Duke to Host Countdown to Craziness Friday Night

Frank Jackson & Grayson Allen | Photo: Chris Summerville

DURHAM, N.C. – The 2017-18 Duke men’s basketball team will debut on Friday when the program hosts Countdown to Craziness presented by Delta Air Lines at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Tickets to the event are no longer available through the Duke Athletics Ticket Office.

Countdown to Craziness presented by Delta Air Lines features a night of entertainment, games, engaging videos and on-court contests all leading up to the introduction of the 2017-18 Blue Devils, the unveiling of this season’s team poster and the annual Blue-White scrimmage.

The festivities begin at 3 p.m. in Krzyzewskiville, adjacent to Cameron Indoor Stadium, where fans can enjoy various activities, music and games. Doors to Cameron open at 6 p.m., and the annual Blue-White scrimmage is set to tip off at approximately 8:25 p.m.

Countdown to Craziness will broadcast live via ACC Network Extra as Ryan Craig, Gerald Henderson and Chris Spatola provide commentary and analysis. ACC Network Extra is an Atlantic Coast Conference-dedicated live-events digital network available to authenticated subscribers of ESPN3 available on WatchESPN and the ESPN app.

Duke will open the 2017-18 regular season when it welcomes Elon to Cameron Indoor Stadium on Friday, Nov. 10. Prior to the start of the regular season, Duke will host exhibition games against Northwest Missouri State on Oct. 27 and Bowie State on Nov. 4.

Countdown to Craziness presented by Delta Air Lines Schedule of Events
6 p.m. – Doors open
7:55 p.m. – National anthem
8 p.m. – Introduction of the 2017-18 Blue Devils
8:25 p.m. – Blue-White scrimmage

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