Duke lost its tournament lead Sunday when play was completed for the second round and during the abbreviated third round, which was stopped due to darkness. The Blue Devils trail Southern California by three shots with both teams needing anywhere from two or five holes to complete this morning.
Gurbani Singh’s day began with her battling the symptoms of an oncoming cold. It finished with Singh one putt away from capping a strong second round with a birdie at the NCAA championships before the horn sounded for lightning. Despite her round being cut short, along with three other Duke golfers, the Blue Devils finished the second day at The Concession Golf Club in second place, nine strokes behind top-seed Southern California.
The Blue Devils are aiming to win back-to-back national titles and the program’s seventh since 1999.
Tar Heels run away from Duke in second half.
Duke begins play today seeking to win the NCAA women’s golf championship for the second consecutive year.
By no means, though, was this a simple case of Duke coach Dan Brooks putting a veteran team on the course with last year’s experience to guide it.
The extra emotion of playing a fierce rival with a berth in the national championship game on the line can be a tough thing for college athletes to handle.
Sydney Holman wouldn’t have it any other way.
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The N.C. General Assembly gathered in a rare joint session on Tuesday for something that’s become common — celebrating another NCAA men’s basketball championship for a Triangle school. This time it was the school that wears dark blue as lawmakers fêted Duke for the school’s fifth men’s basketball national title, won last month in Indianapolis.
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The Duke men’s golf team capped off the NCAA Lubbock Regional with a two-over 286 to finish third and advance to the NCAA Championship tournament with an eight-under 844 here Saturday. Freshman Adam Wood and sophomore Max Greyserman paced the Blue Devils Saturday with two-under 69s at the Rawls Course (par 71, 7,349 yards).
Duke finished the 2015 season with a series-clinching, 8-1 victory over Wake Forest Saturday at Jack Coombs Field.
Playing their last game at Koskinen Stadium, a core group of Duke senior women’s lacrosse players achieved something they’d waited their entire careers to feel on Saturday. Clamp-down defense and just enough effective plays on offense led No. 3-seeded Duke to a 7-3 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal win over Princeton. For the first time since 2011, Duke (16-4) will play in the sport’s final four.
Wounded warriors from across the nation will compete in the Valor Games Southeast at the Smith Center, Cameron Indoor Stadium and Lake Crabtree Park Tuesday through Thursday.
Blue Devils face Princeton in NCAA Tournament quarterfinal at Koskinen on Saturday