DURHAM – Duke University has announced that ESPN+ will air all three games during the Duke Canada Tour, and also be the home of an all-access series, Earn Everything, which will document the Blue Devils’ preparation for the 2018-19 season.
Duke is set to face three Canadian universities – Ryerson University and University of Toronto at Paramount Fine Foods Centre in Toronto, and McGill University at Place Bell in Montreal. Games will be available to stream via ESPN+, and televised on TSN and RDS in Canada. ESPN play-by-play commentator Dan Shulman and lead college basketball analyst Jay Bilas will call all the action from Canada.
On the radio, each game will air live on the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network with David Shumate and John Roth on the call. Duke’s radio broadcasts can be heard on a network of stations across the state of North Carolina, including locally on 620AM. Broadcasts can also be heard live via the TuneIn app and on Sirius/XM Radio channel 371.
In addition to game coverage, ESPN+ will feature an eight-episode, all-access series, Earn Everything, documenting the Blue Devils’ preparation for the 2018-19 season to be released this fall. The series, produced by Intersport, will follow the team from its first time together on campus, through the Canada trip and into the final preparations for the season-opener versus Kentucky in the Champions Classic. Along the way, college basketball fans will get an inside peek at how Coach K and his staff mold a group of talented basketball players into a group of “Duke Basketball Players.”
More information on Earn Everything will be announced later this summer.
Duke boasts the No. 1 incoming class according to ESPN Recruiting Nation, with the top three recruits on the ESPN 100 – Canadian native No. 1 R.J. Barrett, No. 2 Zion Williamson and No. 3 Cam Reddish, as well as No. 10 Tre Jones.
For additional details on Duke’s Canada Tour, visit dukecanadatour.com.
Duke Canada Tour Schedule (with TV network designations)
Wed, Aug 15 — 7 p.m. ET — vs. Ryerson (Paramount Fine Foods Centre, Toronto) — ESPN+/TSN4
Fri, Aug 17 — 6 p.m. ET — vs. Toronto (Paramount Fine Foods Centre, Toronto) — ESPN+/TSN2
Sun, Aug 19 — 3 p.m. — vs. McGill (Place Bell, Montreal) — ESPN+/TSN1/TSN4/TSN5/RDS2
All games are available via the ESPN app and TSN Go