- Who: No. 20 Virginia Tech Hokies (12-15) vs. No. 3 Duke Blue Devils (24-4)
- When: March 2 at 4pm
- Where: Cameron Indoor Stadium / Durham, NC
- TV: CBS (Spero Dedes/Clark Kellogg)
- WatchESPN: n/a
- Radio: Blue Devil IMG Sports Network (David Shumate/John Roth)
- National Radio: n/a
- Sirius/XM: 84 / 84 (Duke broadcast)
- Overall: 27th meeting; Duke leads, 19-7
- In Durham: Duke leads, 9-2
- In Coral Gables: Duke leads, 8-5
- At neutral sites: Duke leads, 2-0
- Current streak: Duke, W1
- Coach K vs. Miami: 19-6
- At Cameron Indoor Stadium for two of its final three games in the regular season, No. 3 Duke welcomes Miami for a Saturday tilt on CBS.
- The Blue Devils enter the weekend one game back of the leaders in the ACC standings, but are closing in on securing one of the top four seeds and a double-bye in the 2019 New York Life ACC Tournament, set for March 12-16 in Charlotte.
- Duke and Miami have met 26 times with the Blue Devils leading 19-7, including 9-2 at Cameron Indoor. In ACC regular season games, the series favors Duke 13-6.
- Freshman R.J. Barrett enters the Miami game 43 points shy of tying Duke’s freshman scoring record set last season by Marvin Bagley III (694). Barrett leads the ACC in scoring at 23.3 points per game.
- Barrett has set the ACC freshman record for most 20-point games (21), and is one shy of tying Bagley’s ACC freshman record for 30-point games (seven).
- Over the last five games, Barrett is averaging 24.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and shooting .511 from the field.
- Barrett has scored in double figures every game this season (28) — the ACC’s next longest active streak is 14. Cam Reddish’s 14-game streak with a three also leads the ACC.
- Freshman Zion Williamson, who missed the last two games (knee), is second in the ACC in scoring (21.6) and leads the ACC in field goal percentage (.683) and steals (2.2).
- Freshman Cam Reddish is averaging 16.0 points and 6.0 rebounds over the last five games. He’s hit a three in 14 straight games — the ACC’s longest active streak.