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Dawkins buries Wake, Duke rolls

(01/20/12 10:00am)

For Duke, there are games where the team lives or dies by the 3-point shot. Thursday night against Wake Forest, the Blue Devils thrived with 11 3-pointers, while the Demon Deacons floundered with only three. Aided by an early lead, Duke defeated Wake Forest 91-73 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The No. 4 Blue Devils (16-2, 4-0 in the ACC) gained the lead with fifteen minutes to play in the first half and never looked back.

North Carolina wins ACC title

(11/07/11 10:00am)

Entering this season, Duke had appeared in the ACC championship game just twice in its history and had never won a conference tournament title. Last weekend, one of those things changed. After defeating Maryland 3-2 in the ACC tournament semifinals Friday afternoon, the Blue Devils earned their first tournament championship appearance in eight years and third in the program’s history.

Capra passes on pros for Duke

(10/18/11 8:00am)

There are few athletes that possess the potential to play their sport professionally, and not many of them turn down the big leagues to come to college. Even fewer seek higher education when they’ve already beaten two of the world’s top 100 women’s tennis players. And only one has chosen to attend university after playing in the third round of the U.S. Open.

Senior day success

(04/18/11 8:00am)

At the close of their regular season Sunday, seniors Reid Carelton, Alain Michel and Jared Pinsky achieved the only outcome acceptable for their senior match: victory. Not only did the win over 5-2 No. 25 Miami (14-7, 8-3 in the ACC) leave a memorable legacy for the seniors, but it also ensured that No. 10 Duke will have a first-round bye in the upcoming ACC tournament.