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Women's Basketball - Archives 2016-17

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Coach P Radio Show to Take Place Tonight from 7-8 PM
Women's Basketball 01/17/2017

Coach P Radio Show

Play Duke Rally Falls Short at NC State in 55-52 Loss
Women's Basketball 01/15/2017

Duke Rally Falls Short at NC State in 55-52 Loss

Blue Devil Game Notes: NCSU, Jan. 15, 3 PM, RSN-TV
Women's Basketball 01/14/2017

NCSU, Jan. 15, 3 PM, RSN-TV

Play Get to Know the Blue Devils: Weirdest Food Eaten
Women's Basketball 01/13/2017

Go Behind the Scenes with the Blue Devils

Play Balanced Scoring Effort Sends Duke Past UNC, 70-58
Women's Basketball 01/12/2017

Balanced Scoring Effort Sends Duke Past UNC, 70-58

Greenwell Selected to Wooden Award Top 25 List
Women's Basketball 01/12/2017

Redshirt Junior Guard Among 25 Players on Midseason List

Play Iron Impact: Faith Suggs
Women's Basketball 01/12/2017

Iron Impact: Faith Suggs

AP: Dee Brown's Daughter Has No. 12 Duke Climbing
Women's Basketball 01/12/2017

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Lexie Brown's father is best known for his creative dunks. The daughter of Dee Brown is drawing attention for making a more mundane shot with uncommon consistency. The versatile Duke guard has made an Atlantic Coast Conference-record 53 consecutive free throws, and her poise is one reason why, after a one-year blip, the 12th-ranked Blue Devils are back among the top teams in women's basketball. Not surprisingly, coach Joanne P. McCallie wants the ball in her hands when her team has late leads. "Her confidence, the thoroughness of her game - she can shoot the 3-ball, but she has a midrange game and she can go to the rack and get fouled," McCallie said. "She has so many elements to what her game is." Duke (14-2, 2-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) brings its highest national ranking of the year into its first matchup of the season with top rival North Carolina on Thursday night. With Brown sitting out last season due to NCAA transfer rules, the Blue Devils fell out of the AP Top 25 for the first time since 1999 and missed their first NCAA Tournament in 22 years. Unable to travel with the team on road trips, Brown said she "had a lot of time to myself in the gym" and kept busy by doing individual work. Now that she's playing, they're winning again, and Duke doesn't see that as a coincidence. Its 10-game winning streak, which included home wins over No. 3 South Carolina and No. 8 Louisville , ended with a loss at No. 6 Florida State on Sunday. She learned the game from her famous - if, at 6-foot-1, undersized - father when she was 7 or 8 years old, and they figured out pretty quickly that her trademark wasn't going to be the no-look jam that helped him win the NBA slam-dunk contest in 1991. "I wasn't the greatest athlete, but his athleticism was ridiculous, especially for his size," she said. "He knew from the beginning that that wasn't

Parking and Traffic Alert: Thursday, January 12
Women's Basketball 01/12/2017

Parking and Traffic Alert: Thursday, January 12

Blue Devil Game Notes: UNC, Jan. 12, 7 PM, ESPN3
Women's Basketball 01/11/2017

UNC, Jan. 12, 7 PM, ESPN3

Four Signees Nominated for McDonald’s All-America
Women's Basketball 01/10/2017

McDonald's All-America Nominees

Monday's Coach P Radio Show Cancelled
Women's Basketball 01/08/2017

Monday's Coach P Radio Show Cancelled