DURHAM, N.C. – Duke women’s basketball and the Blue Devil Network is set to air a live NCAA Tournament selection show special Monday, March 17 starting at 6:45, on www.GoDuke.com. The show will feature exclusive interviews with players, coaches and insight regarding the upcoming NCAA Tournament, while being hosted by Morgan Patrick and Ryan Craig. Immediately afterwards, join several members of the team for a Google+ Hangout to get their reactions on where they'll head and who they'll face for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
You can log in to the hangout on Duke's official Google+ page, here.
Duke is coming off falling in the ACC Championship, 69-53, to second-ranked Notre Dame. The Blue Devils posted a 27-6 overall and 12-4 league mark on the year. Duke owns the No. 1 ranked strength of schedule and is ranked No. 4 in the latest NCAA RPI.
Senior Tricia Liston and junior Elizabeth Williams earned All-ACC First Team accolades, while sophomore Alexis Jones was named to the second team by a vote of the league’s 15 head coaches. Over the weekend in the ACC Tournament, Liston, Williams and Haley Peters were selected to the All-ACC Tournament team.
The Blue Devils will receive an at-large bid and be making their 21st overall trip to the NCAA Tournament in 2014, including the 20th straight selection. Duke owns an all-time record of 52-20 in NCAA action. Over the last four consecutive years, the Blue Devils have advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight in each of those.
ESPN will host the NCAA Tournament selection show on Monday, March 17 at 7:00 p.m. There will also be a one-hour discussion show at 8:00 p.m., on ESPNU on Monday following the selection show.
Duke head coach Joanne P. McCallie, who is the 2010, 2012 and 2013 ACC Coach of the Year, has guided the Blue Devils to three ACC Championships. She became the fourth-quickest Division I head coach this season to reach 200 wins in only 241 contests.
Following the selection show on Monday, McCallie will host her final radio show of the season Tuesday, March 18 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The Joanne P. McCallie Radio Show will take place at NOSH and will once again be hosted by Morgan Patrick. It will air on WDNC AM 620 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Duke will host the NCAA Tournament first and second rounds on Saturday, March 22 at 11:00 and 1:30 p.m., and on Monday, March 24 at 6:20 p.m. The Blue Devils have won 18 straight NCAA Tournament games in Cameron Indoor Stadium.