Countdown to Craziness Tickets Set To Go On Sale

Single Game Tickets Go On Sale Oct. 6

Can Nolan Smith bring the house down with his antics again this season? The only way to know is to be there! - BDN Photo

DURHAM, N.C. — Tickets to the Duke men’s basketball season opening event, Countdown to Craziness, on Friday, Oct. 15 are on sale now at www.GoDuke.com/tickets <http://www.GoDuke.com/tickets> . Countdown to Craziness begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be shown by ESPNU during its Midnight Madness coverage.

ESPNU’s Midnight Madness special will feature extensive whip-around coverage from top college basketball programs around the nation beginning at 9 p.m. ET on ESPNU HD. ESPN platforms have been covering Midnight Madness events since 1993, with this season marking the fifth consecutive year on ESPNU.

Countdown to Craziness will feature the annual Blue-White game, a dunk contest, performances by several campus groups, new videos from Duke University Improv, as well as videos highlighting Duke’s storied basketball tradition and the unveiling of the 2010 National Championship banner.

Single game tickets for the Cal Poly Pomona (Nov. 4), Elon (Dec. 20) and Alabama-Birmingham (Jan. 5) contests go on sale online at www.GoDuke.com/tickets <http://www.GoDuke.com/tickets>  on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 8:30 a.m.