The North Carolina women’s tennis team is the No. 2 seed and will host a regional for the 11th time in 12 seasons when the NCAA team tournament begins on May 10.
The NCAA has found no violations in former Duke basketball player Lance Thomas’ 2009 jewelry purchase, and Duke will not face any discipline over the situation.
The third-ranked Duke women’s golf team received its 21st consecutive bid to participate in NCAA Regional action on Monday, as the Blue Devils were seeded No. 1 in the Central Region and will next travel to Norman, Okla., from May 9-11 to play for an invitation to the NCAA Championship.
Jon Scheyer is returning to the United States, putting his playing career behind him, to step into his new career path. On Monday, Duke announced that Scheyer, the point guard on Duke’s 2010 NCAA championship team, is joining Mike Krzyzewski’s staff as a special assistant coach.
The Duke men's golf team posted a final-round 284 Sunday in rain soaked conditions at Old North State Club to overcome a four-shot deficit and capture the ACC Championship.
Duke trailed by at lead two runs three times on Saturday and rallied each time to take an 11-9 win over Maryland 11-9 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Unable to throw for NFL scouts because of a torn chest muscle, Sean Renfree nevertheless made Duke history on Saturday. The Atlanta Falcons selected Renfree in the seventh round of the NFL draft, making him the first Duke player taken in the draft since 2004.
In ACC men’s tennis, kingpin Virginia draws all the attention because of its 105-match winning streak in league play. The Duke Blue Devils, after playing the Cavaliers tough in a 4-3 regular season loss, had their eyes on finally knocking the six-time reigning league champs off at the ACC Tournament.
North Carolina senior captain Marcus Holman scored the game-winning goal with 1:28 to play to beat Duke 18-17 in the semifinals of the ACC Men’s Lacross Tournament Friday night in front of 4,576 fans at Kenan Stadium. The win advanced the Tar Heels to Sunday’s ACC Tournament finals against Virginia.
In rounds four through seven, wide receiver Conner Vernon and injured quarterback Sean Renfree both stand good chances of hearing their names called.
Duke men slide past Florida State, will face Wake in 1 p.m. semifinal at Cary Tennis Center today. UNC women eye national No. 1 ranking after 4-0 win over N.C. State, will meet Miami in 10 a.m. semifinal today.
Duke, ranked 10th in the latest Golf World / Nike Golf Coaches Poll, enters Saturday's second round tied for second with Virginia Tech, 11 shots behind first leader Florida State's 17-under-par 271.
UNC men advance to today's quarterfinals with 4-0 shutout of Miami; shorthanded Duke women forfeit No. 6 singles, No. 3 doubles, and lose by a point after marathon No. 4 singles defeat 4-3.
The Blue Devils, seeded fourth in the tournament, dropped to 11-5 (2-3 ACC) with the loss, while fifth-seeded Virginia improved to 9-8 (1-4 ACC) and advanced to the semifinal round where it will face top-ranked and top-seeded Maryland Friday at 1 p.m. In Friday's second semifinal, host UNC will take on Boston College, a 10-8 quarterfinal winner over Virginia Tech Thursday, at 3 p.m.
Grayson Allen, a 6-4 shooting guard from Providence School in Jacksonville, Fla., committed Wednesday to play basketball for Duke beginning in 2014.