It wasn’t supposed to end like this.
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It wasn’t supposed to end like this.
Patrick Tape's stint as a Blue Devil lasted all of nine days.
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. First up: men’s basketball.
Friday afternoon marked a likely first for Tre Jones, myself and many others: a press conference over Zoom.
For the fourth time in the last seven years, a Blue Devil was recognized as the top freshman in the nation.
Vernon Carey Jr. and Tre Jones nearly swept the 2019-20 ACC awards last week, and their list of accolades continued to grow Friday afternoon.
The coronavirus pandemic robbed Duke and the rest of the college basketball world of a postseason, but the 2019-20 season still produced some memories that will live on in Blue Devil lore for years to come.
It's official: there won't be any ACC athletic activities for the remainder of this spring.
Thirteen months ago, I was elected to serve as The Chronicle’s Sports Editor, truly a dream come true. Ever since then, I have been waiting for this March, covering the ACC and NCAA tournaments, making my childhood dreams come true, all as a mere junior in college.
Wednesday marked the most jarring day in basketball history, as the NBA suspended its season after Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz tested positive for COVID-19.
A national championship is the ultimate goal for any Duke team, but any hardware is certainly a cause of celebration.
Duke's late-season slump may have dropped it to fourth in the ACC standings, but the Blue Devils managed a near sweep in conference awards.
Being the hero in Duke’s highly-anticipated home matchup against North Carolina couldn’t have even been in Justin Robinson’s wildest dreams as of two weeks ago.
At 6 p.m. Saturday, No. 12 Duke will take on a sub-.500 North Carolina squad in its regular season finale. In the teams' Feb. 8 meeting, the Blue Devils came out on top in an instant classic. Will Duke be able to replicate that magic in Cameron Indoor Stadium?
Head coach Mike Krzyzewski will be sending his seniors off in style.
For 100 years, the Duke-North Carolina rivalry has produced countless iconic moments. In the teams’ first 2020 meeting, the Blue Devils forged a memory that Duke fans will never forget: miraculous buzzer-beaters from Tre Jones and Wendell Moore Jr. to cap an iconic 98-96 win.
What do a Norwegian margarine tycoon, William Shakespeare and Steph Curry all have in common? They are central figures in The Hot Hand, a new book from Ben Cohen, Trinity '10. In the book, Cohen explores the question that has fascinated psychologists, economists, statisticians, basketball players and more for decades: does the hot hand exist?
Ninety-three days after concluding a 5-7 2019 campaign, the Blue Devils returned to the practice field, holding their first spring practice Monday morning. After the practice, a trio of Duke players, quarterbacks Gunnar Holmberg and Chris Katrenick and safety Michael Carter II, and head coach David Cutcliffe addressed the media. Here are some key quotes from the media availability Monday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Three days after it put up 101 points against Wake Forest, Duke couldn’t even manage half of that total against Virginia behind a dreadful 30.5 percent from the field. Despite the wildly different scoring outputs, both contests produced the same result: a Blue Devil loss.
A little over a week ago, the Blue Devils looked primed for an ACC regular season title and a potential No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. However, two ugly losses in six days to North Carolina State and Wake Forest have Duke fans wondering... what just happened? Hosts Derek Saul and Shane Smith are back to discuss what went wrong for the Blue Devils against their in-state rivals and what the outlook is for the team going forward.