Duke guts out nail-biting overtime win against Tar Heels, 98-96

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Freshman Wendell Moore scored on a putback as time expired to help No. 7 Duke rally past North Carolina 98-96 in overtime in a wild renewal of the rivalry Saturday night.

This is the 100th season of the matchup pitting the two shades of blue against one another. Duke and UNC went toe-to-toe up to the endgame buzzer.

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Moore's follow of Tre Jones' missed off-balance jumper finally ended this one, a game that saw Duke rally from 13 down in the final 4 1/2 minutes of regulation. Jones forced overtime, hitting a contested jumper at the regulation horn after corralling his own intentionally missed free throw.

Jones finished with 28 points to lead the Blue Devils (20-3, 10-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who trailed most of the night and led for only 1:47 of game action.

Mike Krzyzewski post-game presser after win over Tar Heels
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"I'm proud of them. I'm thankful that we had Tre Jones tonight, he was a star tonight. A big-time guy."



Cole Anthony scored 24 points to lead the Tar Heels (10-13, 3-9), who appeared unexpectedly in control of this one much of the way -- only to be undone by missed free throws and an inability to come up with one or two more clutch plays to close this one out.

Roy Williams post-game presser after loss against Duke
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"Duke's locker room is very happy and our locker room is crushed."



A disputed no-call in the final seconds of overtime gave Duke the ball and its chance to win it.
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