| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:57 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71 Friday.
Jakob Gollon added 20 points for the 14th-seeded Bears.
The senior-laden Bears were...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:06 PM
As he sat next to his wife, Sonya, watching their son, Seth, torch Virginia Tech from 3-point range in the first half, Dell Curry never cheered, never rose from his seat behind Duke’s bench and never even clapped his hands.
Dell had to be...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 9:45 PM
For the first time in nearly three weeks Thursday, Duke was able to exhale. There was no rematch with North Carolina State, road escape at Boston College, biannual bloodletting against North Carolina or farewell trip to Maryland.
Instead, the sixth-...