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X-Factor: Key matchups for Duke men's basketball in the ACC tournament

(03/12/20 2:30pm)

Start your engines—it’s time for some tournament action. The Blue Devils head into the week in Greensboro, N.C., as the ACC's No. 4 seed after a 15-5 conference record and will need to be firing on all cylinders if they hope to secure their third ACC tournament title in the last four years. With three victories in three days needed to earn the crown, the Blue Zone breaks down some key matchups to look for between Duke and its potential competition:

Duke women’s golf finishes strong, secures 3rd place at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

(03/10/20 9:12pm)

After last season ended with the program’s seventh national championship, expectations are once again high for the Blue Devils on the links. After losing only Virginia Elena Carta to graduation and adding two highly-touted freshmen in Erica Shepherd and Megan Furtney, Duke is slated to be one of the top contenders once the calendar shifts to late May for the NCAA Championship. 

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.

Thoughts on the AP poll: Duke men's basketball falls to No. 7 following up and down week

(02/24/20 5:06pm)

This past week was one filled with highs and lows for the Blue Devils, with Saturday’s lopsided victory against Virginia Tech serving as a bounce-back performance in the aftermath of a disappointing showing at North Carolina State. The Blue Zone will be here every Monday at noon until March giving you the biggest takeaways from each poll:

X-Factor: Duke men's basketball's Joey Baker looks to put pressure on stingy N.C. State defense

(02/18/20 4:55pm)

Don’t look now, but the Blue Devils are starting to peak at just the right time before March overtakes the college basketball universe. However, despite North Carolina State being viewed as the tiny third wheel in the intense hatred between Duke and North Carolina, the Blue Devils should not overlook an improving Wolfpack team. The Blue Zone is here to give you a couple key names to look out for in Wednesday night’s battle:

Beyond the arc: Duke men’s basketball moves past struggles with dominant win against Miami

(01/23/20 4:21am)

The Blue Devils were able to put consecutive losses behind them, thrashing the visiting Miami Hurricanes 89-59. Duke led from wire to wire, moving the ball effectively against the multiple defenses that Miami utilized and locking down the Hurricanes’ high ball screen action on the other end. The Blue Zone is here to give you three overall takeaways, three key stats and a look ahead to the future for Duke: