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Max Rego

Max Rego is a Trinity junior and sports managing editor for The Chronicle's 117th volume.


Freshman Paolo Banchero scored 20 points in the first half against Gonzaga, leading to his ACC Freshman of the Week honors this week.

Beats' picks: Will Duke men's basketball pass its first true road test against Ohio State?

No. 1 Duke is on the road Tuesday for its first true away game of the season against Ohio State. This was supposed to be a ranked matchup heading into the year, but the Buckeyes have dropped two games already. That being said, the Blue Devils will have a tall task in front of them as three-point favorites to avoid the upset in Columbus, Ohio.

Who is on the short list to succeed David Cutcliffe?

Ten candidates for Duke football's head coaching vacancy

With the David Cutcliffe era officially coming in Durham, the focus now shifts to identifying who the next Duke head coach could be. Here is a list of 10 candidates that athletic director Nina King might have in mind, grouped into two categories. The main qualities we took into account were a potential coach's recruiting chops and ability to produce sustained winning. 

Running back Mataeo Durant is 63 yards shy of tying the Duke single-season rushing yards record.

Beats' picks: Can Duke football pick up a conference win in its last game of the season against Miami?

Every football game, our beat writers Cam Polo, Jake Piazza, Max  Rego, Alex Jackson, Micah Hurewitz and Jonathan Levitan will be here to  give you their picks for Duke's upcoming matchup, and we'll keep track  of their prediction records every week. This is Duke's last game of the 2021 season, and it enters this one against Miami as 21-point underdogs.

Wendell Moore Jr. figures to have another major role in the post-Thanksgiving meeting between the Blue Devils and Bulldogs.

Column: Based on the matchups, Duke men's basketball may have what it takes against Gonzaga

Naturally, those inclined to root for and bet on the Blue Devils during Friday night’s collision between Duke and Gonzaga might be a little gun-shy in the wake of that show the Bulldogs just put on. But basketball is defined by matchups, and Duke, well let’s just say it is infinitely better suited to face off against the top-ranked team in the land than UCLA was.

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