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'We count on her': Taylor's big night the difference in Duke women's basketball's defeat of No. 6 N.C. State

(12/30/22 5:59pm)

With less than five minutes left to play, it seemed as though the Blue Devils’ chances of an upset were getting slimmer with each passing second. No. 6 N.C. State was encroaching on Duke’s lead as a layup and free throw from sophomore Aziaha James pulled the Wolfpack within six. Defense has been the Blue Devils’ signature all year, yet when the Blue Devils needed an offensive hero to put N.C. State in its place, they looked to the player who has come up big all year long: senior guard Celeste Taylor.

X-Factor: Whitehead must continue to shine defensively as Duke men's basketball takes on Maryland Eastern Shore

(12/08/22 12:16am)

After defeating Iowa at Madison Square Garden to notch its ninth win, Duke returns to play at Cameron Indoor Stadium this weekend. Ahead of the Saturday evening showdown against Maryland Eastern Shore, the Blue Zone checks out a player from each side capable of leading their team to victory:

5 things to know before Duke men's basketball meets Iowa at Jimmy V Classic

(12/05/22 1:33pm)

Tuesday marks the return of the Blue Devils to the Jimmy V Classic as they take on Iowa in Madison Square Garden. With a win against the Hawkeyes, the Blue Devils would boast four wins in the competition, the most of any program. Nonetheless, the marquee matchup is sure to be dramatic as the two high-powered offenses face off. Before then, here are five things to know.

High-pressure defense moves Duke women's soccer one step closer to a championship against South Carolina

(11/22/22 2:35pm)

When the Blue Devil faithful filed into Koskinen Stadium Sunday night despite the bitter cold of the November air, they undoubtedly expected a marquee performance from the likes of Michelle Cooper or Kat Rader. However, over the course of 90 minutes, one old adage seemed to ring true for Duke: Offense wins games, but defense wins championships. 

Duke fencing 2022-23 season preview

(11/05/22 4:51am)

As the Blue Devils return to action in the coming weeks, one thing is likely on their minds for the 2022-23 season: redemption. After winning the ACC title in 2021 and earning 11 individual titles at the tournament to set a program record, Duke fell short of expectations in its last campaign despite an impressive regular season. Losing out to national champion Notre Dame in its efforts for a back-to-back championship, both the men’s and women’s sides will look to rebound and restore their ACC supremacy.