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ACC league games averaged 2,072 fans

Updated: March 1, 2000, 3:55 PM ET
By Elizabeth A. Davis | Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. -- In the heart of Atlantic Coast Conference country, where Dean Smith became a coaching giant and many NBA stars began their careers, women's basketball is still a hard sell.

National rankings, winning records and postseason appearances don't seem to matter. The women's teams at Duke, North Carolina State and North Carolina are struggling to pull in fans.

"All three schools have struggled to develop a fan base they would like to have," said Doug Herakovich, editor of the ...

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