Duke to make two appearances on ESPN College Gameday

News ReleaseAugust 14, 2013 

Led by Hall of Fame head coach Mike Krzyzewski, the Duke men's basketball team has been selected for a pair of ESPN College GameDay appearances this season as announced by ESPN Tuesday.

The Blue Devils face Syracuse on Feb. 1 with the GameDay crew on hand and then host the event on March 8 prior to its season finale against North Carolina.

Men’s Basketball

UNC-Charlotte Charlotte 49ers head coach Alan Major has announced the signing of 6-7 forward Marcus Bryan of Ravenscroft.

Bryan, a three-time TISAC All-Conference selection, averaged 17.8 points, 12.8 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per game as a senior.

He finished his career at Ravenscroft as the school’s career leader in rebounds and blocked shots.

He also earned All-Tournament honors in every tournament that Ravenscroft played in over his final three years.

Women’s Basketball

Meredith Meredith College opens the season at the Washington & Lee Tip-Off Tournament Nov. 16. Meredith plays the host Generals Saturday evening and will follow Sunday with Galludet or Alvernia.

Football

Duke Duke head football coach David Cutcliffe announced Wednesday that redshirt freshman offensive tackle Tanner Stone underwent surgery to repair a broken right ankle.

In addition, Cutcliffe announced that redshirt freshman offensive tackle Casey Blaser will undergo surgery Thursday to repair a broken right hand.

Cutcliffe also announced that redshirt sophomore Sam Marshall has moved from the defensive front to offensive tackle.

N.C. Central The football team wraps up a two-week preseason practice schedule with a scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. in O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium on the campus of NCCU.

Men’s Golf

ECU Seniors Eric Brady and Ryan Eibner advanced to the quarterfinals of the North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship at the Carolina Country Club in Raleigh.

Eibner defeated his future ECU teammate Wesley Conover in the round of 16.

Swimming and Diving

UNC Aaron Workman, recently an assistant at Penn State, joined the swimming and diving staff.

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