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ESPN College GameDay to Make Return Trip to Durham
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/22/2012
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DURHAM, N.C. - ESPN College GameDay covered by State Farm returns to Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday, March 3 prior to Duke's regular season ending tilt with North Carolina. Blue Devil fans can be a part of the Duke-North Carolina series and appear on ESPN as the network will air a two-hour live show in a day-long preview to the greatest rivalry in college athletics.

Join ESPN's GameDay crew of Rece Davis, Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps, Hubert Davis and legendary coach Bob Knight live in Cameron Indoor Stadium from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and again from 6-7 p.m. in the Krzyzewskiville courtyard. GameDay is free and open to the general public with the doors to Cameron Indoor Stadium opening at 8:30 a.m.

Don't miss the chance to be part of a live TV broadcast, see how it all happens behind the scenes on the set and show the nation why the Duke-North Carolina rivalry is the best in college athletics. Duke hosted the first College GameDay for basketball and the shows have always been full of fun and surprises.

Special guests and former players along with Duke Basketball prizes and giveaways will add to the show, so don't miss your chance to be part of this special day in Cameron.

One lucky fan will have the chance to shoot a half-court shot for $18,000 from State Farm. It was in Cameron Indoor Stadium three years ago that someone last made the half-court shot on GameDay.

The public entrance into the event will be from the South Hall of Honor and the Duke Basketball Museum and Athletics Hall of Fame located in the Schwartz-Butters Athletic Building.  Persons with disabilities will enter Cameron at the ramp located outside the lower level South Entrance (Wallace Wade Stadium side).  Undergraduate and graduate students will enter from the North Lobby (Krzyzewskiville side).

General public parking will be available free of charge from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Circuit Drive parking lots.  A free courtesy shuttle bus will run from the Circuit Drive parking lots to Whitford Drive and the South Hall of Honor entrance.  The shuttle bus will begin at 7:00 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m.  Parking for Persons with Disabilities will be available in the Science Drive Visitor's Lot beginning at 7:00 a.m. An ADA lift-equipped van and six-passenger shuttles for persons with mobility impairments will run from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from the Science Drive Visitor's Lot to all Cameron Indoor Stadium entrances. 

Saturday's events will be a prelude to the Duke-North Carolina game at 7 p.m. on ESPN with Dan Shulman, Dick Vitale, Jay Bilas and Erin Andrews calling the action.