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New NCAA Champs: Duke

They beat Wisconsin 68-63

(Newser) - The package deal has delivered Duke another national championship. Tyus Jones scored 23 points, his good buddy and freshman teammate Jahlil Okafor added a couple of key baskets in the closing minutes, and the Blue Devils beat Wisconsin 68-63 last night to give coach Mike Krzyzewski his fifth national championship.... More »

Dream Team Holds Off Spain, 107-100

US men's basketball outlasts dogged underdogs

(Newser) - Kevin Durant scored 30 points, LeBron James added 19, and the US men's basketball team defended its Olympic title, holding off stubborn Spain 107-100 today for the gold medal—just as the Americans did in 2008. Kobe Bryant added 17 for the US, which only led by one point... More »

Duke Reclaims National Crown

Blue Devils end Butler's run, win fourth title

(Newser) - Cinderella Butler took favored Duke to the wire tonight in the NCAA men's basketball championship game, but couldn't quite complete the voyage, with the Blue Devils holding on for a 61-59 victory after the Bulldogs' last chance clanged off the rim at the buzzer. It's the school's fourth title under... More »

No. 1 Seed Duke Advances

Blue Devils eliminate Baylor to gain Final Four

(Newser) - Nolan Smith scored a career-high 29 points and top-seeded Duke used a big run late in the game to beat Baylor, 78-71, today in Houston. Duke, the lone No. 1 seed remaining in the tournament, will play in the national semis for the first time since 2004, against East Regional... More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Carmelo Leads US to Another FIBA Win

Mexico puts up best fight so far, but US prevails, 127-100

(Newser) - The US continued its domination of the FIBA Americas Tournament last night, beating Mexico, 127-100, despite holding only a 15-point lead—its smallest so far—at halftime. The Mexican team, led by former Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson, outscored the US in the second quarter. "They just played every second... More »

Duke Baller Bolts for NBA

Sophomore forward/center Josh McRoberts will enter the draft

(Newser) - Duke co-captain Josh McRoberts  will enter the NBA draft, he announced yesterday, just a  week after his Blue Devils fell in the first round of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.  Duke men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski is OK with that. “It is time for him... More »

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