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The impact one-and-done players have had at Duke

It has only been recently that the Duke Blue Devils have been recruiting players that are so called “one and done” players.  These are players that only play one year in college and then jump to the NBA.  In the history of Duke Basketball they have only had four players that were the one and done players.  Those players are Corey Maggette, Luol Deng, and more recently Kyrie...
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Austin Rivers Scouting Report

YEA I AM   K.M.’s Take: A solid athlete with good size for a SG, Rivers was a good college player who performed on the ACC stage. That statement used to mean a lot more then it does today. Rivers is a player that fancies himself as able to get buckets, and is not afraid to take any shot, no matter the situation. Skip Bayless enjoys his clutch gene or whatever the hell Skip Bayless...
Via The Sports Headquarters
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - Austin Rivers

Similar to Draft Classmate Harrison Barnes, Austin Rivers came into college on the verge of being overhyped, and as often happens in situations like that, lack of production tends to bring out a lot of negativity.  In the 2nd half of this past season, Duke mixed up their offense more to play to Rivers’ strengths, and better results often came along with it.  He plays well in...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

So Austin Rivers is Still a Blue Devil, Well Maybe

Decisions are hard but even harder when it seems someone else is making the decisions for you.  CBS Sports reported earlier today that Duke freshman Austin Rivers had decided to forgo his remaining eligibility, sign with an agent and enter the NBA Draft.  Since that report, Duke and family members of Rivers have apparently said those reports are all premature and that no decision...
Via SCACC Hoops
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Rivers headed to the NBA

Freshman Duke guard Austin Rivers will reportedly hire an agent and go pro after only one season playing for the Blue Devils.

Via Los That Sports Blog
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

TDDTV: Austin Rivers Post-Game Interview

Austin Rivers was in shock after his Blue Devils lost Friday in the NCAA Tournament to No. 15 seed Lehigh.
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 4 Duke, No. 6 UNC ready for rematch

DURHAM, N.C. -- Austin Rivers punctuated his first North Carolina-Duke game with one of the biggest shots in the rivalry's history. For an encore, the freshman wants to bring his fourth-ranked Blue Devils another ACC regular-season title. The No. 1 seed in the conference tournament once again is on the line Saturday night when Duke (26-4, 13-2) faces the sixth-ranked Tar...
Via Fox Sports South
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Rivers Recruiting Muhammad To Play At Duke

Austin Rivers has talked to Shabazz Muhammad about playing for the Blue Devils.
Via RealGM
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Duke fan freaks out about Austin Rivers game winner, compliments Rivers “package” (Video)

Back on Thursday, Duke guard Austin Rivers hit an off-balanced three point to sink North Carolina on the road. In the below video, a Duke fan named Ross watching the game with his friends has one of the most classic freak-out moments of all-time. After Rivers hits the three-pointer, Ross runs out of the room to celebrate and then comes back to compliment...
Via Outside the Boxscore
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Fans Tweet the Darndest Things About Austin Rivers

Duke Guard Austin Rivers is very good. This shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone considering he was the number one rated Freshman coming into this year. Expectations for him are high and last night he lived up to those expectations as he scored 29 points (which is the most ever by a Freshman against North Carolina) including 6 from behind the arc and nailed the game winning three...
Via Bacon Sports
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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