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Duke men's basketball refused to fade away against Pittsburgh. What changed at halftime?

(01/12/23 1:56pm)

As Duke jogged off the court at the halfway point of its Wednesday night matchup against Pittsburgh, fans watching at home could not be blamed for wanting to change the channel. The Blue Devils were struggling to take care of the basketball. The offense looked rushed and disjointed. The team was down by double digits and seemed to be heading for its fifth loss of the season courtesy of former Duke star Jeff Capel. 

Duke men's tennis 2023 season preview

(01/09/23 1:17pm)

Duke enters 2023 looking to build on a strong 2022 season that included an impressive 17-9 overall record and a stellar 11-3 record at home. The Blue Devils have now been rewarded for this success with a top-20 ITA preseason ranking. What’s more, the team has retained most of its talent from last year. Of the student-athletes who competed in Duke’s final dual match of 2022 against Tennessee, only Sean Sculley and Edu Guell will not be returning this season. 

Duke men's soccer 2022 season preview

(08/26/22 5:35am)

In 2022, Duke faces the tough task of following up a 2021 season in which it lost just three regular-season matches, went to the ACC championship and made it to the third round of the NCAA tournament. Despite the tall order, the Blue Devils, ranked No. 12 nationally, are in a good position to repeat under the leadership of head coach John Kerr. 

'No running from it': Duke women's tennis faces down pressure, defeats Georgia to advance to Elite 8

(05/14/22 6:06pm)

Duke continued its dominant NCAA tournament run Friday with a 4-1 defeat of No. 14-seed Georgia at Ambler Tennis Stadium in Durham. The win advances the fourth-seeded Blue Devils to the quarterfinals in Champaign, Ill., and places the squad just three victories away from the program’s second NCAA Championship. What’s more, the 4-1 defeat of Georgia is the fourth straight match in which Duke has allowed no more than a single point on the scoreboard. Since its ACC tournament semifinal against Miami, Duke has outscored its opponents 16-3—a truly lopsided statistic that showcases just how well the team is performing late in the season.  

Duke men's tennis defeats Memphis before falling to Tennessee in second round of NCAA tournament

(05/10/22 3:41am)

Duke began its NCAA tournament run with a dominant 4-1 defeat of Memphis before falling to No. 6-seed Tennessee in the second round. Ahead of Saturday's loss, the Blue Devils performed well from the get-go Friday against the Tigers, winning the doubles point with a 6-4 victory from junior Andrew Zhang and graduate student Sean Sculley followed by a 6-3 win from the junior duo of Garrett Johns and Michael Heller. 

Duke men's tennis earns win at Illinois behind improved doubles play

(02/23/22 3:52am)

After a disappointing 4-2 loss to 10th-ranked Kentucky six days prior, Duke bounced back with a 4-2 win against Illinois Saturday. A major struggle for the team had been its doubles play, as the team had lost the doubles point in four straight matchups heading into Saturday afternoon’s bout against the Fighting Illini. 

Duke women's tennis has strong singles showing, struggles in doubles in Michigan Invitational

(01/18/22 3:48am)

Duke kicked off its spring season this weekend at the Michigan Invitational, squaring off against No. 12 Ohio State, No. 16 Michigan and Notre Dame over three days of match play. The Blue Devils excelled in singles, winning four out of six matchups against Ohio State, all seven of its matches with Notre Dame and two out of three matchups against Michigan.