DURHAM, N.C. – Coming off another standout season in 2010-11, the Duke women’s basketball program will hold its annual awards celebration on Wednesday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m., at the Washington Duke Inn.
Tickets can be purchased through Friday, April 9 by calling the Duke Ticket Office at (919) 681-2583/877-375-3853 or by going online to www.GoDuke.com/tickets. Tickets are $35.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 12 and under. Attire is business casual.
The celebration will kick off at 5:30 p.m., with festive games for the family and a cocktail hour. The dinner and awards show will begin at 6:30 p.m. After the program is completed, there will be desert and dancing out on the terrace.
Duke is coming off advancing to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight for the second straight year, while producing a 32-4 overall and 12-2 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) action. The Blue Devils won its second straight ACC regular season and tournament titles under the direction of Head Coach Joanne P. McCallie.
The Blue Devils will honor three seniors -- Karima Christmas, Jasmine Thomas and Krystal Thomas -- who will graduate in May. The trio led Duke to four straight NCAA Tournament appearances, two ACC regular season titles, two ACC Tournament Championships and 114 wins over their four years.
The Duke staff will give out nine awards on the night -- Player of the Year Award, M.M.O.C. Award, Making Plays Award, Senior Award, Best Defender, Most Improved Player, “CNC” Ball Club Member Award, “CNC” Scholar-Athlete Award and the Sixth Player Award.