In addition to being afforded the most luxurious, spa like amenities in the area as you enjoy your new house at the Belmont Lake Preserve new home community, a major reason in which many people are opting to relocate to scenic and historic Rocky Mount is the great location. For any sports fan under your roof, this bids especially well, given the excitement in the air at this time of year “around the hoop,” with both Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sitting very close to just an hour away , when you’re here at BLP you’re never too far from College Basketball’s Greatest Rivalry.
Without question when people think sports in the state of North Carolina the first thing that pops into mind is Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) college basketball, and with that, two of the most decorated hoops programs in all of the land, Duke and UNC. More so decorated history and than any other rivalry across NCAA Division 1 basketball, the decorated history and unparalleled talent that comes in and out of these school’s and on to the basketball court makes there two matchups each season College Basketball’s Greatest Rivalry.
With both teams sitting once again predicted to be among the elite of all of the NCAA in the 2017-18 season, College Basketball’s Greatest Rivalry is sure to be as red hot as ever to kick off another chapter this week, when Duke will travel to Chapel Hill and face theTar Heels on Thursday night, February 8 as the eyes of America will be on the state of North Carolina once again in a nationally televised contest on ESPN at 8:00 pm. The Tar Heels, will later take to the road in the seasons final regular season maych up and try to head into “March Madness” with a road win against the Blue Devils on March 3rd in another nationally televised contest will take place on the Duke campus at Cameron Indoor Stadium with an 8:00 pm tip off.
While all ACC basketball contests carry some weight and interest, no two teams taking the court in this or any other sport seems to draw the interest of Duke and UNC in College Basketball’s Greatest Rivalry. To see all of the options in area sports that are taking place just a short way up the road from Belmont Lake Preserve and Rocky Mount, including Duke and UNC, visit the “Lifestyle Redefined” page on our Belmont Lake Preserve website, located here.