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2018 Schedule
5-0, 1st in ACC
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No surprise North Carolina downs top dogs

When it comes to taking down AP Top-2 teams, the Tar Heels know a thing or two. North Carolina could have a chance to add another to the list in February when it faces Duke, currently ranked No. 1 in the AP Top 25.

Randy L. Rasmussen
1dMyron Medcalf

80 for 80: Everything you need to know about PK80

The field is loaded: Duke, UNC, Michigan State, Gonzaga and more. There are two brackets with names like Bagley, Bridges and Bamba. We give you a full rundown (yes, 80 things!) to set up a March-like event in November.

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2dMyron Medcalf

How Grayson Allen saved opening weekend

Allen's heroics in Chicago last week elevated the event on a national level, which is not easy to do with college football, the NBA, the NHL and the NFL all dominating the headlines right now.

Bagley proves too much for Furman in Duke's win (0:43)
Bagley twirls around defender for dunk (0:17)
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Duke still No. 1 in AP poll after win vs. MSU

Duke remained No. 1 in the AP rankings and received 54 of 65 first-place votes from a national media panel after beating then-No. 2 Michigan State last week at the Champions Classic.

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3dDick Vitale

Vitale's weekly awards

Grayson Allen announced his return to the big state by lighting up Michigan State. It was just one of the standout performances from the season's opening week.

Bagley returns with a fury in Duke's win (1:09)
Bagley block followed by Allen skilled finish (0:31)

HQ Questions If Grayson Allen Is For Real

Dan Le Batard, Papi and Domonique Foxworth question if Grayson Allen is legit after his 37-point explosion, the CFB rankings and if Tyrod Taylor should have been benched. Plus, Cam'Ron joins the show.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

When our class rankings are updated, here will be the top four as of now: Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina. Bluebloods.

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8dJoe Lunardi

What Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky will look like come March

Sure, it was only one night. And it was only one night in November. But these four big-name teams -- Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky -- offered glimpses into the future during the Champions Classic. Some look bright. Others should be concerned.

Allen uses career high to stop MSU (1:11)
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9dMyron Medcalf

College basketball needed a night like that

The sport has problems. One star-studded night won't cure what has happened or defend against what might be coming. But it gave everyone a break, if only for a moment, to remember why we love it.

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9dJeff Goodman and Myron Medcalf

Sources: Champions Classic may tip off '18-19

The Champions Classic could potentially open the college basketball season next year instead of occurring a few days into it, sources tell ESPN. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and MSU coach Tom Izzo, after Tuesday's game, say they're in favor of the move.

No. 1 Duke beats No. 2 Michigan State in Champions Classic (2:20)

Rachel Marcus ESPN Editor 

Michigan State's Miles Bridges on loss to Duke: "they out-toughed us today." The Spartans finished with 17 turnovers to Duke's 9.

Team Stats

Points Per Game90.826th
Rebounds Per Game45.412th
Assists Per Game20.0Tied-16th
Points Allowed68.4127th

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Tournament History

Final Fours16
Tournament Record107-35
Championship Seasons1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015
Tournament Appearances40