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Duke Downs Carolina, 86-78....DURHAM, N.C. — Grayson Allen scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added all 19 of his in the second half and Duke beat No. 8 North Carolina 86-78 on Thursday night.

The Duke Blue Devils, who have had a trying season of sorts, picked up a satisfying win at home Thursday night against North Carolina in their Tobacco-Road rivalry....

Fourteen Named to Academic All-ACC Football Team....DURHAM, N.C. – Led by four-time honoree DeVon Edwards, Duke landed a league-high 14 selections on the 66-member 2016 Academic All-ACC Football team announced by the conference office on Wednesday.  Duke has now led the conference in Academic All-ACC selections for eight consecutive seasons.

The Tar Heels take on Duke, Ashe County basketball is on as scheduled, two Tar Heels named all-academic, and Gene Chizik walks away from football....

HUSKIES OPEN POSTSEASON PLAY TONIGHT....WEST JEFFERSON - Ashe County Athletic Director Marc Payne has announced that tonight’s Mountain Valley Athletic Conference girl's game between the Huskies and Elkin will be played as scheduled at 6 p.m.