Predictions and Analysis: North Carolina vs Duke Mar 09, 2024

Predictions and Analysis: North Carolina vs Duke Mar 09, 2024

March 9, 2024


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In the last regular season contest for both organizations, 7th-ranked North Carolina (24-6 SU, 16-3 ACC) takes on 9th-ranked Duke (24-6 SU, 15-4 ACC) on Saturday evening  from Durham at Cameron Indoor Stadium. It is still possible for both teams to take the ACC, and Duke is aware that they must prevail in this game in order to accomplish so. Continue reading this article to get the best basketball analysis available.


Duke Analysis: Could grab a share of the season title

With the victory and a ton of tiebreaking, the Blue Devils can take home a portion of the season title. They are now projected by Bracketology as the third seed, and they are ranked ninth in the NET Rankings. Duke’s offense has averaged 80.2 points per contest this campaign, second in the ACC, and they are riding a three-game winning run. They average 8.4 three-pointers and 14.5 free throws per match, shooting 48.5% from the floor and 38% from the line for three-pointers. The Blue Devils have the third-best turnover rate in the league at 9.8 per game, and their assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.59 is the 18th best in the nation. 


North Carolina Analysis: They could win the conference outright

With a game advantage over Duke, the Tar Heels lead the ACC and are ranked 10th overall according to the NCAA NET Rankings. Joe Lunardi’s most recent Bracketology projections have them ranked as the second seed. The UNC offense leads the conference in scoring per game this year with 81.5, and they have prevailed in 5 consecutive matches. With 8 three-pointers and 17.6 free throws per game, they’re shooting 44.8% from the floor and 35.6% from the line for three-pointers. 10.3 turnovers per game are committed by the Heels, and its 1.40 assist-to-turnover ratio is good for 50th place in the nation. 

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North Carolina vs Duke Game Information

  1. Date: 03/09/2024
  2. Time: 5:30 PM ET
  3. Location: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, NC
  4. How to Watch North Carolina vs Duke: ESPN
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