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Duke Athletics Hall of Fame Member Bob Harris Passes Away

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke Athletics Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Harris passed away on Wednesday at the age of 81.

Harris served 41 years as the radio play-by-play broadcaster for Duke football and men's basketball before retiring in 2017.

"We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Bob Harris," said Duke Vice President & Director of Athletics Nina King. "We send our heartfelt condolences to Phyllis and the entire Harris family. Duke, the Atlantic Coast Conference and the entire collegiate athletics community has lost a true icon. For over four decades, Bob represented Duke with the utmost professionalism while delivering to our fans worldwide an acute account of Blue Devil football and men's basketball games.