Some rivalry history is being made in the NCAA Tournament as the Duke Blue Devils get set to face off against the North Carolina Tar Heels in the Final Four.
As the Duke Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels get prepared to make some history, folks on both sides of the historic and treasured rivalry are experiencing a wide range of emotions. Both teams have managed to get a win over their rival this season with the Tar Heels coming out on top in Mike Krzyzewski’s final home game.
Both fanbases are more than aware of the emotional toll this game will likely take on whichever team ends up losing.
That said, Duke basketball fans are having to deal with the fact that their coaching legend is getting set to retire and will not have another opportunity to face off against the Tar Heels. North Carolina basketball fans are hoping that means Coach K will end up having a loss for his final matchup with the Tar Heels.
As the two teams get set to face each other in the NCAA Tournament for the first time ever, here’s how Duke basketball fans are reacting on Twitter.
Duke basketball: Twitter reacts as Blue Devils get set to face North Carolina Tar Heels in Final Four
This game is going to have folks tense for days! Not only is it a Final Four matchup with very obvious and very significant national title implications, it’s also a Final Four matchup that features two rivals who are not fond of each other.
Expect folks in North Carolina to be on edge!
This game should be fascinating. Two of the best programs in college basketball are squaring off in the NCAA Tournament for the first time.
This should be a thrill to watch.
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