| May 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else.
Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:13 PM
For the first time since 1959-61, ACC basketball has gone three consecutive years without a Final Four representative. Only four league teams made the tournament, fewer than the Mountain West, Pacific 12 and Atlantic 10, and the conference’s lone...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 8:32 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There were times when Seth Curry felt as if he could make every shot. Even his record-setting coach was amazed.
Curry scored 29 points and Duke beat Michigan State 71-61 on Friday night to advance to the Midwest Regional final,...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Duke has won 29 games this basketball season. None like this. Foul trouble: check. Frigid shooting: check. Stars MIA: check. Rookies tested like never before: check.
The Blue Devils experienced all of the above Sunday night against Creighton in the NCAA...
| Mar 24, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — For the first time in 23 years, Duke has three established senior starters and leaders. Moreover, Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly offer compelling stories, collectively and individually.
They've celebrated a national...
| Mar 23, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — Albany coach Will Brown said Thursday that Duke was the best team in this NCAA tournament. The Blue Devils didn't approach that rare air Friday against Brown's Great Danes.
No, this isn't some Carolina-blue time warp in which Duke...
| Mar 22, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — Albany's players know coach Will Brown isn't jerking their chain. Yes, they can shock Duke on Friday. Yes, they can torch millions of NCAA tournament brackets.
"A 15 (seed) has beaten a two," Brown said Thursday. "So when you talk...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Images of Lehigh's brown and white remain ingrained in the minds of NCAA men's basketball tournament fans nationwide.
From midcourt, John Adams took a few dribbles and threw it down to a huge roar of the crowd.
An outlet pass to Gabe Knutson, who took...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Coach Mark Turgeon is hoarse with a bad cold, scoring leader Dez Wells has been nursing a sore knee since midway through the ACC tournament, and Maryland has had to get over playing four games in seven days and not making the NCAA tournament.
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:43 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Maryland had beaten No. 2 Duke earlier in the season, but not like this — not in a rugged, Atlantic Coast Conference tournament game in front of thousands of Blue Devils fans in a game the Terps desperately needed to keep...
| Mar 12, 2013
Miami won the ACC regular season outright and went a combined 7-1 against teams in the top half of the standings. Duke is 18-0 when at full strength and fresh off a road victory over neighborhood rival North Carolina.
Yet the top two seeds for this...