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UNC-Duke prep for women’s lacrosse final four

Area fans have eagerly anticipated a Duke-North Carolina meeting in a final four for years, but as it turns out it won’t be in basketball. The third-seeded Blue Devils (16-4) and second-seeded Tar Heels (17-3) will play in the national semifinals of the NCAA women’s lacrosse tournament at 5 pm Friday in PPL Park in Chester, Pa., a Philadelphia suburb.

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Duke sisters lead golf team

Leona Maguire and Jahlil Okafor both chose Duke as part of package deals. Okafor came with guard Tyus Jones, fulfilling a pact the friends made in the ninth grade. Leona Maguire came with Lisa, her twin sibling, a bond that goes back, well, a lot farther.

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Duke women’s lacrosse beats Princeton for trip to the Final Four

With about 30 seconds left in their NCAA quarterfinal game, the Blue Devils’ bench started to get excited. As the players on the sideline jumped up and down in anticipation of their first Final Four berth, Duke was able to hold the ball—like they had done for much of the day—and run down the clock in the 7-3 win over Princeton. The victory sends the Blue Devils to the final weekend of the season for the first time since 2011, a time that predates any of the current players on the roster.

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