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Martin's kick leads No. 24 Duke past UNC 27-25 to clinch spot in ACC championship game

  • Duke quarterback Anthony Boone (7) runs the ball as North Carolina's Jeff Schoettmer looks for the tackle during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Duke quarterback Anthony Boone (7) runs the ball as North Carolina's Jeff Schoettmer looks for the tackle during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)  (The Associated Press)

  • North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams (12) dives for yardage as Duke's DeVon Edwards, bottom, and Deondre Singleton make the tackle during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams (12) dives for yardage as Duke's DeVon Edwards, bottom, and Deondre Singleton make the tackle during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)  (The Associated Press)

  • Duke's DeVon Edwards (27) defends as North Carolina's Ryan Switzer, right, catches a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Duke's DeVon Edwards (27) defends as North Carolina's Ryan Switzer, right, catches a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)  (The Associated Press)

Ross Martin kicked a 27-yard field goal with 2:22 left and No. 24 Duke beat North Carolina 27-25 on Saturday, completing the Blue Devils' improbable run to reach the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.

Anthony Boone threw for 274 yards and two touchdowns to Jamison Crowder as the Blue Devils (10-2, 6-2 ACC) clinched the Coastal Division championship with their eighth straight victory. DeVon Edwards' interception with 13 seconds left clinched the long-suffering program's first 10-win season.

Duke will face No. 2 Florida State next weekend in Charlotte, where the heavy underdog Blue Devils will go for their first ACC crown since 1989.

Duke led 24-15 in the third quarter but needed to rally to beat the rival Tar Heels (6-6, 4-4).

Marquise Williams ran for two scores and threw for another for UNC, which had won five straight.