issues.


11/11/2016 3:01am

No. 17 UNC football's defense falters in 28-27 loss to Duke

The football arced high into the night sky. Too high. No. 17 North Carolina's cornerback Des Lawrence saw the underthrown pass on a flea flicker near the end of the first quarter of Thursday night’s 28-27 loss to Duke and maneuvered into position to make the play.


11/10/2016 11:08pm

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.

3/5/2016 10:15pm

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


2/19/2015 2:15am

UNC forward Kennedy Meeks (3) scored 18 points against the Blue Devils.

Duke edges out the Tar Heels by two points in overtime

This was an old-fashioned, impossible-to-script, picture-perfect basketball showdown in its purest form: two teams that despise each other. Hundreds of screaming, raucous, eccentric students painted from head to toe, looking for their six-and-a-half week stay in freezing tents to culminate with jubilation. A moment of silence for the passing of a North Carolina coaching legend, that rivalry aside, brought together all of Cameron Indoor Stadium in touching silence Wednesday night.