North Carolina defeats Duke 82-78

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina defeated Duke Thursday night 82-78 at the Dean Smith Center in the first meeting between the two teams this season.

No. 21 North Carolina is now 18-7 on the season while No. 9 Duke falls to 19-5.

The Tar Heels and Blue Devils will face off again on March 3 at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham.