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Women’s Basketball to Hold Awards Celebration
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Release: 04/09/2012
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DURHAM, N.C. – Coming off another standout season in 2011-12, the Duke women’s basketball program will hold its annual awards celebration on Monday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m., at the Washington Duke Inn.

Tickets can be purchased through Wednesday, April 11 by calling the Duke Ticket Office at (919) 681-2583/877-375-3853 or by going online to  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 third straight year, while producing a 27-6 overall and 15-1 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) action.  The Blue Devils won at least a share of the ACC regular season title for the third straight year and their first outright league crown since the 2006-07 campaign under the direction of Head Coach Joanne P. McCallie

The Blue Devils will honor two seniors -- Kathleen Scheer and Shay Selby - who will graduate in May.  The duo led Duke to four straight NCAA Tournament appearances, three ACC regular season titles, two ACC Tournament Championships and 116 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. 

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