Duke women get NCAA berth; UNC, N.C. State do not

erobinson@newsobserver.comMarch 13, 2012 

The Duke women's basketball team earned an 18th consecutive bid to the NCAA tournament.

The No. 6-ranked Blue Devils are the No. 2 seed in the Fresno Regional and are slated to play No. 15 seed Samford in the first round in Nashville, Tenn.

North Carolina and N.C. State were not selected for this season's tournament. The Tar Heels will miss the tournament for the first time since 2001.

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