DUKE
CANADA
TOUR

AUGUST 15 - 19, 2018 / TORONTO & MONTREAL

vs. RYERSON


AUGUST 15
@ 7PM

HERSHEY CENTRE
TORONTO, ON

vs. U of T


AUGUST 17
@ 6PM

HERSHEY CENTRE
TORONTO, ON

vs. McGILL


AUGUST 19
@ 3PM

PLACE BELL
MONTREAL, QC

Canadian superstar R.J. Barrett and fellow freshman phenoms set to make their world debut


For the first time, the Duke men’s basketball team will travel to Canada to compete in the Duke Canada Tour. The Blue Devils, who are led by the all-time winningest coach in NCAA history – Mike Krzyzewski, will be debuting their no. 1 ranked freshman class. Duke will face off against Ryerson University and University of Toronto at Hershey Centre in Toronto, and McGill University at Place Bell in Montreal. The tour will take place August 15-19, with all three games set to be broadcast by ESPN in the United States, and TSN and RDS in Canada.

Esteemed Canadian R.J. Barrett leads Duke’s 2018-19 freshman class, which is regarded as one of the best in college basketball history. The class also includes Zion Williamson, Cam Reddish and Tre Jones, who are ranked Nos. 2, 3 and 10 respectively, on the ESPN 100 Class of 2018 behind No. 1 ranked Barrett.

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With five NCAA Championships, 16 Final Four appearances and 20 Atlantic Coast Conference titles, Duke University is home to one of the nation’s most successful men’s college basketball programs. Under the direction of the sport’s winningest all-time coach and Naismith Hall of Famer Mike Krzyzewski for nearly four decades, the Blue Devils’ dynasty is one that few programs can match. Duke has produced 12 National Players of the Year, 68 All-Americans and more than 70 NBA stars.


PLAYER / COACH BIOS

TRE JONES

Ranked No. 10 in the nation, Tre Jones is a true point guard who will play the role of playmaker and distributor for the fully loaded squad.

CAM REDDISH

A complete scorer, who has been compared to Paul George, No. 3 ranked Cam Reddish will take on a huge role in the Blue Devils offense this season.

ZION WILLIAMSON

Ranked as the No. 2 prospect in America coming out of high school, Zion Williamson is one of the most electrifying players in the country. The high-flying dunking sensation currently has 1.6 million Instagram followers, the most of any high school athlete.

R.J. BARRETT

Born in Mississauga, Ontario, R.J. is the most decorated high school athlete since LeBron James. Barrett is projected to be the first selection in the 2019 NBA draft. His godfather is two-time NBA MVP, Steve Nash.

JAVIN DeLAURIER

A native of Shipman, Va., Javin is entering his junior season at Duke in 2018-19. The forward has provided a boost off the bench with his athleticism and energy and is the Blue Devils' most electric finisher at the rim.

MARQUES BOLDEN

In a long line of highly-decorated Blue Devils, Marques came to Duke as the No. 16 overall recruit by ESPN in the 2016 class, and the No. 1-ranked center by Scout. The junior from DeSoto, Texas possesses a unique combination of speed and athleticism for his 6-foot-11 size.

HEAD COACH MIKE KRZYZEWSKI

Beginning his 44th season as college head coach and 39th season with the Blue Devils, Coach K has the most wins in NCAA history (1,100). Beyond Duke, Coach K also served as the Head Coach for Team USA from 2006-2016

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