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Duke QB Thomas Sirk ruptures Achilles tendon; no timetable for return

Miami stuns Duke on wild final playDuke University quarterback Thomas Sirk, a rising redshirt senior for the Blue Devils, ruptured his left Achilles tendon Tuesday morning during a conditioning workout, head coach David Cutcliffe announced.

Ingram leads Duke past No. 13 Louisville, 72-65

Duke beats Louisville in 1,000th game at CameronAll those losses last month might have taught Duke something important: How to win.

Brownlow: Blue Devils welcome Louisville seeking 3rd straight win

Duke holds off feisty NC State, 88-80Duke gets a big test on short rest as Louisville comes to town. Will the Cardinals have something left after a self-imposed postseason ban?

Allen, Kennard lead Duke past NC State, 88-80

Duke holds off feisty NC State, 88-80Duke is pretty hard to beat when its 3s are falling. It's even tougher when the points come five at a time.

Duke adds DL coach from BC, shifts Collins into admin role

Duke helmetDuke has added Boston College assistant Ben Albert to its defensive coaching staff and shifted Jim Collins into an administrative role.

Coach K back at work 1 day after missing Duke-Ga Tech game

Duke dominates Indiana 94-74 in ACC/Big Ten Challenge gameDuke coach Mike Krzyzewski was back at work one day after missing his first game in more than 20 years.

Blue Devils focus on defense, O-line with 21-man 2016 class

UNC vs DUKETwenty-one new players, including six defensive backs, four offensive linemen and three linebackers signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday to play football for Duke University, head coach David Cutcliffe announced.

Coach K-less Duke rallies in 2nd half to beat Ga Tech 80-71

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78Having lost four of five and out of the Top 25 for the first time since 2007, Duke received another jolt before facing Georgia Tech.

Brownlow: ACC's middle tier face midweek tests

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78It's basically death, taxes, and Georgia Tech moral victories, which could be good news for a well-rested Duke team that needs a lift of its own.

Duke falls out of AP poll; UNC stays No. 2

For the first time in eight years, the Duke Blue Devils have fallen out of the Associated Press Top 25.

Looking to increase security, Duke adds metal detectors at Cameron Indoor

Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium turns 75 years oldDuke University will phase in the use of metal detectors for men's basketball games in Cameron Indoor Stadium next month, and they school could possibly expand their use to other athletic events on campus.

No. 24 Duke looking to break out of worst slump since 2007

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78None of Duke's players have gone through anything like this at the school.

Worthy, Webb and Williams among 2016 ACC Legends class

James WorthyNorth Carolina's James Worthy, NC State's Spud Webb and Duke's Jason Williams will represent their schools as members of the 2016 ACC Basketball Legends class.

Holliday: Big Four's stranglehold on ACC weakening

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78The Tobacco Road teams -- Duke, North Carolina, NC State, and Wake Forest -- represent the establishment in the Atlantic Coast Conference. They have won 50 of the league's 62 (tournament) championships.

NC State, UNC to meet on Friday in 2016

UNC builds big lead, beats NC State 45-34Defending ACC Coastal Division champion North Carolina will host in-state rival NC State on a Friday in 2016. The game is set for Nov. 25 in Chapel Hill.

Rodriguez helps No. 15 Miami beat No. 24 Duke 80-69

To celebrate an alley-oop assist, Angel Rodriguez retreated upcourt with his arms spread like wings, a fitting pose for the high-flying Miami Hurricanes against Duke.

Game Blog: Duke falls to even 4-4 in ACC play with 80-69 loss at Miami

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78Duke shot a mere 41.6 percent from the floor to fall 80-69 at Miami, dropping to 4-4 ACC. Sheldon McClellan led Miami and all players with 21 points. Brandon Ingram led Duke with 19 points and Grayson Allen scored 17.

Brownlow: Early-week games will help restore order in ACC

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78I went 7-0 this past weekend in my picks. That's not going to last, but I'd like to think I'm starting to get a handle on some of these teams - especially the local ones - and I think that you are too.

Basketball fans ignore governor's warning, fill PNC Arena

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78More than 12,000 fans trekked out to PNC Arena to watch NC State and Duke play Saturday night. The attendance number was roughly 7,000 fans shy of the sold-out 19,500 tickets purchased to the matchup. But the Wolfpack and Blue Devil proud that turned out seemed to prove that nothing -- neither snow nor a plea from Gov. Pat McCrory -- will stop fans from catching ACC basketball in person.

Blue Devils' win against Wolfpack a tale of two halves

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78An 88-78 win against NC State Saturday at PNC Arena ended a three-game losing streak for Duke and the Blue Devils felt like it "most definitely" reset the season.

Tudor: Remaining schedule will cut Duke very few breaks

Duke loses 64-62 to Syracuse, drops third straightThe Blue Devils' difficult conference schedule means that if there is to be a quick turnaround, it's going to have to be done outside Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Blue Devils drop third straight game with close loss to Orange

Duke loses 64-62 to Syracuse, drops third straightDuke's final possession was a "thing of beauty," an opportunity to avoid losing a third straight game that was "amazing," per Mike Krzyzewski. Matt Jones' play after a rebound from a missed Syracuse shot at the foul line - a last-second attempted half-court shot thrown into the air against Syracuse's Trevor Cooney and Malachi Richardson - drew no foul call. The game ended and a Syracuse 64-62 win gave Duke (14-5, 3-3 ACC) its third straight loss for the first time since 2007.

Game Blog: Duke drops third straight game, falls 64-62 to Syracuse

Duke falls to Notre Dame 95-91Duke couldn't overcome a late eight-point deficit despite closing the gap to a one-point deficit with 31.3 seconds left with a Marshall Plumlee shot under the basket. Four straight threes by the Orange that finished falling with just 5:23 to play had the Blue Devils behind too much for the team to overcome.

Brownlow: Duke can't lose three in a row, right?

gasouduke12So, Duke really, REALLY doesn't lose three games in a row, right? Well, Jim Boeheim and Syracuse - in town since the Orange's shellacking of Wake Forest on Saturday - will try to make it three straight for the Blue Devils.

UNC jumps to No. 2 in AP poll, Duke plummets to No. 20

No. 5 UNC upends NC State at Dean Dome, 67-55Oklahoma didn't just move to the top of The Associated Press Top 25, the Sooners are a unanimous No. 1.

Brownlow: ACC's best weekend games reside outside the Triangle

Duke beats VT 82-58 to stay perfect in ACC playSome intriguing and potentially dangerous games abound for...well, almost anyone except the Triangle teams.

Data show Duke is ACC's best in academics, athletics

Duke UniversityStartClass looked at data on academic and athletic excellence at each of the the 15 universities of the ACC (including Notre Dame) and found the Blue Devils with the edge.

UNC's Johnson, Duke's Ingram earn ACC weekly honors

Tar Heels top Yellow Jackets 86-78 with late surgeA 39-point, 23-rebound performance against Florida State last week was good enough to earn North Carolina senior Brice Johnson ACC Player of the week honor.

Ready to tweet? Beefed up cellular, Wi-Fi service now available at Cameron Indoor

Duke vs St Johns 2/23/08Fans of Duke University basketball will be able to text and tweet to their heart's content thanks to cellular and Wi-Fi upgrades recently completed at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Rivera takes in Duke game on playoff bye week

Duke beats VT 82-58 to stay perfect in ACC playDuke head coach Mike Krzyzewski took a little longer than usual to join the media after his team drubbed Virginia Tech, Saturday, 82-58. The Hall of Fame coach made no mention of the game itself before he issued an apology to the waiting crowd - he was tardy because he was discussing blocking schemes with Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera.