Posted by Laura Keeley on March 9, 2014
All year, whenever Duke would struggle, like clockwork, the players would point back to defense.
We need to defend better, they said after scoring 59 points in a loss to Clemson and 66 points in the loss at North Carolina (and every other game, really). Mike Krzyzewski built this program on the foundation of suffocating man-to-man defense, so it’s not a huge surprise to hear this team parroting that refrain.
But Saturday night, the Tar Heels shot 59.6 percent from the field—and lost by 12 points. Duke won 93-81, in dominant fashion at times, because Jabari Parker (and Rodney Hood, to a lesser extent) drove down the lane with authority, determined to score.
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:
Posted on February 25, 2014
Follow live Twitter coverage and analysis of Tuesday night's ACC men's basketball game between Virginia Tech and Duke.