The upset of
a top-ranked UNLV team. Christian
Laettner's season-saving miracle shot against Kentucky. Back to back NCAA championships. The Duke men's basketball teams of 1991-92
provided many memorable moments. Now former
All-Americans Grant Hill and Christian Laettner are teaming up
Sports to offer viewers an inside look at one of the
most-storied college basketball programs in the history of the game.
& 92: Back to Back," presented by LG Nitro HD will
air on truTV on NCAA Selection Sunday, March 11, at 8:00 p.m. ET in advance of
Turner Sports' and CBS Sports' coverage
of the 2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, which airs
exclusively on TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV. A first look at footage from the film
is available here.
documentary, "DUKE 91 & 92: Back to Back", will
revisit 1991 and 1992, when the Blue Devils became the first school to win
back-to-back national championships in nearly 20 years highlighting the team's
journey to back-to-back titles. Key moments featured in the film include the
upset win over the undefeated UNLV Runnin' Rebels in the 1991 Final Four,
Laettner's buzzer-beating jump shot against Kentucky in the East Regional Final
in 1992, the repeat national title win over the "Fab Five" of Michigan and the
emotional and unforgettable 20-year reunion that took place where it all began
-- Cameron Indoor Stadium.
viewers back to these historic seasons by examining the key players, Hall of
Fame coach and memorable moments from an era that helped set the stage for the
school's reign as college basketball's most influential and successful program,
on and off the court, of the last 20 years. Along with Hill and Laettner, the
documentary includes interviews with former
Duke Blue Devils Clay Buckley, Ron Burt, Marty Clark, Bobby
Hurley, Greg Koubek and Erik Meek, filmed when they returned to Durham
in September 2011 on the eve of the Duke Hall of Fame Induction of point guard Bobby Hurley, the
Most Outstanding Player of the 1992 Final Four, and Coach Mike Krzyzewski.
celebrated figures from the world of college basketball are also featured in
the documentary, including legendary Duke head coach "Coach K," former Indiana head
coach Bob Knight, CBS Sports analysts Billy Packer, Jim Nantz and Seth Davis,
former Kentucky forward Jamal Mashburn, former LSU center Shaquille
O'Neal, former UNLV star Stacey Augmon and many others.
& 92: Back to Back" is produced and directed by Amy
Unell and Madeleine Sackler. An Emmy Award-nominated and former TODAY Show
producer, Unell recently teamed up with Grant Hill to produce the documentary, "Starting at the Finish Line: The Coach
Buehler Story." Sackler, director of the acclaimed documentary "The Lottery," was on the shortlist for
the 2011 Academy Awards for Best Feature Documentary.
Check out DUKE 91 & 92: Back to Back:
Sunday, March 11th [broadcast version]: 8p ET on truTV
Friday, March 16th [feature version]
5:30p ET on truTV
iTunes release: March 12/13
official website: www.ncaa.com/duke9192