Posted by Laura Keeley on March 12, 2014
Remember all that talk from Mike Krzyzewski back in February about the ACC maximizing its assets in attempts to boost its national brand? And perhaps you recall my conclusion that, in order to do that, Duke and Syracuse need to play twice a year?
Sports Media Watch has produced more evidence to support this point— the two Duke-Syracuse games were the most viewed college basketball games on ESPN this season. The two Duke-UNC contests came in at No. 4 and 10.
Additionally, six of the most eight viewed games this year involved at least one ACC team. Five of the top 10 most viewed viewed games were ACC league games. And of the top 10 most viewed games, five involved Duke (UNC and Syracuse both appeared in three and Virginia was featured once, against Syracuse).
Posted on March 8, 2014
Replay the game with our updates, commentary and photos as the Duke Blue Devils take on the North Carolina Tar Heels at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham.
Posted on March 6, 2014
Duke athletics released a statement at 2:30 a.m. Thursday about Mike Krzyzewski’s health:
Posted by Laura Keeley on February 26, 2014
In the aftermath of Duke’s 66-60 win over Syracuse, Mike Krzyzewski was asked if he would like to see Duke and Syracuse play twice a year. He didn’t answer that question directly (a tangent about the difficulties that come with 9 p.m. games ensued), but he did say this: