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|Duke-North Carolina Games in the ACC Vault|
|March 3, 1984. Chapel Hill.
UNC 96 – Duke 83
Matt Doherty, playing his final home game, sinks one at the end of regulation and sends the game into OT. Michael Jordan and Sam Perkins each score 25-points and North Carolina wins 96-83 in double-overtime preserving their perfect 14-0 ACC record.
|March 13, 1988. ACC Tournament.
Duke 65 – UNC 61
North Carolina and Duke meet for only the fourth time in the ACC tournament championship, with the Tar Heels winning all previous match-ups. Duke wins 65-61
|March 12, 1989. ACC Tournament.
UNC 77 – Duke 74
The Tar Heels step their game up to the next level and win their 11th ACC championship defeating Duke 77-74 in the ACC title game. Tournament MVP, J.R. Reid contributes heavily in the victory, while Scott Williams posts a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
|March 10, 1991. ACC Tournament.
UNC 96 – Duke 74
After going 0-2 in the regular season against Duke, North Carolina takes it to the Blue Devils in the ACC Championship game. In the largest margin of victory in ACC championship history since 1968, Tournament MVP, Rick Fox, scores 25 points and Hubert Davis adds 17 to help the Tar Heels win, 96-74.
|February 5, 1992. Chapel Hill.
UNC 75 – Duke 73
The defending national champion and #1 Duke Blue Devils enter a hostile Dean-Dome and fall to the Heels 75 – 73. Eric Montross suffers a gash to the head and becomes a poster-boy for North Carolina determination.
|March 15, 1992. ACC Tournament.
Duke 94 – UNC 74
For the second year in a row, Duke and North Carolina meet in the ACC Championship game. North Carolina's Hubert Davis led the Tar Heels in scoring with 19 points in his final ACC tournament game. Christian Laettner put up a double-double, scoring 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Duke Blue Devil's to a victory over North Carolina, 94-74.
|February 3, 1994. Chapel Hill.
UNC 89 – Duke 78
Two of college basketball's titans square off in a battle between nationally ranked #1 and #2. Duke's Grant Hill shows a championship heart, but the Blue Devils ultimately come up short in the end as Derrick Phelps'18-points and 6-assists led North Carolina's 89–78 upset over #1 Duke.
|February 2, 1995. Durham.
UNC 102 – Duke 100
North Carolina pulls out a 102 – 100 victory in this dogfight that goes into double OT. Jerry Stackhouse, Rasheed Wallaceand Donald Williams combine for 74-points.
|February 5, 1998. Chapel Hill.
UNC 97 – Duke 73
ACC Leading Scorer Antawn Jameson and electric Guard Vince Carter lifted the #2 ranked North Carolina over the top ranked Duke Blue Devils.
|March 8, 1998. ACC Tournament.
UNC 83 – Duke 68
North Carolina upsets #1 Duke and wins their second consecutive ACC Championship. Led by Vince Carter, the Tar Heels defense was stifling in the second half and shut down the Blue Devils. Antawn Jamison scored a double-double with 22 points and 18 rebounds as the Tar Heels defeated the Blue Devils 83-68.
|March 7, 1999. ACC Tournament.
Duke 96 – UNC 73
Duke defeats North Carolina 96-73 in the ACC Tournament Championship. Tar Heel Max Owens kept his team in the game, scoring 22 points. However, William Avery scored 29 points and Elton Brand scored a double-double with 24 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Blue Devils to victory.
|February 1, 2001. Durham.
UNC 85 – Duke 83
North Carolina's Matt Doherty faces the Blue Devil's for the first time as Head Coach. Duke's Jason Williams puts up 32 points, however the Blue Devils struggle at the free throw line in this thriller that went down to the wire. Tar Heel Guard Joseph Forte has a stellar game, with 24 points and 18 rebounds, as North Carolina wins it 85–83.
|March 11, 2001. ACC Tournament.
Duke 79 – UNC 53
The Blue Devils turn on the burners late in the first half forcing the Tar Heels to play catch up the entire game. North Carolina has no answer for Duke's offense, lead by Dunleavy, Battier, and Williams. Duke wins their third straight ACC Championship title, beating North Carolina 79-53.