| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Late in the 2010 season that would end with his program’s fourth national championship, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and I spent more than an hour talking about leadership. Few topics engage him more, and as we discussed his roles with the Blue Devils...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:24 PM
DURHAM, N.C. — Virginia's Akil Mitchell clapped his hands together three times after a timeout, a broad smile adorning his face as he crossed midcourt with U.Va. ahead at Duke for the first time by a point.
The clock showed 36.5 seconds left after...
| 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...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:26 PM
BLACKSBURG — Though he hasn't set foot on a basketball court in an Atlantic Coast Conference game yet, Virginia Tech's Adam Smith saw enough last season while sitting on the bench to know he's ready.
If nothing else, the kid doesn't lack...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Duke has won 29 games this basketball season. None like this. Foul trouble: check. Frigid shooting: check. Stars MIA: check. Rookies tested like never before: check.
The Blue Devils experienced all of the above Sunday night against Creighton in the NCAA...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Virginia's Joe Harris and Virginia Tech's Erick Green are experiencing very different seasons with their respective men's basketball teams, but they can say they have one characteristic in common.
They're both officially part of the Atlantic Coast...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else.
Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 8:32 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There were times when Seth Curry felt as if he could make every shot. Even his record-setting coach was amazed.
Curry scored 29 points and Duke beat Michigan State 71-61 on Friday night to advance to the Midwest Regional final,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:13 PM
For the first time since 1959-61, ACC basketball has gone three consecutive years without a Final Four representative. Only four league teams made the tournament, fewer than the Mountain West, Pacific 12 and Atlantic 10, and the conference’s lone...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Getting big home wins in January against North Carolina and N.C. State were steps in the right direction for a Virginia program hoping to get back to the NCAA tournament for a second straight season, but one fact remains.
Those Atlantic Coast Conference...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:27 PM
In the surging sea of blue-and-orange clad humanity that swarmed onto the John Paul Jones Arena floor after Virginia’s 73-68 win against No. 3 Duke, U.Va.’s players lived out the kind of frenzied postgame celebration that had previously only...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:24 AM
In our one-and-done college basketball culture, rare is the elite program with multiple seniors playing marquee roles. Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke honored three.
Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly are the Blue Devils’ top...