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Virginia and North Carolina governors place a friendly wager on the ACC basketball championship

More than just bragging rights are on the line for the old border foes.

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On Saturday morning, Virginia governor Ralph Northam called out North Carolina governor Roy Cooper on Twitter, placing a six-pack of “Virginia’s finest craft beer” on the Virginia Cavaliers as they bid for their third ACC championship against the North Carolina Tar Heels tonight at 8:30 p.m.

We can only assume he meant Devil’s Backbone.

Cooper, who earned both of his degrees from UNC, responded by upping the ante and putting two six-packs on the line.

Northam, a native of the Eastern Shore, got his Bachelor’s degree from the Virginia Military Institute before going on to the Eastern Virginia Medical School.

This isn’t the first time a Virginia governor has made such a wager. Before the Hoos took on the Michigan State Spartans in the Sweet 16 four years ago, then-governor Terry McAuliffe bet a Virginia ham on the Cavaliers, while Michigan governor Rick Snyder promised a cherry pie if UVA were to come out on top.

(The Twitter accounts apparently don’t change from governor-to-governor.)

Here’s hoping this one ends just a bit differently.