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Duke basketball opens up the 2011-12 regular season Friday against a talented Belmont at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Earlier this week, freshman guard Austin Rivers spoke to the media about the contest, his progression since arriving in Durham, what led him to join the Blue Devils program and much, much more.
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Today is a big day for Houston (Texas) Strake Jesuit senior guard Rasheed Sulaimon. It's signing day and the smooth scorer will officially become a member of the Duke Blue Devils basketball program.
How can you not love Josh Hairston? He is the epitome of a great teammate. Entering Duke in his freshman season, Hairston had the job of backing up the likes of Kyle Singler, the brothers Plumlee and Ryan Kelly. When you find yourself in that sort of role, unless something catastrophic happens, you will more than likely be an emotional, vocal leader on the bench while playing sparingly...
Durham, NC --- Last December, Duke basketball coachMike Krzyzewski gave Seth Curry an opportunity to win the point guard job.
The move was driven by the Blue Devils need following an injury to starfreshman point man Kyrie Irving, who played the first eight games of theseason, but was sidelined until the NCAA Tournament.
With Duke down to essentially two scorers Kyle Singler...
Image Courtesy of GoDuke.comYou don’t get the nickname “Pitbull” by being nice. Even the rapper hit a dude on stage and look at him. Tyler’s in your face defensive pressure pisses people off, especially when he’s constantly yelling in their face while chest guarding the ball all the way up the court. Off the court, he’s one of the nicest and well put together guys you’ve...
The early college basketball signing period is now upon us. From today through November 16th, verbally committed players in the class of 2012 will put pens to paper and officially sign letters of intent with their chosen schools. Duke has one commit thus far: 6’3″, 175 lb guard Rasheed Sulaimon who will be signing during this early period. Sulaimon, the #10 overall...
Junior Seth Curry says he's ready for the long preseason to be over and for the real games to begin for Duke.
Per Kyrie Irving’s Twitter page, the top pick in this year’s NBA draft is prepared to skip across the pond to hoop if this lockout doesn’t end soon. From the News-Herald: “Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2011 draft, said he would consider playing overseas if the NBA lockout continues. Irving said via his Twitter account that he could play abroad...
Duke tight end Braxton Deaver says the Blue Devils fly around on the practice field and they need to make the same things happen on Saturday.
Cool stuff coming on 11-11-11 on ESPNU
The first College Basketball Live of the 2011-12 season airs at 6:30 p.m.
Two coaches with 1,802 wins between the pair and a combined 78 years of coaching experience reflect on it all with Rece Davis in A Conversation with Legends: Coach K and Bob Knight airing at 4:30 p.m.
ESPN’s voice of the NBA, Mike Breen, will be doing college basketball...
Derious Bennett, a defensive tackle from Columbus (Ga.) Carver, is the latest high school football recruit to pick up an offer from Duke. That's what he said when he spoke to Devils Illustrated over the weekend. What kind of a shot do the Blue Devils have with the Peach State prospect?
This is just awesome. Watch as former Duke starters Kyrie Irving, Nolan Smith and Lance Thomas join the Cameron Crazies. What do you think? Follow Aron on Twitter at @the_real_aron. Follow Dime on Twitter at @DimeMag. Become a fan of Dime Magazine on Facebook HERE.
All right, time for more speculation. To wit: Which European team could be most in need of a locked-out point guard itching to play some minutes?
The CV of the player in question includes turns on the gold-medal Team USA of the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in addition to performances in the Nike Hoop Summit, the McDonald’s All-American Game, and the Jordan Brand Classic –...
Duke quarterback Sean Renfree said that the Blue Devils have focused on being faster and more physical against Virginia this week.
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