College Basketball

NCAA Women’s Tournament: Duke-Mississippi State preview

NCAA Second Round

No. 4 seed Duke (22-10) vs. No. 5 seed Mississippi State (27-6)

Noon: Cameron Indoor Stadium

TV: ESPN2.

Radio: WDNC 620.

All-time series: Duke leads 1-0.

Last meeting: Duke won 72-67 in New Orleans on Nov. 25, 1995.

Coaches: Duke – Joanne P. McCallie (5409-200 in 23rd season, 224-52 in eighth season at Duke); Mississippi State – Vic Schaefer (62-37 in third season)

Leading scorers: Duke – 6-3 Sr. F Elizabeth Williams (14.5, 9.0), 6-1 Fr. G Rebecca Greenwell (14.2, 5.6), 6-5 Fr. F Azurá Stevens (14.0, 8.3); Mississippi State – 6-1 Fr. F Victoria Vivians (14.8, 5.0), 6-4 Sr. C Martha Alwal (9.7, 6.7).

Next round: The winner will play either No. 8 seed Princeton or No. 1 seed Maryland on Saturday in Spokane, Wash.

Tickets: Reserved – $19, $12 ages 2-18 or over 62, babies free; general admission – $15, $8 for youth, seniors, and college students with ID.

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