ESPN College GameDay set to visit Chapel Hill ahead of UNC basketball game vs. Duke

In the least bit surprising news of the day, there will be plenty of attention surrounding next weekend's battle between the UNC basketball program and Duke.

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In a shocking announcement, the ESPN College GameDay crew announced the location for next weekend's show.

We hope you sensed our sarcasm, because the location choice is quite obvious.

The crew will be live in Chapel Hill ahead of the UNC basketball program's meeting with the rival Duke Blue Devils. This will mark the 12th time that the Dean Smith Center has served as the host for this weekly broadcast.

Of course, there will be plenty of media coverage ahead of the 261st all-time Carolina-Duke matchup, a game that is scheduled to tip-off at 6:30 PM EST on February 3. This will be the first of two meetings between the two bitter rivals this season, as the second battle will take place down the road in Durham.

Based on past history, don't be surprised if the ESPN College GameDay crew is in Durham in just a few weeks as well.

Fans are permitted to attend, as it is important that the UNC basketball faithful shows out to support the Tar Heels ahead of the big game. As always, fans can bring signs to showcase, as we'll have to wait and see just who wins the award for the most creative sign that is showcased on the broadcast~!

For more information regarding the upcoming ESPN College GameDay broadcast in Chapel Hill, click here.

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