College student at Duke University.

The Ultimate Fan’s Manual to Supporting the Blue Devils this Chilly Season

Are you a scholar, staff member, or simply a devotee of Duke University? Then you’ll be thrilled to learn that our Durham, NC apartments are situated less than a mile from the campus. Thanks to our proximity to such a renowned educational institution, there are plenty of exhilarating sports and athletic matches to witness. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in one of the fantastic Duke University happenings this winter. From hoops and grappling to track events and swimming, here are a few highlights to look forward to if you’re a dweller at Trinity Commons.


Men’s Basketball

Duke University’s men’s basketball period extends from late October to early March, so there’s a wealth of games to experience. The Blue Devils feature in the NCAA Division I and battle it out in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The university’s team holds fourth place in the all-time wins of any NCAA men’s basketball program and is currently guided by coach Jon Scheyer. Check out the team lineup, stats and grab tickets from the official Blue Devils men’s basketball website.


Women’s Basketball

The Blue Devils women’s basketball team represents Duke University in the Atlantic Coast Conference of NCAA Division I. Their season spans from November to February, which allows you to catch a women’s game in between the men’s schedule too. Currently, Kara Lawson coaches the team, and they’ve bagged numerous tournaments. Gain more insights about the team and snag tickets for a game at their official website.


Swimming and Diving

The Swimming and Diving program partakes in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), and their season stretches from October through March. You can watch your favorite swimmer compete in races like the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard breaststroke or engage in the 400-meter relay and other diving competitions. View the meet timetable and know more about the team at the official Duke swimming and diving website.



Winter sports season can never be complete without wrestling. The Duke team, coached by Oklahoma State University 1988 graduate Glen Lanham, represents in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). WWE star Ed Newman, who later went on to have a 12-year NFL career in football, twice won the ACC heavyweight championship as a heavyweight wrestler. Those are stats you’d certainly want to witness. The wrestling season runs from November through March, and you can view the full itinerary on the wrestling website.


Track and Field

If you’re a residence at our Durham, NC apartments, your chance to catch a Duke track and field event runs from December through June. Whether it’s the 60-meter dash or the 5,000-meter race, the long jump, high jump, or hurdles, get set to witness these skilled athletes smashing records. View the comprehensive schedule, past records, and more on the official track and field website.


If you’re a sports enthusiast residing at Trinity Commons, brace yourself for a bustling winter with a host of gripping sporting events nearby. Stop by to discover why we’re a beloved dwelling for so many people.

Back to Blog