Thursday night, Duke basketball held its annual banquet – an event where the season prior is celebrated and captains for the next season are named. But 2015 was obviously a more special year than usual – the Blue Devils took home their fifth national championship after defeating Wisconsin in the NCAA title game earlier this month. As such, there was a great deal to commemorate...
The Duke Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen are in the Final Four. Freshman forward Justise Winslow had 16 points, including a dagger 3-pointer in the closing minutes. Freshman guard Tyus Jones had 15 points, while super-frosh center Jahlil Okafor nine points and eight rebounds. Sophomore Matt Jones chipped in 16 points. Head coach Mike Krzyzewski […]
It’s party time in Durham, North Carolina. Duke, the 1-seed in the South region, outlasted Gonzaga Sunday night, 66-52, to notch its 16th trip to the Final Four. With the game in hand late after a Matt Jones steal and layup, head coach Mike Krzyzewski jumped for joy and then pointed to Blue Devils fans sitting behind the team’s bench. Needless to say, he was rather excited. ...
Duke basketball sophomores Matt Jones and Semi Ojeleye both turned 20 yesterday, and their teammates knew how to celebrate… with cake, lemonade, and a rousing rendition of “Happy Birthday,” of course. The program posted videos on Instagram of the occasion and…well, let’s just say that basketball is definitely the primary strength of this team. If it's your birthday...
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