Duke Blue Devils rely too much on three pointers in losses

The Clemson game is another game where Duke Blue Devils struggled on the defensive side of the ball.  They couldn’t stop a team that struggles offensively, and the biggest reason for that is their lack of size.  They couldn’t stop them, and they looked small at every position on the court.  This wasn’t even one of their biggest problems; lately it’s been that they have...
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: NC State's Kyle Washington erases Duke dunk attempt

Both NC State and Duke are off to rough starts in conference play in the ACC. Today, the two teams are squaring off in Cameron Indoor Stadium, and with both teams desperately needing to win, we are all getting treated to a show. The players are leaving their all on the court, and are just making plays, plain and simple. On one particular sequence, Duke’s Andre Dawkins tried to...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dawkins leads No. 7 Duke past Elon, 86-48

Andre Dawkins scored 15 points and No. 7 Duke routed Elon 86-48 Tuesday. Rodney Hood had 13 points and freshman Jabari Parker had 12 points and a season-high-tying 10 rebounds for the Blue Devils (11-5). They never trailed and had little trouble winning their fifth straight, shooting 48.5 percent, forcing 22 turnovers and turning them into 25 points. Elon's 48 points were...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke Blue Devils and the ACC

The Duke Blue Devils didn’t win the ACC during the regular season or in the tournament last season.  The Miami Hurricanes were able to claim both of those titles.  Duke is known for their success, and not winning either one of those last season is not acceptable to Coach Mike Krzyzewski.  They will look to get back to the top of the ACC this season. The Blue Devils have been...
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The return of Andre Dawkins to Duke

There is a great article on on the return of Andre Dawkins.  Dawkins talks about his time away from the team last year in which he picked up a new sport, didn't participate in any basketball activities for the fall semester, and found his faith once again. Here's a snippet, but go read the full article for an appreciation on the new player that Duke will have...
Via SCACC Hoops
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Dawkins will return to Duke

When the Blue Devils begin the off-season workout schedule there will be a familiar face taking part in the drills and exercises as fifth year senior Andre Dawkins has announced his return.
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke’s Dawkins, USC’s Jones out for the season

The Golden Gophers, who have one of the more difficult non-conference seasons in the country, will have it just a bit easier away from Williams Arena. Andre Dawkins, a Duke senior guard, and Maurice Jones, a USC junior guard, will both miss the entire season, for very different reasons.
Via From The Barn
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Andre Dawkins redshirt: is Duke still the ACC favorite?

After Duke released their bizarre statement in the fall announcing that Andre Dawkins was still with the basketball team, rumors went viral about his future with the Blue Devils. Most centered around two things: his young age for his class (he's now a 20 year-old senior), and the tragic death of his sister during Andre's freshman year. Whatever it is, Coach Mike Krzyzewski...
Via Run the Floor
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke's Andre Dawkins May Redshirt Next Season

Andre Dawkins appeared in all 34 of Duke's games last season.
Via RealGM
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Andre Dawkins' Uncertain Status Raises Lots of Questions

So often rumors in sports start with some source being quoted by a media outlet or on a message board and it spreads like wildfire across the internet.  The rumors surrounding Andre Dawkins status for next year would certainly fall into that realm. On Thursday the rumor mill was churning hard and fast and Twitter was a buzz with talk that Dawkins was transferring or had been kicked...
Via SCACC Hoops
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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