(Courtesy of Duke Basketball Report & USA Today)
Big news out of Duke University as Head Coach Joanne P. McCallie will take a leave of absence effective immediately. The school announced McCallie will be away from the team for approximately two months while dealing with a kidney-related ailment, according to Athletic Department. This comes at a crucial time as May will mark the start of major off-season training for many of the returning players including rising star Leaonna Odom, who will be without their leader.
Associate Head Coach Hernando Plannells and assistants Rene Haynes/Sam Miller will run the show in McCallie’s absence.