Duke’s Van Orden named ACC Pitcher of the Week

Duke's Drew Van Orden against UNC on March 28, 2014 (screenshot via espn3).

After out-dueling the potential number one pick in this June’s MLB Draft (NC State’s Carlos Rodon) on Friday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Duke starter Drew Van Orden was named the ACC Pitcher of the Week. It is Van Orden‘s first such honor and the second for Duke this season (fellow starter Michael Matuella […]

Duke’s Gray & Liston selected in first round of WNBA Draft

Duke's Chelsea Gray goes to Connecticut with the 11th overall pick (screenshot via espn3.com).

Many young ladies saw their dreams become a reality on Monday night, as the WNBA Draft was held at the Mohegan Sun, home to the team with the number one pick, the Connecticut Sun. The first round could be seen live on ESPN2, while the second and third rounds moved to ESPNU. 12 of college […]

Duke baseball takes series over NC State

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Despite seeing their ten game home winning streak come to an end on Saturday, the Duke baseball team still ended up winning their series at Durham Bulls Athletic Park over ACC rival NC State. After Trent Swart threw three scoreless innings to start Saturday’s game, the Wolfpack went to work on the Blue Devils bullpen. […]

Duke’s Van Orden outduels NC State’s Rodon

Duke's Drew Van Orden against UNC on March 28, 2014 (screenshot via espn3).

Oh how I wish I was at Durham Bulls Athletic Park last night. Many scout-types were on hand to watch the possible number one draft pick take the hill for NC State. However, he was out-dueled by Duke‘s starter. The Blue Devils shut out the Wolfpack 2-0. Duke has now won ten straight home games. […]

Connette to leave Duke


The Duke football team will be without backup and goal line quarterback Brandon Connette next season, as he has asked to be let go. The senior is from California and his mother has been battling cancer since last year. He is trying to find a school that meets his requirements both academically and athletically closer […]

Duke’s Gray headed to WNBA Draft

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I had thought that the second straight season-ending knee injury to Duke women’s basketball player Chelsea Gray might hurt her chances of being drafted by the WNBA. Well, I was wrong. Gray was one of 12 ladies invited to Monday night’s (8pm ET on ESPN) WNBA Draft. The first round will be televised on ESPN, […]

Did you see this: Plumlee stuffs Lebon

Following Tuesday night’s slate of NBA action, all anyone was talking about was how the Miami Heat-Brooklyn Nets game ended. With the game on the line, Heat superstar Lebron James took the ball to the hoop to win it. Instead, his dunk was blocked by former Duke Blue Devil Mason Plumlee with about four seconds […]

UConn women repeat as champs

One of Breanna Stewart's career-high 37 points against Temple (Jen Nevius).

When the brackets for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament were announced, there was one matchup that everyone wanted to see. That matchup would only be possible in the National Championship game. On Tuesday night, that matchup was made possible, only it didn’t quite turn out as everyone expected. For the first time in women’s (and […]

Wojo adds former Blue Devil Carrawell to Marquette staff


On Monday, newly named Marquette head men’s basketball coach Steve Wojciechowski added a familiar face to his coaching staff. That would be his former teammate (and player) at Duke, Chris Carrawell. Carrawell was a Blue Devil from 1996-2000, winning ACC Player of the Year in his final season while also being named a first team […]

Notre Dame versus UConn for Women’s Final


The NCAA Women’s Basketball Final is set for Tuesday night at 8:30pm ET on ESPN. For the first time in history, the championship game will pit two undefeated teams. Everyone wondered how undefeated Notre Dame would play without senior forward Natalie Achonwa, who tore her ACL in the Elite Eight. The Irish struggled a bit […]

Duke baseball swept at Georgia Tech

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The Duke baseball team looked SO good last weekend. That changed quickly, as they were swept at Georgia Tech this weekend. The Blue Devils dropped to 7-8 in the ACC (17-16 overall), while GT improved to 8-7 (19-13 overall). The Blue Devils lost on Saturday, 5-1. Yellow Jackets pitchers Devin Stanton and Dusty Isaacs held […]

Duke baseball falls flat on the road


A week after the Duke baseball team was the talk of North Carolina because of their sweep over rival UNC, the Blue Devils came crashing back down to earth. First, they lost to Liberty, 4-3 on Tuesday night. They actually led 3-0 in the seventh before Liberty hit three home runs. If that was not […]

Duke’s Liston loses in 3-point finals

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Duke senior sharp shooter Tricia Liston blew away the competition in the 3-Point competition on Thursday night, as she made her way to the finals. Unfortunately, she was beat in the finals by her USA teammate, Louisville’s Shoni Schimmel. Schimmel showed in the Cardinal’s loss in the Elite Eight that she can chuck with the […]

Duke’s Liston & Dawkins both in 3-point championship

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It could be a very exciting finals to the College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championship tonight, as Duke will be represented on both the men’s and women’s side for the 3-point contest. It will air live at 9pm ET on ESPN from Moody Coliseum at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Andre Dawkins will be representing […]

Duke recruit Okafor earns MVP honors

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In last night’s McDonald’s All-American Game, the West beat the East, 105-102. Top Duke recruit Jahlil Okafor was named the game’s MVP, as he scored 17 points on 8-of-15 shooting. He also hauled in seven rebounds, five on the offensive end in 22 minutes. Three of Duke’s four recruits started in the game, as two […]