DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke men’s basketball team is slated to practice in front of military personnel on Monday, Oct. 15 at Fort Bragg, with ESPNU televising an hour-and-a-half of the practice. The Blue Devils will spend the morning at Fort Bragg going through a military-style training session before conducting an afternoon practice at Funk Gym.
ESPNU will cover the practice live from 1-2:30 p.m. with Jimmy Dykes (analyst), Tom Hart (play-by-play) and Allison Williams (reporter) hosting “College Basketball Live: Duke Practice at Fort Bragg.” The practice will also be available on ESPN3 (http://espn.go.com/watchespn/index/_/id/655774/duke-fort-bragg-practice) and on the WatchESPN app.
Roughly 300 military personnel will be in attendance as Duke adds this unique event to its early season schedule. The Blue Devils also host Countdown to Craziness, featuring the Blue-White scrimmage, a dunk contest and many other activities, on Friday, Oct. 19 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. A small number of tickets remain for the event and can be purchased online at https://tkt.xosn.com/tickets/TicketLanding.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=4200&db_oem_id=4200.