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Elijah Davis Exhibits His Father’s Dogged Perseverance

The Davis surname holds significance in Chapel Hill. Walter Davis starred at UNC from 1973 to 1977 before an illustrious NBA career. His nephew Hubert Davis coached the Tar Heels to a national runner-up finish in April. But 20-year-old Elijah — representing the next generation with Davis stitched across his back — isn’t letting the pressure get to him. ( Would UNC, Duke remain tethered together if new league comes calling? It’s complicated.
As the ACC faces an uncertain long-term future, what’s to come of North Carolina, Duke and, in the opinion of many, college basketball’s greatest rivalry?