Duke men learn their conference opponents


On Tuesday, the ACC announced its schedule for men’s basketball. Well, not the actual dates, but who would be playing who during the next two seasons. The Duke men’s basketball team will have an 18-game home and away ACC schedule. For the upcoming season, the Blue Devils will play home-and-home series with North Carolina, Wake […]

ACC baseball weekly recap

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Another week has gone by and the ACC baseball standings have gotten interesting. The ACC Tournament is a little less than a month away and only the top ten teams make the tournament. The number one team in the country (according to many media outlets) is Virginia, who is 33-7 and 16-5 in the ACC. […]

Duke lands Rice transfer Obi

A screen shot of Sean Obi's announcement on Twitter (@SeanObi3).

The Duke men’s basketball team has the top recruiting class in the country coming to Durham for next season, though they have just lost their two best players to the NBA (Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood) and four more to graduation. That leaves the Blue Devils young and inexperienced. Plus, top recruit Jahil Okafor is […]

Duke’s Peters signs with Mystics

Duke's Haley Peters at the free throw line (screenshot from espn3.com).

Despite not being drafted in last week’s WNBA Draft, Duke senior Haley Peters signed a contract with the Washington Mystics. Training camp begins this Sunday (April 27th), which is when Peters will need to report to DC. Former Duke All-American Monique Currie is a member of the Mystics. They begin their season on Friday, May […]

Duke baseball takes series over VT

Mark Lumpa versus UNC (screenshot via espn3.com)

The Duke baseball team beat host Virginia Tech, 13-3 on Saturday afternoon. The win guaranteed them a series victory over the Hokies. It is their fourth ACC series win. The Blue Devils scored the bulk of their runs from the second inning to the sixth. They pounded out 17 hits (tied for the season high) […]

Duke’s Hood declares for NBA Draft

Duke's Rodney Hood during the 2013 NCAA Tournament (Jen Nevius).

One day after Duke freshman Jabari Parker declared for the NBA Draft, Duke sophomore Rodney Hood did the same. What had been rumored became true when Coach K made the announcement early this afternoon. It came without the fanfare and speculation that Parker’s did, but the departure will hurt just the same. “Rodney had two […]

Duke women hand out end-of-season awards

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Duke honored their four seniors on Thursday night: Chelsea Gray, Richa Jackson, Tricia Liston, and Haley Peters (notice no Chloe Wells). This group finished their careers with a record of 120-20 (56-8 in the ACC) and 59-5 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. They also won three of the last four ACC regular season titles. This group […]

Jabari Parker declares for NBA Draft

Instead of holding a press conference, Duke freshman Jabari Parker decided to let the world know his decision on Thursday afternoon, in his own words. In an article for Sports Illustrated, Parker detailed his decision to head to the NBA instead of returning to Duke for his sophomore season. Click HERE to read the article […]

Duke men give out end-of-season awards

The 2013-2014 Duke men's basketball poster.

On Wednesday night, the Duke men’s basketball team held their annual end-of-season awards banquet. It was an emotional night, as the four seniors made their speeches and even shed a few tears (ie Josh Hairston when talking about his buddy and fellow senior Tyler Thornton). Coach K even shed a few tears when talking about […]

A look at the ACC baseball standings

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According to Baseball America, Virginia is the new number one in their latest top 25 college baseball poll. The Cavaliers are also holding on to the top spot in the ACC Coastal Division standings at 14-4. However, Miami is right there at 14-4, though they have double-digit losses overall. The Hurricanes have moved to 15th […]

Duke’s Gray interviews fellow draft prospects

Since Duke‘s Chelsea Gray was selected 11th overall in Monday night’s WNBA Draft, I thought you might like to check out the video the WNBA posted of Gray interviewing her fellow draft prospects on the bus heading to the Mohegan Sun. Click on the link below:   http://www.wnba.com/video/wnba/2014/04/15/wnbadraftquestionandanswerbusmov-3236778

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. […]