The UNC vs Duke rivalry remains heated in every single sport. After demolishing the Blue Devils in the regular season, the Tar Heels needed a comeback victory in the ACC Tournament to advance to the championship game. Things looked bleak as the Blue Devils were up 6-4 with less than 15 minutes to play. Fortunately, the Tar Heels were not going easy into the Blacksburg, Virginia night.
The 2016 ACC Tournament started off just the way the Tar Heels wanted it to – in dominating fashion. The Heels jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in Blacksburg. With the 2016 ACC Tournament being held at Virginia Tech some felt as if the Hokies could give the Tar Heels a challenge on their home turf but that was not the case. When all was said and done the Tar Heels beat the Hokies 19-6.