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Duke Loses Coach K at Halftime, Survives Against Wake

On a night when they lost their head coach at halftime, the Duke Blue Devils needed a last second shot to avoid losing the game as well. With coach Mike Krzyzewski absent due to an undisclosed illness, Duke saw a 19-point lead disappear before Mark Williams tipped in a missed shot with 0.4 seconds left to beat Wake Forest, 76-74, at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday.
WAKE FOREST, NC
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Duke, Carolina Battle for First Place in ACC

The last time UNC and Duke met, the Tar Heels won a 91-73 decision over the Blue Devils at the Smith Center. After the handshakes between the two teams were over, as the Tar Heels left the floor, Roy Williams took a moment to kiss the North Carolina logo at center court.
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Three Jon Scheyer Recruits Named McDonald's All-Americans

Jon Scheyer has not yet taken over as Duke head coach, and he already has signed more McDonald’s All-Americans than all but three coaches in the ACC. Duke men's basketball signees Dereck Lively II, Mark Mitchell and Dariq Whitehead have been named to the 2022 McDonald's All-American Game, the selection committee announced Tuesday.
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Duke Hosts NC State: Gameday Live Blog

Coach Mike Krzyzewski is expected to return to the bench for Saturday’s game at Cameron Indoor Stadium, when Duke hosts NC State. Coach K missed Wednesday’s game at Wake Forest with a non-COVID virus. However, assistant Nolan Smith confirmed late in the week that Krzyzewski was back at practice and, barring a setback, he’s expecting to be back in the lead chair.
WAKE FOREST, NC

Jon Scheyer Leads Duke Into Wake Forest

Duke will try to get back on the winning track after getting upset at home by Miami last time out, when the Blue Devils travel to Winston-Salem to take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The Deacs have been a surprise, jumping out to a 10-1 mark in non-conference, then...
WINSTON-SALEM, NC

Miami at Duke: Gameday Live Blog

Two of the ACC’s three remaining unbeatens meet at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday night. Miami boasts the top mark in the league, at 4-0, 12-3 overall, while Duke is 2-0, 12-1 on the year. The Blue Devils have won five straight, including ACC clashes with Virginia Tech and...
MIAMI, FL

COVID Wipes Out Duke's Saturday Game

Duke is looking for another opponent to play on Saturday. The Blue Devils originally had a non-conference game scheduled at Cameron Indoor Stadium, against Cleveland State. The Vikings were forced to cancel the game, as well as another game scheduled against Kent State on Dec. 21, due to COVID protocols.
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Duke National Signing Day Live Blog

With just a few days on the job and no staff under contract, new Duke football coach Mike Elko has devoted most of his early work to preparing for the start of the early signing period. "My priority since I got hired has been this recruiting class," he said. "I...
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Duke Introduces Mike Elko as Coach

For the first time since December 14, 2007, Duke introduced a new head football coach. While 45 men have served as head coach of other ACC schools over that span, Mike Elko became just the second man at the helm of the Blue Devils. The former defensive coordinator for Wake Forest, Notre Dame and Texas A&M was introduced in the Duke practice facility in front of a crowd of media, current and former players, and the Duke and Durham community on Monday morning.
DURHAM, NC

Duke vs Ohio State Gameday Live Blog

For the first time since 2019 … and the 145th week ever … Duke takes the floor as the No. 1 team in the nation. The Blue Devils moved to the top spot with a win over Gonzaga last week and now head into a rare non-conference road game, in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Ohio State.
OHIO STATE

Paolo Banchero, Savarino Charged in DWI Stop

Two Duke basketball players reportedly face charges following a drunk-driving traffic stop over the weekend. According to multiple media reports, redshirt sophomore guard Michael Savarino and freshman forward Paolo Banchero were both arrested early Sunday morning. The pair were pulled over near Hillsborough at around 1:00 A.M. early Sunday morning. Savarino, driving, registered a .08 on a breath test.
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Duke vs. Army Gameday Live Blog

Duke opens its home season on Friday night with a game against Army West Point. The opponent is a fitting one to start coach Mike Krzyzewski’s final season at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Coach K played for West Point and began his coaching career there before getting hired away by Duke in 1980.
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Kentucky vs. Duke: Gameday Live Blog

Duke opens the 2021-22 season—which will be Coach K’s last on the bench—at Madison Square Garden, against Kentucky in the Champions Classic. Duke is hoping to put a disappointing 2020-21 campaign behind it, after missing the NCAA tournament for the first time in 26 years, but Kentucky has an deeper depths to emerge from. The Wildcats went 9-16 last season, their worst mark in more than 90 years.
KENTUCKY STATE

Georgia Tech at Duke: Gameday Live Blog

Duke returns to Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday to host ACC Coastal Division rival Georgia Tech. The Blue Devils are coming off of a disappointing 38-7 loss to UNC in their ACC opener, which dropped Duke to 3-2, 0-1 in the conference and snapped a three-game winning streak. Georgia Tech...
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Duke at North Carolina: Gameday Live Blog

Going into the season, North Carolina was considered the favorite to win the Coastal Division. Voted to the top spot by the media and ranked No. 10 in the nation, the Tar Heels had a quarterback who was a Heisman contender and elite talent on both sides of the ball.
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Duke-Kansas Gameday Live Blog

Duke looks to become the first ACC team this season to post two non-conference wins over Power Five opponents when the Blue Devils face Kansas at Wallace Wade Stadium on Saturday. The Blue Devils improved to 2-1 on the season with a win over Northwestern last week. Duke dominated the...
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Duke vs Northwestern: Gameday Live Blog

Duke attempts to win its second straight game and move to 2-1 on the season when the Blue Devils host Northwestern at Wallace Wade. Duke has won two straight over the Big Ten private school that is a frequent non-conference opponent. The all-time series between the two is tied 10-10.
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Duke vs NC A&T Gameday Live Blog

Duke will look to post its first win of the season in its home opener, Friday against NC A&T. Head coach Sam Washington had a long list of what went wrong in NC A&T’s season opening loss to Furman. Many of them boiled down to one factor: Rust. “We were...
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Duke at Charlotte: Gameday Live Blog

Duke opens to 2021 season on the road at in-state rival Charlotte. It’s the second straight year Duke has had a road game for the opener and third straight year the Blue Devils have been away from Wallace Wade Stadium to start. Duke opened at Notre Dame last year and played Alabama in Atlanta in 2019. That’s the longest stretch of non-home openers since the 2003-2005 Blue Devils opened at Virginia, Navy and ECU, respectively.
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Over/Under Prop Lines For Duke's Mataeo Durant, Jalon Calhoun

Duke running back Mataeo Durant has spent the last three seasons splitting time with Deon Jackson. This year, with Jackson departed for the NFL, Durant will be the main workhorse in the Blue Devils backfield. The bookmakers at SportsBettingDime.com think he’s up to the task. They’ve released preseason prop betting...
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