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The key three: Duke basketball vs. Albany

(03/22/13 6:57pm)

Today the Blue Devils begin their road to Atlanta with a 12:15 tip off time against the Albany Great Danes. In a tournament that has already seen No. 1 Gonzaga nearly falter, No. 3 Marquette barely scrape by, and No. 14 Harvard win its first ever NCAA tournament game, thoughts of last year's game against Lehigh will be fresh in many minds. Here are the keys for Duke to avoid another such second round loss.

Potential No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament

(03/17/13 11:02pm)

Selection Sunday is upon us, which means that today we learn which programs get to dance this month and which ones will see their season come to an end. More importantly for Duke fans, today is the day that the No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament are to be announced. Duke joins a group of six teams holding out hope for four slots at the top of the bracket. Here's a breakdown of all the teams—listed alphabetically—in the running for a one seed.

Duke women's basketball vs. North Carolina live updates

(03/10/13 9:42pm)

Duke 92, North Carolina 73 (final): Elizabeth Williams finished out the game strong, adding an easy hoop, a few free throws, and her second block of the game. Sierra Moore and walk-on Jenna Frush made their first appearances of the game with the lead comfortably in hand. Despite the large deficit, the North Carolina effort never waned, staying with their full court press to force head coach Joanne P. McCallie to call time out to bail out the in-bounder. Tierra Ruffin-Pratt continued her strong second half, finishing the game with 25 points.

The key three: Duke basketball at North Carolina

(03/10/13 5:00am)

The No. 3 Blue Devils will close out the regular season against the Tar Heels at the Dean Dome tonight at 9 p.m. Duke had a shot of earning a tie of the ACC regular season crown with a Miami loss and a win against UNC, but the Hurricanes beat Clemson earlier today. A loss would drop the Blue Devils into a tie with North Carolina for second place in the conference, though the Blue Devils have secured the No. 2 seed in the ACC Tournament.