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Duke men's basketball preparing to take on rival North Carolina, send off seniors

(03/07/20 1:49am)

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. 

Q&A: Ben Cohen on his new book The Hot Hand, a deep dive into the truth behind streaks

(03/05/20 2:32am)

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?

With spring practice in swing, Duke football welcomes back Mark Gilbert and searches for a QB

(03/04/20 4:52pm)

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.

LEAP JAY: Dominant defensive effort from Jay Huff powers Virginia past Duke men's basketball

(03/01/20 1:15am)

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.

Cameron Chronicles Season 3, Episode 8: 'Wake-Up Call'

(02/27/20 5:54pm)

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.

Cameron Chronicles Season 3, Episode 7: '48 Hours to Remember'

(02/12/20 9:26pm)

Faced with one of the most daunting stretches of the season, Duke salvaged its chances at an ACC regular season title with two big wins over North Carolina and No. 8 Florida State. It certainly took a lot of grit and mental toughness to pull it out, but now the Blue Devils will try to carry their momentum over the last month of the regular season into March. Hosts Derek Saul and Shane Smith give you all the latest info and analysis from an eventful 48-hour span for Duke.

Beats' picks: Who will prevail in first 2020 installment of Duke men's basketball vs. UNC?

(02/07/20 6:35pm)

Duke and North Carolina will battle for the 252nd time Saturday afternoon when they face off at the Dean Dome in Chapel Hill. Our Evan Kolin, Winston Lindqwister, Conner McLeod, Michael Model, Glen Morgenstern, Derek Saul and Shane Smith break down their predictions for the latest iteration of the Tobacco Road rivalry. Who do you think will come out on top?