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McCallie returns to Auburn as Duke coach tonight

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Duke is playing its first road game of the women’s basketball season tonight, and Coach Joanne P. McCallie will be on familiar ground.

Duke forward Haley Peters
The loaded Blue Devils (2-0), boasting the nation’s best freshman class, will visit Auburn (1-1) where McCallie is a former assistant coach. Also, Duke assistant Samantha Williams played for the Tigers.

Duke leads the all-time series 3-0.

Auburn (1-1) is coming off a six-point home-court loss to Florida State on Monday night.

Blue Devil junior guard Shay Selby is expected to see her first action of the season after missing the first two games with a groin strain.

No. 6 Duke vs. Auburn
[Thursday, 7 p.m., Auburn Arena]
Records: Duke 2-0; Auburn 1-1.
Audio:
WDNC 620.
Coaches’ records — Duke: Joanne P. McCallie 400-170, 84-22 at Duke; AU: Nell Fortner 133-84, 116-83 at Auburn.
Leading scorers — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 14.0; AU: Jordan Greenlead 15.5.
Leading rebounders — Duke: Haley Peters 9.0; AU: Jordan Greenlead 10.5.
Assist leaders — Duke: Jasmine Thomas 3.5; AU: Morgan Toles 6.5.

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