Sports: Duke

Mar. 20, 2015 @ 06:07 PM

NCAA women's tournament notes: Duke

Williams dominates on defense; Duke needs to clean up turnovers


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 08:26 PM

Greenwell’s 3 saves Duke in 54-52 win over Great Danes

Rebecca Greenwell hit a 3-pointer with 14.9 seconds left to lift Duke past Albany 54-52 on Friday in the first round of the Spokane Region.


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 09:03 PM

Inside Jim Crow Era’s ‘Secret Game’

Eight white Duke students met all-black NCCU team in 1944: The writing of “The Secret Game,” Scott Ellsworth’s new book about the South’s first integrated “college” basketball game, “happened by chance,” Ellsworth said.


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 07:44 PM

Okafor named Naismith finalist

Duke freshman center Jahlil Okafor is among the four finalists for the Naismith Award as national player of the year, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Thursday.

 

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 07:41 PM

NCAA stage set for Okafor

As Duke faces Robert Morris tonight (7:10 p.m., WRAL) at Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena in an NCAA Tournament South Region game, Okafor has reached the most important part of what figures to be his lone season in a Blue Devils uniform. 

 

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 03:47 PM

McCallie faces protege in NCAA opener

Albany coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson knows a little bit about Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie and she hopes that will provide an edge when her team goes up against the Blue Devils today (noon, ESPN2) in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament.


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 03:38 PM

Who's that in ESPN broadcast booth? Loads of ex-Blue Devils

All of a sudden this season, former players from a certain school seem to be analyzing nearly every big college basketball game. Jay Bilas ascended to the top commentating team at ESPN. Grant Hill was picked to do the Final Four. Jay Williams joined Bilas on the hoops version of "GameDay," Shane Battier was hired for the "Big Monday" ACC slot, and Jim Spanarkel was promoted to announce the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight.


Mar. 18, 2015 @ 08:38 PM

Duke prepared for better results this year

Changes following loss to Mercer aimed for what Duke faces this week


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 06:31 PM

Tournament time isn't dog days for confident Duke

Blue Devils locked in and expecting to make a deep NCAA run this season


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Blue Devils start NCAAs at home

 Duke’s 21st consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament will start, once again, at Cameron Indoor Stadium.


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 08:07 PM

Duke, UNC women hosting NCAAs

Women's basketball tournament starts Friday


Mar. 16, 2015 @ 09:38 PM

Duke’s Okafor named first-team all-American

Duke doesn’t yet know who its first NCAA Tournament opponent will be, but the Blue Devils know they’ll have one of the top five players in the country on their side.


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 10:04 PM

Impressive wins nab Duke a No. 1 seed

Despite not winning the ACC, Duke named the top seed for South Region


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 06:51 PM

Duke gets No. 1 seed, UNC heads to Jacksonville

Duke starts NCAA Tournament in Charlotte with Houston set to be its next stop


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 12:43 AM

Brey, Notre Dame rule ACC

Former Duke assistant has a title of his own to savor