Duke to host ESPN College GameDay pregame show on Thursday
Cameron Indoor Stadium will host College GameDay on Thursday when ESPN broadcasts an edition of its flagship college basketball show prior to Duke’s 8 p.m. matchup with North Carolina.
Host Rece Davis and analysts Jay Bilas, Jay Williams and Seth Greenberg will broadcast from Coach K Court beginning at 7 p.m. as part of ESPN’s Rivalry Week.
Doors to Cameron Indoor Stadium will open at 7 p.m. There will be no admittance without a game ticket to view the College GameDay broadcast.
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Duke: Behind a combined 47 points from Rebecca Greenwell, Lexie Brown and Kyra Lambert, the visiting Blue Devils came back from an early deficit to cruise to a 70-51 victory at Virginia on Sunday.
Duke (20-4, 8-3 ACC) reached 20 wins for the 20th consecutive season and the 22nd time out of the last 23 years.
UNC: Aliyah Collier scored 27 points to lead host Clemson to a come-from-behind 78-67 victory over the Tar Heels on Sunday. The Heels (13-10, 2-8 ACC) appeared in control with a double-figure advantage throughout the first half and a 42-31 lead at halftime. However, UNC shot 31.4 percent and made only two 3-pointers in the second half to allow Clemson back in the game.
Wake Forest: Milan Quinn recorded a career-high 25 points as the host Demon Deacons defeated Pittsburgh 57-48 Sunday Quinn’s points came on 9-of-11 shooting while going 7-of-10 from the line. She also pulled down 16 rebounds for her 10th double-double of the season.
Elon: Phoenix junior guard Shay Burnett became the 22nd player in program history to reach the 1,000-career point mark with a 3-pointer in the third quarter of a 66-56 road victory over UNC Wilmingtonon Sunday.
N.C. State: With the dual tied 6-6 after the first four bouts, the Wolfpack got four straight bonus point wins, including a pair of pins to break the score open and defeat visiting West Virginia 30-9 on Sunday. Freshmen Thomas Bullard (157 pounds) and Nick Reenan (174) both scored pins, and the Wolfpack (12-1) closed the dual with five bonus point wins in the last six matches overall.
Duke: The Blue Devils captured four victories, including two by major decision, but came up short against Virginia in ACC wrestling action Sunday at Card Gymnasium. Jacob Kasper extended his win streak to 19 matches with his major decision at heavyweight. Duke falls to 4-7 overall and 0-3 against ACC foes.
Campbell: The Camels opened with back-to-back falls on the way to a 31-12 victory at The Citadel on Sunday. The Camels (8-6, 4-1), now sit in second in the Southern Conference standings, behind Appalachian State, which is 6-0 after it defeated Chattanooga on Sunday.
Duke: The 10th-ranked Blue Devils kicked off the campaign Sunday with a 9-7 victory over Drexel at Koskinen Stadium. Trailing 6-5 at halftime, the Devils finished with a stingy defensive effort and scored six of the game’s final seven goals.
Duke: Air Force goalkeeper Paxton Boyer registered 14 saves and midfielder Nick Hruby scored four goals to lead the visiting Falcons to an 11-10 win over the Blue Devils on Sunday at Koskinen Stadium.
Track and Field
Saint Augustine’s: Over the weekend, the Falcons won three events at the two-day Camel City Invitational indoor track and field meet at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem. Jumonne Exeter captured the men’s triple jump (49-2½), Shakinah Brooks won the women’s long jump (19-8) and Shaquille Dill placed first in the men’s 800-meter dash (1:51.28), beating teammate Immanuel Hutchinson in a photo finish.
Mount Olive: The teams picked up three NCAA Provisional Qualifiers and broke two school records as the teams competed at both the Vince Brown Invitational and the Christopher Newport Invitational over the weekend.
Duke: For the second straight Sunday, the Blue Devils came away with a 4-3 victory against Northwestern at the Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center. This win pushed the Blue Devils’ record to 4-0 heading into the ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championship and provided head coach Jamie Ashworth with his 450th career victory. The Devils head to New Haven, Conn., for the ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championship. The Blue Devils’ first match at the event will be Friday.
Wake Forest: The Deacons finished their weekend with a 5-2 victory over Princeton inside the Jadwin Gym on Sunday. The Demon Deacons (6-2) were able to rally to victory after losing the doubles point to Princeton (3-3).
Saint Augustine’s: On Sunday, the Falcons rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the University of Virginia’s College at Wise 8-6 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. The victory was the first of the season for the Falcons, who lost 3-1 in the second game.
Mount Olive: The team brought out the brooms as the Trojans took game three from Lander 14-2 on their way to winning the three-game series on Sunday at Scarborough Field in Mount Olive.
Saint Augustine’s: On Saturday, Jasmine Rios and Korey Hill each drove in a run in season-opening losses to Barton College at Jeffries Field in Wilson. The Falcons lost 8-0 in the first game and 3-2 in the second game.
Mount Olive: The Trojans dropped a pair of games to Lincoln, 8-4 and 6-3, on Sunday in Mount Olive.
Swimming and Diving
N.C. State: The Wolfpack concluded day three of the Carolina College Nike Invitational on Sunday with Krista Duffield, Soeren Dahl and Andreas Vazaios earning first-place finishes at the Nike Invitational.
UNC: Freshman Erica Wirth won the championship in the 1,650-yard freestyle, senior Katie McKay took second place in the 100-yard freestyle and junior Madison Boswell was the runner-up in the 200-yard butterfly as the men and women’s teams concluded action Sunday in the Janis Hape Dowd Carolina College Nike Invitational at Duke’s Taishoff Aquatics Center.
Duke: Juniors Anna Quinn and Alex Peña each posted individual victories and the women’s 400-yard freestyle relay also earned a first-place finish on the final day of the Janis Hape Dowd Carolina College Nike Invitational in Taishoff Aquatics Pavilion.
Elon: The team finished its weekend road trip to Virginia with a 5-2 loss to Old Dominion on Sunday.
N.C. State: The team’s comeback attempt came up short, as Oklahoma State snuck past the Wolfpack with a narrow 4-3 victory. Despite falling behind 3-0, the Pack won three straight singles matches to tie the match before the Cowboys won the final singles match.
Duke: For the second consecutive match, the Blue Devils came tantalizingly close to pulling off an upset in the state of Illinois, but fell 4-2 Sunday at Northwestern. On Friday, the Blue Devils led 3-1 but lost at No. 17 Illinois.
N.C. State: The Wolfpack finished second with a score of 193.725 in its quad meet at Penn with Cornell and Bridgeport. The Pack was without four starters due to day-to-day injuries, but set a season-high score on bars and debuted athletes at several rotations. Overall the Pack had 11 top-five finishes, highlighted by a podium sweep on bars. The team debuted gymnasts in three rotations and set nine season-highs.
Mount Olive: The team sits tied for 11th place out of 16 teams after the first round of the World Golf Invitational in St. Augustine, Fla. The Trojans will hit the links again Monday morning to conclude play in the World Golf Village Invitational.
Duke: The men’s and women’s teams traveled to Massachusetts to compete in the Eric Sollee Invitational on the campus of MIT. Both the men and women posted a perfect 6-0 record on the day. The Blue Devils men and women picked up wins against ACC foe Boston College, Brandeis, MIT, NYU, Stevens and Brown.
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