President George H. W. Bush was in attendance at Cameron Indoor Stadium to watch the Duke Blue Devils demolish rival NC State. According to Duke Athletics, he is the first POTUS ever to visit Cameron for a game.
George H.W. Bush is the first sitting or former president to attend a game at Cameron.
— Duke Basketball (@dukebasketball) January 18, 2014
The former president wore a Duke blue shirt and cheered on the team from the baseline, near the Blue Devils’ bench. He was treated to a show, as Coach K’s squad won the game handily, 95-60
If I have George HW Bush’s hair at 89 years old, I’ll be thrilled. Heck, I’d be happy with it at 39 too. pic.twitter.com/gWqEHTJBH8
— Andrew Beaton (@andrewlbeaton) January 18, 2014
GO PACK and GO GEORGE BUSH! pic.twitter.com/DLCDDHSxc3
— MaryLayson Gottfried (@Maylay11) January 18, 2014
Following the contest, Bush met with players and staff in the locker room.
— Blue Devil Network (@BlueDevil_NTWRK) January 18, 2014