Stories tagged: duke
Sun., April 14, 2019
It was, I think, simply coincidence that on the anniversary of his death, my interest in college basketball revived. It wasn’t because we shared that passion. Spectator sports held little …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
Nike says it’s investigating why Duke freshman Zion Williamson split a shoe open during a game against rival North Carolina. But the sportswear giant says it’s an “isolated occurrence.”
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says he has “no knowledge” of a woman’s allegation that she was sexually assaulted by a former Blue Devils basketball player and he believes the school …
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
Top 25 roundup:
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
Conference play is taking a toll on several of college basketball’s top teams.Nevada dropped from the ranks of the unbeatens – only three remain – and Kansas lost for the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
Gonzaga or Kansas? Which team will be ranked No. 1 come Monday? It should be an interesting vote from 65 media members in the AP poll and 32 Division I …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
The Gonzaga-Duke game was nearing tip time when Mark Few and Mike Krzyzewski met behind makeshift curtains close to the court. “So I talked to Mark before the game and …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
Gonzaga had numerous candidates but settled for two representatives on the Maui Invitational All-Tournament team.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
The top 11 ranked teams – other than No. 3 Gonzaga – reshuffled in the first regular-season AP men’s basketball poll. The Zags (2-0) remained at No. 3, same as …
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018
Gonzaga will open against Illinois in the nightcap of the Maui Invitational’s first day. The Zags and Illini will tip at 8:30 p.m. Pacific time on ESPN2 on Monday, Nov. …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
Breaking down the players to know heading into the 2017-18 college basketball season:
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
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
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
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has undergone knee replacement surgery.
Sun., June 4, 2017
The last 13 months saw far too many surgeries for Duke basketball to be at its best.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017
The transfer market has been good to Gonzaga in recent seasons but the Zags came up short again Tuesday.
Tue., March 7, 2017
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
Hall of Fame Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from the team to have lower back surgery.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016
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
Duke says freshman center Marques Bolden will miss the top-ranked Blue Devils’ first two games with a leg injury.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016
Josh Hart is off to a stellar start as a member of the defending national champions.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016
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
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
A South African judge dismissed an appeal by prosecutors for a harsher sentence against