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Last Saturday was a rough one for Duke. The Blue Devils struggled to convert on the several chances they had to pull ahead of Pittsburgh, and as a result lost a winnable game by a two-point margin to the Panthers. This week, Duke will return to Wallace Wade Stadium for Senior Day to take on Wake Forest in the regular-season finale. The Demon Deacons have been a strong team all year, so let’s see what they will have in store for Duke when they come to Durham Saturday.
Duke is looking to extend its three-game win streak Saturday at noon when it travels to Acrisure Stadium to play Pittsburgh. The Blue Zone has three keys for the Blue Devils to secure their eighth win:
Duke hits the road this weekend to take on Pittsburgh at Acrisure Stadium Saturday afternoon. The Blue Zone is here to break down film on the Panthers prior to the noon matchup:
Duke will face its first real challenge Tuesday when it plays Kansas at the Champions Classic in Indianapolis. Both the sixth-ranked Jayhawks and seventh-ranked Blue Devils have blown out their first two opponents, but this matchup will be a test for both schools. Here are five things to know before the game tips off at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Duke bounced back after a slow start against Virginia Tech on Saturday afternoon to move to 7-3 and 4-2 in the ACC. The Blue Zone is here with three key takeaways, stats and a look ahead after the win:
In basketball, fouls can be crippling. In Monday’s game against North Carolina A&T, Duke struggled with them. The team recorded a single-game program-record 29 infractions against the Aggies, and while the win was solid, the foul count was troubling.
Duke clinched bowl eligibility with a win in a high-scoring affair against Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass., Friday night. The Blue Zone is here to provide three key takeaways, stats and a look ahead after the victory:
Before Duke begins its season Monday, our Dom Fenoglio and Martin Heintzelman debate Duke's prospects for the upcoming season. Read Dom's counterpoint to Martin’s grounded take here.
2021-22 record: 22-13, 10-8 in the Colonial Athletic Association
2021-22 record: 11-16, 6-8 in the MEAC
Coming off of its bye week, Duke has had extra time to rest and recover following a dominant and turnover-filled road win against Miami. Now, the team will play its second Friday night game of the year when Boston College comes to Durham this week. Head coach Mike Elko’s squad will be looking to pull its conference record above .500 and open up a two-game winning streak, while Boston College aims to bounce back following an embarrassing 13-3 loss on the road against Connecticut. Let’s take a look at what the Eagles will have in store for Elko’s Blue Devils.
As the college basketball season looms, it's finally time for the Blue Zone to preview the 2022-23 Duke women's basketball roster. We previously looked at Bo Shaffer, Emma Schmidt, Jiselle Havas, Lee Volker, Imani Lewis, Emma Koabel, Vanessa de Jesus, Mia Heide, Kennedy Brown, Shay Bollin, Jordyn Oliver, Reigan Richardson, Taya Corosdale, Ashlon Jackson and Elizabeth Balogun. Here is reigning ACC Freshman of the Year Shayeann Day-Wilson:
2021-22 record: 23-13, 8-11 in the Big East
Duke football bounced back from its loss against North Carolina with a dominant road win against Miami. The Blue Zone is here to provide three key takeaways, stats and a look ahead following the blowout victory:
It has been a rough few weeks for Duke. First, it was an overtime loss after a failed comeback against Georgia Tech. Saturday was the real kicker for head coach Mike Elko’s squad, though. After it looked like the Blue Devils were in control late, the combination of a missed field goal, poor clock management and a rolling Tar Heel offense led to a 38-35 loss in Wallace Wade Stadium.
As basketball season quickly approaches, the Blue Zone takes a detailed look at Duke men's basketball's 2022-23 roster, with a preview of each player. First, let's check out Stanley Borden:
Regardless of the sport, games between Duke and North Carolina are always marquee matchups. That being said, Saturday night's contest between the Blue Devils and Tar Heels in Wallace Wade Stadium might be one of the best ones we have seen in a while. North Carolina is coming off of a tight 27-24 win against Miami, while Duke will be looking to turn its momentum around following an overtime loss to a Georgia Tech team that has been surprisingly hot following the firing of its head coach.
After an up-and-down 2021-22 season, Duke returns to the hardwood this year with a handful of fresh faces and true grit. In this series, the Blue Zone analyzes the new signees’ film for the 2022-23 season. We previously looked at Kennedy Brown, Taya Corosdale, Ashlon Jackson, Emma Koabel, Mia Heide and Reigan Richardson. Finally, let’s look at Shay Bollin:
After a tough loss to Kansas on the road, Duke bounced back with a controlling win against Virginia on a rainy Saturday night at Wallace Wade Stadium. Next, the Blue Devils will get back on the road, taking on Georgia Tech at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta Saturday afternoon.
After a busy Week 4 in the NFL, the Blue Zone breaks down the contributions from several former Blue Devils: