Former North Carolina head coach Dean Smith passed away Feb. 7 at his home in Chapel Hill.

Legendary North Carolina head coach Dean Smith passes away at 83

Former North Carolina head coach Dean Smith passed away Feb. 7 at his home in Chapel Hill.

Tyus Jones and Matt Jones react during the Blue Devils' 43-7 run that blew the game open in the first half.

Offensive explosion sparks Duke basketball rout of Notre Dame

The Blue Devils used a 43-7 first-half run to notch their fourth top-10 win of the season.

Freshman Jahlil Okafor posted 22 points and 17 rebounds in the Jan. 28 loss to Notre Dame.

Revenge, ACC regular season title hopes on the line as Duke basketball welcomes Notre Dame

The Blue Devils blew a late lead to the Fighting Irish Jan. 28 but will get a shot at redemption 10 days later.

Freshman Azura Stevens poured in a career-high 24 points as the Blue Devils cruised to their second win of the season against Wake Forest.

Stevens shines as Duke women's basketball downs Wake Forest

Senior Elizabeth Williams and freshman Azura Stevens contributed 37 points in the 70-53 win, but watched Oderah Chidom go down with a shoulder injury.

Senior Quinn Cook powered the Blue Devils to victory Wednesday, as his 17 points—all coming in the second half—led all scorers.

Cook continues to be Blue Devils' heart and soul in win against Georgia Tech

The real heart and soul of this Duke squad is Quinn Cook—the lone senior of the eight scholarship players remaining. The captain's leadership was on full display Wednesday night.

Mike Krzyzewski honored for win No. 1,000 with ceremony after Duke-Georgia Tech

The record-breaking head coach finally got to celebrate his achievement on his home court with the Cameron Crazies Wednesday night.

Senior center Elizabeth Williams posted 18 points, eight rebounds and six blocks in Duke’s first meeting against Wake Forest.

Blue Devil women's basketball hits the road for rematch with Wake Forest

After an impressive upset, Duke will try to keep its winning streak alive as the Blue Devils hit the unforgiving road against Wake Forest.

Freshman Justise Winslow posted his second-straight double-double with a 15-point, 11-rebound effort against Georgia Tech.

Duke basketball survives upset bid from Georgia Tech

The Yellow Jackets kept buzzing, refusing to go quietly, but Quinn Cook's 17 points kept Georgia Tech from stinging the Blue Devils on their home court.

Senior Quinn Cook is coming off a 15-point performance in Duke’s upset of then-No. 2 Virginia and will look to stay hot against Georgia Tech.

No. 4 Blue Devils play host to Yellow Jackets in return to Cameron

No. 4 Duke will play its first home game since Jan. 19 as it hosts Georgia Tech Wednesday.

Former Duke forward Reggie Love (second from left) served as President Barack Obama’s personal aide for four years and recently wrote a book regarding the experience.

Love details time with President Obama in new book "Power Forward"

Former Blue Devil Reggie Love published his first book on his time with President Obama Tuesday.

Senior Elizabeth Williams had three blocks during Duke's crucial run, and overcame a slow start to finish a rebound shy of a double-double.

After win against No. 8 Louisville, future promising for Duke women's basketball

With two top-12 wins in its last three games, Duke is beginning to look like a team capable of living up to its expectations.

Senior Ka'lia Johnson hit three big triples as the No. 15 Blue Devils earned a resume-building win against No. 8 Louisville Monday.

Duke women's basketball holds off No. 8 Louisville

With potential ACC and NCAA tournament seeding on the line, the Blue Devils protected their home court and earned a victory against a top-10 opponent.

Freshman Azura Stevens and the Blue Devils have a shot for a resume-building win Monday against No. 8 Louisville.

Duke women's basketball welcomes No. 8 Louisville in first meeting as ACC foes

In a season full of tough matchups against ranked teams, arguably none will be as important for the Blue Devils as Monday’s game against the No. 8 Cardinals.

Tyus Jones led a furious run in the final 5:19 as the Blue Devils came back to stun the Cavaliers on the road.

Okafor, lineup change spurs Blue Devil comeback at Virginia

With 5:19 left in arguably their most important game of the season, the Blue Devils looked dead in the water.

Freshman Tyus Jones put the dagger in Virginia's undefeated campaign with a 3-pointer with only 10.4 seconds remaining.

Duke basketball shoots down No. 2 Virginia 69-63

Duke entered enemy territory outnumbered and literally shot its way out, as the Blue Devils handed the Cavaliers their first loss of the season Saturday.

Justise Winslow will look to help Duke overcome the loss of Rasheed Sulaimon Saturday at No. 2 Virginia.

Emotional week for Duke basketball culminates in test at No. 2 Virginia

The Blue Devils have had a roller-coaster seven days but don't have time to dwell on the best facing their toughest opponent yet.

ChronChat: Duke moving forward without Rasheed Sulaimon

With Rasheed Sulaimon being dismissed from the team, three of The Chronicle's men's basketball beat writers come together to answer the pressing on-court questions that now face the Blue Devils.

Senior Elizabeth Williams was plagued by foul trouble and didn't find a rhythm until late in the second half, finishing with nine points and just three rebounds.

Chidom, Stevens fuel Duke women's basketball despite Williams' off night

Elizabeth Williams didn't make a basket until 7:22 left in the game, but fellow forwards Azura Stevens and Oderah Chidom stepped up for the Blue Devils.

Junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon has had his fair share of issues on and off the court.

Rasheed Sulaimon's dismissal comes after turbulent last 2 seasons

The junior guard has had his fair share of issues on and off the court.

Freshman Azura Stevens recorded her fourth double-double of the season in Thursday's 62-43 win against Pittsburgh.

Duke women's basketball takes down Pittsburgh

The Blue Devils gave their fans a taste of next year's potential with their most experienced players sidelined.

Junior Rasheed Sulaimon was dismissed from the Duke basketball program Thursday.

Rasheed Sulaimon dismissed from Duke basketball program

Duke junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon has been dismissed from Duke's basketball program per a press release Thursday afternoon.

Despite leading down the stretch, the game slipped away from Duke late in the second half as Jerian Grant poured in a game-high 23 points to lead the Fighting Irish.

Grant steals show as Fighting Irish storm back against Duke basketball

Notre Dame's Jerian Grant dominated the Blue Devil defense Wednesday evening and led his No. 8 Fighting Irish to their 20th victory.

Senior center Elizabeth Williams is coming off a career-high 33-point performance against North Carolina.

Pittsburgh offers chance for Duke women's basketball to show maturity

The Blue Devils earned an emotional overtime win against their rival last time out. They'll look to keep the momentum going at home Thursday night.

The Blue Devils dropped their second contest in South Bend, Ind., in two years Wednesday night.

LUCK OF THE IRISH: Notre Dame takes down Duke 77-73

In a game that was equal parts track meet and heavyweight prizefight, Duke landed a flurry of second-half punches that would have left almost any opponent on the ropes. But Notre Dame responded...

The Blue Devils have one of the toughest stretches of the season following their comeback victory against St. John’s Sunday, as Duke must now travel to No. 8 Notre Dame and No. 3 Virginia to close the week.

Data digging: One devil of a road trip

Two games against top-10 opponents. Two games in hostile environments where fans rushed the court the last time Duke came to town.