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Duke men's basketball 2019-20 player review: Vernon Carey Jr.

(04/04/20 7:37pm)

Season breakdown: Two words: freshman phenom. Vernon Carey Jr. was among the most dominant diaper dandies in America this season, providing a consistent interior presence on both ends of the floor. He displayed a refined offensive skill set throughout the year, and often gave the Blue Devils a reliable option to turn to in crucial moments. In the low post, the South Florida native utilized a bevy of moves to his favor, particularly quick spins and drop steps. 

ChronSports' 2020 what-if series: Duke women's basketball

(04/02/20 1:57am)

With the suspension and later cancellation of all Duke athletic competition due to the spread of coronavirus, many Blue Devil seasons were abruptly cut short. The Chronicle is going to take a look back at those seasons affected as well as what we missed out on with their cancellations. We've already looked at men's basketball. Now it's time for women's basketball.

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: