ESPN GameDay will head to Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 9th, as the Duke men’s basketball team hosts rival North Carolina in the final regular season game. The first hour begins at 10am ET on ESPNU, continues at 11am ET on ESPN, and then a one hour night edition followed by the Saturday Primetime game of the week on ESPN.
The Blue Devils will also appear on GameDay on February 1st when they head to play new to the ACC Syracuse. This game is in conjunction with NBA games in the state of New York during Super Bowl week and will lead into the game between the Miami Heat and the NY Knicks that night at 8:30pm ET. The Super Bowl is the following day at the Meadowlands.
The ACC is the only conference that will be featured twice among the nine dates.
The Blue Devils are participating in GameDay for the ninth time (4-5 overall) and have gone 3-2 in their last five appearances. Duke won on GameDay last year (also against rival UNC at Chapel Hill).
ESPN GameDay coverage begins on January 18th with a split-site show. Here is the entire schedule:
Jan. 18 – Philadelphia, Pa. – Noon – Temple vs. LaSalle
Storrs, Conn. – 9:00 p.m. – Louisville at Connecticut
Jan. 25 – East Lansing, Mich. – 7:00 p.m. – Michigan at Michigan State
Feb. 1 – Syracuse, N.Y. – 6:30 p.m. – Duke at Syracuse
Feb. 8 – Memphis, Tenn. – 9:00 p.m. – Gonzaga at Memphis
Feb. 15 – Lexington, Ky. – 9:00 p.m. – Florida at Kentucky
Feb. 22* – Boulder, Colo. – 9:00 p.m. – Arizona at Colorado
or Palo Alto, Calif. – 9:00 p.m. – UCLA at Stanford
March 1 – Stillwater, Okla. – 9:00 p.m. – Kansas at Oklahoma State
March 8 – Durham, N.C. – 9:00 p.m. – North Carolina at Duke
*Site for Feb. 22 will be announced closer to the game; game not selected will air at 6 p.m. on ESPN or ESPN2