Duke Blue Devils
Police say former Duke star Thomas Emma plunged from the 12th floor of the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan to his death in an apparent suicide.
Nolan Smith scored 24 points and the top-seeded Blue Devils held their breath as the Wolverines’ last shot clanged off the iron, sealing a 73-71 win Sunday that marked the 900th victory of coach Mike Krzyzewski.
Ohio State, Kansas, Pittsburgh and defending champion Duke have been awarded the top seeds in this year’s NCAA tournament, an expanded version of March Madness that will include 68 teams.
Nolan Smith had 20 points and the Duke Blue Devils ended No. 6 North Carolina’s run of big comebacks at the ACC tournament, beating the Tar Heels 75-58 in Sunday’s final.
When the Red Storm take the court tonight at Carnesecca Arena against local rival Rutgers, the juices will be flowing at a high rate – for both teams.
With no meaningful football to watch over the weekend (the Pro Bowl does not count), we all wondered what Boomer & Carton would be talking about come Monday morning. Then, the Wilpons sent out a press release, and our worries were over.
The Red Storm capped a run of eight straight games against ranked teams with their third win.
Ingram rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns in his season debut, and No. 1 Alabama routed Duke 62-13 on Saturday in its highest-scoring game in 19 years.