Stories tagged: Duke
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Bowl roundup: Kansas State beats UCLA 35-17 in Cactus Bowl
Alex Delton ran for 158 yards and accounted for four touchdowns, leading Kansas State to a 35-17 Cactus Bowl victory over UCLA in Phoenix on Tuesday night in what could …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Duke overcomes tenacious Portland State 99-81
Trevon Duval had 22 points and top-ranked Duke pulled away for a 99-81 victory over the surprisingly tenacious Portland State Vikings on Thursday in the Phil Knight Invitational tournament.
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 …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Men’s Top 25 capsules: Top-ranked Duke beats No. 2 Michigan State
Grayson Allen – Duke’s lone senior – scored a career-high 37 points, freshman Trevon Duval had 17 points and 10 assists, and the top-ranked Blue Devils beat No. 2 Michigan …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
Grayson Allen leads No. 1 Duke past No. 2 Michigan State 88-81
Grayson Allen scored a career-high 37 points, freshman Trevon Duval had 17 points and 10 assists, and No. 1 Duke beat No. 2 Michigan State 88-81 in the Champions Classic.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
How we voted: Duke holds down the top spot, but No. 2 Michigan State on deck for Blue Devils
A few of the freshman phenoms are starring already – Arizona’s DeAndre Ayton and Duke’s Marvin Bagley III more than the others – but there wasn’t much shifting after the …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
The college basketball players you have to watch this season
Breaking down the players to know heading into the 2017-18 college basketball season:
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
Gonzaga 18th in AP preseason poll; Duke picked No. 1 for second straight year
The Zags are ranked No. 18 in the AP preseason poll Top 25 released Wednesday. It’s the eighth straight season Gonzaga has been in the preseason Top 25 and fifth …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
Utility CEO retiring following failure of nuclear project
The CEO of South Carolina’s state-owned utility is retiring, making him the first executive to leave following last month’s abandonment of a nuclear power project that customers have been funding …
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski undergoes knee replacement surgery
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has undergone knee replacement surgery.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
After injuries and roster changes, Coach K looks ahead to Duke’s next season
The last 13 months saw far too many surgeries for Duke basketball to be at its best.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Duke transfer Chase Jeter, who visited Gonzaga, picks Arizona
The transfer market has been good to Gonzaga in recent seasons but the Zags came up short again Tuesday.
Tue., March 7, 2017
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
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
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
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
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.