ACC Tournament

UNC, Duke bookend Sunday evening schedule

Posted March 23, 2013

The University of North Carolina and Duke University, both winners Friday in the NCAA tournament second round, get primetime television positions for their respective third-round games on Sunday.

The Tar Heels take on Kansas, the No. 1 seed in the South Region, at 5:15 p.m., the first game of the evening session on WRAL-TV. Theirs is the first game of the day from the Kansas City location, and the Sprint Center is certain to be packed with Jayhawk fans. NCAA_Arkansas_North_Carolina_Basketball_39430 2017 NCAA men's interactive bracket

Both teams are coming of closer-than-expected challenges in Round 2 where they trailed early and counted on a second-half comeback to surmount lower-seeded opponents.

Duke faces 7-seed Creighton in Sunday's finale. That game tips off at approximately 9:40 p.m. on TBS.

The No. 2 seed Blue Devils, 73-61 winners Friday over Albany, will need to tighten up the defense to hold Creighton in check and must spread the scoring beyond Seth Curry and Mason Plumlee.

That duo combined for 49 of the Devils' 73 points Friday.

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  • VT1994Hokie Mar 24, 2013

    I hate that Duke drew a 9:40 game. Wishing them the best.

  • 321anut Mar 23, 2013

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    ...Dont forget to take your Ridlin...

  • 321anut Mar 23, 2013

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    ...John Thompson Jr., or the 3rd, whatever, is a terrible coach, living off his dad's reputation.

  • 321anut Mar 23, 2013

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    ...SFB, I reported you to WRAL, better get ready to change your log on name (probably for the 10th time since you have been banned 9 times)

  • 321anut Mar 23, 2013

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    ...odds are 10-1 you are a little white boy trying to act like a Durham gangsta...

  • 903 mens national championships Mar 23, 2013

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    based on history, he just has to show up on the UNC sideline.

    Rock Chalk.

  • mac240 Mar 23, 2013

    Roy Kansas Williams will do everything in his power to make sure Kansas wins!

  • jrt0856 Mar 23, 2013

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    What is the world coming to. Go Tar Heels and Miami, Duke can go to well huh go home. The sooner the better. Oh for the good ole days, when true UNC fans would never ever pull for Duke.

  • jbenjamin1387 Mar 23, 2013

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    it's cool bro!

  • jrt0856 Mar 23, 2013

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    2 vs a 15 still closer than what it should have been. Duke will go home if they don't play better against Creighton. Carolina vs Villanova was a toss up game, for the most part they look good.

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