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ACC Coaches Voted Williams Defensive POY…
4 March 2015 | 3:15 pm
The ACC women's basketball tournament has a Big East feel to it. The tournament begins Wednesday in Greensboro , North Carolina, and three of its top five seeds are relative newcomers to the ACC.
3 March 2015 | 9:58 pm
The tournament begins Wednesday in Greensboro, North Carolina, and three of its top five seeds are relative newcomers to the ACC. Notre Dame is the top seed, tournament and regular season defending champion and nation's second-ranked team.
3 March 2015 | 7:23 pm
All-ACC WBB Teams Released Tuesday…
3 March 2015 | 7:00 pm
The Atlantic Coast Conference women's basketball tournament has a Big East feel to it.
3 March 2015 | 6:49 pm
Azurá Stevens Earns Final Freshman Honor…
2 March 2015 | 8:00 pm
Duke Athletics Records Watch…
2 March 2015 | 5:25 pm
Tonight at NOSH from 6-7 PM…
2 March 2015 | 2:13 pm
When the halftime buzzer sounded at Cameron Indoor Stadium Sunday, the entire Duke contingent let out a collective sigh of relief. North Carolina had the Blue Devils on the ropes.
2 March 2015 | 10:17 am
Orange senior Kevin Rice scored three goals and four assists to help pace Syracuse to its fourth consecutive win to start the season. Read More Sarah Imovbioh had 22 points and 17 rebounds on Sunday as Virginia beat No.
2 March 2015 | 3:14 am
Freshman Azura Stevens recorded a double-double as the Blue Devils surged back from an 11-point halftime deficit against North Carolina Sunday. With seeding in the ACC tournament and possibly the right to host the first weekend of the NCAA tournament on the line, the Tobacco Road rivals came down to…
1 March 2015 | 10:58 pm
Sitting in the locker room at halftime, the North Carolina women’s basketball team grasping to a 40-29 lead ... “I just thought there were a lot of fight and resolve and attitude,” Coach Joanne McCallie said. With the loss, UNC enters the ACC ...
1 March 2015 | 9:49 pm
Seniors Ka'lia Johnson and Elizabeth Williams will look to will the Blue Devils to victory in their final home game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The last time the Blue Devils faced their Tobacco Road Rival North Carolina, they needed a career performance from Elizabeth Williams.
1 March 2015 | 4:34 pm
Kaela Davis scored 24 points, Zaire O'Neil and Aaliyah Whiteside added 12 points apiece and Georgia Tech snapped a 37-game series losing streak to Duke, beating the No. 16 Blue Devils 71-62 on Thursday night.
27 February 2015 | 4:46 am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Kaela Davis scored 24 points, Zaire O'Neil and Aaliyah Whiteside added 12 points apiece and Georgia Tech snapped a 37-game series losing streak to Duke, beating the No. 16 Blue Devils 71-62 on Thursday night.
27 February 2015 | 2:33 am
In the Blue Devils' past two games-both road losses-senior Elizabeth Williams has combined for 37 points, 19 rebounds, two blocks and three steals. Senior Elizabeth Williams' inside presence has proved the difference maker for Duke in countless games during her four-year career at Duke.
23 February 2015 | 9:12 pm
N.C. State's Len'Nique Brown-Hoskin tries to avoid Duke's Rebecca Greenwell, left, and Mercedes Riggs during the first half of the Wolfpack's 72-59 upset of the 10th-ranked Blue Devils on Sunday in Raleigh. N.C. State's Chelsea Nelson, left, gets tied up with Duke's Rebecca Greenwell during the firs…
22 February 2015 | 11:52 pm
North Carolina State upset the Blue Devils 72-59 on Sunday largely due to their leaky defense and sloppy offense. "We played in spurts, and that's not good enough in our league to play in spurts," coach Joanne P. McCallie said.
22 February 2015 | 9:02 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- No. 10 Duke gave everything away - first the ball, then the game, and probably its high national ranking, too.
22 February 2015 | 8:02 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina State honored Kay Yow on Sunday - first by wearing pink, then by duplicating one of the late coach's last big upsets.
22 February 2015 | 7:56 pm
After having their six-game winning streak snapped in Monday's loss against No. 4 Notre Dame, the Blue Devils know the importance of getting back on track with tournament time approaching.
22 February 2015 | 6:22 pm
Cinjun Erskine, the newest quarterback to join Bucknell, joins Ray Crawford to discuss why the Bison is the perfect fit for him, who he models his game after, and his diet plan. Read More Find out what stood out to Campus Insiders' basketball analyst Digger Phelps in West Virginia's upset win over K…
17 February 2015 | 10:35 pm
Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw waves to the crowd prior to an NCAA college basketball game against Duke, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. Photo: Joe Raymond, AP Duke head coach Joanne P. McCallie smiles prior to an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015…
17 February 2015 | 10:02 am
The No. 10 Blue Devils scored 14 of the first 19 points before losing to the fourth-ranked Irish 63-50 on Monday night.
17 February 2015 | 8:03 am
Freshman Azura Stevens was the sole Blue Devil to join Elizabeth Williams in double figures, as the rookie went for 13 points. No. 4 Notre Dame took down No.
17 February 2015 | 7:31 am
Notre Dame rode Jewell Loyd's leadership, smothering defense and clutch 3-point shooting to beat Duke. The fourth-ranked Irish won their 10th straight game, topping the No. 10 Blue Devils 63-50 on Monday night. Duke (19-7, 10-3 ACC) came out strong, building a 14-5 lead over the first 5:31. The B…
17 February 2015 | 5:43 am
Feb 5, 2015; South Bend, IN, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish guard Michaela Mabrey dribbles as Virginia Cavaliers guard Mikayla Venson defends in the first half at the Purcell Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports The No.
16 February 2015 | 9:14 pm
The Blue Devils scored the first six points of the second half, but a 18-3 run separated the two sides for good. Duke coach Joanne McCallie was frustrated with her team’s struggles from 3-point range and its lack of adjustment. “It was horrible,” she ...
16 February 2015 | 7:59 pm
The last time the Blue Devils defeated Notre Dame, much of the current Duke roster was just learning how to walk. Eighteen years later, the Blue Devils will look to their young talent to carry them to a crucial conference victory.
16 February 2015 | 7:30 am
Elizabeth Williams finished just shy of a double-double with nine points and eight rebounds in Thursday's 71-45 win. No. 11 Duke powered past Virginia 71-45 at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va., Thursday evening.
13 February 2015 | 12:45 pm
Redshirt freshman Rebecca Greenwell poured in 22 points and broke the Duke freshman record for 3-pointers made in a season to send the 11th-ranked Blue Devils to a 71-45 victory over Virginia Thursday in ACC women's basketball at John Paul Jones Arena. Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie's squad picked up…
13 February 2015 | 3:36 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Rebecca Greenwell scored 22 points and set a school freshman record for 3-pointers, Azura Stevens had a double-double with a career-high 14 rebounds and No. 11 Duke cruised to its 22nd straight win over Virginia 71-45 on Thursday.
13 February 2015 | 2:25 am
The UVa women's basketball team fell behind early against #11 Duke and never threatened the Blue Devils falling 71-45 Thursday night at JPJ. It was Virginia's 22nd straight loss to Duke.
13 February 2015 | 2:10 am
The Blue Devils are settling into a successful streak of competition and now turn to play four of their five final regular season games on the road. After notching three conference wins, No.
12 February 2015 | 7:58 am
After a weeklong break, the Virginia women's basketball team returns to home court Thursday night to face No. 11 Duke, its second of three straight ranked opponents.
12 February 2015 | 12:24 am
South Carolina enters Gampel Pavilion as the No. 1 team in the nation Monday night.
9 February 2015 | 6:26 pm
Sophomore Kendall Cooper scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds after being inserted into the starting lineup in place of the injured Oderah Chidom. The news that sophomore Oderah Chidom will be out for the remainder of the season with shoulder issues opens up a major role in Duke's rotation.
9 February 2015 | 9:33 am
Elizabeth Williams had 21 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists as Duke cruised past Clemson for its fifth straight win. It was Williams' seventh double-double of the season and 26th of her career.
9 February 2015 | 2:36 am
Elizabeth Williams finished just shy of Duke's second triple-double this season, posting 21 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. The Blue Devils continued their climb to the top of the ACC Sunday, with a dismantling of the Tigers marking their fifth straight win.
8 February 2015 | 8:00 am
Freshman Azura Stevens poured in a career-high 24 points as the Blue Devils cruised to their second win of the season against Wake Forest. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-The Blue Devils hit the road in style, cruising to victory against Wake Forest for the second time this season.
6 February 2015 | 9:51 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Azura Stevens tied her career best with 24 points and grabbed six rebounds as No. 15 Duke led most of the way to beat Wake Forest 70-53 on Thursday.
6 February 2015 | 2:32 am
Senior Elizabeth Williams had three blocks during Duke's crucial run, and overcame a slow start to finish a rebound shy of a double-double. Duke lost four games prior to January for the first time since the 1998-99 campaign.
3 February 2015 | 6:07 am
Senior Ka'lia Johnson hit three big triples as the No. 15 Blue Devils earned a resume-building win against No.
3 February 2015 | 4:21 am
Freshman Azura Stevens scored 17 points and all five starters scored in double figures in the Blue Devils' 66-58 victory over No. 8 Louisville on Monday night. ''If everyone's moving and everyone's working hard,'' Williams said, ''anyone can score.'' Oderah Chidom added 14 points and Rebecca Greenw…
3 February 2015 | 2:51 am
Freshman Azura Stevens and the Blue Devils have a shot for a resume-building win Monday against No. 8 Louisville.
2 February 2015 | 10:25 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Azura Stevens had 14 points and 12 rebounds, Oderah Chidom added 10 points and 10 boards, and the No. 17 Duke women beat Pittsburgh 62-45 on Thursday night.
30 January 2015 | 1:50 am
For now, the No. 12 North Carolina women’s basketball team won’t remember those plays ... very much a heart game,” Duke coach Joanne McCallie said. “It was a scrappy game. It was a very good defensive game, without question.
26 January 2015 | 1:22 am
BOSTON (AP) -- Emilee Daley scored 12 of her 17 points in the second half and Nicole Boudreau added 18 points, all in the first half, to help Boston College upset No. 15 Duke 60-56 on Thursday night.
23 January 2015 | 2:21 am
This was the 15th meeting between BC women’s basketball (9-10, 1-5 ACC ... With four to give, Duke coach Joanne McCallie continually signaled for her players to foul in a desperate effort to stop the clock. The final dagger came with 1.5 seconds left.
23 January 2015 | 12:23 am
Elizabeth Williams scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help No. 16 Duke beat Miami 68-53 on Sunday. Williams moved into seventh place on Duke's all-time scoring list with her 24th career double-double. Azura Stevens had a career-high 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Duke (13-5, 4-1…
18 January 2015 | 8:18 pm