Carrawell likes what he sees from Williams, Worthington sees even more head to head in practice

PHOTO: Duke's Mark Williams was a force in the second half of last season. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN DURHAM – We all remember how Duke center Mark Williams finished last season. The 7-footer spent the first half of his freshman season largely on the bench until gaining significant minutes in the second half. Over the final 14 games – including 11 starts -- he led the Blue Devils in rebounds (6.1), field goal percentage…

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Duke counts on Durant running like Army, but don’t overlook passing game opportunities

PHOTO (Duke Athletics): Gunnar Holmberg hands off to Mataeo Durant against Georgia Tech. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN  DURHAM – Duke football travels over North Carolina terrain known as the Piedmont foothills to Wake Forest, but the matchup presents the Blue Devils with a mountainous climb against an unbeaten, No. 13-ranked team leading the ACC. Duke (3-4, 0-3 ACC Coastal) is coming off its third straight loss, including 48-0 at Virginia, entering the 4 p.m.…

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Coach K’s farewell season has no MacArthur fade away

PHOTO: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski at his final ACC basketball media day in Charlotte. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN We’ll learn more about Duke’s national title chances once the season tips off against Kentucky on Nov. 9 in the State Farm Classic in New York, but coach Mike Krzyzewski already is in mid-season form. He arrived at the ACC basketball media day on Tuesday in Charlotte swatting way all questions about his last season upon…

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