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Film room: Analyzing Duke men's basketball forward Paolo Banchero

(08/24/21 9:34pm)

Ahead of Coach K's final season, Duke men's basketball is bringing in several new players to Durham. In this series, we analyze film on each of the Blue Devils' new signees and transfers for the 2021-22 season. Previously, we took a look at Bates Jones, Theo John, Jaylen Blakes, AJ Griffin and Trevor Keels. Finally, we look at Paolo Banchero.  

Historic moments: Nancy Hogshead brings home four medals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

(06/02/20 6:59pm)

The Chronicle’s best wins bracket previously introduced some of Duke men’s basketball’s top moments throughout the years. This new series coincides with those moments, shedding light on some of Duke Athletics’ other highlights throughout the school’s storied history. We hope you enjoy this stroll down memory lane. Today's moment: Nancy Hogshead brings home four medals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

How Onome Akinbode-James and Jennifer Ezeh are helping out their native Nigeria during the COVID-19 pandemic

(05/05/20 11:38pm)

The coronavirus pandemic has put the sporting world on halt indefinitely. Although their seasons were either suspended indefinitely or cancelled, many athletes are “stepping on the court” to fight against the pandemic by contributing to relief efforts. Among them, Duke women’s basketball players Onome Akinbode-James and Jennifer Ezeh are sending much-needed assistance to their homeland on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.

ChronSports' 2020 what-if series: Duke women's basketball

(04/02/20 1:57am)

With the suspension and later cancellation of all Duke athletic competition due to the spread of coronavirus, many Blue Devil seasons were abruptly cut short. The Chronicle is going to take a look back at those seasons affected as well as what we missed out on with their cancellations. We've already looked at men's basketball. Now it's time for women's basketball.

Boston College's torrid 3-point shooting overwhelms Duke women's basketball

(03/07/20 7:22pm)

GREENSBORO, N.C.—Sharpshooting Golden State Warrior guard Stephen Curry returned to the basketball court Thursday night after a long absence due to injury. It seems as though Boston College—sponsored by the same Under Armour brand that Curry has popularized—captured Curry's magic from deep Friday night.

Beyond the arc: Duke men's basketball suffers from lack of offensive balance against Virginia

(03/01/20 9:13pm)

The nightmares for Duke on the road continued in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, as the team couldn’t land a knockout punch against Virginia despite establishing a seven-point lead early in the second half. It was the third straight road loss for the Blue Devils, who now fall to fourth in the ACC standings. The Blue Zone breaks down three key takeaways, stats and looks forward for the Blue Devils:

Duke women's basketball upsets Florida State in Cameron thriller

(02/17/20 12:53am)

Sunday afternoon is the time people flock to Pitchforks, getting their tasteful brunch of the day. The 14th-ranked Florida State Seminoles stepped into Cameron Indoor Stadium Sunday afternoon, drowsy and unenergetic, much like the Pitchforks-inhabiting students. What Florida State didn’t realize was that instead of being a customer, it was the daily special on the menu. 

Beyond the arc: Duke men's basketball comes out on top in defensive battle against Florida State

(02/12/20 2:10am)

The smell of the North Carolina victory is still in the air. But instead of another day of celebration, the Blue Devils and Cameron Crazies found themselves in a rare Monday night showdown against No. 8 Florida State. With more efficient shooting and a slight edge on the boards, Duke managed to defend its home floor 70-65 in a very defensive game. The Blue Zone gives you three key takeaways, stats and looks forward for the Blue Devils:                              

Duke in the NBA: Kyrie Irving makes franchise history honoring Kobe Bryant

(02/03/20 8:54am)

The tragedy that happened in Calabasas, California, last Sunday left the basketball world shaken as the NBA family mourns the deaths of Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant and the other seven victims in the helicopter crash. The Blue Zone gives you a recap of some big news from former Blue Devils in this emotional week:

Beyond the arc: Duke men's basketball held off by Louisville at home

(01/19/20 11:52pm)

After falling on the road against Clemson Tuesday, the Blue Devils dropped their second game in a row in a 79-73 loss to Louisville Saturday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Cardinals established an early lead in the first half and, despite several waves of counterattack, Duke wasn't able to pull off the comeback. The Blue Zone gives you three key takeaways, stats and looks forward for the Blue Devils: