Duke Blue Devils

Kevin Canevari #3 of the Mercer Bears celebrates with teammates after defeating the Duke Blue Devils 78-71 during the Second Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Down Go The Devils! No. 14 Mercer Shocks Mighty Duke In Thriller

Mercer scored 11 straight points during the late 20-5 run that clinched the biggest victory in school history. It’s the second one-and-done in three years for the third-seeded Blue Devils.

03/21/2014

CHAPEL HILL, NC - FEBRUARY 20: North Carolina Tar Heels fans storm the court after a win over the Duke Blue Devils during their game at the Dean Smith Center on February 20, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 74-66.

Top 5 Greatest Team Rivalries In Sports

Ever since the poet Homer reported about fans eagerly lining the stands to see the Troy Trojans versus the Greek Diners, mankind has been enthralled by rivalries.

03/06/2014

Head coach Buzz Williams of the Marquette Golden Eagles (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning Notebook; Marquette, Ohio State, Duke & More

I respect the heck out of Buzz Williams as a coach and have always marveled at how he’s gotten the maximum out of every team he’s coached. But this particular Marquette squad was overrated by many people, including myself.

12/23/2013

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning Notebook; Duke, Dayton, ‘Nova And More

The Blue Devils have three known commodities in Jabari Parker, Rodney Hood and point guard Quinn Cook, but after that everything is in flux.

12/02/2013

Mason Plumlee of Duke walks towards the stage after Plumlee was drafted #22 overall in the first round by the Brooklyn Nets during the 2013 NBA Draft at Barclays Center on June 27, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

First Round Pick Plumlee Agrees Deal With Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have signed first round pick Mason Plumlee on Wednesday.

07/03/2013

Mason Plumlee of the Duke Blue Devils. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Nets Select Duke Forward Mason Plumlee 22nd Overall

The Nets took Duke big-man Mason Plumlee 22nd overall at the 2013 NBA Draft. It was a pick that satisfied the Barclays Center crowd.

06/27/2013

Russ Smith #2, Gorgui Dieng #10, Chane Behanan #21 and assistant coach Kevin Keatts of the Louisville Cardinals react after Kevin Ware #5 suffered a compound fracture to his leg. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Sims: Insight And Analysis Regarding Kevin Ware’s Gruesome Injury

Ware reportedly underwent successful surgery to insert a rod to fixate the tibia and repair the soft tissue wound caused by the protruding bone. Now he will begin a long convalescence followed by rehab.

04/01/2013

The Louisville Cardinals celebrate with the Midwest regional champion trophy after they won 85-63 against the Duke Blue Devils. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Louisville Perseveres Over Duke After Ware’s Gruesome Leg Injury

After Kevin Ware’s scary leg injuy, Louisville persevered over the Duke Blue Devils and into the Final Four.

03/31/2013

Blake Metcalf #21 of the Albany Great Danes and Mason Plumlee #5 of the Duke Blue Devils go after a loose ball in the first half during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Albany Hangs Tough, But Falls Short To Duke In Hard-Fought Round Of 64 Matchup

The second-seeded Blue Devils had a great shooting effort from Seth Curry on the perimeter and Mason Plumlee inside in a 73-61 victory over Albany on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional.

03/22/2013

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning Notebook

Indiana is the top team in college basketball and even if North Carolina is still working in some new pieces, it’s still an exciting thing for Hoosiers fans.

11/26/2012

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

The Terps didn’t beat Kentucky on Friday night at the Barclays Center but their three point defeat proved that they’re capable of competing with anyone.

11/12/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Kentucky coach John Calipari said earlier this week that he will attempt to schedule more games in football stadiums moving forward to prepare his teams for the NCAA Tournament.

05/11/2012

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Rothstein Files: A Wonderful Wednesday In College Hoops

The most storied rivalry in the sport takes center stage as the Blue Devils try and bounce back from Sunday’s loss to Miami.

WFAN–02/08/2012

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St. John’s Rally Falls Short In Loss To Duke

The Blue Devils blew most of a 22-point lead in the second half before holding on to beat St. John’s 83-76 on Saturday in a lackluster performance that their Hall of Fame coach compared to an AAU game.

WFAN–01/28/2012

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Basketball

By Jon Rothstein » More Columns RUTGERS AT GEORGETOWN Just who are the real Scarlet Knights? Unless they come out and steal a road game in DC on Saturday, they’re going to be who they’ve […]

WFAN–01/20/2012

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