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Duke picked up its first commitment for the class of 2013 on Monday night when DeSoto’s (TX) Matt Jones verbally pledged to join the Blue Devils through Twitter. Jones, a 6-4 two-guard, is known for his deadly shooting touch, especially from the perimeter. A top-25 recruit, Jones’ AAU teammate Julius Randle is rated as SLAM’s 2nd best junior in America. Will he also end up playing for coach Mike Krzyzewski? — they are recruiting him. Either way, Jones is a huge gain for Duke and a high profile prospect. From the Fayetteville Observer: “The 6-foot-4, 180-pound Jones, who is from DeSoto, Texas, was also considering North Carolina, Texas, Florida and Kansas, according to [Dave] Telep. “In his mind he knew what he wanted to do,” Telep said. “When that happens, the right thing to do is not waste anybody else’s time because the second-best thing after a yes is a no so the other schools can move on.”Duke, with only one senior on its current roster, has signed just one player – shooting gua...
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The No. 3-ranked Duke Blue Devils were in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday night to take on the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes in what was originally considered — at least before tipoff — as one of the more tantalizing games on the early college basketball schedule. What resulted was nothing short of total dominance by [...]
Thad Matta and Mike Krzyzewski meet for just the second time Tuesday night in a sold-out Value City Arena as the No. 2 Buckeyes host the No. 3 Blue Devils.
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.
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.
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.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - How often will you hear Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski say this post-game?
"I was trying...
While the Ohio State Buckeyes were giving Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils their worst loss of Coach K's career, former Buckeye standouts littered the crowd for the prime time match up.
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.
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When a reporter asked Thad Matta what he remembered about the only time he coached against Duke legend Mike Krzyzewski
The fifth foul call on Anthony Miles with 12 minutes to go, Matta said.
I also remember we took a timeout to change up our out-of-bounds defense, Matta said. We were...
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was asked about an Ohio State player and almost chuckled.