Duke Blue Devils Headlines
Duke Blue Devils Headlines
Duke 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.
All those losses last month might have taught Duke something important: How to win.
Duke gets a big test on short rest as Louisville comes to town. Will the Cardinals have something left after a self-imposed postseason ban?
Duke is pretty hard to beat when its 3s are falling. It's even tougher when the points come five at a time.
Duke has added Boston College assistant Ben Albert to its defensive coaching staff and shifted Jim Collins into an administrative role.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was back at work one day after missing his first game in more than 20 years.
Twenty-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.
Having lost four of five and out of the Top 25 for the first time since 2007, Duke received another jolt before facing Georgia Tech.
It'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.
For the first time in eight years, the Duke Blue Devils have fallen out of the Associated Press Top 25.
Duke 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.
None of Duke's players have gone through anything like this at the school.
North 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.
The 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.
Defending 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.
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.
Duke 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.
I 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.
More 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.
An 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.
The 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.
Duke'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.
Duke 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.
So, 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.
Oklahoma didn't just move to the top of The Associated Press Top 25, the Sooners are a unanimous No. 1.
Some intriguing and potentially dangerous games abound for...well, almost anyone except the Triangle teams.
StartClass 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.
A 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.
Fans 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.
Duke 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.