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Duke Rallies to Give Coach K His 800th Win

Nelson free throws lift No. 7 Duke past North Carolina State

(Newser) - For much of coach Mike Krzyzewski's 800th win, it looked more like his 265th loss. No. 7 Duke, however, finished the game on a 14-5 run to beat North Carolina State 87-86 today, reports the Associated Press. DeMarcus Nelson hit two free throws with 1:01 as the Blue Devils... More »

No. 7 Duke Beats Ga. Tech 71-58

(Newser) - The No. 7 Duke Blue Devils moved into a tie for first-place in the ACC with a 71-58 victory over Georgia Tech. It is Duke’s second win in a row after dropping two straight. Gerald Henderson and DeMarcus Nelson each had 15 points to lead the Blue Devils. Duke... More »

No. 2 Duke Skies Over Boston College

Notre Dame holds off Marquette, Texas A&M streaks by Missouri

(Newser) - Boston College shot 55% in the first half to build an eight-point lead, and it still wasn't nearly enough to beat No. 2 Duke today, reports the Associated Press. Kyle Singler scored 24 points and DeMarcus Nelson added 23 as the Blue Devils defeated the Eagles 90-80 in an ACC... More »

Duke Heats Up in Second Half, Beats Maryland

Nelson and Henderson combine for 50 points for No. 4 Blue Devils

(Newser) - Duke overcame its first halftime deficit this season and the loud Maryland crowd, defeating the upset-minded Terrapins 93-84. The nation's No. 4 team nearly had the same fate that its state rival, UNC, experienced against Gary Williams' bunch eight days earlier. But DeMarcus Nelson scored 19 of his 27 points... More »

No. 7 Duke Continues to Own Clemson

Blue Devils pull away in second half against clumsy No. 24 Tigers

(Newser) - No. 7 Duke used 24 points from DeMarcus Nelson to beat No. 24 Clemson for the 22nd straight time, 93-80, Saturday, reports the Associated Press. The Blue Devils (15-1, 3-0 ACC) blew a 12-point first-half lead, but eventually blew the Tigers (14-4, 2-2) away to raise their record to 54-4... More »

No. 9 Duke Takes Down Suddenly Struggling Virginia

Blue Devils win yet again at home to improve to 13-1 on season

(Newser) - DeMarcus Nelson's 20 points led the Duke Blue Devils to a landslide victory over Virginia yesterday, AP reports. Duke never trailed en route to an 87-65 final score, and their double-digit lead was in place before halftime. The usually sharp-shooting Cavaliers managed four three-pointers on 14 shots, while Duke's perimeter... More »

No. 6 Duke Blows Out Albany 111-70

No. 18 'Zags top Northern Colorado, No. 22 Miami beats Stetson

(Newser) - No. 6 Duke used excellent three-point shooting to defeat Albany 111-70. The Blue Devils shot 15-of-26 from beyond the arc and shot 60 percent from the field. Senior DeMarcus Nelson led a Duke attack that saw five players score in double figures with 23 points. Tim Ambrose scored a career... More »

Another Easy W for No. 13 Duke

Blue Devils roll 86-61 over New Mexico State

(Newser) - The No. 13 Duke Blue Devils continued to beat up on early season opponents with an 86-61 rout of New Mexico State. It is their second win at home against an overmatched team, and extends their home non-conference winning streak to 53 games. Jon Scheyer had 22 points for Duke... More »

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