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Duke men's basketball forward Mark Mitchell commits to Missouri after entering transfer portal

(04/09/24 5:32pm)

Sophomore forward Mark Mitchell announced Friday morning via Instagram that he has committed to Missouri for his junior season. Duke’s starting lineup will have a 6-foot-9 hole next season as an integral member of its frontcourt makes the transition to be a Tiger for Missouri head coach Dennis Gates.

Beats' picks: Can No. 4-seed Duke men's basketball stop NC State's Cinderella run, advance to Final Four?

(03/31/24 4:30pm)

Fresh off a gritty upset win against No. 1-seed Houston, the fourth-seeded Blue Devils stare down No. 11-seed N.C. State for the third time this season in the Elite Eight, looking to advance to the Final Four. The Chronicle’s beat writers are here with their predictions:

5 observations from No. 4-seed Duke men's basketball's first half against Houston in Sweet 16

(03/30/24 2:51am)

DALLAS—After winning both of its first two games in the NCAA tournament comfortably, No. 4-seed Duke has been forced to scrap in the first half of its Sweet 16 game against No. 1-seed Houston. The Blue Devils head into the locker room narrowly leading 23-22 after one of the most physical periods of basketball this tournament has seen so far:

Beats' picks: Will No. 4-seed Duke men's basketball upset Houston, keep dancing past Sweet 16?

(03/29/24 4:07pm)

No. 4-seed Duke faces its biggest test of the season Friday night in the NCAA Sweet 16, making the trip to Dallas for a colossal bout with No. 1-seed Houston. The Chronicle’s beat writers are here to predict whether the Blue Devils can keep dancing to the Elite Eight:

Duke baseball falters in opening two games of N.C. State series before mercy-rule win in third

(03/25/24 2:25pm)

RALEIGH—Those watching March Madness have seen all weekend how quickly a team can go on a run and completely change the momentum of a game. Basketball is not the only sport that follows this pattern, though, as Duke baseball witnessed the influence of momentum firsthand in its weekend series against N.C. State.

Beats' picks: Can No. 4-seed Duke men's basketball slow James Madison's high-flying offense to book spot in last 16?

(03/24/24 7:10pm)

On Sunday evening, the fourth-seeded Blue Devils play their second game in three days with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line. The Chronicle’s beat writers are here with their takes about whether Duke can triumph over James Madison in Brooklyn, N.Y., to keep dancing:

Beats' picks: Will No. 2-seed Duke men's basketball take rematch with N.C. State to advance to ACC tournament semifinals?

(03/14/24 3:53pm)

No. 2-seed Duke kicks off its postseason journey Thursday evening in Washington, D.C., against N.C. State in the ACC tournament quarterfinals. Before the rematch between these two Tobacco Road foes, The Chronicle’s beat writers are here to offer their predictions:

Five things to know before No. 11 Duke men's basketball takes on ACC tournament

(03/13/24 3:27pm)

Last season, Duke won its final six regular-season games before thoroughly beating Pittsburgh, Miami and Virginia to win the ACC tournament. This year’s squad will have the same goal in mind, but the Blue Devils are entering the postseason with a sour taste in their mouths. A loss at home to North Carolina kept Duke from earning a share of the regular-season title and pushed the team down to the No. 2-seed in the ACC tournament.

Beats' picks: Will No. 9 Duke men's basketball exact revenge on No. 9 North Carolina with ACC title at stake?

(03/09/24 3:40pm)

No. 9 Duke faces its last — and biggest — test of the regular season Saturday evening at Cameron Indoor Stadium, welcoming historic rival and national No. 7 North Carolina. With an ACC regular-season title on the line, The Chronicle’s beat writers are here to offer their forecasts for what promises to be a chaotic evening:

Beats' picks: Will No. 10 Duke men's basketball exact revenge on Virginia after 2 years of heartbreaking defeats?

(03/02/24 2:15pm)

No. 10 Duke faces its third-to-last game of the season Saturday evening at Cameron Indoor Stadium against Virginia, a foe which has proved tough to overcome the past couple seasons. The Chronicle’s beat writers are here to offer their predictions on whether the Blue Devils can get it done this time around:

No. 8 Duke men's basketball runs the floor, dominates on both ends for comfortable win at Miami

(02/22/24 2:00am)

CORAL GABLES, Fla.—Despite entering the season as the favorites in the ACC, the Blue Devils have not been at the top of the conference at any point this season after dropping their first conference game to Georgia Tech. In Coral Gables Wednesday, that finally changed.

Tyrese Proctor returns from concussion protocol, active for Duke men's basketball against Miami

(02/21/24 11:40pm)

The Blue Devils are back at full strength. After suffering a concussion in the team’s win against Wake Forest Feb. 12 and missing Duke’s last game against Florida State, sophomore point guard Tyrese Proctor is active for Wednesday night’s game against Miami, a team representative confirmed.

No. 16 Duke baseball sets home run record, sweeps weekend games against George Mason, Coastal Carolina

(02/19/24 10:02pm)

A popular vacation destination for many Duke students after classes get out in May, the Myrtle Beach, S.C., area has developed into a favorite location for the Blue Devils’ baseball squad. After winning an NCAA regional in Conway last season, No. 16 Duke opened its 2024 campaign with a 3-0 showing in Baseball at the Beach over the weekend against Indiana, George Mason and Coastal Carolina.