Stories tagged: duke blue devils
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 1:08 p.m.
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, 12:54 p.m.
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, 11:18 a.m.
Gonzaga is one of the schools on USC grad transfer Derryck Thornton’s list.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 10:36 p.m.
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, 3:31 p.m.
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, 9:44 a.m.
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, 9:11 a.m.
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, 9:08 p.m.
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, 6:56 p.m.
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, 7:48 p.m.
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, 10:46 p.m.
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, 9:59 p.m.
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, 7:34 p.m.
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, 3:08 p.m.
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, 7:55 p.m.
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, 9:07 p.m.
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UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 8:29 p.m.
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, 4:49 p.m.
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, 9:01 a.m.
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 …
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Can’t miss moments: Maui Invitational win, rise to No. 1 ranking top list of season highlights for Gonzaga men’s basketball
The No. 1-ranked Bulldogs finished a perfect 16-0 in West Coast Conference play and won the WCC by five games. The only losses for the 29-2 Zags came against Tennessee …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 8 p.m.
Gonzaga is enjoying one of the best three-day spans in program history. The Zags crushed BYU by 34 points Saturday on Senior Night. They picked up a commitment from coveted …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 24, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
There isn’t much Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski hasn’t encountered in a Hall of Fame career featuring more than 1,100 wins and five national championships. The past week offered something new.
Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
No matter the outcome, Jim Boeheim needed this. Three days after the Hall of Fame coach of the Syracuse Orange struck and killed a pedestrian on a darkened highway that …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 8:42 p.m.
Arike Ogunbowale scored 25 points to become Notre Dame’s all-time leading scorer as the No. 5 Fighting Irish routed Duke 89-61 on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 5:36 p.m.
In the fight against NCAA amateurism rules, in the fight against the overall financial hypocrisy of our athlete-breeding system, Zion Williamson doesn’t figure to be the revolutionary soldier.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Gonzaga could be two home wins away from returning to No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll after No. 8 North Carolina thumped top-ranked Duke 88-72 on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
Duke and Gonzaga, Gonzaga and Duke. The two teams can’t seem to get away from each other in the polls or when they tangled on the basketball court in November.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
Tennessee’s loss to Kentucky opened the door for a new No. 1 when the AP men’s college basketball poll is released Monday. It’ll almost certainly be a former No. 1. …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Gonzaga’s slow climb up the AP men’s college basketball rankings took another step forward Monday. After a three-week stay at fourth, the Zags moved to third in the latest poll …
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:57 p.m.
RJ Barrett scored 26 points, Zion Williamson had 18 and No. 2 Duke used an early barrage of 3-pointers to stun No. 3 Virginia and then held off the Cavaliers, …