Part two of Duke’s revenge tour is also a chance for the Blue Devils to end a perfect season at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Duke will face NC State on Tuesday night, the same Wolfpack team that beat the Blue Devils, 84-60, at PNC Arena in Raleigh on Jan. 4.
NC State (22-8, 12-7 ACC) continued to play well after picking up the impressive win and is in line to make its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2018. Tuesday night’s game marks the final game of the regular season. of the Wolfpack ahead of next week’s ACC. tournament in Greensboro.
Duke (21-8, 12-6) has won four straight and seven of its last nine to pass NC State in the ACC standings. The Blue Devils beat Virginia Tech, 81-65, at home on Saturday night to avenge an earlier 78-75 loss to the Hokies.
The Blue Devils are 15-0 at home this season. They close out the regular season Saturday night in Chapel Hill against North Carolina.
Duke produced 18 seasons with unbeaten home records. The last time this happened was in 2014.
To avenge the previous loss to the Wolfpack, Duke must face NC State’s top scoring guards, Terquavion Smith (17.6 ppg) and Jarkel Joiner (17 ppg). Smith scored 24 and Joiner 21 in the Duke-NC State opener last month.
Those assignments should fall, primarily, to Duke guards Tyrese Proctor and Jeremy Roach.
Inside, Duke’s 7-1 freshman center Dereck Lively will be asked to slow down NC State’s 6-9 forward DJ Burns, who is averaging 13.1 points and 5.0 rebounds . Lively is No. 13 nationally and No. 1 among freshmen, with 2.3 blocked shots per game.
End time + TV channel for Tuesday’s game
The game will start at 7 p.m. on Tuesday and air on ESPNwhich is available on major cable and satellite services such as Spectrum, Dish Network and DirecTV.
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Game Day Details: Duke vs. NC State
Teams: Duke Blue Devils vs. NC State Wolfpack
Or: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham
Date: Tuesday February 28
Time: 7 p.m.
Series history: Duke and NC State will meet for the 254th hour, with the Blue Devils holding a historic 150-103 advantage. The only teams Duke has played more frequently are Wake Forest and North Carolina (259 times each). The Wolfpack routed Duke earlier this season, riding away to an 84-60 victory at the PNC Arena on Jan. 4.
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