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Duke, Cincinnati headline Hall of Fame Tip-Off field

The 2016-17 college basketball season is still a few months away, but that does not mean it is too early to look ahead to everything that is slated to happen. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off is just one of the many early season tournaments and at least two big name teams will be in attendance for the event. The field was released with the 2015 national champion...
Via Campus Sports Net
35 minutes ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke vs. NC State Baseball Highlights (May 1, 2016)

Duke vs. NC State: The Blue Devils went on the road and upset the No. 9 Wolfpack in a tight one, 2-1. Michael Smiciklas would provide the game-winning RBI for Duke and was 1-4 on the day. The Pack would win the weekend series two games to one.
Via ACC Digital Network
3 days ago

Marshall Plumlee gives emotional speech at Duke banquet

Duke senior Marshall Plumlee was one of the most improved players in the country this past year, averaging 8.3 points and 8.6 rebounds per contest. Thursday night, he gave an incredibly emotional speech at the team’s end of the year banquet to cap off his career as a Blue Devil. Plumlee, who noted that the last eight years have featured at least one Plumlee on Duke’s roster...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke's Grayson Allen has hernia surgery

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke guard Grayson Allen has had surgery to repair a hernia. Team spokesman Cory Walton said Allen underwent inguinal hernia surgery at Duke University Hospital, and the typical recovery time is four weeks. Allen led the team with averages of 21.6 points and 3.5 assists this season. He has already confirmed he will return to Duke for his junior year.
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke’s Amile Jefferson ruled eligible for 2016-17 season

Duke senior forward Amile Jefferson has officially been ruled eligible for the 2016-17 season, per a release from the school.  Jefferson, a 6-foot-9, 225-pound forward, missed the majority of the 2015-16 season with a foot injury. He played in just nine games before going out in early December.  The Philadelphia native received a medical hardship waiver.  Amile Jefferson...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Duke shows off renovations of Cameron Indoor Stadium

The Duke Blue Devils may not be undergoing a large change when it comes to their 2016-17 roster, but they are going to have a different look to fans when they host their first home game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Blue Devils have put $20 million into renovations for the stadium and things seem to be coming along quite nicely. In fact, the team released a video on Instagram Tuesday...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jahlil Okafor going back to Duke to work on his degree

One of the best one-and-dones in the history of Duke’s men’s basketball program will return to Durham, North Carolina this summer.  Jahlil Okafor, who helped lead the Blue Devils to a national title during his lone season with the team in 2014-15, will be back on campus in the coming months.  The Philadelphia 76ers’ young big man is returning to work on his degree.  ...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Duke 5-star PG Frank Jackson suffers scary head injury

Class of 2016 five-star point guard and Duke Blue Devils commit Frank Jackson suffered a scary head injury while playing in the Jordan Brand Classic last night. As can be seen in the video below, the 6-foot-3, 180 pound Jackson was going up for a rebound and his head snapped back to the floor as he fell to the ground. Jackson was forced to leave the game and did not return. He was...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke HR investigating women’s basketball team

Duke University’s human resources department is investigating the women’s basketball team over allegations of player mistreatment under Joanne P. McCallie, according to Swish Appeal. Per what sources told the site, the investigation is as a result of two players in Azurá Stevens and Angela Salvadores leaving the program following the 2015-16 season. “The welfare and success...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Derryck Thornton to transfer from Duke

The Duke Blue Devils are set to have too many talented cooks in their kitchen next season, and Derryck Thornton doesn’t want to deal with that heat. Thornton, a former five-star recruit, will transfer out of Duke, the school announced in a release on Sunday. The 18-year-old point guard averaged 7.1 points per game, 1.8 rebounds per game, and 2.6 assist per game for the Blue Devils...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-star PG Derryck Thornton transferring from Duke

It was reported earlier on Sunday that five-star freshman point guard Derryck Thornton would be transferring from Duke. The Blue Devils recently confirmed the news. Duke released the following statement regarding the transfer. It includes statements from Coach K and Thornton. Thornton transferring from Duke. Considering how the roster next season, something like this was highly...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke freshman Derryck Thornton to transfer

The Duke Blue Devils are looking to be one of the best teams in the country for the 2016-17 season. However, it was just announced that they would be losing a promising player in Derryck Thornton very soon. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported that Thornton will be seeking a transfer in the next few months ahead of the season. This likely has something to do with the talent the team has...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Pastner being targeted by Georgia Tech, could leave Memphis

Josh Pastner is being targeted by Georgia Tech for their head coaching position, and he could be on his way out of Memphis, according to a report. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports the news and says the Yellow Jackets and Pastner could finalize a deal on Friday. If Pastner does leave Memphis, many Tigers fans would be happy with the news. Once considered a whiz kid who was an assistant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Ingram declares for NBA Draft

Duke freshman Brandon Ingram, one of the most talented freshmen in college basketball, is headed to the NBA. Ingram announced the news via The Players’ Tribune Monday morning, thanking the Blue Devils’ coaching staff and the team’s fans in a heartfelt note. Ingram is widely expected to be taken as one of the first few picks in this April’s draft. Ingram, in his one season...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Coach K lectured player about showboating in 2007

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski made headlines after his team’s loss to Oregon on Saturday when he lectured Ducks star Dillon Brooks about showboating. Coach K told Brooks he was “too good of a player” to being showing off by throwing up a 3-pointer in a game that Oregon had under wraps. Apparently, this is not the first time Krzyzewski has taken the liberty of scolding an...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Senator Ted Cruz on Grayson Allen likeness: "I wish..."

What do Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz and Duke basketball player Grayson Allen have in common? Not much, other than looking like the exact same person. The Internet observed as much earlier this month, and the evidence is pretty undeniable. If you haven't been following college basketball this season Duke is the team with Ted Cruz pic.twitter.com/8D71SSjQAl —...
Via NESN.com
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Coach K apologizes for postgame comments to Dillon Brooks

If you haven’t been following handshakegate, or whatever we’re calling the semi-feud between Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and Oregon star Dillon Brooks, here’s what you’ve missed: Coach K believes he is such a great basketball coach that he can’t stop at coaching his own players, he must also coach opposing players, because every Division I player deserves the wisdom of...
Via The Comeback
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Krzyzewski denies telling Dillon Brooks to stop showing off

Oregon Ducks forward Dillon Brooks said after their 82-68 win that Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski told him he’s “too good of a player to be showing off at the end,” according to ESPN. Brooks knocked down a 3-pointer near halfcourt when his team had an 11-point lead with 10 seconds remaining in the game, which preceded Krzyzewski’s alleged comment. Coach K denied the accusation...
Via The Comeback
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Coach K told Oregon's Dillon Brooks he shouldn’t show off

Dillon Brooks led Oregon to a convincing win over Duke in the Sweet 16 Thursday night, and he got to learn from one of the best coaches in college basketball history while he was at it. Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski was seen saying something to Brooks in the handshake line after the game. While Coach K told reporters he was simply congratulating Brooks, the Oregon forward said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Grayson Allen brushes aside hug from Oregon star

Grayson Allen was in no mood for postgame hugs from his opponent after losing to Oregon in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. Allen dribbled out the clock as his Duke Blue Devils fell to the Ducks 82-68 in Anaheim, Calif. After the buzzer sounded, Dillon Brooks went to give Allen a hug. The Duke standout wasn’t having any of it. Grayson Allen wanted no part of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Past 30 John Wooden Award winners

The National Player of the Year award winners in the past 30 years.
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 10 Most Hated Duke Blue Devils Headlined By Christian Laettner (Photos, Videos)

Apple pie. The Fourth of July. Hating the Duke Blue Devils. Few things in life are more ingrained in the American experience than hating Duke. Unless you went to Duke or share a name with its fans and arena, you probably get a big old smile on your face whenever you see the Blue Devils lose. So last year’s NCAA Tournament was a tough one for America, as Duke cut down the...
Via NESN.com
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

ACC won't suspend Grayson Allen for tripping two opponents

The ACC reprimanded Duke guard Grayson Allen on Friday for tripping a Florida State player, which would be appropriate if that reprimand actually meant anything at all. As you can see in this video, Allen blatantly tripped Seminoles star Xavier Rathan-Mayes then acted confused and outraged when Rathan-Mayes fell to the ground. Now, maybe this trip alone is not worth a suspension...
Via The Comeback
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Denzel Valentine and his perfect supporting cast

Were it not for a knee injury to Denzel Valentine, Michigan State would probably be the No. 1 team in the country. They were 13-0, with wins over Kansas, Louisville and Florida, when Valentine went down. They stumbled without him, needing OT to knock off Oakland and then losing at Iowa, and then lost three consecutive Big Ten games right after he returned. The Spartans have hit their...
Via RealGM - NBA
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Coach K gets buzzer-beater win over Virginia for his birthday

Now that’s what you call a résumé builder. Unranked Duke University pulled off a terrific upset of ACC rival No. 7 Virginia thanks to sophomore Grayson Allen’s buzzer-beating floater. Grayson Allen. At. The. Buzzer. Duke defeated No. 7 Virginia 63-62 with this final play: https://t.co/cZo0qRZ2Hs — ESPN (@espn) February 13, 2016 The shot gave Duke a surprising 63-62...
Via NESN.com
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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