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Duke's Williams selected 4th overall in WNBA Draft

Norte Dame pulls away from Duke to claim ACC Women's titleFor only the fourth time in school history, the Duke University women's basketball program featured a top-five selection in the WNBA Draft as senior Elizabeth Williams was taken with the No. 4 pick in the first round by Connecticut Sun Thursday evening at the at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.

Duke guard Tyus Jones to enter 2015 NBA Draft

National champion Blue Devils arrive home to celebrationDuke University point guard Tyus Jones will forego the remainder of his eligibility with the Blue Devils and enter the 2015 NBA Draft, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Wednesday.

City of Durham celebrates Blue Devils as national champs

Mitchell: Duke gets championship party from City of DurhamMany Duke fans took one last time to celebrate with the national champion Blue Devils Tuesday at an event at American Tobacco Campus put on by the City of Durham. They were even joined by some who put rivalry aside.

Duke's Winslow will enter NBA Draft

Duke freshman Justise WinslowDuke freshman Justise Winslow, who was named to the All-Final Four team after helping the Blue Devils to the national championship will enter the 2015 NBA Draft, the school confirmed Tuesday.

BSB: Duke drops series finale to No. 7 Louisville, 11-1

Duke LogoNo. 5 Louisville totaled 10 hits and benefited from four Blue Devil errors and eight walks to take the series finale, 11-1, Sunday afternoon at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

BSB: Istler's gem leads Duke past No. 5 Louisville

Duke LogoSenior Andrew Istler was tremendous on the mound, propelling Duke to a 2-1 victory over No. 5 Louisville to even the series Saturday afternoon at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

BSB: No. 5 Louisville edges Duke 1-0

Duke LogoDuke went toe-to-toe with No. 5 Louisville but came up just short in a 1-0 setback to the Cardinals Friday evening at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Devils could consider HS junior to fill point guard position

NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballAccording to Scout.com and various other recruiting reports, the national champion Blue Devils along with Louisville and Arizona are positioning themselves to strike quickly if Nevada-based junior playmaker Derryck (Tank) Thornton opts to leave school early, sign a scholarship and begin his college career in 2015-16.

Duke official regrets treatment of former lacrosse coach

Former Duke Lacrosse Coach Slams NifongNine years after Duke University forced lacrosse coach Mike Pressler to resign amid accusations that three of his players raped a stripper at a team party, a senior athletics official says many in the administration regret the way the situation was handled.

Hurley to take over Sun Devils after 2-year stint at Buffalo

Bobby HurleyBobby Hurley grew up around basketball, playing for a coaching great who just happened to be his father. He was a feisty point guard who led Duke to consecutive national championships and proved his coaching chops by leading Buffalo to the NCAA Tournament during his second season.

Duke's Okafor declares for NBA Draft

Duke eases past Boston College, 85-62After claiming numerous awards and helping lead the Duke Blue Devils to their fifth national championship, freshman Jahlil Okafor announced Thursday that he will enter the 2015 NBA Draft.

Holliday: Results show: ACC a superior conference

NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballNCAA Tournament success, right up to the championship game, demonstrates the top-to-bottom strength of the ACC, despite what the national pundit say.

Obama congratulates winning NCAA basketball teams

National champion Blue Devils arrive home to celebrationPresident Barack Obama has congratulated the Duke men's and University of Connecticut women's teams on winning the NCAA basketball championships.

Coach K begins rally with a dance

Coach K begins rally with a danceMike Krzyzewski let the facade slip a little bit Tuesday in front of fans celebrating his team's NCAA Tournament win.

Duke Blue Devils clap, dance, celebrate national championship

duke fans"I hope you had as much fun here as we did there," head coach Mike Krzyzewski said of the Blue Devils' run through the NCAA Tournament to the national title.

Local printing company gets to work following Duke's big win

Duke fans flock to campus for national title apparelAs thousands of Duke University students burned benches and cheered the night away after the Blue Devils downed Wisconsin in Monday's NCAA Tournament title game, a dedicated crew of T-shirt experts got to work in Hillsborough.

Comeback! Duke tops Wisconsin 68-63 for national title

APTOPIX NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballOver a matter of mere minutes, the youngsters at Duke grew into salty old pros.

Gold: Fourth freshman secures fifth title for Blue Devils

NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballAfter watching, and cheering, his three more heralded classmates for five months, Grayson Allen saved the Blue Devils with a performance that made this National Championship possible.

Jones picks up for his pal and leads Duke to championship

NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballAt the bottom of the pile, two young basketball players and old friends embraced, celebrating the championship they had been talking about winning long before choosing to play together at Duke.

Things to take away from Duke's 5th national championship

APTOPIX NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballOne by one, the grandchildren filed onto the court. One by one, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski lifted them high into the air, never once worrying about his 68-year-old back.

Ovies: The two breaks that helped Duke

NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballThe internet is not happy Duke got a couple breaks.

Allen's second-half burst keys Blue Devils' NCAA title win

NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballWith two of Duke's star freshmen in foul trouble in the biggest game of the season, the Blue Devils found a championship-saving jolt from an unlikely source.

A ring for each finger: Coach K wins 5th title

NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballIt's John Wooden and Mike Krzyzewski.

Final Four photog preserves 60 years of memories

Medlin: After 6 decades of Final Fours, one photog has seen the bestIf it's happened in the Final Four, chances are photographer Rich Clarkson has taken a picture of it.

Marshall hoping to follow brothers in winning title

Duke practices ahead of Final FourAs the tallest guy on Duke's team, the 7-foot Marshall Plumlee hopes to follow in his brothers' equally large footsteps.

What to watch -- besides the big guys -- in NCAA title game

NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballPerhaps no two college basketball players singularly define their teams this season quite like Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky.

Brownlow: Wisconsin's defense on Jahlil Okafor will be key in title game

NCAA Michigan St Duke Final Four BasketballGood news, Triangle fans! If you were planning on hate-watching the Duke-Kentucky final to root for an explosion or both teams to somehow lose or whatever, you no longer have to do that!

A shot at history for Wisconsin's Ryan and Duke's Krzyzewski

NCAA Duke Wisconsin Final Four BasketballWisconsin's Bo Ryan has spent three decades working to get to this point, leading the Badgers into the NCAA championship game with a shot at personal history on the line.

Web Chat: Jeff and Mandy preview Duke-Wisconsin Pt. 2

Web Chat: Jeff and Mandy preview Duke-Wisconsin Pt. 2In the first matchup between Duke and Wisconsin this season, the Blue Devils won by 10. A lot has changed since Dec. 3, though. Jeff Gravley and Mandy Mitchell preview Monday's national championship game.

Where are they now? Former Duke men's basketball stars

Gerald HendersonWhere are they now? Catch up with some of Duke men's former basketball stars.