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Louisville guard Lamarr Kimble (0) celebrates with the bench at the end of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Louisville won 79-73. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Johnson, No. 11 Louisville earn win at No. 3 Duke 79-73

Jan. 19, 2020 12:06 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville's big lead was all but gone, leaving the 11th-ranked Cardinals clinging to a slim margin while the fans packed into Duke's famously hostile home arena were roaring at ear-ringing levels. Chris Mack's squad proved they were tough enough to punch back in those critical moments...

Golden State Warriors and former Washington State guard Klay Thompson speaks as the school retired his jersey number during halftime of an NCAA college basketball game between Washington State and Oregon State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

WSU wins on day it retires Klay Thompson's jersey

Jan. 18, 2020 8:35 PM EST

PULLLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Whenever Isaac Bonton drained a 3-pointer or dished out an assist, NBA and Washington State great Klay Thompson was on his feet, cheering on the young point guard. Thompson ended up spending a lot of time on his feet as Bonton scored a career-high 34 points and Washington State beat...

Clemson's Tevin Mack (13) and teammates celebrate after an NCAA college basketball game against Duke Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Clemson, S.C. Clemson won 79-72. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Consolation prize: Clemson knocks off No. 3 Duke in hoops

Jan. 14, 2020 10:55 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — What a wild ride the past four days have been for Clemson fans. The Tigers beat No. 3 Duke 79-72 on Tuesday night to sandwich wins over the Atlantic Coast Conference's basketball blue bloods around Monday's loss in the College Football Playoff title game. Tuesday night's win over the...

Duke guard Tre Jones, front left, drives to the basket while Wake Forest guard Michael Wynn (20) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Tre Jones scores 23, No. 2 Duke routs Wake Forest 90-59

Jan. 11, 2020 11:43 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke started fast and picked up the pace. There would be no need to survive a last-second shot this time. Tre Jones scored 23 points and the second-ranked Blue Devils handled Wake Forest 90-59 on Saturday night. Cassius Stanley added 16 points for Duke (15-1, 5-0 Atlantic Coast...

Saint Joseph coach Jim Calhoun smiles and waves to fans after the team's win in an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in West Hartford, Conn. Now coaching Division III basketball with the same fire he stalked the sidelines at UConn, Calhoun reached his 900th win as a college coach. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Former UConn coach Jim Calhoun earns 900th career win

Jan. 10, 2020 9:52 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jim Calhoun’s 900th win looked like so many others during a Hall of Fame coaching career. He stomped. He screamed. He slammed objects. The only real difference is the sideline he now controls. The longtime Connecticut coach added another milestone Friday night when the...

Duke guard Cassius Stanley (2) drives as Georgia Tech guard Michael Devoe (0) defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. Duke won 73-64. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Jones leads No. 2 Duke to 73-64 victory over scrappy Ga Tech

Jan. 9, 2020 12:48 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Duke has now gone a decade without losing to Georgia Tech. A defensive clampdown kept the streak going. Tre Jones scored 16 points on his 20th birthday, including two key baskets down the stretch, and No. 2 Duke held off the Yellow Jackets 73-64 on Wednesday night. The Blue Devils (14-1, 4-0...

Miami guard Kameron McGusty (23) drives past Duke forward Wendell Moore Jr. (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Duke freshman Moore out indefinitely after hand surgery

Jan. 6, 2020 6:54 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke freshman forward Wendell Moore Jr. is out indefinitely after having surgery to repair a broken bone in his right hand. Speaking during the Atlantic Coast Conference coaches' teleconference, coach Mike Krzyzewski said the 6-foot-6 forward wouldn't travel for the second-ranked Blue...

Duke guard Cassius Stanley (2) dunks the ball against Miami forward Sam Waardenburg (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Carey scores 24 to lead No. 2 Duke past Miami 95-62

Jan. 4, 2020 11:21 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The backboard was still shaking when Vernon Carey Jr. reached the other end of the court after his thunderous dunk in garbage time punctuated Duke's latest rout. Carey rocked his hometown Saturday night, scoring 24 points in 25 minutes, and the second-ranked Blue Devils shot a...

FILE - In this April 2, 2012, file photo, Kentucky players celebrate at the end of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against Kansas, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Kentucky's 2012 college hoops team voted best of decade

Jan. 1, 2020 2:39 PM EST

The decade of college basketball started with Duke outlasting Butler in an epic national title game and ended with Virginia earning redemption after being on the wrong side of history the year before. Two great teams, but were they good enough to be among the five best of the 2010s? The Associated Press asked its...

Duke guard Tre Jones (3) shoots while Boston College forward CJ Felder (0) and forward Steffon Mitchell defend during the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Hurt, Jones help No. 2 Duke beat Boston College 88-49 in ACC

Dec. 31, 2019 9:19 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke had Tre Jones back healthy at the point and freshman Matthew Hurt rolling with a confident stroke. Just the way the second-ranked Blue Devils wanted to dive into the bulk of the Atlantic Coast Conference schedule. Hurt scored 20 of his season-high 25 points before halftime to help...