The complete 2023-24 Duke men’s basketball schedule is now available, as the ACC and ESPN announced conference matchups, dates, games times and TV designations on Tuesday night.
In total, Duke is scheduled to appear on the ESPN family of networks 18 times, with 11 games on ACC Network and three on The CW Network, which acquired the rights in July to air 50 ACC football and basketball games each season through 2026-27.
Also announced Tuesday was the complete conference schedule that sees the reigning ACC Tournament champion Blue Devils open ACC play on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Georgia Tech. The game tips at 2:15 p.m. on The CW. The Blue Devils’ ACC home opener is set for Tuesday, Jan. 2 versus Syracuse at 9 p.m. on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.
Three of Duke’s first four ACC games are away from Cameron Indoor, but the Blue Devils finish the slate with three of their final four games at home, including the season-finale versus North Carolina on Saturday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN. The first game versus the Tar Heels is Saturday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN.
Duke’s ACC schedule includes 11 Saturday ACC games – six at home – and three conference matchups on ESPN’s Big Monday package – Jan. 29 at Virginia Tech, Feb. 12 versus Wake Forest at Cameron Indoor and March 4 at NC State.
The complete non-conference schedule was announced in July with the season opener slated for Monday, Nov. 6 versus Dartmouth at 9 p.m. on ACC Network. The Blue Devils also welcome Arizona to Cameron Indoor during opening week on Friday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
Duke’s Countdown to Craziness event is Friday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. and the lone exhibition game is against UNC Pembroke at 7 p.m. Both events air live on ACCNX.
Entering the second year under head coach Jon Scheyer, the Blue Devils return four starters and 80 percent of their scoring from last year’s team that went 27-9 overall, 14-6 in the ACC and claimed the program’s league-record 22nd ACC title. After going 16-0 at home last season, Duke’s 16-game home winning streak entering the season is the sixth longest active nationally and the second longest by a power conference team (UCLA, 25).