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Although it was expected, Wendell Carter provided the most drama for Duke fans as they awaited the final NBA draft decision from the team’s star freshmen. That finally came Monday as Carter … more
Marvin Bagley, the ACC’s Player of the Year, consensus All-American, Freshman of the Year — you name it, he won the award — was the first Duke player to announce he was putting his … more
Duke faced Syracuse in February, so these teams are familiar with each other already. But with head coach Mike Krzyzewski adopting the 2-3 zone look from Jim Boeheim via their time together at USA … more
Duke suffered through two key injuries — Wendell Carter’s Achilles tendon and Trevon Duval’s ankle — in the ACC Tournament semifinals last weekend to come back and nearly get … more
Duke looked all but lost last Saturday when the Blue Devils went into the locker room after the halftime buzzer sounded down by 10 points to visiting North Carolina. But after outscoring the Tar … more
Duke is doing some Freaky Friday role switching late in the season and it’s real impressive for a young team to be able to turn their defense around basically overnight. But as the Blue … more
After dropping four of five games from the end of January to the beginning of February, Duke has turned things around over the last four games. The Blue Devils have been particularly effective on … more
Big wins for Duke over Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech seem to have erased the sour feelings of the three closes losses suffered to Virginia (65-63), St. John’s (81-77) and UNC (82-78). The Blue … more
Since losing to Virginia and beating Notre Dame, Duke has played two games away from Cameron Indoor Stadium and lost both despite being up by double digits in the first half to both St. John’s and … more
In one of the most anticipated non-North Carolina games of Duke’s basketball season, No. 2-ranked Virginia rolled through Cameron Indoor Stadium and left with a hotly contested two-point win over … more
It’s rare that a five-star player committing to Duke is a surprise, but Zion Williamson shocked the recruiting world when he announced his decision live on ESPN2’s SportsCenter Wednesday night. … more
After failing to put together consecutive wins over its first three conference games, Duke has started to gel as the ACC schedule has trudged on, building on its dominating win over Pittsburgh by … more
Duke fell to unranked N.C. State on the road, the team’s second conference loss away from home in a row this season and the program’s fifth in a row going back to last year. It is a concerning … more
Duke will play four games in nine days starting with Saturday’s 8 p.m. game at N.C. State. On Wednesday, Duke heads up to Pittsburgh before returning home to take on Wake Forest next Saturday. It … more
After playing their first game in 11 days when Duke hosted Evansville on Dec. 20, the Blue Devils had another long gap between games for Christmas break between that contest and their Dec. 30 game … more
In a span of 20 days in November, Duke played a stretch of nine games in three different time zones. In the same time period in December, Duke played just four games. The long time away from … more
Duke dropped its first game of the season in an unusually early ACC opener at Boston College on Dec. 7. The loss was going to come at some point, but the fact that it came to a team like the Eagles, … more
There is exactly one team in college basketball with 11 wins — the Duke Blue Devils. Duke is just one of nine teams remaining with undefeated records, and the Blue Devils have played the most … more
After winning what will likely be the most difficult game of the nonconference season, Duke had a bit of a hangover after returning home. It hosted Southern University last Friday night and had its … more
Games on back-to-back nights will open the 2017-18 basketball season for Duke, as the No. 1 team in the country hosts Elon on Friday night at 7 and then Utah … more
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