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The effort that North Carolina coach Roy Williams has waited to see all season was there for the Tar Heels on Wednesday night agains the Duke Blue Devils. The execution wasn’t.

Modified: 02/14/13 01:46:42 AM

Commentary:  The party, unexpectedly delayed for a prolonged period, was back on. Duke expected a win Wednesday night, and the Blue Devils would deliver. Just not right away.

Modified: 02/14/13 06:20:30 AM
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North Carolina later today will bus out to Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium, for the latest installment of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry. Will anything happen tonight that will become a part of the lore of this series?

Modified: 02/14/13 12:24:13 AM
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A fierce college sports rivalry will be renewed for the first time this season when No. 2 Duke (21-2, 8-2 ACC) hosts North Carolina (16-7, 6-4) in Cameron Indoor Stadium on Wednesday.

Modified: 02/14/13 12:24:13 AM
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Commentary:  First place in the ACC may not be on the line between Duke and North Carolina, but both teams aren’t lacking for motivation

Modified: 02/14/13 12:24:13 AM
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SACS, the major accrediting agency for colleges, wants UNC-Chapel Hill to make good on degrees awarded to former students who were enrolled in bogus African and Afro-American Studies classes.

Modified: 02/14/13 12:50:10 AM
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Readers gave more than $67,700 in The N&O’s Guide to Giving challenge. So Tar Heel fan Barry Saunders has to wear a different shade of blue before Wednesday night’s matchup.

Modified: 02/12/13 07:00:25 PM
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College Notebook:  No. 8 North Carolina completed a strong run through the ITA National Team Indoor Championships in dramatic fashion Monday, defeating top-seeded and No. 2 UCLA 4-3 to claim the women's tennis program's first team national title.

Modified: 02/12/13 03:46:05 AM

UNC entered the season ranked No. 11, but the Tar Heels have been overmatched frequently this season. Yes, the four stars are gone from last year, but that doesn't entirely explain what has gone wrong as they head into Wednesday's showdown at No. 2 Duke.

Modified: 02/12/13 11:10:17 AM
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Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 14 points, including two late baskets, as No. 16 North Carolina edged Georgia Tech 60-58 Sunday.

Modified: 02/10/13 11:38:53 PM

Most years, UNC vs. Duke is a matchup of top 10 teams. That won’t be the case Wednesday night. But the rivalry doesn’t need rankings to produce magic. Just ask Duke assistant coach Jeff Capel, whose half-court shot forced a second overtime against No. 2 UNC in the classic 1994-95 game at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Modified: 02/11/13 01:21:18 PM

There’s a big rivalry game coming up Wednesday for Duke. But before that, the Blue Devils are braving the blizzard to play at Boston College.

Modified: 02/10/13 10:54:37 PM

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