Duke Loses To South Carolina Ending Tourney Run, Jefferson and Jones Career

Duke lost to South Carolina in the 2nd Round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament, ending the careers of Amile Jefferson and Matt Jones. ACCDN host Jeff Fischel gets reaction from Jones and their teammates about how much the two leaders meant to the Blue Devil program.
Via Duke Report
10 days ago

Amile Jefferson has been a steady presence for Duke

Five years, over 100 games. Amile Jefferson has been a steady presence for Duke.
Via FOX Sports South
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Duke Basketball survive FSU without Amile Jefferson?

To say that Duke Basketball has been plagued with injury problems to start the 2016-17 campaign would be an understatement. The Blue Devils were dealt early setbacks at the beginning of the year with the continued recovery of star freshman forward Harry Giles, as well as a bevy of injuries that included fellow freshman studs Marques Bolden and Jayson Tatum, and sophomore big man...
January 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Photo: Amile Jefferson graduates, shows off Duke championship ring

Over the weekend, Duke Blue Devils big man Amile Jefferson walked across the stage in his cap and gown for graduation. While Jefferson now has his diploma, he is not done as a member of the basketball team. After receiving his diploma, Jefferson showed off his excitement by flashing his other prized possession, his national championship ring, to the camera. Congrats Amile...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 15, 2016  |  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
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Amile Jefferson Still Out For Duke But Blue Devils ‘Very Much’ Hope He’ll Be Back This Season

Amile Jefferson remains sidelined for Duke.  The Blue Devils senior forward broke his foot in early December and hasn’t played since. He’s gotten back on the practice court in recent weeks, though, and has been making progress. A recent photo tweeted out by Duke showed Jefferson in practice gear without a walking boot.  Jefferson will not play this afternoon against Pittsburgh...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Duke’s Amile Jefferson Is Out Of His Walking Boot

Duke basketball has hit a bit of a skid recently, losing three straight games before today’s 10 point win over N.C. State. The team has been without one of its stalwarts, forward Amile Jefferson, who fractured a bone in his right foot in December, but he was spotted at today’s game out of his walking boot. Best I can tell, no boot for Amile Jefferson today.
Via College Spun
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Duke forward Jefferson out indefinitely with right foot injury

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke says forward Amile Jefferson will be out indefinitely with an unspecified right foot injury.Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the injury Monday in a brief statement issued by the school.Krzyzewski called the injury ''unfortunate, to say the least,'' but praised Jefferson as being ''strong in both person and character.''Jefferson - the leading returning scorer from...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke senior F Amile Jefferson suffers sprained ankle

Duke basketball fans can rest easy as it has been reported that senior forward Amile Jefferson didn’t break his ankle. He left Wednesday’s exhibition game against Livingston early after suffering an ankle injury. The Duke captain will likely not miss as much time as expected. It was reported by Stephen Wiseman of the Durham Sun-Herald that x-rays confirmed a sprained ankle for...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke Senior Forward Amile Jefferson Has A Sprained Ankle

Good news, Duke fans: Amile Jefferson’s ankle is not broken.  The Blue Devils’ captain and senior forward suffered an ankle injury in an exhibition game Wednesday night.  An X-ray has revealed that Jefferson’s ankle is not broken; he just has a sprain.  X-rays confirm no break in Amile Jefferson’s ankle. Duke senior forward has a sprain. — Stephen Wiseman (@stevewisemanNC...
Via College Spun
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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