Stories tagged: Duke
Tue., March 7, 2017, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Newlywed ‘Duke of Dunsmuir Downes’ appears to be a fraud
It all sounded like such a beautiful, romantic story. Several weeks earlier in Coeur d’Alene, Ethel Haller of Spokane married Captain W.W. MacKenzie, the Duke of Dunsmuir Downes in Scotland. …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 1 a.m.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski takes leave to have back surgery
Hall of Fame Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from the team to have lower back surgery.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
Top 25 roundup: Luke Kennard, No. 5 Duke top Tennessee State 65-55 in Harry Giles’ debut
Luke Kennard scored 24 points and No. 5 Duke beat Tennessee State 65-55 on Monday night in Durham, North Carolina.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
Duke center Marques Bolden to miss 2 games with lower leg injury
Duke says freshman center Marques Bolden will miss the top-ranked Blue Devils’ first two games with a leg injury.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Duke’s Grayson Allen leads AP preseason All-America team
Josh Hart is off to a stellar start as a member of the defending national champions.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
No. 7 Louisville outlasts Duke in ACC play
Lamar Jackson provided a cushion with a 2-yard touchdown run with 1 minute, 32 seconds remaining and No. 7 Louisville held off Duke 24-14 on Friday night.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 9:34 p.m.
Around the nation: A.J. Reed kicks game-winning field goal as Duke beats Notre Dame
AJ Reed kicked a 19-yard field goal with 84 seconds left and Duke rallied back from an early two-touchdown deficit to beat Notre Dame 38-35 in South Bend, Indiana, on …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
Newsmakers: South African judge denies appeal for harsher Pistorius sentence
A South African judge dismissed an appeal by prosecutors for a harsher sentence against
Tue., July 5, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Newsmakers: Duke broadcaster Bob Harris retiring after 41st season
Longtime Duke radio broadcaster Bob Harris is retiring at the end of the men’s basketball season.
Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:18 p.m.
Five former Duke players chosen for U.S. Select Team
Five former Duke players headline the USA Men’s Select Team, which will train with the men’s national team before the Olympics, USA Basketball announced Tuesday.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
Newsmakers: Krzyzewski isn’t thinking about retirement
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016, 7:39 p.m.
Duke out of AP men’s Top 25 poll; Oklahoma stays No. 1
For the first time in more than eight years, Duke is nowhere to be seen in the Associated Press Top 25 – not near the top, not even at the …
Sat., Aug. 8, 2015, midnight
2K Classic pairings set
Defending national champion Duke will meet VCU and national runner-up Wisconsin will face Georgetown at Madison Square Garden in the semifinals of college basketball’s 2K Classic that benefits the Wounded …
Thu., April 9, 2015, midnight
Refs made quick call
NCAA vice president of men’s basketball Dan Gavitt said the referees Monday night in the national championship game in Indianapolis had access to television replays on a crucial play in …
Mon., March 30, 2015, 1:59 p.m.
Zags capture NCAA’s best TV ratings in a decade
The Duke-Gonzaga game on CBS drew the best overnight rating in 10 years for a Sunday NCAA Tournament regional final.
Mon., March 30, 2015, midnight
Zags falter in stretch, denied Final Four
HOUSTON – Gonzaga’s Road to the Final Four hit a detour with four-plus minutes left. The Zags’ offense, so dependable all season but inconsistent during several costly stretches against Duke, …
Sun., March 29, 2015, midnight
Zags must rewrite history
HOUSTON – Among hundreds of questions Gonzaga players heard from the media Saturday, one ranked high on the surprise meter. A TV reporter asked Kyle Wiltjer: “Is there any chance …
Mon., March 23, 2015, 9:26 p.m.
Lady Vols, Maryland fill Spokane Regional
Tennessee and Maryland won second-round games in the NCAA women’s tournament on Monday night, reaching the Sweet 16 at the Spokane Arena.
Sun., Jan. 25, 2015, midnight
Krzyzewski eyes 1,000
Mike Krzyzewski is on the verge of yet another coaching milestone. The Duke coach will become the first men’s coach in Division I history with 1,000 wins on Sunday if …
Mon., Dec. 29, 2014, midnight
Rampaging Duke plays Toledo
With 10 games in the books, it’s pretty clear that the Duke Blue Devils are one of men’s basketball’s elite teams. But even by Duke standards, it has been a …
Sat., Dec. 27, 2014, midnight
Arizona State, Duke look similar going into Sun Bowl
EL PASO, Texas – Arizona State and Duke have a lot of unfinished business – and a lot of similarities – heading into the 81st Sun Bowl. The Blue Devils …
Sun., Sept. 14, 2014, midnight
Hedrick-Miller combo lifts Broncos
Grant Hedrick threw two touchdowns to Matt Miller and caught one from the senior receiver on a trick play as Boise State beat UConn 38-21 on Saturday afternoon in East …
Tue., April 15, 2014, midnight
Jabari Parker said he plans to meet with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., today, and will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft …
Sun., March 2, 2014, midnight
Duke, NC square off
No. 7 Duke is looking for ways to make up for a series of backcourt-crippling injuries. No. 14 North Carolina is still trying to solve some of its up-and-down ways. …
Thu., Feb. 20, 2014, midnight
Tough stretch for Duke
North Carolina coach Roy Williams went into last week’s pregame meal thinking a winter storm wouldn’t prevent Duke from getting to the Smith Center for the latest installment in the …
Thu., Feb. 13, 2014, midnight
Wednesday’s rivalry game between No. 8 Duke and North Carolina was postponed due to a storm that brought enough snow and ice to paralyze many area roads. The game will …
Tue., Nov. 12, 2013, midnight
Best bet on the Tube
With the college basketball season only a few days old, No. 2 Michigan State faces top-ranked Kentucky and its latest group of freshmen phenoms today in the Champions Classic (doubleheader …
Sun., March 31, 2013, midnight
Krzyzewski, Pitino back for an encore
INDIANAPOLIS – Mike Krzyzewski and Rick Pitino are finally doing an encore. For the first time since their teams played perhaps the greatest game in the history of the NCAA …
Fri., March 1, 2013, midnight
Cavaliers upset Duke
Joe Harris had just scored a career-high 36 points, nearly half of his team’s total in a 73-68 basketball victory against No. 3 Duke at Charlottesville, Va., and the junior …
Fri., March 1, 2013, midnight
Miami has tough challenge at Duke on Saturday
On Saturday night, No. 5 Miami can clinch the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season men’s basketball championship. Easier said than done. Not only will the Hurricanes have to beat third-ranked Duke …