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UNC, Duke to host NCAA women's basketball games

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The University of North Carolina and Duke University will be a host site for the first and second rounds of the 2014 NCAA women's basketball tournament, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

Duke will host the first and second rounds for the second straight year and the fourth time over the last five years.  The Blue Devils are riding an 18-game winning streak in NCAA Tournament games played in Cameron Indoor Stadium.  Duke owns an all-time record of 20-2 in NCAA Tournament contests played at home and has hosted games in Cameron 11 times out of 19 appearances.

Other sites hosting in 2014 include Ames, Iowa (Iowa State); Baton Rouge, La. (LSU); College Park, Md. (Maryland); College Station, Texas (Texas A&M); Iowa City, Iowa (Iowa); Knoxville, Tenn. (Tennessee); Lexington, Ky. (Kentucky); Los Angeles, Calif. (UCLA); Seattle, Wash. (Washington); Storrs, Conn. (UConn); Toledo, Ohio (Toledo); University Park, Penn. (Penn State); Waco, Texas (Baylor); and West Lafayette, Ind. (Purdue).

The four selected regional sites are Lincoln, Neb. (Nebraska); Louisville, Ky. (Louisville); Notre Dame, Ind. (Notre Dame), and Stanford, Calif. (Stanford).

Duke is coming off posting a 33-3 overall and 17-1 league mark last season. Carolina was 14-4 and 29-7.

 

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