Duke vs. UNC Wilmington March Madness Preview

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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski hopes his team can catch fire in March. (Getty)

Duke takes on UNC Wilmington in a West region matchup. Blue Devils fans want to know which Duke team they will see in the tournament.

Duke has lost four of its last seven games. The Blue Devils have proved capable of beating good teams like North Carolina and Indiana. The challenge has been consistency.

UNC Wilmington won the CAA conference tournament, but lack any major non-conference wins. They will look to play spoiler to Duke’s tournament run.

Here’s a look at the matchup and game details.


DATE: Thursday, March 17, 2016

TIME: 12:15 p.m. Eastern


POINT SPREAD: TBD. Click here for more March Madness betting info from Heavy’s partners at OddsShark.

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4 Duke at a Glance

RECORD: 23-10

LOCATION: Durham, North Carolina


COACH: Mike Krzyzewski

PLAYERS TO WATCH: G Grayson Allen (21.4 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 3.6 APG, 1.3 SPG, .424 3P%) G Brandon Ingram (16.8 PPG, 6.8 RPG, 1.9 APG, 1.1 SPG, 1.4 BPG, .413 3P%) and F Amile Jefferson (11.4 PPG, 10.3 RPG, 1.2 BPG)

13 UNC-Wilmington at a Glance

RECORD: 25-7 (14-4, CAA)

LOCATION: Wilmington, North Carolina


COACH: Kevin Keatts

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Chris Flemmings (16.1 PPG, 1.625 APG, 5.9 RPG, .513 FG%, .367 3PT%); Denzel Ingram (12.5 PPG, 3.28 APG, 2.2 RPG, .359 FG%, .365 3PT %)