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For the first time in program history, Duke women’s basketball would open ACC play against two undefeated top-10 opponents, a significant opportunity for a team searching for a signature win. Unfortunately for the Blue Devils, they’ll have to keep looking.
After more than two weeks without a game, Duke finally returned to the floor in their first conference game of the season, beating Clemson 87-68. The Blue Zone looks at three takeaways, three stats, and shows what’s to come for Mike Krzyzewski’s squad:
An old adage says that good things come to those who wait, and after a 16-day break between games for Duke, Blue Devil fans should have some lofty expectations as the team begins the grind of conference play.
RALEIGH—The Blue Devils were well aware of what was at stake coming into their first conference game against the No. 9 Wolfpack. Unfortunately, it slipped just out of their grasp.
In what was another slow start for the Blue Devil offense, most would expect Duke to turn toward its pair of star juniors, Haley Gorecki and Leaonna Odom.
In what has seemed like ages since their last home bout, the Blue Devils might have forgotten what the confines of Cameron felt like after breaks for exams and the holidays.
With the end of 2018 quickly approaching, The Chronicle's sports department takes a look back at the biggest sports stories of the year. Each day, The Blue Zone will review a major game, event or storyline that helped shape the course of the year in Blue Devil athletics.
The Blue Devils will go under the familiar bright lights of Madison Square Garden in a huge matchup vs. No. 12 Texas Tech, one of nine unbeatens left in the country. The Blue Zone takes a look at a player from each team that could be a difference-maker in the game.
Duke continues its non-conference home stretch against an underperforming Hartford squad, and will look to capitalize on the opportunity to tighten up as a unit. The Blue Zone examines three keys for the contest:
With the rocky start to the season that Duke is having so far, it’s becoming a trend to expect the unexpected, and for some time, it looked like the Blue Devils were on upset alert Sunday.
On Saturday night, Duke demolished Stetson 113-49, easily covering the lofty 43-point spread. The Blue Zone breaks down three key takeaways, three key stats and looks forward for the Duke squad:
Sometimes there’s nothing better than returning home after a long time away, especially when you’re having the rocky start that Duke is experiencing to kick off the season.
With the 2018-19 season playing out, the Blue Zone checks in on former Blue Devils on NBA teams.
Every week throughout the football season, the Blue Zone will break down a player on each team who could be the difference-maker in the upcoming contest. In their curtain call at Wallace Wade Stadium, Duke’s seniors look to knock off in-state rival Wake Forest for the second straight year and secure a Tier 1 bowl selection. Here is our Shane Smith's X-Factor for the contest:
After a 42-35 win over archrival North Carolina to clinch the program’s fifth winning season in the last six years, the Blue Devils will hit the road to face No. 2 Clemson, which will be Duke’s highest-ranked opponent since Florida State in 2013. The Blue Zone takes a look at a key player for each team:
Every week, the Blue Zone will make a take on Duke sports—whether that take may be hot, cold or lukewarm. This week's take is in from Shane Smith:
Through over a century of history and almost forty years under one head coach, the trends behind Duke’s men’s basketball program are rich enough for someone to dive into for hours and hours on end. I’ve done the digging through that history to find thirteen bits that range from superstitious to the utter domination of the Blue Devils under Mike Krzyzewski. Let’s take a look:
Usually when a 1-7 team rolls into Wallace Wade Stadium to face the Blue Devils, not many people take notice. If that team is wearing baby blue, however, it will always be a fierce showdown that no player or coach overlooks.
In a new twist, the 2018-19 college basketball season will kick off in Indianapolis with the Champions Classic, where No. 4 Duke will face No. 2 Kentucky under the bright lights. The Blue Zone takes a look at a player from each team that could be a difference-maker in the game.
Game Breakdown: He may not be as widely known as his fellow freshman Zion Williamson, but RJ Barrett will be the engine that makes or breaks this year’s Blue Devil squad. No one comes close to the number of accolades that the consensus No. 1 overall recruit racked up in high school, with a trophy case that includes a Gatorade National Player of the Year award, a Naismith Player of the Year award, and a FIBA U19 gold medal and MVP trophy.