Gay keeps Duke afloat in tough win

The Blue Devils were noticeably lacking in intensity to open the game, especially compared to the passion they showed Monday night when they beat No. 4 Tennessee 74-70 in the Volunteers' packed...


In 4.4 seconds, the Blue Devils proved more about their resiliency and ability to win games than they had in three straight conference victories.


Dave McClure and Jon Scheyer firmly placed their names alongside duos Laettner and Hill and Dockery and McRoberts in the lore of Blue Devil late-game heroics.

Williams' No. 23 set to join Duke legends in Cameron's rafters

Shelden Williams will step in front of a packed house at Cameron Indoor Stadium Sunday for the first time since he played his final game against North Carolina March 4, 2006.

Blue Devils shoot to surpass Tigers in ACC

The last time Duke lost to Clemson was in 1997-a span that covers 19 meetings between the two teams. Since that time, no ACC squad has won fewer games in the conference than the Tigers, while no...

Henderson's decision a "gimmie"

Gerald Henderson is certainly known as a driver, able to knife through defenses and take the ball to the hoop with ease. However, he might be even better at hitting the driver.

Column: Calling on all Crazies

<b>Opinion:</b> I think it's about time we all start asking ourselves if we really deserve that praise or whether the reputation of the Cameron Crazies

Early run propels Blue Devils

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - A tradition exists at Lady Volunteer games that the fans remain standing from the start of the game until Tennessee scores its first points.

Blue Devils hold on for win

After the No. 1 Blue Devils led by as many as 21 points during the first half, Tennessee stormed back and tied the score with 10:48 remaining in the contest. But the fourth-ranked Lady Volunteers...

BC rebuilds after dismissals

After a 5-0 start in ACC play, Boston College sat atop the conference standings with whispers of serious ACC title contention beginning to amplify.

Blue Devils find winning way

<b>Game Analysis</b>: With 1:44 left to play Saturday, head coach Mike Krzyzewski pulled his three captains out of what was, despite N.C. State's last-ditch attempt to stage a comeback, clearly an...

No. 1 Blue Devils brace for Parker's best shot

With her top-ranked Blue Devils traveling to No. 4 Tennessee tonight, head coach Gail Goestenkors has some concerns. She thinks Duke's rebounding needs to improve, and she knows her squad has its...

Complete effort pushes Duke past Wolfpack

With just less than 16 minutes remaining in the second half Saturday, N.C. State's Courtney Fells went up for what seemed like an effortless dunk. Instead, the ball bounced off the rim. Duke...

McClure lifts team with all-around play

In Duke's last three ACC games-all wins by more than 20 points-much attention has been given to the all-around play of Josh McRoberts, the consistency of DeMarcus Nelson and the emergence of Jon...

Duke continues undefeated run with ugly win

RALEIGH - In its first game since earning the No. 1 ranking, Duke pulled out a sloppy 65-51 win over N.C. State Thursday night at Reynolds Coliseum.

Defense helps team escape slow 1st half

RALEIGH - The Wolfpack came into Thursday night's matchup with brash confidence, telling The Technician, N.C. State's campus newspaper, that it thought it would take down the top team in the nation.

Defense leads way on cold night for offense

The frigid temperatures seemed to sneak inside Cameron Indoor Stadium Thursday night, with Duke and Wake Forest both struggling to heat up offensively.

Defense leads way to easy win

After Wake Forest had closed Duke's lead to six points with six minutes remaining in the first half, Greg Paulus hit a floating three-pointer, his third of the game. On the ensuing Demon Deacon...

Duke looks to build on Miami win

After a startling 0-2 beginning to conference play, Duke went back to the basics. The Blue Devils recommitted themselves to practice, resulting in one of their finest performances Sunday at Miami.

Wolfpack rally around sidelined Coach Yow

Even coaches who have been inducted into seven different halls of fame have their weaknesses. For N.C. State head coach Kay Yow, breast cancer has proven-at least temporarily-to be that stopping...

Clemson sheds losing reputation

Until last Saturday, the only undefeated Division I team in the country called the ACC home. But for once, that team did not have a trace of blue-of any shade-on its uniforms.

No boys allowed

At the tail end of a recent Duke practice, a scrum of blue and white jerseys fought for a rebound under the basket. Neither Alison Bales nor Wanisha Smith emerged with the basketball-Jason Jacobs did.

Back on track: Duke storms past Hurricanes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Following the Blue Devils' second straight loss to begin conference play Wednesday night, head coach Mike Krzyzewski told the media his players did not inherit wins simply by...

Offense re-emerges in 1st ACC victory

After a recent stretch during which the Blue Devils have struggled to put the ball in the basket, Duke had little trouble lighting up the scoreboard Sunday-and was almost perfect from the field in...

Payback: Duke dethrones Terps

In the midst of the raucous and sold-out Cameron Indoor Stadium Saturday, the then-No. 3 Blue Devils dominated top-ranked Maryland in almost every facet of the highly-anticipated game en route to...