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It's not as unusual as you might think When North Carolina defeated Syracuse 93-83 on Monday night, the UNC sports information office quickly calculated how many times the Tar Heels had doubled the score against an opponent in consecutive games. Shopping Amazon? Start here & help DBR Cel…
29 January 2015 | 8:11 am

If he wasn't an All-Star Tuesday, he is now. In NBA news, former Blue Devil Kyrie Irving put on a big show Wednesday night against the Portland Trailblazers, erupting for 55 points. Shopping Amazon? Start here & help DBR Celebrate Coach K's 1K! Write us Yow. Irving hit 11 three pointe…
29 January 2015 | 8:06 am

Duke usually grabs a few Big Macs. The rosters for the McDonald's game were announced Wednesday and for Duke, both Luke Kennard and Chase Jeter were named. Shopping Amazon? Start here & help DBR Celebrate Coach K's 1K! Write us Usually there are a lot of ACC prospects there, but as of t…
29 January 2015 | 8:01 am

The ACC has always been incredibly competitive, but lately, it's gone to a level we haven't seen for awhile. Since conference play started, it's been really clear that the new ACC is hyper competitive, and that was underscored again on Wednesday. Just look around: Duke and Notre Dame put on a treme…
29 January 2015 | 7:55 am

Walker Carey (@walkerRcarey) is an RTC Correspondent. He filed this report after Wednesday night’s game between Duke and Notre Dame in South Bend. Irish Eyes Were Smiling Wednesday Night (USA Today Images) Three Key Takeaways. Jerian Grant proved that he is one of the best players in the coun…
29 January 2015 | 7:01 am

It’s easy to overreact to any regular-season loss in the long college basketball campaign, but some defeats just feel more important than others. The Duke basketball squad experienced one of those costly defeats Wednesday night at Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish overcame a 10-point deficit to w…
29 January 2015 | 6:19 am

In a match of player-of-the-year candidates, Jerian Grant made more clutch plays for eighth-ranked Notre Dame than Jahlil Okafor did for fourth-ranked Duke.
29 January 2015 | 4:02 am

Ok Duke fans lets take a deep breath, yes Duke lost to Notre Dame (a top ten team mind you) 77-73. It’s the story of a team that won the turnover battle, won the rebounding battle, had more steals and yet lost…that happens when you leave 10 points at the free throw line. It doesn’…
29 January 2015 | 4:02 am

Free throws... So what to make of Duke's loss at Notre Dame? Well here's our take. Shopping Amazon? Start here & help DBR Celebrate Coach K's 1K! Write us No one likes to lose, but not all losses are terrible. Duke took a very young team on the road to play a very experienced #8 team n…
29 January 2015 | 2:42 am

Duke and Notre Dame put on a show Wednesday night, and the Irish emerged with a huge ACC win, thanks in large part to senior guard Jerian Grant, who scored...
29 January 2015 | 2:32 am

In 2013, Bo Pelini took his son, a Duke fan, to the Blue Devils’ home game against North Carolina. The Youngstown State coach is attending another Duke game this evening. ...
29 January 2015 | 1:46 am

29 January 2015 | 12:41 am

The rosters for the 38th annual 2015 McDonald’s All-American Game were released Wednesday night. Duke and LSU led the way with two selections a piece.      Here are the...
28 January 2015 | 11:21 pm

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski hit a huge milestone over the weekend, becoming the first Division 1 men’s basketball head coach to hit 1,000 career wins. Now, other ACC programs...
28 January 2015 | 6:46 pm

Game Preview Duke Blue Devils (17-2, 4-2] vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish (19-2, 7-1] Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • 7:30 PM • ESPN2 • South Bend, IN • Joyce Center By Randy Dunson 1. Snapshot Duke Duke (17-2, 4-2) travels to South Bend to face Notre Dame (19-2, 7-1) Wednesday, Janu…
28 January 2015 | 5:48 pm

Duke enters tonight’s game at Notre Dame as the No. 4 team in the nation, but the Blue Devils are actually one-point underdogs to the 19-2 Fighting Irish. Duke knows...
28 January 2015 | 5:31 pm

Notre Dame Insider: Mike Brey calls it “downshifting” to describe when teams put in a smaller lineup to match up with Notre Dame (whose forwards are an odd combination of 6’10” and 6’5″), but that strategy will get put to a real test tonight with Duke&ls…
28 January 2015 | 2:01 pm

After three seasons as a graduate assistant at Duke, Matt Guerrieri has been promoted to assistant coach, the team announced Tuesday.
27 January 2015 | 9:31 pm

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski said he will wait until the summer to appreciate win No. 1,000 that he earned Sunday in New York. He will instead focus on the present and Wednesday's game at No. 8 Notre Dame.
27 January 2015 | 9:19 pm

Mike Krzyzewski became the first coach in the history of Division 1 men’s college basketball to win 1,000 games this past weekend. Duke defeated St. John’s at Madison Square Garden...
27 January 2015 | 9:09 pm

27 January 2015 | 6:14 pm

  Today’s Article is By Bermuda Bob The stage was set. Madison Square Garden, aka “Cameron North” was packed. Thankfully, Duke wore their blue uniforms. Then, the Tip Off. Duke worked it’s way to an 11 Point lead by the 12:29 minute mark, then the unthinkable. They were…
27 January 2015 | 6:21 am

Now that Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has reached the 1,000-win milestone—doing so with Sunday's win at St. John's in New York City—the Blue Devils can get back to business achieving their more sought-after goal: winning the ACC. Fourth-ranked Duke (17-2, 4-2) is in the midst of a huge, se…
27 January 2015 | 6:14 am

27 January 2015 | 2:22 am

One thousand wins. One, zero, zero, zero. It was a busy weekend in college basketball, but everything else was overshadowed by that number. We’ll start by stating the obvious. In a career full of them, what a truly remarkable accomplishment for Mike Krzyzewski. It’s one thing to coach fo…
26 January 2015 | 11:35 pm

Kentucky stayed in its season-long perch atop the AP Top 25 Monday and has taken back one of its lost first-place votes from No. 2 Virginia.
26 January 2015 | 8:53 pm

One thousand wins, overtime games, opponents going for 35 points and all kinds of Triangle-area craziness abounded this past weekend. We'll have to wait and see what sort of #goacc is in store for us this week.
26 January 2015 | 8:40 pm

This weekend featured some fantastic college basketball, but no moment matched Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden, where Duke pulled off a huge come from behind win over St. John’s...
26 January 2015 | 7:29 pm

On his way to 1,000 career victories at the college level, more than any other man in NCAA history, Mike Krzyzewski has coached quite a few NBA players.  While he was an assistant at Indiana in 1974-75, he provided direction for John Laskowski, Steve Green, Scott May, Quinn Buckner, Kent Benson…
26 January 2015 | 6:40 pm

Sporting News: Even before Duke manufactured an impressive comeback for Mike Krzyzewski‘s 1,000th win on Sunday, Mike DeCourcy made the case that Coach K is the best coach ever in college basketball. Specifically, DeCourcy makes the case for the ACC legend over John Wooden and his 10 …
26 January 2015 | 2:01 pm

Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.
26 January 2015 | 12:02 pm

Congratulations to Coach Mike Krzyzewski for achieving his 1,000th win against a very tough St. Johns team. Sometimes wins of a particular significance can be a unifying event for a team, Duke was in need of one. Yes Duke was coming off wins against Pitt and Louisville but still there were issues Du…
26 January 2015 | 5:42 am

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26 January 2015 | 5:28 am

LeBron James has made it clear at this point that his allegiances lie with Ohio State – heck, he even has an honorary locker in the team’s facility. That being...
26 January 2015 | 2:48 am

Duke's Elizabeth Williams again saved her best for North Carolina.
26 January 2015 | 2:02 am

         Today’s Article is by Bermuda Bob Just before the beginning of the season, I profiled Coach K and claimed that college basketball could not have a better standard bearer, thus making him a modern day “Godfather of College Basketball.” Today, while…
26 January 2015 | 1:55 am

Mike Krzyzewski won his 1,000 game as a men’s college basketball coach Sunday afternoon, as Duke defeated St. John’s at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  Following the victory,...
25 January 2015 | 11:18 pm

25 January 2015 | 10:42 pm

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski has been with the Blue Devils for 35 years, but he actually got his start at Army, where he also played point guard under legendary...
25 January 2015 | 10:41 pm

25 January 2015 | 10:24 pm

Mike Krzyzewski reached 1,000 career wins Sunday afternoon against St. John's, but it is just one of many memorable wins for one of the greatest coaches in the history of college basketball. After all, how could a nonconference regular-season game possibly compare to four national championships, the…
25 January 2015 | 10:00 pm

Ticket demand for our game Sunday at Madison Square Garden has skyrocketed.  The game is soldout with tickets only available on the secondary market.  SeatGeek, [...]…
24 January 2015 | 2:05 am

PHOTOS Prior to today’s practice, senior center Marshall Plumlee participated in his contracting ceremony in front of his teammates and coaching staff in Cameron Indoor [...]…
24 January 2015 | 1:02 am

  The legendary stadium celebrates its 75th birthday this week. For a little nostalgia check out the Top 10 plays in Cameron: Watch Coach K [...]…
5 January 2015 | 3:06 pm

Matt and Semi both turned 20 on Friday.  A busy exam period did not stop captain Amile Jefferson from securing personalized birthday cakes for his [...]…
6 December 2014 | 8:17 pm

Congrats to Jabari Parker, who was named NBA Rookie of the Month for November. Jabari helped the Bucks to a 10-8 record and averaged 11.9 [...]…
5 December 2014 | 3:44 pm

With the announcement of the ‘KYRIE 1′, Kyrie Irving became the first player in the last six years to receive a signature shoe from Nike. [...]…
5 December 2014 | 3:31 pm

So it turns out Duke is pretty good against ranked teams over the course of the last decade.  …
5 December 2014 | 3:17 pm

SB Nation did a cool breakdown of the most popular NBA-inspired baby names. Notably gaining ground is the name “Kyrie”. It had the 10th biggest [...]…
2 December 2014 | 4:22 pm

Here is a great video of Jabari Parker paying a visit to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin right before the holidays. Jabari is one of [...]…
26 November 2014 | 4:01 pm