Duke returns home after its first road game of the women’s basketball season today, while UNC will finish its four-game homestand.
- Photo courtesy Duke athletics
- Duke guard Jasmine Thomas
The No. 6 Blue Devils and No. 14 Tar Heels, both 3-0, will be heavily favored.
Duke will host Western Kentucky at 2 p.m. at Cameron Indoor Stadium, while UNC will entertain Western Carolina at Carmichael Arena.
Duke leads its series with WKU 3-0, while UNC leads its series with the Catamounts 9-3.
The Blue Devils will be hosting a “Family Fun Day” in the Hall of Honor beginning at 12:30 p.m., with activities include face painting, basketball “pop-a-shot,” poster making and free popcorn.
Following today’s game Duke’s next outing will be Wednesday at Pittsburgh in the first of a four-game road trip. UNC will travel to take on Washington State in Friday’s opening round of the Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu.
No. 6 Duke vs. Western Kentucky
[Sunday, 2 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium]
Audio: WDNC 620.
Records: Duke 3-0; WKU 0-2.
Coaches’ records — Duke: Joanne P. McCallie 401-170, 85-22 at Duke; WKU: Mary Taylor Cowles 175-83 at WKU .
Leading scorers — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 14.7; WKU: Janae Howard 13.5.
Leading rebounders — Duke: Krystal Thomas 8.0; WKU: Keisha Mosley 9.0.
Assist leaders — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 4.0; WKU: Chaney Means 3.0.
No. 14 UNC vs. Western Carolina
[Sunday, 3 p.m., Carmichael Arena]
Audio: WCHL 1360.
Records: UNC 3-0; WCU 1-2.
Coaches’ records — UNC: Sylvia Hatchell 834-294, 562-214 at UNC; WCU: Karen Middleton 7-24.
Leading scorers — UNC: Italee Lucas 17.3; WCU: Kaila’Shea Menendez 14.7.
Leading rebounders — UNC: Jessica Breland 10.7; WCU: Caitlin Hollifield 8.3.
Assist leaders — UNC: Cetera DeGraffenreid 6.0; WCU: Kendra Carroll 2.0.