Duke enters 20th consecutive NCAA tournament as South Regional No. 1

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke has earned the top seed in the South Region.

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The Blue Devils (29-4) will play their NCAA tournament opener Friday in Charlotte against the winner of a First Four matchup between North Florida and Robert Morris.

Duke is making its 20th consecutive NCAA tournament appearance and is chasing its fifth national title and 12th berth in the Final Four.

The Blue Devils finished second in the Atlantic Coast Conference and lost to Notre Dame in the ACC tournament semifinals.

Robert Morris (19-14) earned its eighth Northeast Conference tournament title and is in the tournament for the first time since 2010.

North Florida (23-11) earned its first NCAA tournament berth by winning the Atlantic Sun tournament.

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