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Duke safety Singleton out with broken ankle

Nov. 11, 2018 4:01 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says safety Dylan Singleton is out indefinitely with a broken left ankle. Team spokesman Art Chase said Singleton had surgery Sunday to repair the injury suffered a day earlier in a 42-35 victory over North Carolina . He's the 15th player with starting experience to miss at least...

Williamson, No. 4 Duke pull away from Army, 94-72

Nov. 11, 2018 4:01 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke got something from Army that it didn't against Kentucky: A test. The fourth-ranked Blue Devils pulled away to beat the Black Knights 94-72 on Sunday behind 27 points and 16 rebounds from Zion Williamson. Playing five days after routing the second-ranked Wildcats in the Champions...

TOP 25 REWIND: No. 4 Duke set to climb after Kentucky romp

Nov. 11, 2018 3:39 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Fourth-ranked Duke looked shockingly dominant in a practically flawless performance against a top-5 opponent to start the season. The Blue Devils sure made a convincing argument to be considered the nation's best team in the season's first week: a 118-84 win against No. 2 Kentucky in...

Duke holds off rival UNC 42-35 to keep Victory Bell

Nov. 10, 2018 6:08 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Jones kept Duke moving to big yardage totals, while the Blue Devils' defense provided help when the offense stumbled. That has the Blue Devils keeping the Victory Bell after another rivalry win against North Carolina. Jones accounted for a program-record 547 total yards and four...

3 NCCU running backs over 100 yards in 52-12 victory

Nov. 3, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Totten and Tyquan Watson both ran for two touchdowns as three North Carolina Central running backs went over 100 yards in the Eagles' 52-12 win over Edward Waters 52-12 on Saturday. Totten rushed for 133 yards, Watson 109 and Mashion Powell added 101 and a touchdown for a running...

Reeling Miami, Duke collide in ACC Coastal matchup

Nov. 2, 2018 12:30 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — There was so much promise for Duke and Miami. Duke was 4-0 and found its way into the AP Top 25. Miami started the season ranked No. 8, won five of its first six games and looked again to be the team to beat in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division. And then things...

Duke women's PG Lambert to miss season after reinjuring knee

Oct. 29, 2018 2:16 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says point guard Kyra Lambert will miss a second straight season with a knee injury. Lambert announced the injury Monday, saying she reinjured her left knee and will have surgery next month to repair a meniscal tear and to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament. Lambert missed...

Another class of 1-and-dones arrives at Duke chasing a title

Oct. 26, 2018 11:56 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson watched from afar as Mike Krzyzewski repeatedly blended collections of NBA All-Stars into Olympic champions. That's why he says he and the latest crop of prized freshmen picked Duke. If that plan worked with the U.S. national team, it should work in college. "It's kind...

Soap believed to be cocaine lands dealers, buyer behind bars

Oct. 25, 2018 9:36 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police say the only clean part of an intended drug deal at a North Carolina airport was the fact that the drugs in question were actually soap bars. The News & Observer reports Raleigh-Durham International Airport officers arrested 43-year-old Tarvares Hargrave, 40-year-old Jason...

Perkins leads Virginia past Duke 28-14

Oct. 20, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Bryce Perkins did a little bit of everything to lead Virginia to another upset victory. Perkins passed for 189 yards and a touchdown, and he rushed for 61 yards and two scores to help the Cavaliers beat Duke 28-14 on Saturday afternoon. Virginia (5-2, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference)...