Duke Blue Devils http://wunc.org en The High Stakes Of This Year's Duke-Carolina Football Game http://wunc.org/post/high-stakes-years-duke-carolina-football-game <p></p><p>Number 24 Duke and North Carolina are getting ready for their annual football rivalry matchup.&nbsp;</p><p>The Tar Heels host the Blue Devils on Saturday in the final game of the regular season.&nbsp; There's a lot at stake for Duke, which needs the win to advance to the ACC championship game against Florida State.&nbsp; It would be the school's first trip to the title game.&nbsp;</p><p>Duke head coach David Cutcliffe says it's fitting that the deciding game is against UNC.<br /><br />"It's enough that it's just Duke and North Carolina," Cutcliffe says.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:26:08 +0000 Will Michaels 26570 at http://wunc.org The High Stakes Of This Year's Duke-Carolina Football Game Duke Men's Lacrosse Team Seizes 2nd National Title http://wunc.org/post/duke-mens-lacrosse-team-seizes-2nd-national-title <p>The <a href="http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=25937&amp;SPID=2027&amp;DB_LANG=C&amp;ATCLID=207945060&amp;DB_OEM_ID=4200">Duke men's lacrosse team overcame an early deficit to beat Syracuse 16-10</a> for its second national title.&nbsp; The Blue Devils began Monday's game by missing their first 11 shots on goal.&nbsp; That allowed the Orange to race out to a 5-nothing lead into the second quarter.&nbsp;</p><p>Duke head coach John Danowski said he felt the pressure of the game was a factor.</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 14:24:08 +0000 Gurnal Scott 16120 at http://wunc.org Duke Men's Lacrosse Team Seizes 2nd National Title March Madness Men's & Women's Roundup http://wunc.org/post/march-madness-mens-womens-roundup <p><strong>Men's Tournament </strong></p><p>No. 2 seed Duke heads to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament after defeating Creighton, 66-50. North Carolina exits the tournament at the hands of the Kansas Jayhawks for the second straight year.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:54:53 +0000 Gurnal Scott 12581 at http://wunc.org March Madness Men's & Women's Roundup Five NC Schools Join The Madness http://wunc.org/post/five-nc-schools-join-madness <p>Five North Carolina teams made the NCAA men's basketball tournament, including the ACC's Big Three in the Triangle.&nbsp;</p><p>Duke is a number 2 seed in the Midwest region and faces Albany Friday afternoon.</p><p>"We're excited with the position we're in," forward Ryan Kelly tells <a href="http://goduke.com">GoDuke.com</a>.</p><p>"We've got some time to prepare and every team we face from this point on is capable of being us and we're certainly capable of beating them.&nbsp; That's how we have to approach it.&nbsp; A loss is the end of your season, so we just have to keep winning."</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:13:40 +0000 Will Michaels 12189 at http://wunc.org No. 3 Duke Not At Its Best In Upset Loss to Virginia http://wunc.org/post/no-3-duke-not-its-best-upset-loss-virginia <p>No. 3 Duke suffered an upset loss Thursday night at the hands of Virginia, 73-68.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Coach Mike Krzyzewski said his team was focused on the matchup despite their preparation for no. 5 Miami this weekend.<br><br>"Virginia just played great.&nbsp; They were terrific tonight," Krzyzewski said.</p><p>"They had our full attention and preparation for this.&nbsp; They beat us when we were trying to be at our best and it's because of them that we were not."</p><p>The Blue Devils got 28 points from Seth Curry.&nbsp; All but five of those came in the second half.</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 13:09:12 +0000 Will Michaels 11223 at http://wunc.org No. 3 Duke Not At Its Best In Upset Loss to Virginia NC State Student Rushes Court in Wheelchair, Featured on "Today" Show http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-student-rushes-court-wheelchair-featured-today-show <p><object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=10,0,0,0" height="245" id="msnbc266995" width="420"><param name="movie" value="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32545640"><param name="FlashVars" value="launch=50468254&amp;width=420&amp;height=245"><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"><param name="wmode" value="transparent"><embed allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" flashvars="launch=50468254&amp;width=420&amp;height=245" height="245" name="msnbc266995" pluginspage="http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash" src="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32545640" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="420" wmode="transparent"></object></p><p>An N.C. State student is a local celebrity after he stormed the basketball court in his wheelchair when the Wolfpack beat top-ranked Duke last weekend.&nbsp; Senior Will Privette was one of the first students on the court Saturday.&nbsp; Privette says he was thrown to the ground when the crowd converged.&nbsp; But he continued celebrating after Wolfpack forward C.J. Leslie cleared the crowd and picked him up.&nbsp; Leslie joined Privette on NBC's "Today" show Tuesday morning. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 13:15:09 +0000 Will Michaels 7929 at http://wunc.org Duke Football to Play its First Bowl Game in 18 Years http://wunc.org/post/duke-football-play-its-first-bowl-game-18-years <p>Duke's football team is playing in a bowl game for the first time in 18 seasons. The Blue Devils meet Cincinnati tomorrow evening in Charlotte.</p><p>Duke hasn't been to college football's version of the post-season since 1994, and they haven't won a bowl game since New Year's Day 1961. That Blue Devil squad beat Arkansas 7-6. Head coach David Cutcliffe says:</p><p style="margin-left: 40px; display: block;">"I want them to feel a sense of history as they play here because the history does indicate some tough times, but it also represents the best of the best."</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 20:11:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 6827 at http://wunc.org