Found November 29, 2011 on
Each week, Duke's opponents have gotten progressively better. The Blue Devils were faced with a challenge to open the season in the form of Belmont, and then later battled Michigan State before heading to Maui where they defeated two ranked opponents, Michigan and Kansas.
BEST OF MAXIM
Mike Krzyzewski has relied heavily on Tyler Thornton's defensive abilities so far this season, and on Tuesday his presence will be crucial as the Blue Devils try to stop Ohio State. On Sunday, Thornton spoke to the media about the challenge and how the team has grown since the beginning of the season.
Anonymous sources told the site that the former Duke star will sign with Real Madrid in Spain.
Not long after Duke began recruiting Matt Jones, it became very clear that the Texas star had the Blue Devils high atop his list. Once head coach Mike Krzyzewski offered the Class of 2013 standout, it essentially became a one team race for his commitment.
As the final seconds ticked down, Ohio State fans chanted "Overrated" at the Duke Blue Devils.
Matt Jones, one of the elite junior shooting guard prospects in the nation and ESPNU's No. 21 overall junior, called Mike Krzyzewski and ended his recruitment by committing to Duke.
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is not only a great evaluator of talent, but he can spot a sleeping giant of a program as well.