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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.

Need a study break? Here’s a guide to reading period rest and relaxation at Duke

(12/05/22 12:04pm)

For most college students, there’s no time as stressful as the final stretch between Thanksgiving and winter breaks. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the barrage of midterms, final projects and essays as the semester draws to a close. But Duke is full of opportunities to decompress. If you’re in need of a quick study break, here are some ideas to practice self-care and stay afloat during these last weeks on campus. 

Heartbreaking Elite Eight loss to Creighton forces Duke men's soccer to bid farewell to special season

(12/04/22 5:07am)

The once-jubilant crowd had long since scattered and the rain had long since died down, but a dull gray fog lingered over Koskinen Stadium. Players pulled their shirts over their faces in disbelief, head coach John Kerr paced around pensively and Eliot Hamill’s goalie gloves hung at his wrists as he tearfully embraced his teammates for the final time. 

Duke men's basketball uses team effort to open ACC play with win against Boston College

(12/04/22 4:47am)

Duke fans in Cameron Indoor Stadium were sent to their feet many times Saturday afternoon during the Blue Devils' rout of Boston College—for different players and different plays. Sometimes, it was for freshman center Dereck Lively II, who slammed home three big dunks in the first half; other times, graduate guard Jacob Grandison got standing ovations for swishing two threes, and freshman forward Mark Mitchell celebrated after he went on an 8-0 run late in the game with two corner threes and a dunk.

Column: On Duke women’s soccer, pain, virtue and the absurd

(12/21/22 5:13am)

Last year’s loss to Santa Clara marked the end of the collegiate careers of six longtime Blue Devils; three are now in the NWSL. This year’s 3-2 overtime loss to No. 1-seed Alabama, Duke’s third-straight exit in the Elite Eight, ends up to nine Blue Devil careers, including as many as four future NWSL players, and marks the last time two pairs of sisters will play together.

Take of the week: Emergence of Lively can spur Duke men's basketball to contention

(12/04/22 2:10am)

To this point in the season, the Blue Devils have been a mixed bag on the court. An early loss to Kansas and a shellacking at the hands of Purdue led to some reasons for pessimism. However, a big home win against a tough Ohio State team showed that Duke under head coach Jon Scheyer still has the ability to compete at the highest level and contend for banners in March.