Blue Devils stomp Southern
NORFOLK, Va. - A dominating defensive effort helped lead top-seeded Duke to a record-setting 96-27 dismantling of 16th-seeded Southern University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. With...
Duke cruises into Sweet 16
Duke is still on the road to the Final Four. The No. 1 seeded Blue Devils knocked off eighth-seeded George Washington, 74-61, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon to earn...
Free-throw struggles don't worry Redick
J.J. Redick is the best free-throw shooter in the history of the ACC. In his first 137 games at Duke, the senior went 0-for-2 on a trip to the free-throw line just twice. Redick matched that number...
Blue Devil role players need to step up
Even though their stars carried the Blue Devils to what became a relatively easy win, two players likely won't be enough to get them to Atlanta, let alone Indianapolis.
Redick, Williams power Duke past Southern
The Blue Devils (31-3) cruised to a 70-54 victory at the Greensboro Coliseum as they advanced past the first round of the NCAA Tournament for the 10th-consecutive season.
Duke shoots to regain form in ACCs
The Blue Devils will meet Miami at noon in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament, to begin their quest for their seventh ACC Tournament crown in eight years.
Confident Blue Devils run past Wake Forest
The Blue Devils defeated Wake Forest and advanced to their ninth straight conference championship game, where they will face league newcomer Boston College Sunday.
Redick ends drought in Blue Devils' win over Hurricanes
J.J. Redick scored 25 points as the Blue Devils held on to defeat Miami, 80-76, snapping a two-game losing streak and advancing to the semifinals of the ACC Tournament.
Duke blue runs in the family for Melchionnis
When Lee Melchionni's name was introduced on Senior Night, the 6-foot-6 forward walked to center court to a raucous ovation. Rather than simply waving to the crowd, though, Melchionni got down on...
Basketball lifts Dockery off streets of Chicago
Where Sean Dockery grew up, being able to walk around looking straight ahead is a luxury. In the South Chicago neighborhood Dockery comes from, gangs run the streets, young men are killed all the...
Superstar's popularity stretches to cyberspace
J.J. Redick has been bombarded by the media, taunted by opposing fans and even stalked by an entire Wal-Mart staff while grocery shopping. He has been labeled as the most hated player in college...
Williams content to produce out of the limelight
It's tough to overlook a player when he's leading the ACC in rebounding and is third in scoring.
Williams' young Tar Heels exceed expectations
After finally getting the monkey off his back by winning his first national title last year, the question was what North Carolina head coach Roy Williams could possibly do for an encore this...
Hot ticket: ACC Tourney draws high demand
For Duke students, getting tickets to the ACC Tournament is like winning the lottery. Literally. The Duke Athletic Ticket Office held a lottery to raffle off available student tickets Jan. 21....
THE CASE FOR UCONN
There has been little debate all season that Connecticut is the most talented team in the country. The top-ranked Huskies may not always have played like the best team, but their athleticism and...
Redick ranks 6th among Duke's all-time greats
After hours of watching tape, four failed mathematical formulas and a best-of-seven coin flip series, I have placed J.J. Redick in his rightful spot among the Duke all-time greats-kind of. Much of...
Seniors value Duke experience in last campaign
Before the disappointing loss to North Carolina on Senior Night in Cameron Indoor Stadium March 4, Duke's seniors held a dinner to honor the occasion at the Washington Duke Inn. On the eve of the...
Morrison carries Zags to national forefront
The choice for National Player of the Year is clear. Adam Morrison is the nation's leading scorer and has led Gonzaga to a No. 4 national ranking, a perfect conference record and the Bulldogs'...
Recent setbacks don't change Duke's goal
Walking back onto Coach K Court after the March 4 loss to North Carolina, senior forward Lee Melchionni had one message for the thousands of fans who remained in Cameron Indoor Stadium.
ESPN sets new bar with 'Full Circle' coverage
As it is every year, it was one of the most anticipated days of the year. Krzyzewskiville was rocking all day in anticipation of the matchup between No. 1 Duke and No. 13 North Carolina. In...
The Train says to forget back-to-back losses
Oh, baby. It's money-makin' time on The Train, and I am feeling good. The Blue Devils are going into the conference tournament as the ACC's No. 1 seed. They've had a No. 1 seed in the NCAA...
It's Awesome, Baby!
Before the Blue Devils' matchup against North Carolina March 4, The Chronicle's Andrew Yaffe sat down with ESPN analyst Dick Vitale to talk about the Duke-UNC rivalry, J.J. Redick, Blue Devil bias...
Redick proves himself in tougher league
On paper, it appears that J.J. Redick and Adam Morrison remain neck-and-neck in their year-long battle for National Player of the Year supremacy. Morrison leads the nation in scoring, pouring...
Florida State, Maryland sit on Tourney bubble
Let the Madness begin. March is finally here and so is the season of conference tournaments, which leaves the main event-the NCAA Tournament-on the minds of basketball fans everywhere. So as...
Class of 2015 defeats Grant Hill-led faculty in game at Cameron Indoor Stadium
Spurrier reflects on 1989 ACC title team reunion, memories of coaching at Duke
Boone throws for four touchdowns, Duke routs Elon 52-13 in season-opener
McCallie inducted into Maine Basketball Hall of Fame
Freshmen play quality time, Blue Devils stay healthy against Elon