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CAMERON INDOOR STADIUM -- Duke's 67-52 win over Virginia was a bizarre game of runs, with sizzling three point shooting and inexplicable misses inside by both teams. Duke…
5 February 2016
Greenwell Guides Duke Past Virginia, 67-52…
5 February 2016
Duke Hosts Virginia in ACC Action at 7 p.m.
4 February 2016
Virginia -- Thursday, February 4th, 2016 @ 7PM EST Cameron Indoor Stadium, TV: ESPN3) 2015 Virginia Snapshot: 17-14, 7-9 ACC, WNIT First Round…
4 February 2016
UVA, Feb. 4, 7 PM, ESPN3…
3 February 2016
2016 ACC Women's Basketball Legend…
2 February 2016
Coach P Radio Show to Air Tuesday…
2 February 2016
No. 3 Notre Dame Women Beat Duke 68-61…
2 February 2016
CAMERON INDOOR STADIUM -- Duke's 68-61 loss to Notre Dame, much like Duke's other losses, had little to do with a talent disparity. It had a great deal more to do with…
2 February 2016
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1 February 2016
Notre Dame -- Monday, February 1st, 2016 @ 6PM EST Cameron Indoor Stadium, TV: ESPN2) 2015 Notre Dame Snapshot: 36-3, 15-1 ACC, ACC Champions, NCAA…
1 February 2016
Coach P Radio Show to Air Tuesday…
31 January 2016
ND, Feb. 1, 6 PM, ESPN2…
30 January 2016
The lead changed eight times in the first period as neither team was able to stake out more than a three point lead. Pitt hit a quartet of treys to counteract Duke's dominance…
29 January 2016
Pitt -- Thursday, January 21st, 2016 @ 7PM EST (Petersen Events Center, TV: ESPN3) 2015 Pitt Snapshot: 20-12, 9-7 ACC, NCAA Second Round Last…
27 January 2016
Sophomore forward Azurá Stevens dominated last week for Duke Women’s Basketball, and was recently named the ACC Player of the Week in addition to being selected as the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) National Player of the Week. Stevens led the Blue Devil…
26 January 2016
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24 January 2016
UNC -- Sunday, January 24th, 2016 @ 3PM EST (Cameron Indoor Stadium, TV: RSN, ESPN3) 2015 UNC Snapshot: 26-9, 10-6 ACC, NCAA Sweet Sixteen Last…
23 January 2016
The game began with Chidom feeding Stevens for a three, and the pace was frantic for a few minutes. Chidom and Stevens scored, but they were matched by the Tigers attacking the…
22 January 2016
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21 January 2016
17 January 2016
Our 2015-16 home game previews are presented by NOSH. For great food, visit their main location at 2812 Erwin Road in Durham, or their Jo Rae Cafe location in the Trent…
16 January 2016
Blue Devils Rebecca Greenwell and Azurá Stevens earn second NCAA Player of the Year watch list selection. The U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) recently announced their early list of candidates for their Player of the Year, and two Duke Women’s Basketball player…
4 December 2015
Azurá Stevens earns conference player of the week honors after several dominant performances with Duke Women’s Basketball. Blue Devil sophomore guard/forward Azurá Stevens was recently honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference as the Player of the Week. This is the first conf…
30 November 2015
Azurá Stevens named tournament MVP, Rebecca Greenwell joins All-Tournament team. Over the Thanksgiving holiday break, the Duke Women’s Basketball team competed in the 2015 Cancun Challenge and won all three of their games to earn the challenge’s Mayan Tournament champion…
29 November 2015
There are so many parallels between both Duke basketball programs this season it’s almost scary- both teams lost All-American post players from last year (Elizabeth Williams/Jahlil Okafor), both added the #1 freshman class this season, and both will have very young teams with only one sen…
19 November 2015
ESPNW recently released a list of the top women’s college basketball players for the upcoming 2015-16 season, and two second-year Duke players were named to the top 25 best players in the nation. Redshirt sophomore guard Rebecca Greenwell earned the 25th spot on the list and sop…
11 November 2015
USA Today released their preseason coaches poll for the upcoming women’s college basketball season, and the Duke Blue Devils were ranked #12 heading into the start of the year. Reigning national champions UConn were voted the unanimous preseason #1 team in the NCAA. The Blue Devils will h…
29 October 2015
The Atlantic Coast Conference recently hosted it’s annual ACC Women’s Basketball Media Day to prepare for the upcoming season. Duke fans will have a lot to look forward to this season as four Blue Devils received preseason all-conference honors from the Blue Ribbon ACC media voters…
22 October 2015
Duke University recently announced that the school athletics department and Nike have agreed to a new licensing agreement for all Blue Devil varsity athletic teams. The newest contract will extend the partnership for the next 12 years until 2027. Duke has been signed with the brand since 1992,…
17 October 2015
After an extremely busy summer, Duke guard Angela Salvadores has high expectations for the upcoming season after being named the preseason National Freshman of the Year by Lindy’s Magazine. Salvadores is a 5-star point guard prospect from Spain and was one of the top recruits in the world for…
15 October 2015
Azura Stevens has played in front of tough crowds before—Carmichael Auditorium against North Carolina, the XL Center against Connecticut and Purcell Pavilion against Notre Dame, just to name a few.The FIBA U19 World Championship gold medal game brought that to a new level. Facing off against t…
4 August 2015
Oderah Chidom was playing her best basketball of the season. Inserted into the starting lineup by head coach Joanne P. McCallie in late January, the 6-foot-4 forward responded with a double-double against Pittsburgh and 14 points against then-No. 8 Louisville—one of Duke's best wins of the yea…
16 July 2015
After tearing her ACL in the final seconds of a December victory against Oklahoma, Duke sophomore Lynee Belton has certainly experienced the horrors of going under the knife. But as Belton continues her rehab from ACL surgery, she has had the opportunity to see the other side of the operating table.
13 July 2015
The future looks bright for head coach Joanne P. McCallie's backcourt.McCallie announced Monday that star Maryland guard Lexie Brown will transfer to Duke and be eligible after sitting out the 2015-16 season. Brown was a third-team All-American and first-team All-Big Ten selection last season after…
15 June 2015
When Gail Goestenkors took the helm of the women's basketball program in 1992, Duke had never been to a Sweet 16. That changed quickly. The Blue Devils made the tournament in 13 of Goestenkors' 15 years in Durham, and advanced to the Sweet 16 or beyond in each of her final 10 seasons, transforming a…
14 June 2015
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 continuously pound smaller opponents in the paint all season. But Saturday afternoon in Spokane, Wash., the Blue Devils' size failed them. Fourth-seeded Duke's…
30 March 2015
SPOKANE, Wash.—Saturday, the deep ball proved superior to the paint. 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. Not only did Maryland shoot 8-for-19 from beyond the arc…
28 March 2015
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 rival. Just one year later, fourth-seeded Duke heads to Spokane, Wash., to take on the top-seeded Terrapins for a sp…
26 March 2015
Whatever happens this NCAA tournament, one thing is for sure: Duke’s future is bright. On an afternoon when usual offensive anchor Elizabeth Williams faced a tough matchup against Mississippi State center Martha Alwal in her last game at Cameron Indoor Stadium, freshman Azura Stevens took over…
23 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, fourth-seeded Duke pushed past fifth-seeded Mississippi State 64-56 Sunday afternoon in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Freshman Azura Ste…
22 March 2015
The Blue Devils narrowly avoided an upset Friday thanks to the work of everybody’s favorite hero—Becky McBuckets.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 trailing b…
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 fourth-seeded Duke got two key defensive stops late to…
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
Senior forward Amber Henson has undergone six knee surgeries and missed nearly two full seasons as a Blue Devil. But with two years of eligibility remaining and a promising young squad returning, the resilient forward will be in Durham for at least one more go-round. Henson announced her decision to…
18 March 2015
When it’s time to win or go home, it’s not about the regular season record or the most points scored. Come tournament time, it’s about how you play the game. Forward Kendall Cooper has transformed into an unrecognizable player, heading into the NCAA tournament having already scored…
18 March 2015
As redshirt freshman Rebecca Greenwell remembered the sight of then top-ranked South Carolina celebrating on the Blue Devils home court following a one-point victory, the Owensboro, Ky. native couldn’t help but reflect on one of the most painful growing experiences a young player will ever hav…
18 March 2015
As Elizabeth Williams stood with her teammates waiting to see what seed they would receive in this year’s NCAA tournament, she towered over them. Physically, Williams may not be the tallest on the team, but during the past four years she has become synonymous with Duke basketball, and her repu…
18 March 2015
The Blue Devils have withstood adversity through what has proven to be one of the most difficult campaigns they have faced in years. Despite dealing with the burdens of a difficult schedule and numerous roster changes, Duke is a No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament and will host 13th-seeded Albany Frid…
18 March 2015
The road to the Final Four will again run through Durham. The Blue Devils were awarded a No. 4 seed in the 2015 NCAA tournament by the selection committee when the bracket was revealed Monday evening. Should Duke advance to the second weekend, they will travel to their regional in Spokane, Wash., an…
16 March 2015