| Jan 14, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. — Ratings magnet Duke and its iconic arena, Cameron Indoor Stadium, were naturals for the ACC's Big Monday debut. With the league taking over the coveted television window from the Big East, ESPN wanted to showcase two of the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Students remain on break, temps dipped to single digits, and tipoff was after 9 p.m. So even with undefeated and second-ranked Syracuse in town, Cassell Coliseum offered negligible homecourt advantage to Virginia Tech on Tuesday.
But when freshman Ben...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A couple of observations from Duke’s 80-63 win over UCLA on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden:
Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski is a master of the post-game news conference. Or at least he was after his eighth-ranked Blue Devils played well in a...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 3:25 PM
DALLAS – Over the past couple of years, the UConn basketball team has benefited from graduate students. And in turn, the school has been beneficial for those same grad students.
But the concept of graduates — players with a year of...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:27 PM
NEW YORK — UCLA is 11 games into its basketball season, and this is what's known for sure: Bruins guard Kyle Anderson can spot a really good basketball player when he sees one.
Anderson said in the days leading up to Thursday night's game...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:06 PM
DURHAM, N.C. – Exams ended last weekend, but it's test day again for Duke.
Its women's basketball game against No. 1 UConn on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Cameron Indoor Stadium provides the No. 2 Blue Devils a chance to do something they haven't done...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:16 PM
University of Notre Dame men’s basketball coach Mike Brey might feel like a rock musician on a quick, whirlwind tour.
He was in Hagerstown on Monday, Minneapolis on Tuesday and in Boston today before returning to South Bend, Ind., for a day. Then...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
State Farm Champions Classic 2013 TV schedule: In its third year, the State Farm Champions Classic showcases top college basketball programs Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky. This year’s edition Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30pm ET (ESPN), at the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Contrasting commissioner John Swofford’s cautious optimism, Duke athletic director Kevin White is unabashedly bullish on the oft-discussed potential of a cable television channel dedicated to ACC sports.
I interviewed White earlier this week for a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Jabari Parker will go down in Chicago Public League history as the first player from the city to lead his team to four consecutive state championships. That's no small feat, especially when you consider not only the talent level in the city, but across...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Jahlil Okafor had been linked to Duke for months, but the Young center never threw fuel on the fire.
With the same understated grace that’s defined both his game and approach to recruiting, Okafor announced his intention to attend Duke yesterday...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
University of Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley did the right thing when he came out earlier this week and let it be known that Will Muschamp will be back next year as the coach of the Gators no matter how...