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. Hoops Headquarters -- black 2014 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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  • Hokies94 Mar 24, 2:20 p.m.

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

  • 321anut Mar 23, 10:10 p.m.

    I picked UNC to lose against Kansas, but if they do win (which they can), they have a very real... View More

    — Posted by hi_i_am_wade

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

  • 321anut Mar 23, 10:05 p.m.

    Hopefully the ACC will continue to pick up some Ws in the tournament. Too bad Georgetown (one... View More

    — Posted by sburks1906

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

  • 321anut Mar 23, 10:03 p.m.

    Vegas odds Roy has a heart attack or scits himself at 3-1.

    — Posted by buckwheatbro

    ...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, 10:01 p.m.

    Vegas odds Roy has a heart attack or scits himself at 3-1.

    — Posted by buckwheatbro

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

  • 903 mens national championships Mar 23, 7:13 p.m.

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

    — Posted by mac240

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

    Rock Chalk.

  • mac240 Mar 23, 6:32 p.m.

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

  • jrt0856 Mar 23, 5:46 p.m.

    UNC, Duke & Miami, LET'S GO!!

    — Posted by 4tarheels

    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, 5:43 p.m.

    This article proves my point that wral cannot be taken seriously when it comes to talking about... View More

    — Posted by jbenjamin1387

    One of us is looking at the wrong article. I do not see anything in this article about Duke... View More

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    yea the person that didn't read the article was you because it clearly states both teams had to ... View More

    — Posted by jbenjamin1387

    I did read it, but either it was edited or I just completely missed it (which is more likely). I... View More

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    it's cool bro!

  • jrt0856 Mar 23, 5:43 p.m.

    This article proves my point that wral cannot be taken seriously when it comes to talking about... View More

    — Posted by jbenjamin1387

    One of us is looking at the wrong article. I do not see anything in this article about Duke... View More

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    yea the person that didn't read the article was you because it clearly states both teams had to ... View More

    — Posted by jbenjamin1387

    I did read it, but either it was edited or I just completely missed it (which is more likely). I... View More

    — Posted by kornfan2448

    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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