Stories tagged: duke blue devils
Tue., Jan. 14, 2020
Clemson gave its weary fans something to celebrate a night after losing the national championship game in football, getting a career-high 25 points from Aamir Simms in a 79-72 upset …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
Gonzaga remained atop the AP college basketball rankings, but fast-rising Baylor is right on the Bulldogs’ heels.
Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
Tre Jones hit two key baskets down the stretch and No. 2 Duke extended its decade-long domination of Georgia Tech, holding off the Yellow Jackets 73-64 on Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
ESPN’s Kyle Soppe says Gonzaga is not alone among ranked teams struggling with getting stops, converting from the charity stripe.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 6, 2020
Gonzaga has brought some stability to the No. 1 ranking, but AP Top 25 voters took note of the Bulldogs’ two closer-than-expected wins last week.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
Gonzaga didn’t play but still managed to strengthen its hold on No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Freshman Matthew Hurt scored a season-high 20 points, Joey Baker added a career-high 16 and Duke beat Winthrop to bounce back from its stunning loss to Stephen F. Austin.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
When Roy Williams called timeout less than three minutes into a game against Elon last week, it was the latest sign that something very strange is going on among the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
Two more blowouts didn’t change Gonzaga’s position in the AP college basketball poll.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
Tre Jones scored a career-high 31 points and No. 2 Duke pulled away to beat pesky Georgia State 74-63 on Friday night.
Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Tre Jones scored 15 points and Cassius Stanley added 11 of his 13 points in the second half to help No. 4 Duke beat third-ranked Kansas 68-66 in the opener …
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Duke is the preseason pick to win the Atlantic Coast Conference while Louisville forward Jordan Nwora is the league’s preseason player of the year.
Wed., May 29, 2019
Duke center Marques Bolden is remaining in the NBA draft while Javin DeLaurier will return to the Blue Devils for his senior season. Coach Mike Krzyzewski says Bolden received “some …
Mon., May 13, 2019
Gonzaga is one of the schools on USC grad transfer Derryck Thornton’s list.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019
News of Boogie Ellis receiving his release from Duke came out Thursday morning. The Zags were among 10 programs that quickly made contact with the San Diego prep standout.
Thu., April 11, 2019
Cam Reddish is the latest Duke freshman to leave school for the NBA draft. Reddish announced his decision on social media Thursday, the day after teammate RJ Barrett said he …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019
Duke freshman forward RJ Barrett announced his decision in a video posted on social media. He calls playing at Duke a dream and adds that “it’s also a dream of …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019
The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson was the runaway choice, claiming 59 of 64 votes from AP Top 25 voters in ballots submitted before the NCAA Tournament in results released Friday.
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019
Cassius Winston put Michigan State on his shoulders and carried the Spartans into the Final Four. The do-everything point guard took over the game when his team faced its biggest …
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019
The injury questions piled up in NCAA Sweet 16 games in the East and Midwest regions with the potential to impact who earns the final two spots in the Final …
Mon., March 25, 2019
The path to the Final Four will not be easy for Zion Williamson, Luke Maye, De’Andre Hunter and the other top-seeded stars in the NCAA Tournament. For the first time …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019
NCAA Tournament: Zion Williamson made a layup over 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall in the closing seconds and RJ Barrett’s putback provided the margin of victory as top-seeded Duke held off UCF …
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019
Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points to lead top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State on Friday night.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019
The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019
The final AP college basketball poll of the season mirrors the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 seed line. Gonzaga’s three-week stay at No. 1 in the media poll ended with a …
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019
Zion Williamson and Duke are the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils sit atop the East Region, and their road to Minneapolis could include matchups …
Sat., March 16, 2019
Top 25 roundup:
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019
From downing Duke to getting tripped up by Tennessee, here are six games that shaped Gonzaga’s season
Every game has shaped Gonzaga’s 2019 journey, but several not only influenced the Zags’ season but the national landscape.
Fri., March 15, 2019
Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski built a championship program his way. To sustain it after more than three decades, he took nearly the opposite path.
Fri., March 15, 2019
Duke freshman sensation Zion Williamson’s nearly flawless performance in the ACC Tournament had the college basketball world buzzing. Returning from a knee injury wearing a modified pair of Nikes, Williamson’s …