DURHAM, N.C. - Duke fans will get their first glimpse of the 2012-13 Duke men's basketball team this Friday, Oct. 19, when the Blue Devils host their annual Countdown to Craziness Presented by PNC in Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Countdown to Craziness Presented by PNC features a night of entertainment with live music, inflatable games, highlight videos, segments from Duke University Improv, live performances and on-court contests all leading up to the introduction of the team, the unveiling of this year's team poster and the Blue-White scrimmage.
This year, fans can get started early by taking part in
the "Favorite Duke Basketball Dunk of All-Time" contest presented by PNC. To
vote on your favorite dunk - or to just relive some of the most exciting dunks
in Duke history - visit the link below:
One lucky fan also has a chance to win a trip to see the Blue Devils play in the Bahamas at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 22-24. The package includes airfare and a hotel room for two along with two tickets to Duke's games. For more information, visit http://www.atlantis.com/promotions/battle4atlantis/battle4atlantis.aspxThe evening begins at 4 p.m. in Krzyzewskiville, located adjacent to Cameron Indoor Stadium. Fans can enjoy a live DJ, face painting, inflatable games and a mobile TV screen running highlights from the 2011-12 season. Doors to Cameron Indoor Stadium open at 6:30 p.m. with several on-court presentations and contests planned until the Duke men's team is introduced at 8 p.m and the Blue-White scrimmage tips off at 8:30 p.m.
A limited number of tickets for Countdown to Craziness Presented by PNC are available online at https://tkt.xosn.com/tickets/TicketLanding.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=4200&db_oem_id=4200 or by calling (919) 681-BLUE.
Craziness Presented by PNC Schedule of Events
4:00 p.m. - Inflatable Games, Live DJ, Face Painting, Mobile TV Screen Showing 2010-11 Video Highlights in Krzyzewskiville
6:30 p.m. - Doors to Cameron Indoor Stadium Open
6:45 p.m. - Olympic medalists and Duke divers Nick McCrory and Abby Johnston honored
7:00 p.m. - On-Court Promotions and Student Performances Begin
7:30 p.m. - Women's Basketball Team Introductions
7:45 p.m. - Football Coach David Cutcliffe Video
8:00 p.m. - 2012-13 Duke Blue Devil Player Introductions
8:30 p.m. - Blue-White Scrimmage (two 10-minute halves with a five-minute halftime)
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