NEW YORK — The semifinals of the ACC Tournament is set for Friday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, with both games streaming live on WatchESPN, ACC Network and ESPN3, with ESPN providing live television broadcast.
Highlighting the semifinal matchups on Friday is the rivalry rematch between No. 1 seed and the sixth-ranked North Carolina against No. 14 ranked and fifth seed Duke.
Tip-off time for this game at the Barclays Center is 7:00 pm ET.
Duke secured its spot in the last four by overcoming No. 10 Louisville 81-77 Thursday.
North Carolina earned its place in the semis by hammering Miami 78-53 in the quarterfinals on Thursday.
The Blue Devils (25-8) enter this battle leading the series 12-8 against the Tar Heels (27-6) in the ACC Tournament.
It is the first time these two programs will be meeting in the ACC Tournament since Duke beat North Carolina 75-58 in the 2011 tourney title game.
Meanwhile, Duke has won 19 ACC Tournament titles and North Carolina 18, the two most in the conference.
The teams split the regular season fixture this term, with both landing home victories.
In their most recent meeting, the Tar Heels defeated the Blue Devils 90-83 in the regular season finale.
In the other ACC Tournament semi-final game on Friday, the second-seeded and No. 16 Florida State and third-seed and No. 22 Notre Dame will meet for a place in the decider.
Live coverage from this one is set for 9:00 pm ET on ESPN.
The Seminoles (25-7) knocked off Virginia Tech 74-68 in its quarterfinal game at the Barclays Center.
The Fighting Irish (24-8) were comfortable 71-58 winners over No. 21 Virginia on Thursday night.
Florida State and Notre Dame split their regular season battles 1-1, with the Seminoles winning 83-80 at home on Jan 18 and the Fighting Irish taking their home game 84-72 on Feb 11.