Stories tagged: Duke Blue Devils
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 12:19 a.m.
Gonzaga notches 11th straight 25-win season with victory over Pepperdine
Finishing a season with at least 25 wins is not a common feat in college basketball, but Gonzaga makes it look easy.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
Top 25 capsules: No. 21 North Carolina rallies past No. 9 Duke
Joel Berry II scored 21 points and No. 21 North Carolina rallied from 12 down in the first half to beat No. 9 Duke 82-78 on Thursday night in Chapel …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Top 25 Rewind: No. 2 Duke’s defense off to slow start in ACC
There’s no questioning the talent or the offensive potential for No. 2 Duke with its star freshman class. Finding the defensive play to go with all that hasn’t been easy.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 11 p.m.
Top 25 men’s capsules: N.C. State tops No. 2 Duke 96-85 for 1st ACC win under Keatts
Omer Yurtseven had 16 points while Torin Dorn hit two huge 3-pointers in the final 2 minutes to help North Carolina State upset No. 2 Duke 96-85 on Saturday night.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Duke still unanimous No. 1, Notre Dame drops to No. 9
Notre Dame won the Maui Invitational with an impressive comeback against Wichita State. The Fighting Irish didn’t fare as well against another top 10 team, leading a shuffling at the …
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Gonzaga climbs to No. 12 in the AP rankings
Gonzaga keeps moving up in the AP college basketball poll and the Zags have an opportunity to make a big jump with Tuesday’s matchup against No. 4 Villanova.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Men’s Top 25 Capsules: No. 1 Duke holds off Indiana
Marvin Bagley III finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds and Grayson Allen added 21 points to help No. 1 Duke get past pesky Indiana 91-81 on Wednesday night in …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
How we voted: Phil Knight Invitational lives up to the hype … and so do the Blue Devils
If the Nike co-founder is still around in 10 years, do we get a PK90? College basketball fans can only hope…
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Duke now unanimous No. 1, Arizona falls out of new AP Top 25
Duke pulled off two big comebacks to become the unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll. Now Arizona could use one of its own from a …
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
PK80 roundup: Duke, Michigan State win bracket championships
Marvin Bagley had 30 points and 15 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke rallied late to beat No. 7 Florida 87-84 on Sunday night for the Motion bracket championship at the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
PK 80 roundup: Duke escapes Longhorns’ upset bid
Freshman Marvin Bagley III had a career-high 34 points and added 15 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke rallied to defeat Texas 85-78 in overtime on Friday in the semifinals of …
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
Duke consolidates top spot in Top 25 after Champions Classic
The Blue Devils, who beat then-No. 2 Michigan State 88-81 in Chicago, pulled in 54 of 65 first-place votes from a national media panel in the AP Top 25 released …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Gonzaga moves up one spot to No. 17 in AP poll
Gonzaga climbed up one spot to No. 17 in the first AP college basketball poll of the regular season.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 11 p.m.
Top 25 Capsules: Mike Krzyzewski earns 1,000th win at Duke
Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski became the first men’s Division I coach to win 1,000 games at one school Saturday night when his top-ranked Blue Devils beat Utah Valley 99-69 behind 24 …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
How we voted: Marvin Bagley III makes Duke an easy No. 1 pick, while Michael Porter Jr. lifts Mizzou into our Top 25
Theo Lawson’s weekly AP Top 25 poll, with five thoughts, a few notes on the Pac-12 and an update on Spokane’s resident Top 25’er.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
No. 14 Miami Hurricanes top Duke Blue Devils 31-6
Malik Rosier threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score and No. 14 Miami’s defense shut down Duke in a 31-6 victory Friday night.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
Duke recruit Marvin Bagley III hoping to play in the 2017-18 season
Top recruit Marvin Bagley III’s decision to reclassify and become immediately eligible to play at Duke changed the national championship picture in college basketball. But what does it take to …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
NCAA capsules: UConn rolls; Quinnipiac crashes Sweet 16
Kia Nurse scored 29 points and tied an NCAA Tournament record with nine 3-pointers to lead UConn to a 94-64 win over visiting Syracuse in the Bridgeport Region on Monday …
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Thornwell leads South Carolina to 88-81 upset of Duke
South Carolina is making its first appearance in the regional semifinals since the bracket expanded after an 88-81 victory Sunday night over No. 2 seed Duke in the East Regional.
Fri., March 17, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
Allen’s 3s lead No. 2 seed Duke to 87-65 win over Troy
Grayson Allen had 21 points off five 3-pointers, Jayson Tatum had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and second-seeded Duke continued its perfect postseason with an 87-65 victory over Troy in …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Duke rallies past Notre Dame in ACC final
In a season that has been anything but routine for Duke, the Blue Devils won the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament as it had never been done before.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
No. 14 Duke races past No. 6 UNC 93-83 in ACC semifinals
Jayson Tatum scored 24 points, and No. 14 Duke rallied past No. 6 North Carolina for a 93-83 victory in the Atlantic Coast Conference semifinals. Luke Kennard had 20 points …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Duke’s rally in ACC tournament leads to bringing North Carolina rivalry to Brooklyn
College basketball’s biggest rivalry is coming to Brooklyn.
Wed., March 8, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
Luke Kennard comes through late for No. 14 Duke against Clemson
Luke Kennard made two clutch jumpers in the final 2 minutes and No. 14 Duke beat Clemson 29-73 to advance to the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals. The fifth-seeded Blue Devils …
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Joel Berry helps North Carolina defeat Duke
Joel Berry II and his North Carolina teammates had already wrapped up an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title and a No. 1 seed in next week’s tournament before tipping off …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
Coach K returns, No. 21 Duke beats Pitt 72-64
Grayson Allen scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half, and No. 21 Duke beat Pittsburgh 72-64 on Saturday in coach Mike Krzyzewski’s return after a four-week break …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
Coach K says he is returning to coach Duke Saturday vs. Pitt
Mike Krzyzewski says he is returning this weekend to coach his Duke Blue Devils. The Hall of Fame coach made the announcement Thursday night on his weekly radio show that …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Commentary: Duke’s Allen hears it from Louisville crowd
The Yum! Center boo birds followed the opening tip-off into Grayson Allen’s hands Saturday, and then they let him have it.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 5:33 p.m.
Suspended guard Grayson Allen trips up Duke with antics
Grayson Allen’s latest antics may have once again tripped up No. 5 Duke. The Blue Devils have had a full roster for about three days this season. And after Allen …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
Jones, Wilson help Duke upset No. 15 North Carolina 28-27
Daniel Jones ran for two scores and threw for another to help Duke upset No. 15 North Carolina 28-27 on Thursday night. The redshirt freshman gave the defense fits all …