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No. 6 Duke baseball recovers from 5-run deficit to clinch series win against Virginia Tech

(04/22/24 5:38am)

With the stakes high, the Blue Devils came into game three of a weekend series against Virginia Tech feeling the pressure to triumph against a strong team. The Hokies, looking for a big-time home upset, certainly looked confident in the middle of the game. In the end however, No. 6 Duke rode two late home runs to come out on top 13-10, winning a nail-biting series that saw its first two games each come down to extra innings and the third tied heading into the ninth. 

Duke football kicks off head coach Manny Diaz's tenure with annual Blue and White game

(04/21/24 2:32pm)

It was a day of many firsts for the Blue Devils. New head coach Manny Diaz’s first time in front of Duke football fans in Wallace Wade Stadium. Transfer quarterback Maalik Murphy’s first appearance. In the Blue Devils’ annual Blue & White Game, this time with a revamped format, it was ultimately the defense that prevailed 21-16. While the final score was important for fans, it was the development that mattered for Diaz and the program.

CONNED: Duke women's basketball never leads, bows out of NCAA tournament with loss to UConn

(03/31/24 2:24am)

PORTLAND, Ore.— At this point in the season, three basketball programs have teams remaining in both the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments. On Saturday evening in the Moda Center, two of those squads met: No. 3-seed UConn and No. 7-seed Duke, two perennial basketball powerhouses, each heading out west hoping to keep on their journey through March Madness. 

Beats' picks: Can No. 7-seed Duke women's basketball continue run, upset Bueckers and UConn in Sweet 16?

(03/30/24 8:02pm)

No. 7-seed Duke, fresh off a second-round upset of No. 2-seed Ohio State, make the trip to Portland, Ore., Saturday evening for a date with No. 3-seed UConn. The Chronicle's beat writers are here with their predictions about whether the Blue Devils can continue their remarkable run and advance to the Elite Eight:

'Kept their belief': Duke women's basketball's season of growth bears ultimate fruit in test against Ohio State

(03/25/24 5:22am)

COLUMBUS, Ohio—At the end of the first quarter, it felt like the game between No. 7-seed Duke and second-seed Ohio State was already over. The Blue Devils had failed to make a field goal since the 8:05 mark in the period, and Duke was down 20-10. The Buckeye press was suffocating, and former Blue Devil Celeste Taylor was already causing problems on both ends of the floor. 

Beats' picks: Will No. 7-seed Duke women's basketball keep marching, take down Ohio State to advance to Sweet 16?

(03/24/24 5:16am)

No. 7-seed Duke continues its NCAA tournament quest Sunday afternoon in Columbus, Ohio against No. 2-seed Ohio State. The Chronicle’s beat writers offer their predictions about whether the Blue Devils can spring the upset and book their spot in the Sweet 16:

EXTERMINATORS: Duke women's basketball finds second-half rhythm, downs Richmond to open NCAA tournament

(03/22/24 8:19pm)

COLUMBUS, Ohio—It was a long trip and a very different environment for Duke, as the seventh-seeded Blue Devils trekked up to Columbus to play their first-round game against No. 10-seed Richmond. Despite the novel setting, Duke seemed perfectly at home. 

Five things to know before No. 7-seed Duke women's basketball tips off NCAA tournament play in Columbus, Ohio

(03/22/24 6:06am)

With March Madness finally here, stakes are high. Each game is win-or-go-home from this point on, and every single trip down the floor will matter just a little bit more. On the women’s side of the tournament, the seventh-seeded Blue Devils are headed to Columbus, Ohio, to face off first against No. 10-seed Richmond, then will take on the winner of No. 2-seed Ohio State and No. 15-seed Maine. With the first games tipping off Friday afternoon, here are five things to know:

A look at Duke women's basketball's potential path through the ACC tournament

(03/07/24 7:28pm)

Following a regular season that exceeded expectations complete with big-time wins against tough teams like No. 10 N.C. State and No. 11 Virginia Tech, the Blue Devils are now headed to the 2024 ACC tournament. Held less than an hour from Durham in Greensboro Coliseum, Duke will likely be coming up against some of the top squads in the conference in rematches from the regular season as it heads into a stacked playoff bracket. 

Beats picks: Will Duke women's basketball sweep North Carolina at regular-season closer in Chapel Hill?

(03/03/24 5:28am)

The Blue Devils head to Chapel Hill Sunday afternoon for a vital rivalry clash against North Carolina, looking for both a season sweep and a boost in seeding for the ACC tournament. The Chronicle's beat writers are here to offer their predictions of how Duke will fare:

And one: Big outing from Sallis, trouble with fouls, turnovers plague Duke men's basketball against Wake Forest

(02/25/24 10:41pm)

After each Duke men's basketball game this season, check back here for the Player of the Game and more. No. 8 Duke played down to the final seconds before suffering a brutal loss to a punchy Wake Forest group, and the Blue Zone is here to review the action: