Chronicle Sportswrap: February 8, 2016

The Chronicle's Jack Dolgin recaps a busy week in Duke athletics. Blue Devil head coach Mike Krzyzewski was hospitalized Monday and missed his first game since 1995 Tuesday against Georgia Tech, but returned to the sidelines for Saturday's 88-80 win against N.C. State. The women's basketball team eased past Virginia without injured star Azurá Stevens Thursday but endured an 0-for-25 stretch in Sunday's loss at No. 16 Miami. After reeling in a top-30 recruiting class, Duke football head coach David Cutcliffe headed west to watch mentee Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos win Super Bowl 50.


Chronicle Pregame: Duke men's basketball vs. Louisville

The Chronicle's Ryan Hoerger and Jack Dolgin preview Monday's tilt between the Blue Devils and Cardinals—the 1,000th game in the history of Cameron Indoor Stadium and Louisville's first visit as a member of the ACC. The Blue Devils are riding a two-game winning streak into their toughest four-game stretch of the year; the Cardinals just beat No. 2 North Carolina but self-imposed a postseason ban for potential recruiting violations.


Chronicle Postgame: Duke 88, N.C. State 80

The Chronicle’s Brian Pollack and Jacob Weiss break down Duke’s 88-80 victory against N.C. State Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The tandem of Luke Kennard and Grayson Allen combined to score 54 points and drain 10 3-pointers to lead the Blue Devils.


Chronicle Pregame: Duke men's basketball vs. N.C. State

The Chronicle's Ryan Hoerger and Brian Pollack preview Saturday's 2 p.m.tilt between the Blue Devils and Wolfpack. Duke is expected to have head coach Mike Krzyzewski back on the sidelines after he missed his team's win at Georgia Tech due to a hospitalization, and the Blue Devils will have to key in on Wolfpack point guard Anthony "Cat" Barber, who has scored 30-plus points in four of his last five games.


DSG Senate Meeting | February 3rd, 2016

The Duke Student Government Senate heard from Young Trustee candidates, discussed proposed changes to Duke's curriculum, and heard a petition to keep Grace's Cafe Open.


Chronicle Postgame: Duke 80, Georgia Tech 71

The Chronicle’s Jack Dolgin and Sam Turken break down the Blue Devils’ nine-point win in Atlanta, which they earned without head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who stayed in Durham after falling ill Monday. Grayson Allen hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points to lead the Blue Devils, who found success playing man-to-man defense in the second half.


Chronicle Pregame: Duke men's basketball vs. Georgia Tech

The Chronicle's Ryan Hoerger and Brian Pollack look ahead to Duke's Tuesday contest at Georgia Tech. After an eight-day layoff, the Blue Devils will play their first game as an unranked team since 2007 against a Yellow Jacket squad that has been pesky at home, knocking off then-No. 4 Virginia and dropping their last two ACC games by just five total points.


Chronicle Sportswrap: February 1, 2016

The Chronicle's Jack Dolgin recaps the weekend in Duke athletics. With no basketball games from Friday to Sunday, the focus well on the tennis teams, which both took on Northwestern. The Duke women prevailed 4-3 on the road, but the men fell 5-2 Sunday at home. In other action, North Carolina spoiled the Blue Devils' Senior Day in the pool, and Duke wrestling picked up two victories in Washington, downing Columbia and American.


Chronicle Pregame: Duke women's basketball vs. Notre Dame

The Chronicle's Ryan Hoerger and Jack Dolgin preview a marquee Monday matchup as the Blue Devils welcome the No. 3 Fighting Irish to Durham. Duke is riding a four-game winning streak but will have to quiet one of the nation's most efficient offenses in order to claim its first win of the season against a ranked opponent.


DSG Senate Meeting | January 27th, 2016

The Duke Student Government Senate discussed a proposal to support the installation of security cameras, changes to election procedures and other issues.


Chronicle Postgame: Miami 80, Duke 69

The Chronicle's Sameer Pandhare and Meredith Cash break down Duke's fourth loss in five games, an 80-69 setback at No. 15 Miami Monday night. The Blue Devils could not contain the Hurricane backcourt of Angel Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan, who combined for 34 points and 14 assists as Miami made its last eight shots. With the loss, Duke is likely to fall out of the AP top 25 next week for the first time since 2007.


Chronicle Sportswrap: January 25, 2016

The Chronicle's Jack Dolgin recaps a busy weekend in Duke athletics, as the men's basketball team defeated N.C. State 88-78 to snap a three-game losing streak, and the women's basketball team topped North Carolina 71-55 in the first meeting of the Tobacco Road rivals this season. Several teams were also impacted by Winter Storm Jonas, with wrestling matches and track and field competitions among those to be postponed or canceled.


Chronicle Pregame: Duke men's basketball vs. Miami

The Chronicle's Ryan Hoerger and Brian Pollack preview the Blue Devils' second game in three days, a 7 p.m. road contest at Miami. A win against the Hurricanes would be Duke's first against a top-25 opponent this season, and would avenge last year's 90-74 Miami victory in Durham. Brandon Ingram and Grayson Allen scored 53 points in the Blue Devils' Saturday win against N.C. State, but Duke will have to contain the penetration of Angel Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan to leave South Beach with a win.


Chronicle Postgame: Duke 88, N.C. State 78

The Chronicle's Ryan Hoerger and Seth Johnson break down the Blue Devils' comeback victory in Raleigh, keyed by a 14-0 run midway through the second half. Grayson Allen scored 28 points and Brandon Ingram added 25 as Duke snapped a three-game losing streak and won at PNC Arena for the first time since 2011.


Chronicle Pregame: Duke men's basketball vs. N.C. State

The Chronicle's Ryan Hoerger and Brian Pollack look ahead to Saturday's game in Raleigh as the Blue Devils take on N.C. State looking to snap a three-game losing streak. PNC Arena has been a house of horrors for Duke of late—the Blue Devils have dropped two straight to the Wolfpack in Raleigh, in addition to the 2014 NCAA tournament loss to Mercer.


Chronicle Pregame: Duke men's basketball vs. N.C. State

The Chronicle's Ryan Hoerger and Brian Pollack look ahead to Saturday's game in Raleigh as the Blue Devils take on N.C. State looking to snap a three-game losing streak. PNC Arena has been a house of horrors for Duke of late—the Blue Devils have dropped two straight to the Wolfpack in Raleigh, in addition to the 2014 NCAA tournament loss to Mercer.


Chronicle Sportswrap: January 19, 2016

The Chronicle's Jack Dolgin recaps a sobering week in Duke sports, in which the Blue Devil men's basketball team dropped three straight games for the first time in nine years and the Duke women's basketball team dropped a 65-62 contest to N.C. State, snapping a 152-game winning streak against unranked opponents. On Monday, the Blue Devils fell out of the AP top 25 for the first time since Nov. 29, 1999.


Chronicle Postgame: Syracuse 64, Duke 62

The Chronicle's Sameer Pandhare and Meredith Cash break down Duke's 64-62 loss to Syracuse at Cameron Indoor Stadium—the Blue Devils' third straight loss and first three-game losing streak since the 2006-07 season. Orange forward Tyler Roberson brought down 20 rebounds—12 of them on the offensive glass—and four Syracuse players scored 14 points in the win. The Blue Devils shot 10-of-37 from downtown and surrendered 26 offensive rebounds, and Matt Jones' attempt to draw contact at the end of regulation went unrewarded.


Chronicle Postgame: Notre Dame 95, Duke 91

The Chronicle's Brian Pollack and Seth Johnson break down Duke's second straight ACC loss, a 95-91 defeat at the hands of the Fighting Irish Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Notre Dame sophomore Bonzie Colson scored a career-high 31 points off the bench, including a pivotal 3-point play with less than a minute to go as the Fighting Irish beat Duke for the fourth time in five tries, spoiling Luke Kennard's 30-point outing.