HYUNDAI SUN BOWL: DUKE (9-3) VS. NO. 15 ARIZONA STATE (9-3)
SATURDAY, DEC. 27, 2:00 P.M., CBS
Duke's defense has been very bend-but-don't-break all season long, and for the most part, it's been successful at the not breaking part. But they've faced only three other teams all season that average more yards per play than Arizona State (5.91). Duke did go 2-1 against those...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Anthony Boone ran for one touchdown and threw for another, and Duke beat Wake Forest 41-21 on Saturday night.
Boone was 19 of 31 for 275 yards with a 7-yard touchdown run and a 52-yard scoring pass to Jamison Crowder.
Duke (9-3, 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) never trailed, took control with two touchdowns in 9 seconds in the first quarter, then used a late 6-minute...
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November 29, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. -- Until 3:30 on Saturday, it looked like No. 21 Duke (8-2, 4-2 ACC) was in complete control of the Coastal Division. But a Deshaun Watson injury for Clemson resulted in a somewhat unexpected Georgia Tech win, and the normally-clean Blue Devils couldn't avoid mistakes on Saturday and dropped a 17-16 game to Virginia Tech (5-5, 2-4 ACC) at home. Now, with four days off...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) After quarterback Anthony Boone found out No. 24 Duke was back in the national rankings, he called a players-only meeting.
The message was simple: Don't let it be a distraction.
It sure wasn't last year when the Blue Devils cracked the polls and climbed into first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division.
Now they've done it again.
And the way...
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October 28, 2014
Miami Gardens, Fla. — With the Hurricanes in desperate need of a victory, they delivered just that Saturday night, upending last year’s Coastal Division champions. It was an energetic sideline all night as Miami (3-2, 1-1 ACC) circled the wagons, winning a key ACC matchup going into next week’s road game at Georgia Tech.
The defense stood tall, allowing 264 total yards and...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Anthony Boone matched a career high with four touchdown passes and Duke opened its season by routing Elon 52-13 on Saturday night.
Issac Blakeney caught two of those scores from Boone, covering 19 and 4 yards. Jamison Crowder caught the other two, from 46 and 13 yards.
Boone - who also threw four TDs two years ago against Virginia - finished this one 22 of 33 for...
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August 30, 2014
No one ever wants to get caught without a quarterback.
Throughout his coaching career, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe wants to make sure that never happens to him.
"I'm real serious about trying to find a way to get our younger quarterbacks some meaningful snaps," Cutcliffe said. "I did it when I was (head coach) at Ole Miss. I did it when I was (offensive coordinator) at Tennessee...
The Duke Blue Devils proved in 2013 the university was not just a basketball school. Under the guidance of David Cutcliffe, the Blue Devils shocked the world, found themselves a place in the ACC Title Game and then proved they could keep up with the big boys of the SEC before falling to the Texas A&M Aggies in the Chik-Fil-A Bowl.While the meteoric rise for the program was impressive...
The Duke Blue Devils believe they won over some doubters even when they couldn't win the Chick-fil-A Bowl.
Anthony Boone passed for 427 yards and three touchdowns but threw two interceptions in the final 4 minutes, including one Toney Hurd Jr. returned 55 yards for the go-ahead touchdown in Texas A&M's 52-48 comeback victory Tuesday night in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.
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January 01, 2014
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Duke racked up over 650 yards of offense Tuesday night against Texas A&M. But the Aggies defense made the one play it needed to steal victory from the Blue Devils. Duke had both the ball and the lead, 48-45, with under four minutes to play in this year’s Chick-fil-A Bowl. But on 2nd-and-5 from the 50-yard-line, Anthony Boone was intercepted by Toney Hurd Jr., who was able to...