Poll: UNC-Duke Hatred Might Be Hype

12:31 PM, Feb 8, 2010   |    comments
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

Raleigh, NC -- A recent poll conducted by Public Policy Polling show UNC and Duke fans don't actually hate each other...and that they even respect each other's coaches!

PPP surveyed 678 North Carolina voters from January 15th to 18th.

The survey showed 20% of Duke fans say they 'hate' their UNC rivals, along with 17% of Carolina fans.

"The hatred UNC and Duke fans feel towards each other's schools has been well documented but our polling finds that's limited to a relatively small portion of their fan bases," said Dean Debnam, President of Public Policy Polling. "For the most part they seem to respect each other's programs."

When it came to the coaches, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski won the 'favorable opinion' survey with 44% of North Carolinian's over UNC's Roy Williams with 39%.

The UNC-Duke men's basketball game airs at 9:00 pm on WFMY News 2. Criminal Minds will air at 2:07 am and CSI:NY will air at 3:07 am on Thursday.

WFMY News 2

Most Watched Videos