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Ohio State ices out No. 1 Duke in final minutes, wins 71-66

Dec. 01, 2021 01:55 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's resiliency was too much for top-ranked Duke to handle. Zed Key scored a career-high 20 points and Ohio State held No. 1 Duke scoreless for the final 4 1/2 minutes, completing a rally from a 15-point second-half deficit to beat the Blue...

No. 19 Iowa State plays with surprise ranking in 6-0 start

Nov. 30, 2021 02:46 AM EST

No one expected much from Iowa State as T.J. Otzelberger started his coaching tenure with the Cyclones. Things have changed less than a month into the season. Iowa State hosts Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Wednesday and visits Creighton on Saturday carrying a No. 19 ranking in...

ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 launch mental health initiative

Nov. 30, 2021 00:41 AM EST

The Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten and Pac-12 launched an initiative Monday to raise awareness of the importance of mental health as part of their conference alliance announced earlier this year. Teammates for Mental Health will be unveiled this week during basketball...

Duke jumps to No. 1 in reshuffled AP Top 25; Purdue to No. 2

Nov. 29, 2021 13:28 PM EST

Mike Krzyzewski’s final team at Duke has reached a familiar milestone: No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll. The Blue Devils jumped four spots to the top of Monday's poll following a win against Gonzaga that knocked the Bulldogs from the...

NCAA champ Baylor among teams thriving with retooled rosters

Nov. 28, 2021 15:30 PM EST

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew knew his sixth-ranked Bears might need time to blend a changed roster after they lost four starters from a national-championship run. Instead, the Bears rolled through the Battle 4 Atlantis. They were among a group...

No. 5 Duke holds off No. 1 Gonzaga for 84-81 victory

Nov. 27, 2021 02:21 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a town known for major championship fights, it seemed only fitting a long-anticipated 40-minute heavyweight bout between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 5 Duke take place in Las Vegas. Paolo Banchero scored 21 points to help Duke hold off a turnover-prone...

No. 5 Duke rolls after Citadel coach taken to hospital

Nov. 23, 2021 00:56 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 5 Duke beat The Citadel 107-81 Monday night after Bulldogs coach Duggar Baucom collapsed on the court barely a minute into the game and was taken to a hospital. Baucom fell along the sideline and was taken to Duke University Hospital. The...

Wendell Moore Jr. heats up as No. 7 Duke beats Lafayette

Nov. 19, 2021 23:21 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Wendell Moore Jr. scored 23 points and No. 7 Duke used a few smooth stretches in the second half to pull away for an 88-55 victory over Lafayette on Friday night. Five games into the season, the Blue Devils unleashed another offensive weapon: reserve...

2 Duke basketball players face DWI-related charges

Nov. 16, 2021 22:22 PM EST

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — The grandson of Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and the coach's prized freshman recruit who's considered a top NBA prospect face charges related to impaired driving, according to court records. Michael Savarino, Krzyzewski's grandson, was...

After DWI stop, Banchero plays for No. 7 Duke in win

Nov. 16, 2021 22:07 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Paolo Banchero started for Duke two days after he was cited for aiding and abetting impaired driving, finishing with 10 points and eight rebounds in the seventh-ranked Blue Devils' 92-52 win over Gardner-Webb on Tuesday night. Banchero, a freshman...