Grayson Allen scored 25 points and No. 18 Duke beat No. 8 North Carolina, 86-78, on Thursday night in Durham, N.C.
Luke Kennard added 20 points and freshman Jayson Tatum had all 19 of his points in the second half to help the Blue Devils (19-5, 7-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) win their fourth straight.
Justin Jackson scored 21 points and Joel Berry II finished with 15 for the Tar Heels (21-5, 9-3), who were just 10 for 18 from the free-throw line — eight for 15 in the second half — in dropping into a first-place tie in the ACC with Florida State.
This renewal of one of college basketball's fiercest rivalries lived up to its pedigree, with 17 lead...