Duke's coach McCallie takes leave because of kidney issue

The Associated Press
Duke head coach Joanne P. McCallie speaks during a news conference at the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 23, 2018, in Albany, N.Y. Duke faces Connecticut in a regional semifinal on Saturday. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Duke's coach McCallie takes leave because of kidney issue

Duke head coach Joanne P. McCallie speaks during a news conference at the NCAA women's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 23, 2018, in Albany, N.Y. Duke faces Connecticut in a regional semifinal on Saturday. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Duke women's basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie is taking a medical leave of about two months to treat her kidneys.

The school says in a statement Monday she was diagnosed last November with the unspecified issue and will undergo short-term treatment.

McCallie is 297-80 in 11 seasons at Duke with 10 NCAA Tournament appearances and three Atlantic Coast Conference titles.

Scroll to continue with content
Ad

What to Read Next