ESPNU Full Circle: UNC vs. Duke

Originally Published: February 27, 2006
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ESPNU Full Circle

In-Game Plans for ESPNU Full Circle: UNC-Duke (9 ET, all ESPN networks):

  • ESPN: traditional game telecast with commentators Brad Nessler (play-by-play), Dick Vitale (analyst) and reporter Erin Andrews (reporter) plus "look-ins" to how other entities are covering the game
  • ESPN2: entire game action live from "Above the Rim" camera (traditional feed during deadballs)
  • ESPN and ESPN2 HD: both ESPN HD and ESPN2 HD will offer high definition presentations of game coverage; the widescreen view provided by HD's 16x9 aspect ratio will offer a unique glimpse into offensive and defensive strategy, particularly for ESPN2 HD's Above the Rim telecast
  • ESPNU: entire game live from cameras on and within famed "Cameron Crazies" (Duke student fans) section, split screen with traditional feed
  • ESPN360: live traditional game feed on ESPN's customized broadband service enhanced with extra stats not featured on telecast, hosted by ESPN Radio's Jeff Rickard
  • Mobile ESPN: game alerts, live updates and in-game polling for a replay of a classic UNC-Duke matchup (see ESPN Classic below)
  • ESPN International: coverage offered to approximately 120 countries worldwide, including on ESPN Taiwan, ESPN Israel, ESPN Mas (South America), ESPN Philippines, ESPN Atlantic, ESPN Pacific Rim, ESPN Dos, J-Sports (Japan) and more
  • ESPN.com: live chats, in-game polling for a replay of a classic UNC-Duke matchup (see ESPN Classic below) and highlights on ESPN Motion

    Pre-Game & Post-Game Plans for ESPNU Full Circle: North Carolina at Duke:

  • ESPN: College GameDay Fueled by Diet Dew on location in Durham for multiple shows and daily reports, plus SportsCenter coverage and a Sunday Conversation with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski on Feb. 26
  • ESPN2: The U studio show on location in Chapel Hill for live pre-game program, plus K-Ville documentary about Duke students who camp out for games
  • ESPNU: Duke and North Carolina Cram Session (programming theme block), plus several related specials, including K-Ville, Faces of Sport and Honor Roll: Fiercest Rivalries
  • ESPN Classic: replays of top North Carolina-Duke games over the years, related specials, plus a replay telecast of one of the best games in the rivalry's history (voted by fans on ESPN.com and Mobile ESPN ) immediately following the live game
  • ESPN.com: ESPN Motion video previews from ESPN experts plus post-game highlights, an EA Sports simulation of this year's game plus a simulation of the best-ever Duke vs. the best-ever UNC teams, SportsNation polling related to North Carolina and Duke fans, topical chat sessions and post-game column from Katz
  • ESPN360: a dedicated North Carolina-Duke channel featuring condensed versions of the top five games between the two teams, a music video retrospective on the two teams, the full-length version of SportsCenter's Sunday Conversation with Coach K, plus a condensed version of the March 4 game
  • ESPNEWS: pre-game segments on The Pulse, including fan polls and emails, plus live post-game press conferences
  • ESPN Wireless: North Carolina-Duke trivia tidbits with Stump The Schwab star Howie Schwab
  • ESPN on Demand: replays of the March 4 game and the top five North Carolina-Duke matchups
  • ESPN The Magazine: preview coverage, including GameNight piece with North Carolina and Duke players plus Senator John Edwards in a game of H-O-R-S-E (also on ESPN.com) with the corresponding video of GameNight presented through ESPN Motion and ESPN360

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