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By Duke Sports Information on December 29, 2009
DURHAM, N.C. Duke coach Joanne P. McCallie challenged her players to focus on details coming out of Christmas break. They heeded her advice, playing hard every possession. Joy Cheek scored 16 points to help No. 8 Duke defeat North Carolina Central 117-28 on Monday night in the biggest rout in school history. Karima Christmas added [...]
By Mark Watson on December 28, 2009
Cornell head coach Jim Knowles has resigned to become the defensive coordinator at Duke University. In six seasons under Knowles’ leadership, Cornell had a 26-34 record, including a 2-8 record this season. “It was a very difficult decision.” Knowles said. “I’m passionate about Cornell football. It’s in my blood. I love the players. I [...]
By Duke Sports Information on December 28, 2009
Game 11 [7 AP/7 Coaches] Duke (9-1) vs. Long Beach State (6-6) Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 • 7:00 p.m. • FSS Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314) • Durham, N.C. The Opening Tip Duke (9-1), ranked seventh in the AP poll and ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ Poll, faces Long Beach State (8-2) at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday, [...]
By Bob Green on December 27, 2009
Duke (9-1) hosts Long Beach State (6-6) on Tuesday. While the 49ers record isn’t immediately impressive, they have played a tough schedule with four of their six losses coming against Top 20 competition. Long Beach State has lost at #3 Kentucky, at #2 Texas, and to #19 Clemson and #8 West Virginia in the 76 [...]
By Bob Green on December 25, 2009
This Christmas Day edition of High School Hoops contains follow up reports on Holiday Tournament action with details on how Duke Prospects fared. Additionally, St. Patrick with Kyrie Irving played a couple of games and is now off to California to participate in a tournament, which starts on December 26.
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By Mark Watson on December 23, 2009
As many of you are aware, the Duke Men’s Basketball staff has been very active on the road of late, but they will now take a break to spend time with their families. Just about all of the Blue Devils players are at home with their families for the Holiday season. We will be covering [...]