Search Results

Use the fields below to perform an advanced search of The Chronicle's archives. This will return articles, images, and multimedia relevant to your query. You can also try a Basic search

464 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.

X Factor: Duke men's basketball vs. North Carolina

(03/03/17 5:17am)

After a home win Tuesday night against Florida State, Duke is just a victory away from a double bye in next week's ACC tournament. But to earn it, the Blue Devils will have to knock off No. 5 North Carolina on the road—something Duke has done in four of its last five visits to Chapel Hill. As rebounding will likely be a key part of the Tobacco Road rivalry once again, The Blue Zone takes a look at a pair of big men who could sway the contest in their team's favor.

Desperate Syracuse team awaits Duke men's basketball Wednesday

(02/22/17 3:40am)

In just three seasons since the Orange joined the ACC, Syracuse’s series with Duke has more than lived up to its billing. Two of the winningest coaches in NCAA history have been manning the sidelines, four of the five clashes have been decided by eight or fewer points, and fans have even been treated to a pair of controversial finishes at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Scouting the opponent: Virginia's pack-line defense awaits Duke men's basketball's high-powered offense

(02/14/17 5:37am)

Two years ago, Duke lost three of six games between Jan. 11 and Jan. 28—including a shocking home blowout loss to Miami—before heading to Charlottesville, Va., for a crucial matchup with No. 2 Virginia. The win, which knocked the Cavaliers from their undefeated perch, then sparked an 11-game Blue Devil winning streak to close the regular season.

Data digging: Duke men's basketball hitting the home stretch

(02/07/17 6:59am)

A little more than two weeks ago, Blue Devil fans watched their team continue its downward spiral. Duke was playing without its head coach, had lost three of its last four games—including a defeat to N.C. State in Durham for the first time since 1995—and seemed to be on its way out of the top 25 for the second time in as many seasons.