| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Late in the 2010 season that would end with his program’s fourth national championship, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and I spent more than an hour talking about leadership. Few topics engage him more, and as we discussed his roles with the Blue Devils...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Even with an expanded number of teams in the league, winning the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament is still important for Duke.
Now the seventh-ranked Blue Devils will have a chance to do that again after winning the semifinal.
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Other than finishing the weekend with a win against Duke, and possibly securing a long shot opportunity to nail down a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, Virginia may have overachieved its way out of one-up chances this season.
It’s hard to...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Virginia's journey to its fourth No. 1 seed in the NCAA men's basketball tournament in the program's history hasn't always been smooth, but it has featured its share of memorable experiences to bookmark.
Here's a look at five of the biggest defining...
| Feb 26, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. — Duke recently completed one of the most taxing stretches in ACC basketball history. The unknown was, how would the sixth-ranked Blue Devils respond to some actual R&R and Tuesday's home game against an overmatched opponent?
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:11 PM
DURHAM, N.C. — As valuable as the lesson of learning what it takes to win in Cameron Indoor Stadium may be in the long run for Virginia Tech, it came in painful fashion Tuesday in a 66-48 loss at No. 6 Duke.
Tech (9-18, 2-13 Atlantic Coast...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Duke had enough energy to respond from a difficult defeat, while top-ranked Syracuse simply boiled over by the end Saturday night.
Forward Jabari Parker scored 19 points and No. 5 Duke held on to beat Syracuse 66-60 after a potential tying basket was...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:51 AM
The ACC’s big four this basketball season are indisputable: Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Virginia and Duke have been the league’s class to date. A more nuanced task is parsing the quartet.
Is undefeated and second-ranked Syracuse truly the Fab...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
While trumpeting Virginia’s basketball team Wednesday night, Boston College coach Steve Donahue mentioned Malcolm Brogdon first. As well he should have. As have many others.
A redshirt sophomore guard, Brogdon is among the ACC’s best...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 10:26 PM
For a precious few moments — as Maryland students rushed the floor and enveloped the players after a rare and sorely needed victory over No. 2 Duke — the Terps, their fans and beleaguered coach could embrace the occasion and forget about the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A couple of observations from Duke’s 80-63 win over UCLA on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden:
Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski is a master of the post-game news conference. Or at least he was after his eighth-ranked Blue Devils played well in a...