Krzyzewski: Williamson ‘doubtful’ for Duke’s game at UNC

Sports 03/08/19, 13:57

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says freshman Zion Williamson is doubtful to play Saturday's against third-ranked North Carolina as he continues his recovery from a sprained right knee.Krzyzewski says the 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson had his "first really good workout" Thursday and would do another Friday without contact. The coach added ...

No. 4 Duke holds on for 71-70 victory over Wake Forest

Sports 03/05/19, 21:29

RJ Barrett scored 28 points and No. 4 Duke held on to beat Wake Forest 71-70 on Tuesday night after Chaundee Brown's jumper rimmed out at the buzzer.Tre Jones added 13 points for a sluggish Duke team missing star freshman Zion Williamson for a fourth straight game with a sprained ...

Duke’s Williamson out for 4th straight game with knee injury

Basketball 03/05/19, 15:29

Duke star freshman Zion Williamson will miss his fourth straight game because of a mild right knee sprain.The school made the announcement about four hours before the fourth-ranked Blue Devils play host to Wake Forest in their home finale Tuesday night.Williamson was hurt in the opening minute of an 88-72 ...

Barrett, Reddish lead No. 3 Duke past Miami, 87-57

Sports 03/02/19, 18:25

RJ Barrett had 19 points and 10 rebounds, fellow freshman Cameron Reddish added 19 points and No. 3 Duke routed Miami 87-57 on Saturday.With national player of the year candidate Zion Williamson sidelined for a third straight game with a mild right knee sprain, the Blue Devils (25-4, 13-3 Atlantic ...

Duke’s Williamson to miss 3rd straight game with knee injury

Basketball 03/02/19, 11:42

Duke star freshman Zion Williamson will miss a third straight game because of a mild right knee sprain.The school made the announcement about five hours before the third-ranked Blue Devils' game against Miami on Saturday.Williamson was hurt in the opening minute of an 88-72 loss to North Carolina last week. ...

Duke’s Williamson to miss 2nd straight game with knee injury

Sports 02/25/19, 15:21

Duke freshman Zion Williamson will miss a second straight game with a mild right knee sprain he suffered last week.Coach Mike Krzyzewski said Monday that the national player of the year candidate won't play Tuesday night when the third-ranked Blue Devils visit No. 20 Virginia Tech.Williamson was hurt in the ...

Duke’s Williamson ruled out vs Syracuse with knee sprain

Basketball 02/23/19, 12:00

Duke says freshman star Zion Williamson won't play against Syracuse because of a mild knee sprain sustained earlier in the week. Team spokesman Mike DeGeorge disclosed Williamson's status on Saturday, about 7 hours before the top-ranked Blue Devils (23-2, 11-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) visit Syracuse (18-8, 9-4). The 280-pound Williamson sprained his ...

Duke’s Zion Williamson day to day with mild knee sprain

Basketball 02/21/19, 18:35

No. 1 Duke says freshman star Zion Williamson is day to day with a mild right knee sprain.Team spokesman Mike DeGeorge said Thursday night that Williamson is progressing as expected after he injured his knee when his left shoe ripped apart as he slipped while dribbling during the first minute ...

Zion’s freak injury ripples in basketball, business worlds

Sports 02/21/19, 15:39

Soon after Zion Williamson's shoe ripped apart, Nike's stock price took a hit.The freak injury during one of the college basketball season's marquee games immediately sparked debates about everything from the shoe manufacturer to insurance issues and whether the likely NBA lottery pick should risk his professional future by continuing ...

No. 1 Duke, Zion figuring out what’s next after knee injury

Basketball 02/21/19, 03:17

Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake.And Zion Williamson could have some things of his own to consider, too.All because of a freak injury to arguably the most exciting player in college basketball in the opening minute of the sport's fiercest ...

With Zion injured, No. 8 UNC routs No. 1 Duke 88-72

Basketball 02/20/19, 23:22

Luke Maye took full advantage of a freak injury to freshman sensation Zion Williamson, finishing with 30 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 8 North Carolina past No. 1 Duke 88-72 on Wednesday night.A star-studded crowd that included former President Barack Obama, Spike Lee and Hall of Fame outfielder ...

Duke star Williamson injures knee after Nike shoe blows out

Sports 02/20/19, 21:57

Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils' opening possession.Williamson, the ACC's second-leading scorer at 22.4 points per game and arguably the most exciting player in college basketball, left the ...

Quiet RJ Barrett shines in Zion’s shadow for No. 1 Duke

Sports 02/19/19, 16:37

RJ Barrett leads the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring. He just recorded Duke's first triple-double in 13 years.And — as long as his roommate Zion Williamson is still around — he won't have top billing for the top-ranked Blue Devils.That's just fine with Barrett."Him getting attention draws more attention to ...

Barrett has triple-double, No. 2 Duke beats NC State, 94-78

Basketball 02/16/19, 20:19

RJ Barrett had Duke's first triple-double in 13 years, finishing with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the second-ranked Blue Devils' 94-78 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday night.Zion Williamson scored 32 points on 12-of-16 shooting and Tre Jones added 13 to help the Blue Devils (23-2, ...

Strong 2nd halves have No. 2 Duke surging into UVa matchup

Sports 02/08/19, 13:57

No. 2 Duke is the best second-half team in the country.Good thing, the Blue Devils have been getting off to sluggish starts.That said, no team in Division I outscores its opponents by more in second halves than the Blue Devils. They average 11.6 points more than opponents after halftime. And ...

Williamson’s 29 leads No. 2 Duke to 91-61 rout of St. John’s

Sports 02/02/19, 15:42

Zion Williamson stole the ball and soared for dunks. He blocked shots with authority. And once again, he scored points in bunches.In other words, just a typical game for Duke's must-see freshman phenom.Williamson scored 29 points in the second-ranked Blue Devils' 91-61 rout of St. John's on Saturday while creating ...

Duke moves to reassure grad students after Chinese complaint

U.S. 01/28/19, 16:33

Duke University moved quickly on Monday to offer apologies, launch an investigation and reassure a core group of graduate scholars after a medical school administrator complained about students speaking Chinese in an academic building. "Duke's engagement with China, with Chinese students and with Chinese scholars is broad, deep and longstanding," Duke ...

Duke women’s hoops holding ‘Mental Wealth Day’

Basketball 01/26/19, 15:31

Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie was attending the funeral of an ex-teammate's daughter who died by suicide when she knew she had to do something.McCallie and the Blue Devils are hosting what they say is women's college basketball's first "Mental Wealth Day" before and during their game against No. 13 ...

Barrett, No. 2 Duke pull away to beat Georgia Tech 66-53

Sports 01/26/19, 14:57

Mike Krzyzewski could tell something was off with his Duke team, so he burned a timeout shortly after halftime to talk about it.That the second-ranked Blue Devils responded with yet another double-figure victory taught the Hall of Fame coach something significant about them.RJ Barrett had 24 points and 11 rebounds, ...

PG Tre Jones probable to play for No. 2 Duke against Ga Tech

Basketball 01/25/19, 12:44

Point guard Tre Jones has been upgraded to probable for No. 2 Duke's game against Georgia Tech after missing two games with a right shoulder injury.Coach Mike Krzyzewski on Friday updated Jones' status for Saturday's game, saying he "has really progressed well."Jones had been out indefinitely since separating his AC ...

End of content

No more pages to load