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 ...

Leslie, No. 8 Wolfpack women stand as last unbeaten D-I team

Sports 01/23/19, 13:56

The wins keep adding up for Kiara Leslie and eighth-ranked North Carolina State.The Wolfpack women stand as Division I's last unbeaten team — not traditional women's powers Connecticut or reigning national champion Notre Dame, nor coach Mike Krzyzewski and Duke's much ballyhooed freshmen.North Carolina State has its highest AP Top ...

Without Jones, No. 1 Duke braces for visit from No. 4 UVa

Sports 01/18/19, 12:30

Top-ranked Duke hopes its team defense doesn't slip without point guard Tre Jones — for however long he's out.The Blue Devils were just getting back to playing the kind of tough man-to-man defense that had been their trademark after several years of struggles. Now they're hoping they'll be good enough ...

Z-eye-on: Williamson starting for No. 1 Duke after eye poke

Sports 01/14/19, 18:43

Freshman sensation Zion Williamson is back in the starting lineup for top-ranked Duke, two days after he was poked in the eye during a game.Williamson was the last Duke player out for pregame warmups before Monday night's game against Syracuse. He loosened up with no apparent issues roughly an hour ...

No. 1 Duke visits No. 13 FSU to headline ACC weekend slate

Sports 01/11/19, 04:05

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKENDNo. 1 Duke at No. 13 Florida State. The Blue Devils (13-1, 2-0 ACC) took their high-flying act on the road for the first time Tuesday and had little trouble at Wake Forest. Things should be tougher ...

Duke freshmen look to bounce back after reality check

Basketball 11/27/18, 02:06

Duke's star-studded freshmen are facing another first, one not many expected this soon — if ever — during their presumably short college careers.Bouncing back from a loss.The title game at the Maui Invitational might have provided a reality check for anyone expecting the Blue Devils to coast to an undefeated ...

No. 1 Duke rout San Diego State to open Maui Invitational

Basketball 11/20/18, 01:17

Zion Williamson poked the ball free with a clear path to the basket, the crowd rising in anticipation before he even reached midcourt.The voices in the Lahaina Civic Center rising with Duke's rim-wrecking freshman, Williamson launched through the air, head well above the rim as he threw down a windmill ...

Top-ranked Duke heads loaded Maui Invitational field

Basketball 11/18/18, 16:58

The Duke juggernaut heads to paradise, where college basketball's most talked-about team will be even more in the spotlight at the Maui Invitational.The top-ranked Blue Devils should be able to handle it. They're 5 for 5 at the Lahaina Civic Center: five trips to Maui, five additions to the already-full ...

Another class of 1-and-dones arrives at Duke chasing a title

Basketball 10/26/18, 09:12

Zion Williamson watched from afar as Mike Krzyzewski repeatedly blended collections of NBA All-Stars into Olympic champions.That's why he says he and the latest crop of prized freshmen picked Duke. If that plan worked with the U.S. national team, it should work in college."It's kind of why we came to ...

Guilty verdicts set precedent in fighting shady recruiting

Sports 10/25/18, 02:51

A federal jury found three men guilty of fraud charges for channeling secret payment to the families of top-tier recruits to influence their choices of schools, apparel companies and agents.Wednesday's verdicts place the blame firmly on the men for exposing the universities to NCAA sanctions, essentially portraying the schools as ...

Purdue’s Edwards headlines preseason All-America team

Sports 10/23/18, 12:09

Purdue's Carsen Edwards and North Carolina's Luke Maye headline The Associated Press 2018-19 preseason men's All-America team.They were joined by Duke freshman R.J. Barrett, Kansas big man Dedric Lawson, Nevada's Caleb Martin and Wisconsin's Ethan Happ on the team announced on Tuesday.Edwards, a 6-foot-1 guard, appeared on 63 of 65 ...

Villanova, Duke, Kentucky highlight MSG hoops schedule

Basketball 10/03/18, 09:13

Defending national champion Villanova will play at least three times at Madison Square Garden during the upcoming season, part of a 2018-19 college basketball schedule that also features Duke, Kentucky and Syracuse visiting what's been dubbed The World's Most Famous Arena.Florida, Maryland, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oregon and West Virginia are ...

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