No. 2 Duke and No. 15 Troy will face off in a Friday matchup of the 2017 NCAA Tournament in the East Region.
The Blue Devils are seeking their sixth national championship, something that many thought was likely not possible after a series of injury during the regular season — including to coach Mike Krzyzewski.
The winner of this matchup will face the winner of South Carolina-Marquette in the second round on Sunday.
Here’s all the information you’ll need for the Duke vs. Troy game:
2017 NCAA Tournament Duke vs. Troy game time, details
Time: 7:20 p.m. ET
Date: Friday, March 17
Location: Bon Secours Wellness Arena; Greenville, South Carolina
What TV channel is the 2017 NCAA Tournament Duke vs. Troy game game on?
TBS is televising the game.
How can I watch the 2017 NCAA Tournament Duke vs. Troy game online?
NCAA.com will broadcast all games for free online. Click here to watch.
How can I listen to the 2017 NCAA Tournament Duke vs. Troy game?
The game will be broadcast by Westwood One Sports, with John Sadak and Eric Montross on the call. You can find information on radio stations and streaming options here.
Who is calling the 2017 NCAA Tournament Duke vs. Troy game on television?
Brian Anderson, Chris Webber, and Lewis Johnson will call the game for TBS.
2017 NCAA Tournament Duke vs. Troy game preview
Duke is coming off an ACC Tournament victory. The Blue Devils were seeded fifth for the tourney, but won four games in four days — including a victory over Notre Dame in the finals — to earn the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tourney.
The Blue Devils have five players averaging double-digit points, led by the trio of Luke Kennard (20.1 points per game), Jayson Tatum (16.9), and Grayson Allen (14.1).
Duke has never faced its first-round opponent, Troy.
Troy won its first Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship with a win over Texas State. The Trojans were seeded sixth in the conference tourney.
The Trojans are making just their second appearance in the NCAA tourney — they lost to Xavier in the first round in 2003.
Forward Jordan Varnado leads Troy in both scoring (16.5 points per game) and rebounding (7.1).