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Duke beats Miami 27-17 to snap 5-game slide

Nov. 30, 2019 8:31 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Quentin Harris spent four years patiently waiting his turn to start at Duke. He wasn’t about to end his college career with six straight losses. Harris led two fourth-quarter touchdown drives, and the Blue Devils’ defense had nine sacks in a 27-17 victory over Miami on...

Duke, Miami meet with eye on moving past losses

Nov. 29, 2019 12:36 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke is looking to bounce back from a bunch of losses. There’s just one defeat haunting Miami at the moment — but it’s a big one. The Blue Devils (4-7, 2-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) look to end a five-game losing streak Saturday when they play host to the...

Sciba sets kicking record, helps Wake Forest beat Duke 39-27

Nov. 24, 2019 1:13 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The conditions Saturday night were far from perfect for Wake Forest kicker Nick Sciba to set an NCAA record while booting four field goals. But Sciba said he paid no attention to cool, rainy weather or the prospect of setting the NCAA record for consecutive made field goals in...

Wake Forest hosts Duke in meeting of slumping instate rivals

Nov. 22, 2019 12:11 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest’s fast-paced offense has slowed down. The Demon Deacons hope to rediscover their rhythm against Duke. The Demon Deacons play host to the Blue Devils on Saturday night in the 100th meeting of instate Atlantic Coast Conference rivals who have stumbled into...

Only 8 ACC teams have bowl eligibility, and time running out

Nov. 20, 2019 10:59 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — For the Atlantic Coast Conference, eight may not be enough. Only eight ACC teams have secured bowl eligibility, and unless some teams find a way to rally that will mean the league will be sending fewer teams to the postseason than it has in any year since expanding to 14 schools...

Syracuse routs Duke 49-6, snaps 4-game slide

Nov. 16, 2019 10:00 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Syracuse’s quarterback stayed upright and its running backs ran free. The Orange’s new-look defense kept its opponent out of the end zone. They only needed one win to avoid being 0-for-the-ACC — and did they ever get it. Syracuse routed Duke 49-6 on Saturday to snap...

Duke, Syracuse meet looking to end losing streaks

Nov. 15, 2019 12:06 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke needs a few more wins to extend its postseason streak. Syracuse is looking for its first ACC win. The Blue Devils play host to the Orange on Saturday in a cross-division matchup of desperate teams stumbling down the stretch. “We’re all in a little bit of the same boat...

Book throws 4 TDs, No. 15 Notre Dame routs Duke 38-7

Nov. 9, 2019 11:52 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Ian Book trusted his legs to pick up chunks of yardage for No. 15 Notre Dame. The touchdowns came from his arm. Book rushed for a career-best 139 yards and threw four touchdown passes and the Fighting Irish routed Duke 38-7 on Saturday night. Book finished 18 of 32 for 181 yards...

No. 15 Notre Dame visits Duke looking for late-season surge

Nov. 8, 2019 10:10 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 15 Notre Dame found a way to finally win a close game. Duke hasn't had much success doing that. The Fighting Irish (6-2, No. 15 CFP) visit the Blue Devils (4-4) on Saturday night in a game neither team can really afford to lose. With two losses, Notre Dame is out of the College...

Surratt's goal-line interception lifts UNC past Duke 20-17

Oct. 26, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina got the big defensive stop it needed in yet another drama-filled finish. Chazz Surratt picked off Deon Jackson's trick-play pass at the goal line with 14 seconds left, helping the Tar Heels hang on for a 20-17 win on Saturday night that reclaimed the rivalry's...