The non-conference schedule has been released for the Duke Women’s Basketball team for the 2018-19 season.
The Women’s Basketball season will get underway in late October with the annual Blue and White scrimmage on October 21 as then the squad transitions into a scrimmage at home against Alaska Anchorage on November 4.
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The Lady Blue Devils officially kick off their season on the road as they head off to Chicago on November 11 to take on Northwestern and then ship up to Maine to take on the Black Bears on November 15, as Duke defeated Maine at home last season.
Duke then returns to Cameron Indoor Stadium only briefly as they host Elon on November 18 for their home opener before going right back on the road to Flordia for the Gulf Coast Classic, starting on November 23.
The Gulf Coast Classic is in a tournament setting and each team is guaranteed three games. The tournament goes for three straight days ending on November 25.
The road trip does not end in Flordia for Duke as then they have to fly up to Wisconson for the ACC – BIG 10 Challenge to take on the Badgers on November 28.
The Lady Blue Devils will then return to the friendly confines of Cameron Indoor for five of the next six games and three straight starting on December 2 against Marist. Duke will then host UNLV on December 6 before a marquee matchup with South Carolina in a return game in which the Blue Devils lost at South Carolina last season.
Duke will then go across the country on December 20 to take on Oregon State in another return game as the Blue Devils defeated the Beavers in Cameron last season.
To close out the non-conference schedule, the Lady Blue Devils will host East Carolina on December 28 and Flordia Gulf Coast on December 30 before heading into the ACC portion of their schedule which have not been released yet.
Time and networks have not been released yet along with the ACC schedule for the Women’s Basketball schedule, as they are normally released in early September.