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Quinn Cook was named ACC Co-Player of the Week on Monday
Chad Lykins – With an impressive showing at the 2012 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, culminating in their sixth straight regular season championship, the Duke Blue Devils return to the friendly confines of Cameron Indoor Stadium for an ACC/B10 Challenge showdown.
After a rout in last year’s ACC/B10 Challenge at the hands of Ohio State in Columbus, the Blue Devils seek to avenge their 22-point drubbing a year later as they will host the Buckeyes on Wednesday night. Duke (6-0) will enter ranked No. 2 in both the AP and ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, while Ohio State (4-0) is ranked No. 4 in both polls. Wednesday’s premier matchup will be televised live on ESPN/ESPN3/WatchESPN with the tip set for approximately 9:35 PM ET. The game will also be broadcasted on the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network (Sirius/XM – 91).
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• Duke is ranked No. 2 in both the AP Poll and the USA Today Coaches Poll. Ohio State is ranked No. 4 in both...
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By Wayne Bumpass – Duke point guard Quinn Cook was named ACC Co-Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Blue Devils to the Battle 4 Atlantis Championship in the Bahamas. Cook shares the award with Virginia Tech guard Erick Green, who scored career highs in both of his team’s games this week. Green put up 26 points against UNC Greensboro on Monday, then followed that up...
Duke went undefeated over a three-game stretch in the Bahamas behind tournament MVP Quinn Cook and the consistent play of their senior leader Mason Plumlee. They faced a variety of defenses as well; Minnesota’s man pressure, VCU’s “Havoc” full court press and Louisville’s passive full court press combined with extended on-ball D.
So, how was Duke able to adjust their offensive...
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Seth Curry led Duke with 2.4 assists per game last season. That’s a pretty modest average to lead any college team. For a team often called Point Guard U, that almost defies comprehension. That’s the lowest average to lead Duke in, well, forever, or at least since assists became an official stat.
That’s not a knock on Curry, a...
COOK (John Bazemore/AP Photo)Duke's Quinn Cook and Virginia Tech's Erick Green have been named Co-ACC Players of the Week, while Georgia Tech's Marcus Georges-Hunt has been selected the conference's Rookie of the Week following outstanding performances this past week.Cook was named the MVP of the Battle 4 Atlantis after leading fifth-ranked Duke to wins over Minnesota...
By Duke Of Hoops – The Blue Devils have a chance to truly cement their position in the college basketball world tonight in Cameron at 9:30 against Ohio State. Watching UNC go down in flames last night makes it look like this year could shape up almost as fun as the 2010 season did. Duke Of Hoops found some links tackling both those topics and more below.
Duke’s Quinn Cook, Virginia...
By Chad Lykins – A year removed from a 22-point defeat at the hands of Ohio State, the No. 2 Duke Blue Devils had this season’s rematch heavily circled on this season’s calender.
Trailing for the majority of the contest, Duke was able to rally behind much improved play from their backcourt in the second half, another double-double performance from Mason Plumlee and two key...
By Ray Horn – The Duke Blue Devils will be looking for revenge when they take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Blue Devils were embarrassed last year in the Challenge against the Buckeyes, losing 85-63. Just like last year when they won in Maui, the Blue Devils won another preseason tournament this time in Atlantis. The seniors continued...