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There is exactly one team in college basketball with 11 wins — the Duke Blue Devils. Duke is just one of nine teams remaining with undefeated records, and the Blue Devils have played the most … more
After adding six freshmen in last year’s top-ranked recruiting class, the Duke men’s basketball program will have just half of them back for their sophomore seasons in 2017-18. Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles were always expected to go … more
Games on back-to-back nights will open the 2017-18 basketball season for Duke, as the No. 1 team in the country hosts Elon on Friday night at 7 and then Utah … more
It’s rare that a five-star player committing to Duke is a surprise, but Zion Williamson shocked the recruiting world when he announced his decision live on ESPN2’s SportsCenter Wednesday night. … more
While the Duke football team ended last year with a 4-8 record and no bowl game for the first time in four years, there is a lot of optimism heading into this year. Head coach David Cutcliffe said … more
In one of the most anticipated non-North Carolina games of Duke’s basketball season, No. 2-ranked Virginia rolled through Cameron Indoor Stadium and left with a hotly contested two-point win over … more
The Duke basketball season most certainly didn’t end as many expected when it began, but winning the Atlantic Coast Conference championship in historic fashion (first team to win four tournament games in four days) and beating its rival twice … more
After winning what will likely be the most difficult game of the nonconference season, Duke had a bit of a hangover after returning home. It hosted Southern University last Friday night and had its … more
After failing to put together consecutive wins over its first three conference games, Duke has started to gel as the ACC schedule has trudged on, building on its dominating win over Pittsburgh by … more
Duke fell to unranked N.C. State on the road, the team’s second conference loss away from home in a row this season and the program’s fifth in a row going back to last year. It is a concerning … more
After dropping four of five games from the end of January to the beginning of February, Duke has turned things around over the last four games. The Blue Devils have been particularly effective on … more
Duke suffered through two key injuries — Wendell Carter’s Achilles tendon and Trevon Duval’s ankle — in the ACC Tournament semifinals last weekend to come back and nearly get … more
To the surprise of no one, Duke won its season-opening football game against crosstown foe North Carolina Central University in the annual Bull City Gridiron Classic. But the margin of victory … more
After a 4-0 start, Duke looked to be one of the surprise teams in all of college football and well on its way to contending for another ACC Coastal Division championship. But after dropping two … more
Duke will play four games in nine days starting with Saturday’s 8 p.m. game at N.C. State. On Wednesday, Duke heads up to Pittsburgh before returning home to take on Wake Forest next Saturday. It … more
Duke is doing some Freaky Friday role switching late in the season and it’s real impressive for a young team to be able to turn their defense around basically overnight. But as the Blue … more
Duke’s team looked good at Countdown to Craziness on Friday night. Really good. There’s good reason why this team full of almost entirely new players was projected as the No. 1 team in … more
In a span of 20 days in November, Duke played a stretch of nine games in three different time zones. In the same time period in December, Duke played just four games. The long time away from … more
Big wins for Duke over Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech seem to have erased the sour feelings of the three closes losses suffered to Virginia (65-63), St. John’s (81-77) and UNC (82-78). The Blue … more
Countdown to Craziness, Duke’s annual practice and exhibition night celebrating the unofficial tipoff of the Duke basketball season, tips off on Friday night at 8 p.m. inside Cameron Indoor … more
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