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Duke fell to unranked N.C. State on the road, the team’s second conference loss away from home in a row this season and the program’s fifth in a row going back to last year. It is a concerning … more
Duke will play four games in nine days starting with Saturday’s 8 p.m. game at N.C. State. On Wednesday, Duke heads up to Pittsburgh before returning home to take on Wake Forest next Saturday. It … more
After playing their first game in 11 days when Duke hosted Evansville on Dec. 20, the Blue Devils had another long gap between games for Christmas break between that contest and their Dec. 30 game … more
In a span of 20 days in November, Duke played a stretch of nine games in three different time zones. In the same time period in December, Duke played just four games. The long time away from … more
Duke dropped its first game of the season in an unusually early ACC opener at Boston College on Dec. 7. The loss was going to come at some point, but the fact that it came to a team like the Eagles, … more
There is exactly one team in college basketball with 11 wins — the Duke Blue Devils. Duke is just one of nine teams remaining with undefeated records, and the Blue Devils have played the most … more
After winning what will likely be the most difficult game of the nonconference season, Duke had a bit of a hangover after returning home. It hosted Southern University last Friday night and had its … more
Games on back-to-back nights will open the 2017-18 basketball season for Duke, as the No. 1 team in the country hosts Elon on Friday night at 7 and then Utah … more
Duke’s team looked good at Countdown to Craziness on Friday night. Really good. There’s good reason why this team full of almost entirely new players was projected as the No. 1 team in … more
Countdown to Craziness, Duke’s annual practice and exhibition night celebrating the unofficial tipoff of the Duke basketball season, tips off on Friday night at 8 p.m. inside Cameron Indoor … more
After a 4-0 start, Duke looked to be one of the surprise teams in all of college football and well on its way to contending for another ACC Coastal Division championship. But after dropping two … more
Duke football is out to a 4-0 start, with three wins over Power 5 foes (Northwestern, Baylor and North Carolina), all by double digits. The team has now matched its win total from all of last year … more
To the surprise of no one, Duke won its season-opening football game against crosstown foe North Carolina Central University in the annual Bull City Gridiron Classic. But the margin of victory … more
While the Duke football team ended last year with a 4-8 record and no bowl game for the first time in four years, there is a lot of optimism heading into this year. Head coach David Cutcliffe said … more
After adding six freshmen in last year’s top-ranked recruiting class, the Duke men’s basketball program will have just half of them back for their sophomore seasons in 2017-18. Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles were always expected to go … more
The Duke basketball season most certainly didn’t end as many expected when it began, but winning the Atlantic Coast Conference championship in historic fashion (first team to win four tournament games in four days) and beating its rival twice … more
All good things must end. This Duke basketball season was many different things at many different times, sometimes even in different states at the same time. Heading into the preseason, there was more promise and higher expectations than for any … more
Well that was fun. After losing three of four games to close the regular season, Duke needed a couple of wins in the Atlantic Coast Confere Tournament to secure a top-4 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils doubled that total and left … more
Still dealing with injuries to Grayson Allen, Amile Jefferson, Chase Jeter and Marques Bolden, Duke has put together a patchwork effort all season trying to plug holes in the lineup with healthy guys. Freshman Frank Jackson has been filling in … more
Duke has had injured basketball players more often than the Blue Devils have had healthy ones this season — with a brief oasis of about two games where they had all hands on deck available for practice. But then the injury bug struck again, as … more
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