| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:44 AM
When it comes to men's basketball strength and national exposure, the rich have gotten richer in the Atlantic Coast Conference with the introduction of Syracuse, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh to a family that already includes Duke, North Carolina and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The team survived the first 19 games of the season without Kobe Bryant, winning 10 while waiting for their All-Star guard to return from Achilles' tendon surgery.
Now Bryant is down with a knee injury that will knock him out for six more weeks.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:06 PM
After its stunning, 27-point loss at Miami on Wednesday night, Duke is going to have additional motivation Saturday against Maryland. The Blue Devils, who will still be No. 1 until the next poll comes out, have defeated the Terps five times in a row....
| Jan 26, 2013
| 3:06 PM
The Maryland-Duke rivalry is fading away. But before it disappears, the Blue Devils and their fans gave the Terps another blast Saturday of the noise and taunts and pressure defense that have come to characterize the teams' games at Cameron Indoor...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:30 PM
His father has said it's between Duke and Michigan State. Jabari Parker countered by saying recently that there still were five schools in contention for his oral commitment. The world will find out at 3 p.m. Thursday where the Simeon senior has decided...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The non-conference portion of the ACC basketball season ended in familiar fashion Wednesday night. Duke won with defense, Miami beat a quality opponent, Georgia Tech bested a lightweight, and Florida State endured a disappointing loss.
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Monday afternoon, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski discussed the improbability of an undefeated college basketball season. Tuesday evening, even as his top-ranked Blue Devils remained unscathed, his words rang true.
The first component Krzyzewski mentioned...
| Jan 17, 2013
Ten days ago, Virginia was relishing a home victory over North Carolina in the teams' ACC basketball opener. With two winnable road games on the horizon, a 3-0 conference start certainly was plausible.
Meanwhile, Duke had ascended to No. 1 in the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Mark Turgeon's first 19 months at Maryland had been without barely a ripple of discord, at least in public.
The players -- even talented but troubled guard Terrell Stoglin last season -- seemed to take Turgeon's harshest criticism in stride. The media --...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
Can Pe’Shon Howard still be valuable to the Terps despite his shooting woes?
Jeff Barker: It&...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Most college basketball coaches never like their teams to play an opponent that has just been blown out.
As much as Maryland fans enjoyed seeing Duke get embarrassed at Miami on Wednesday night, I’m sure Mark Turgeon did not. It equaled the...