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'Last time in the arena'

Duke's season, and Coach K's career, came to a close in the Final Four against North Carolina. With that, Max Rego, Sasha Richie and Micah Hurewitz break down the 81-77 loss to the Tar Heels, recap the season as a whole and look ahead to what is in store for Jon Scheyer and company. Thanks to everyone who tuned in this season!


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Finally Four

It's Final Four week. Max Rego, Jake Piazza, Sasha Richie and Jonathan Levitan break down Duke's run through the West region, the significance of Coach K's 13th Final Four appearance and what is on the horizon: a date with North Carolina in New Orleans. Recorded March 28, 2022 Producer: Max Rego


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Onto the Next

March Madness is off and running. Max Rego checks in with Alex Jackson, who is down in Greenville for the first weekend of NCAA Tournament action. They talk Duke's first-round win against Cal State Fullerton, and preview the Blue Devils' Sunday date with Tom Izzo and Michigan State. Recorded March 19, 2022 Producer: Max Rego


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The Chronicle Beats' Picks NCAA Tournament

Listen to The Chronicle's men's basketball beats discuss who they have cutting down the nets in New Orleans, as well as their visions of the journey that got that team there.


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No Sleep til Brooklyn

It hasn't been easy, but Duke is in the ACC tournament final. Host Max Rego and Jake Piazza recap the Blue Devils' semifinal win against Miami, and preview Saturday's title game between Duke and Virginia Tech. They talk AJ Griffin's scorching run Friday, Paolo Banchero's aggressive mindset and Wendell Moore Jr.'s all-around brilliance. Recorded March 12, 2022 Producer: Max Rego


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Madness Arrives

This is (officially) March. With the entire top six of the AP Poll falling Saturday, Duke is an early beneficiary of some pre-tournament chaos. Max Rego, Sasha Richie and Jonathan Levitan break down a wild weekend in the sport, the Blue Devils' recent road wins against Virginia and Syracuse and whether Duke can snag a No. 1 seed. Recorded February 28, 2022 Producer: Max Rego


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'Something crazy'

Well, it's sure been an interesting week for the Blue Devils. Max Rego and Micah Hurewitz discuss Duke's chaotic 76-74 win against Wake Forest and Coach K's absence in the second half. They also break down a couple newly-released excerpts from New York Post sports columnist Ian O'Connor's upcoming book 'Coach K: The Rise and Reign of Mike Krzyzewski', particularly some revelations about the search process for Coach K's successor and Krzyzewski's relationship with Bobby Knight. Recorded February 16, 2021 Producer: Max Rego


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Old Foes Meet Again

Coach K vs. Hubert Davis. Wendell Moore Jr. vs. Leaky Black. Mark Williams vs. Armando Bacot. The storylines are aplenty for this one, and Max Rego, Jake Piazza, Sasha Richie, Micah Hurewitz and Jonathan Levitan have you covered with a preview of Saturday's bout between the Blue Devils and Tar Heels.


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'Hanging in there'

18 games in, what do we know about these Blue Devils? Host Max Rego, along with Alex Jackson and Sasha Richie, go through listener questions and the current rotation to break down where Duke stands after a loss to Florida State and win over Syracuse. Recorded January 23, 2021 Producer: Max Rego


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Stormy Weather (The Chronicle's Duke Basketball Podcast)

After Duke fell 76-74 to Miami Saturday night, there's a lot to discuss. Host Max Rego and Jonathan Levitan talk the final 44.9 seconds, Paolo Banchero's performance and how Trevor Keels can get back on track. Recorded January 10, 2021 Producer: Max Rego


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College Basketball Talk with Patrick Felts (The Chronicle's Duke Basketball Podcast)

We've got another guest podcast! Patrick Felts, founder and director of the Student Media Poll, joins host Max Rego to talk about the general state of college basketball. They go through some surprise teams, disappointing teams and their current favorites to make a run at a national title. Thanks to Patrick for coming on the show. Recorded December 30, 2021 Producer: Max Rego


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Holiday Compilation (The Chronicle's Duke Basketball Podcast)

Happy New Year! With 2022 upon us, we figured it was time for a special podcast. We talked with 14 former Chronicle sports editor's and sports managing editor's about their respective times covering the program. Each gave their insight into Coach K, the teams that they each covered, the star players they covered and a whole lot more. In chronological order, today's guests are Jon Scher (1:22-11:03), Charley Scher (11:15-17:54), Ben Cohen (18:08-30:15), Andrew Beaton (30:25-38:55), Amrith Ramkumar (39:08-44:26), Hank Tucker (44:42-52:30), Mitchell Gladstone (52:42-1:05:23), Michael Model (1:05:37-1:11:16), Winston Lindqwister (1:11:40-1:17:08), Derek Saul (1:17:24-1:28:35), Conner McLeod (1:28:55-1:34:07), Evan Kolin (1:34:20-1:37:39), Shane Smith (1:37:51-1:41:48) and Jake Piazza (1:42:00-1:47:30). Thanks to everyone for taking the time to sit down. Recorded October 7, 2021-December 27, 2021 Producer: Max Rego


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ACC O'Clock (The Chronicle's Duke Basketball Podcast)

Host Max Rego, along with Jake Piazza and Alex Jackson, get you ready for ACC play. They go through five over/unders, including Duke's total number of conference wins and the number of ACC teams that will end up in March Madness. Recorded December 21, 2021 Producer: Max Rego


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Mitchell Marks the Spot (The Chronicle's Duke Basketball Podcast)

Host Max Rego, along with Vol. 116 Sports Editor Evan Kolin, react to 2022 five-star Mark Mitchell committing to the Blue Devils. They talk Mitchell's fit on next season's roster, Jon Scheyer's credentials as a recruiting ace and more. Recorded December 10, 2021 Producer: Max Rego


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Tenting updates and a graduating senior's reflections

This is the last episode of DukeWeek to feature Jake Sheridan and Matthew Griffin as co-hosts. Jake is graduating, so in this episode he reflects on this time at Duke and what he'd tell his first-year self. Also, staff reporter Audrey Wang discusses updates to tenting policies for the Carolina men's basketball game. Good luck on finals! Host and producer: Matthew Griffin Graphic designer: May Fu December 7, 20201


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No. 1 and Done (The Chronicle's Duke Basketball Podcast)

Host Max Rego, along with Alex Jackson, discuss a hectic week for the Blue Devils. They talk the thrilling win over Gonzaga followed by the tight loss to Ohio State. They finish with some rapid fire questions, where they talk Banchero, Moore and AJ Griffin. Recorded December 2, 2021 Producer: Max Rego