Duke got off the naughty list on Wednesday night with a 92-72 win over Oklahoma thanks to senior center Elizabeth Williams.
Duke has accomplished a lot under David Cutcliffe, from winning the ACC Coastal Division championship last season and having a chance to win double-digit games in back-to-back years for the first time in school history with a win in the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Dec. 27.
The opponent lining up next against No. 2 Duke captured last April what the Blue Devils seek this April. While Connecticut won its fourth NCAA men’s basketball championship, it’s Duke which carries the mantle of national title contender this season as they two heavyweights meet tonight (8 p.m., ESPN) at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Laken Tomlinson spent the first nine years of life not knowing what it was like to be an American. On Tuesday, the Jamaican-born Tomlinson was named one of the country’s top college football players.
Jahlil Okafor became the first Duke player since Elton Brand in 1998 to have 20 points and 20 rebounds in a game.
Semi Ojeleye was overshadowed by high-profile Blue Devils such as Rodney Hood and Jabari Parker,
No. 2 Duke hosts Elon on Monday before meeting reigning national champion Connecticut on Thursday at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Neither David Cutcliffe nor Duke athletics director Kevin White has been contacted by Michigan as the Wolverines search for a new head coach.
All-ACC player, a redshirt junior, has until Jan. 15 to declare for early entry in NFL Draft
AD Kevin White reiterates Cutcliffe's commitment to building Blue Devils program
Former Tar Heel inducted into College Football Hall of Fame; Helton named top National Scholar-Athlete; White feted for commitment to football
Kentucky unanimous No. 1 in AP poll, Duke No. 2
Blue Devils paired with No. 15 Arizona State for Dec. 27 bowl game