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In the world of Duke men’s basketball, the focus is already on this year’s team which boasts a star-studded incoming recruiting class and figures to be close to, if not at the top of, the preseason national rankings. But even with the high hopes for the upcoming season, the Blue Devils will be without two key contributors from last season’s team, which won the ACC Tournament title and made its eighth-straight run to the NCAA Sweet 16.
Seven hundred miles northeast of Durham, the festivity of the winter holidays has come early for the ACC’s soon-to-be 12th member. Boston College, which accepted an invitation to the ACC in October 2003, will officially become a member of the conference July 1.
Just weeks after Oregon State lured LaVonda Wagner away from the Blue Devil coaching staff, Duke turned around and mined a different PAC-10 school to find her replacement. Tia Jackson, formerly an assistant coach at UCLA, will officially join the Blue Devil coaching staff June 1 and will bring a decade of coaching experience to the program.
CHAPEL HILL — With Roy Williams by their side and Dean Smith lurking in the tunnels of the facility that bears his name, Sean May, Raymond Felton and Marvin Williams all declared for the June 28 NBA draft at a press conference Friday afternoon.
Coming off its best stretch of the season with three victories in its previous four games, the baseball team was primed for its series with North Carolina in Chapel Hill this weekend.
Fourteen-year-old swimmers are hardly thought of as the stereotype for steroid users these days. But back in 1995, Jessica Foschi, now a student at the Duke School of Law, tested positive for steroids at a national swim meet and stirred up a whirlwind of controversy that she is still fighting to invalidate.
For Duke basketball fans, there’s a lot to be optimistic about right now after the performances of Josh McRoberts and Greg Paulus in the McDonald’s All-American game. If Shelden Williams comes back, Duke will be the favorite to cut down the nets in Indianapolis next April.
The No. 2 women’s lacrosse team put a scare into Northwestern Sunday but was ultimately overpowered by the top-ranked team in the nation in a 16-11 defeat.
When Monique Currie told teammate Jessica Foley last week that she was passing up her final year of eligibility and jumping to the WNBA, Foley was disappointed.
It’s the same story for the women’s basketball team—another season full of lofty expectations, another trip back to Durham empty handed.
Having a seven-player squad was never the plan.
CHAPEL HILL — The Blue Devils were hoping that their “eight is enough” rally cry from 2002 would ring true again this year. Now that junior guard Jessica Foley has developed tendinitis in her left foot, they must hope that just seven players can suffice.
GREENSBORO — The smirk on Ivory Latta’s face from the opening tip said it all.
GREENSBORO — Duke will get its chance to avenge two regular-season losses to top-seeded North Carolina when they meet in the finals of the ACC Tournament Monday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum.
GREENSBORO — With two dominant, record-setting ACC-Tournament victories over Wake Forest and Maryland, Duke’s women’s basketball team served notice to the entire nation this weekend that they, not North Carolina, are the best team in the ACC.
With all eyes on a potential rematch against North Carolina Monday night, the women’s basketball team will first have to contend with a bracket full of upset-minded squads on its quest for a sixth consecutive ACC Tournament championship.
When the whistle blows for a timeout during a Duke women’s basketball game, there is an unmistakable routine.
The feeling is a familiar one. It’s late at night and you’re talking on Instant Messenger. A girl you like is also online, but you’re too nervous and you’re hoping she’ll initiate the conversation.
This might just be the strongest year ever in women’s ACC basketball. With four teams in the top 25 and a few close behind, the conference has a chance to garner its highest number of NCAA bids ever come tournament time.
After a week off, a well rested but banged-up Duke team will travel to College Park to try to complete a regular-season sweep of Maryland Sunday at 3 p.m.