Live Stats Leading Off No. The teams are meeting as AP top five opponents for the 12th time in the rivalry -- five more than any other matchup in college basketball history. That would also secure the No. The last games of the Duke-Carolina rivalry are split , while the last 10 games are even at The teams have split the 46 all-time AP top 10 matchups, Freshman RJ Barrett , who broke Duke's single-season freshman scoring record with points, is 23 points shy of tying the ACC freshman scoring record held by Georgia Tech's Kenny Anderson points in Barrett is the only major conference player to score 13 or more points in every game this season.
Barrett leads the ACC in scoring at He is averaging an NCAA-best Of Tre Jones ' 27 primary defensive assignments this season, the National Defensive Player of the Year finalist has held 20 below their season average for field goal percentage, and 18 below their season average for points.
Duke leads the NCAA in blocked shots 7.
Duke vs. Smith Center. Top 5 Matches in the Rivalry Duke and North Carolina are meeting Saturday for the 12th time as AP top five teams -- five more meetings than any other matchup in college basketball history.
North Carolina leads those meetings, , but Duke has won each of the last two. Fastest to Points Freshman RJ Barrett will enter the season's 31st game just two points shy of his th point, looking to become the second-fastest Blue Devil under Coach K to reach …As a senior in , on his way to a school record points, J.
Redick reached in just 25 games. Down, But Not Out Duke has played nine of its 17 ACC games missing one or two regular starters due to injury or illness…It began with Zion Williamson missing the second half at Florida State eye , continued with Tre Jones ' three-game absence, Cam Reddish 's illness against Syracuse, and Williamson knee out for the better part of five games…Duke has posted a record in those nine games at less than full strength…Duke's one setback at full-strength this season was an thriller versus No.
He now has points this season, surpassing the points by Marvin Bagley III last season…Barrett also broke the Duke single-season scoring record at Cameron Indoor Stadium with points at home this season.
A record previously held by J.
Redick during his senior season in …Barrett is also closing in on the ACC single-season freshman scoring record of set by Georgia Tech's Kenny Anderson…Barrett