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Duke Gave Out 12 Awards…
18 April 2015
Williams Drafted No. 4 Overall…
17 April 2015
Duke Duo Talked with Brogden Middle…
15 April 2015
Draft will Air on ESPN2 at 7 PM Thursday…
14 April 2015
Duke Gave Out 12 Awards Monday…
14 April 2015
President Barack Obama has congratulated the Duke men's and University of Connecticut women's teams on winning the NCAA basketball championships. The White House says Obama telephoned UConn coach Geno Auriemma on Wednesday.
8 April 2015
All season it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Connecticut would play for another women's national championship. It wasn't as clear cut for Huskies nemesis Notre Dame.
6 April 2015
Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie takes a look at the games in the women's Final Four. Her Blue Devils played all four teams this year.
5 April 2015
Addressing the media the day before the NCAA tournament's Spokane Region final last week, Maryland women's basketball Coach Brenda Frese was asked for reaction to comments from her counterpart at Duke, Joanne P. McCallie, about top-ranked Connecticut . The coach of the Terrapins' contentious rival h…
4 April 2015
UConn head coach Geno Auriemma greets Huskies guard Moriah Jefferson with a big hug as she leaves the game in the second half. The UConn women beat Dayton 91-70 to move on to the Final Four.
31 March 2015
The Blue Devils' season came to an end, but the play of freshman forward Azura Stevens is one of the positives the team can take with it into next season. As the tallest team in the nation, Duke's plethora of post players allowed the team to finish fourth in the nation in rebounding margin and conti…
30 March 2015
The South Carolina women's basketball team earned its first trip to the Final Four by rallying to beat Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the NCAA Greensboro Regional in Greensboro, North Carolina. South Carolina advances to next Sunday's national semifinal game in Tampa, Florida, against the winner o…
29 March 2015
The Maryland bench reacts to a play during the second half of a women's college basketball regional semifinal game against Duke. Brenda Frese sat down at the dais and immediately gave a little jab at Maryland's former foes from its days in the ACC.
29 March 2015
Top-ranked Connecticut advanced to another Elite Eight in the NCAA women's basketball tournament and moved closer to a third straight national championship with a 105-54 rout of fifth-seeded Texas on Saturday in a regional semifinal in Albany, N.Y. The 51-point blowout represented the largest margin…
29 March 2015
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 18 of her 24 points in the second half, Laurin Mincy scored all 15 of her points in the first half, and top-seeded Maryland advanced to the Spokane Regional final with a 65-55 victory over No. 4 seed Duke on Saturday.
29 March 2015
Maryland guard Laurin Mincy hit four of the Terrapins' eight 3-pointers to push past the Blue Devils in the Spokane regional semifinal. Despite many Duke runs to close the gap, Maryland's prolific three-point shooting fueled a 65-55 Terrapin win in the Sweet 16 Saturday afternoon at Spokane Arena.
28 March 2015
Before Saturday, only Brene Mosely and Laurin Mincy had played on Maryland teams that had beaten Duke. Now, after registering their 27th consecutive win, every player on the Terrapins' roster can claim a win over the Blue Devils.
28 March 2015
When Laurin Mincy and Brene Moseley committed to play basketball at Maryland , among the first words they heard from their future teammates were: "Beat Duke ." These days, Mincy and Moseley are the most seasoned players for the top-seeded Terps and especially familiar with the Blue Devils heading in…
28 March 2015
Previewing Maryland and Duke is not a headline I thought I'd write this women's basketball season, but thanks to the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee, here we are on the edge of a Terps vs. Blue Devils showdown in the Sweet 16. Whether it was the result of the teams' respective season records, so…
27 March 2015
Freshman Azura Stevens scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Duke's Round of 32 win against Mississippi State. After Maryland decided to leave for the Big Ten following the 2013-14 regular season, the Blue Devils figured it would be a while before they would face off against their longtime ACC…
26 March 2015
A familiar face will be missing from the Duke bench in the Spokane, Wash., Regional of the NCAA women's basketball tournament this weekend. Brown, a former men's and women's basketball coach at UT, has been sidelined by a medical condition this season.
26 March 2015
After years of landing in the same region as Connecticut or whoever was the powerhouse team of that particular season, the Duke women finally caught a break in this year's NCAA Tournament. But that's not to say the Blue Devils' matchup on Saturday in the Spokane Region isn't saucy.
25 March 2015
During her first season in the Big Ten, Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese grew accustomed to scouting new opponents. The conference schedule was littered with unknowns, a long list of teams the Terrapins had rarely faced or knew little about.
25 March 2015
The Mississippi State women's basketball team will have to wait until next season to try to put together 40 minutes on offense. While MSU's defense was consistent for most of the season, the Bulldogs offered flashes of what they could do on offense all year, particularly in the first 25 minutes of a…
23 March 2015
Guard Kelley Austria hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1:09 remaining and seventh-seeded Dayton advanced to its first Sweet 16 with a 99-94 upset of second-seeded Kentucky on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Lexington, Kentucky. Austria scored 17 points and clinched the win by h…
23 March 2015
After a fairly standard start to the 2015 NCAA women's tournament in the first round, Sunday saw the round of 32 begin in earnest with eight games that will determine half of the field for the Sweet 16. The marquee teams in action Sunday are top seeds Notre Dame and South Carolina, but there are ple…
22 March 2015
After a premature end to their season at home in the round of 32 last year, the Blue Devils made sure it did not happen two years in a row. In a come-from-behind victory, Duke pushed past fifth-seeded Mississippi State 64-56 Sunday afternoon in Cameron Indoor Stadium.
22 March 2015
Duke's Ka'lia Johnson drives to the basket as Mississippi State's Kendra Grant and Dominique Dillingham, left, defend during the first half of a women's college basketball game in the second round of the NCAA tournament in Durham, N.C., Sunday, March 22, 2015. The Associated Press Duke's Ka'lia John…
22 March 2015
Elizabeth Williams and the Blue Devils will battle a tough Mississippi State team Sunday for a trip to Spokane Wash., and the Sweet 16. After a nail-biting finish in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday, the Blue Devils will try to outcompete an up-and-coming program and earn their spot in…
22 March 2015
Rebecca Greenwell's 3-pointer in the final 20 seconds helped the Blue Devils avoid their second straight NCAA tournament exit on their home floor. Duke gave the ball in to redshirt freshman Rebecca Greenwell-whose teammates gave her the nickname-with 17 seconds remaining in the contest and her team…
21 March 2015
Redshirt freshman guard Rebecca Greenwell hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 14.9 seconds left and the Blue Devils escaped the first round of the Spokane Region with a 54-52 victory over America East champ Albany. Greenwell scored 20 points for fourth-seeded Duke, which won its NCAA Tournament opener f…
21 March 2015
After being upset on their home court in the second-round by DePaul just a year ago, the Blue Devils saw their season flash right in front of their eyes Friday against Albany. Guard Rebecca Greenwell hit a three with the season on the brink and the Blue Devils got a key defensive stop to help fourth…
20 March 2015
After being stunned in Durham in the second round of the NCAA tournament a year ago, the Blue Devils will look to take advantage of their home-court advantage and start what hopes to be a deep run into March this time around. No. 4 seed Duke will open tournament play with a first round matchup again…
20 March 2015
Sarah Royals boards the bus that will take the UAlbany women's basketball team to the airport on their way to the NCAA Tournament Wednesday March 18, 2015, in Albany, NY. UAlbany women's head coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson, center, with players during Saturday's game against UMass-Lowell at the SE…
20 March 2015
Senior Amber Henson-who has undergone six knee surgeries in four years-is averaging a career-high 4.1 points per game. Senior forward Amber Henson has undergone six knee surgeries and missed nearly two full seasons as a Blue Devil.
18 March 2015
The Blue Devils were placed in the Spokane region as the No. 4 seed Monday and will open their NCAA tournament DAY against No.
17 March 2015
The USA Women won Gold today in Kazan, Russia at the World University Games with a 90-71 victory over host Russia in the Championship Game. Duke guard Tricia Liston averaged 8.2 points per game in 13.7 minutes of action, during the tournament. She made 42.9 percent (9-21) of her 3 point field goal a…
15 July 2013
DURHAM, N.C. - The Duke Blue Devils defeated the Maryland Terrapins 80-72 and in the process remain atop the ACC with a 7-0 record while pushing their season record to 16-2.  This was quite simply a very competitive and well played game where neither team missed a free throw and there were by 1…
22 January 2012
This season's Duke Women's Basketball team will be one of the least experienced groups Coach McCallie has had at Duke.  Despite that youth, the Sporting News have the Blue Devils ranked sixth nationally, and all other preview publications have Duke firmly in the nation's top ten.  Tho…
15 September 2011
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Both Duke women’s basketball signees -- Elizabeth Williams and Amber Henson -- each scored double-figure points in the WBCA All-America game over the weekend in Indianapolis, Ind., at the NCAA Final Four. Williams was named MVP of the Red Team, which fell, 83-73, to…
5 April 2011
Photos by Rick Crank for BDN. Click on the first thumbnail to see a slide show with larger images. The post Photo Gallery: Duke Women End Marist’s Winning Streak appeared first on Blue Devil Nation.
23 March 2011