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Strength vs. Strength: Virginia Pack-Line vs. Duke’s Bagley, Carter

Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III will hear his name called first in the June NBA draft. Virginia center Jack Salt will almost certainly be going pro in something other than sports.


Bob Harris to retire as Voice of the Duke Blue Devils

Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Harris, the Voice of the Blue Devils for the past four decades, will retire from his post following the 2016-17 men’s basketball season.

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Press Conference: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski at the ACC Tournament

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and player Grayson Allen talk with reporters after a 84-79 loss to Notre Dame in the 2016 ACC Tournament.

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Notre Dame rallies from 16 down, stuns Duke in ACC Tournament

Notre Dame rallied from 16 down in the final 11 minutes of regulation to force overtime with Duke, and took control early in the extra period in an 84-79 win on Thursday in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals.


ACC Tournament: Duke in it to win it

The script for Duke was win, win early, win big, then get ready for Notre Dame. NC State almost flipped the script.

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Press Conference: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski at the ACC Tournament

Duke coach Mike Kryzewski and players Grayson Allen and Brandon Ingram talk with reporters after the Blue Devils’ 92-89 win over NC State in the second round of the 2016 ACC Tournament on Wednesday.


Duke holds off NC State, 92-89, advances to ACC Tournament quarterfinals

Marshall Plumlee converted an and-one with 1:14 left, and Duke played enough defense late to hold off NC State, 92-89, on Wednesday in the ACC Tournament second round.

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Coach K: Inconsistent officiating costs Duke at Louisville

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski had a ready explanation for why his team lost at Louisville on Saturday: the mean ol’ referees.

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Bennett, Coach K break down Duke game-winner

Duke called a 30-second timeout with six seconds left, down one to seventh-ranked Virginia, and coach Mike Krzyzewski had at least three good options.

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Inside the Numbers: Tough loss for #7 Virginia at Duke

Technically, Duke’s 63-62 win over #7 Virginia wasn’t an upset, since the Blue Devils were favored by two going in.

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Anatomy of a one-point, buzzer-beater loss: #7 Virginia

A lot of odd stuff happened, and Virginia lost by a point. It’s not an elimination game, so you learn a bunch of lessons, build on them and go out and win the next one.


Allen buzzer-beater lifts Duke past #7 Virginia, 63-62

Grayson Allen atoned for two big misses at the free-throw line with a buzzer-beating runner to lift Duke to a 63-62 win over #7 Virginia on Saturday in Durham, N.C.

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Live Blog: #7 Virginia at Duke in ACC basketball action

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #7 Virginia (20-4, 9-3 ACC) travels to Duke (18-6, 7-4 ACC) on Saturday.


Game Preview: #7 Virginia underdog at Duke on Saturday

Virginia led Duke by nine with 5:19 to go. Remember how that felt? GameDay was in town, a national TV audience was watching on primetime on a Saturday night.


Game Notes: #7 Virginia on the road at Duke on Saturday

No. 7 Virginia (20-4, 9-3 ACC) plays at Duke (18-6, 7-4 ACC) in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Saturday (Feb. 13).

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Women’s basketball: Virginia travels to Duke on Thursday

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-9, 3-5 ACC) plays at Duke (16-7, 5-4 ACC) on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in Durham, N.C.

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Virginia vs. Duke on the big screen at The Paramount

When the Virginia Cavaliers are on the road at Duke on Feb. 13, you can cheer them on the big screen at The Paramount.


Early losses not created equal: No respect for Virginia, North Carolina road defeats in polls

Virginia lost a road game at George Washington a week ago. North Carolina lost a road game at Northern Iowa on Saturday. Duke lost a neutral-court game to Kentucky.

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No respect? No big deal that UVA dissed in preseason basketball poll

So what, that UVA basketball is coming off back-to-back ACC regular-season championships, back-to-back 16-2 ACC regular seasons at that. Back-to-back 30-win seasons. That coach Tony Bennett has 76.9 percent of his minutes returning from 2014-2015. Virginia is still Virginia, which is to say, not North Carolina or Duke.

Duke goes small: How the NCAA was won

With Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow in foul trouble in Monday’s NCAA title game, it seemed Duke was on the ropes. Turns out it was the best thing that could have happened for the Blue Devils’ chances.

Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor named ACC Player of the Year

Duke’s Jahlil Okafor has been named both the ACC Player of the Year and the conference’s Freshman of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA), the league office announced today. Okafor becomes the first freshman in ACC history to earn player of the year honors.


#1 seeds: Zero-sum game for UVA, Duke?

Listening to one of the various ESPN studio analysts discussing Selection Sunday, the idea was thrown out that the ACC won’t really end up getting two #1 seeds when the NCAA Tournament field is announced in two weeks.

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Seth Davis isn’t a fan of the UVA fan base: The feeling is mutual

College basketball analyst Seth Davis of Sports Illustrated and CBS isn’t a fan of the UVA fan base. Mainly, it appears at first glance, because the UVA fan base isn’t a fan of Seth Davis.

Duke picks itself off the deck, scores huge W at #2 UVA

Give Duke credit. The deck was stacked against the Blue Devils, with an assist from Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski, who after the loss at #8 Notre Dame on Wednesday kicked junior sixth man Rasheed Sulaimon out of the program for undisclosed reasons.

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Press Conference: Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski talks with reporters after the fourth-ranked Blue Devils upset #2 UVA 69-63 on Saturday.

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Press Conference: UVA basketball players London Perrantes and Justin Anderson

UVA basketball players London Perrantes and Justin Anderson talk with reporters after the second-ranked Cavs were upset 69-63 by #4 Duke on Saturday. Perrantes had seven points and five assists in the loss. Anderson had 11 points and five rebounds.

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Big day at UVA: All’s well, even if it doesn’t end well

What a fun day it was at JPJ. Until about 8:50 p.m. or so. UVA fans packed the John Paul Jones Arena – twice – on Saturday. ESPN College GameDay was a zoo. The kid made the halfcourt shot!


Game Notes: Second-ranked UVA hosts #4 Duke

Second-ranked UVA (19-0, 7-0 ACC) hosts No. 4 Duke (17-3, 4-3 ACC) in ACC action on Saturday (Jan. 31). Tipoff at John Paul Jones Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m. The game is sold out.

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UVA. Duke. Need more?

Will Saturday’s game between second-ranked UVA and fourth-ranked Duke be the biggest game in Virginia basketball history? Augusta Free Press UVA beat writers Scott German and Chris Graham debate the topic as UVA Sports Today host Jeff Fife joins in to help preview the clash of the ACC titans.

Chris Graham: My All-ACC Teams

All-ACC First Team Mike Scott, Virginia Tyler Zeller, North Carolina Harrison Barnes, North Carolina John Henson, North Carolina Terrell Stoglin, Maryland   Second Team Erick Green, Virginia Tech Austin Rivers, Duke Michael Snaer, Florida State Lorenzo Brown, NC State C.j. Leslie, NC State   Third Team Durand Scott, Miami Bernard James, Florida State Seth Curry, […]