2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
30-5, 3rd in ACC
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UCF's Fall: 'I won't allow' Zion to posterize me

Tacko Fall, UCF's 7-foot-6 center, said he "won't allow" Duke star Zion Williamson to "put me on one of his highlight tapes" in Sunday's second-round NCAA tournament game.

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5hDavid Hale

Zion sparks Duke to runaway win in tourney debut

After a shaky first half for Duke, Zion Williamson dominated North Dakota State to open the second period as the Blue Devils ran away in an 85-62 victory.

Zion: Duke doesn't want any 'what ifs' at end of tourney (2:15)
Zion, Barrett put on a clinic (1:42)

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

Worth it? One bettor bet $150 at -15000 odds on Duke to beat 16-seed North Dakota State. If the Blue Devils win, the bettor will win ... $1.

Vitale: The time has come to pay college players (1:42)
Friday's best NCAA tournament bets (1:56)
Zion always knew he'd return for the NCAA tournament (0:49)
62 dunks in 28 games: Every Zion dunk from his season at Duke (5:01)
The best dunks from Zion Williamson and Ja Morant (1:07)

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

North Dakota State's Tyson Ward says he's "absolutely" looking forward to playing top-seeded Duke on Friday night. :You always want to play the best. So chalk it up, and we'll see what happens." Bison coach Dave Richman said he's telling his guys to "stay in the moment and enjoy it. And smile."

Who has the best hair in the NCAA tournament? (2:05)
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Duke back on top; ACC is 1-2-3 in final Top 25

Duke is back on top, followed by Virginia and North Carolina, to give the Atlantic Coast Conference a 1-2-3 showing in the final AP Top 25 poll this season.

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5dDavid Purdum

Duke heaviest favorite since 2014-15 Kentucky

Duke is the heaviest favorite entering the NCAA tournament since the 2014-15 Kentucky Wildcats, who arrived at the Big Dance undefeated but lost in the Final Four.

A remarkable year in Durham may have an unremarkable end (0:51)
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Why you should care about March Madness

ESPN's Jeff Borzello, comedian Scott Kerman and Mike Miller from the Double Clutch podcast get you and hosts Jamie Laing and Rachel Stringer in the know about March Madness.

Team Stats

Points Per Game83.5
Rebounds Per Game41.8
Assists Per Game15.9
Points Allowed67.669th

Tournament History

Final Fours16
Tournament Record108-36
Championship Seasons1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015
Tournament Appearances41