So much for those who thought Duke would be a team of destiny. The defending champs looked all but that against the #5 Arizona Wildcats. The Duke Blue Devils looked rattled throughout the second half and had little-to-no answer for Arizona:
Derrick Williams had 32 points and 13 rebounds, and Arizona rode a 19-2 second-half [...]
Now THAT is what March Madness is all about. Down by 15 late in the game, the Michigan Wolverines proved they belonged in this NCAA Tournament by mounting an incredible near-comeback against the Duke Blue Devils.
Duke held off Michigan’s furious rally for a 73-71 win on Sunday and a spot in their 20th Sweet 16 [...]
#1 seed Duke Blue Devils had no time handling the #16 Hampton Pirates as they beat them 87-45 on Friday afternoon.
Kyrie Irving, back from injury, led Duke with 14 points. Andre Dawkins chipped in with 13.
Hampton had no one score in double figures or worthy of being noted here.
Duke – Hampton Box Score
Every year there’s another team in the Big Dance that we just can’t stand, and our reasons are not always logical. Sometimes it’s the mascot that rubs us the wrong way, or the fact that the entire team is populated by sophomores headed to the NBA in a few months. Whatever the reasons, there’s at [...]
Last weekend, an documentary about the Michigan’s ‘Fab Five’ aired on ESPN. It was called by some, more fantasy than fact. But however the truth may have been stretched about the ‘91-’93 team, some things were said by former Michigan players that – almost 20 years later – some folks take exception to.
Case in point, [...]
The Duke Blue Devils made an excellent case for a themselves to lock up a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament by soundly beating No. 7 North Carolina 75-58 to win the ACC Tournament. UNC had been on a roll as of late, winning their last three and moving up the polls along the way. [...]
Sorry Duke fans, but this one belongs to the Tarheels.
The battle for the ACC Championship took place tonight in Chapel Hill, NC as the UNC Tarheels hosted the Duke Blue Devils in what promised to be another great matchup between two perennial NCAA powers.
From the beginning, UNC took control of the game, and Duke was [...]
The AP’s Top 25 in Men’s hoops in out, and thanks to a loss by Ohio State to Wisconsin, the Kansas Jayhawks have taken the top spot. According to SI, KU held the #1 position for 15 weeks last season and received 22 first place votes this week.
Check out the rest of the list and [...]
Memphis Tigers guard Elliot Williams is leaving the college game to turn pro and enter his name in the 2010 NBA Draft according to Fox Sports. Williams was a sophomore this past season. He played his first season at Duke before transferring back home to play close to his ailing mom.
He has been told he [...]
The last few minutes of the amazing 2010 NCAA Men’s Championship game between Butler and Duke. Fast forward the above video to the 1:35 mark to see Butler’s Matt Howard’s PUNISHING screen he put on Duke’s Kyle Singler as Howard’s teammate Gordon Hayward attempted a half-court hail mary that barely missed.
Duke won the game [...]