RODNEY HOOD RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Duke Blue Devils started the season out as the number four team in the nation, but with the loss to Kansas fell to number six. The new top five is Michigan State, Kansas, Louisville, Kentucky, and Arizona. This puts Duke just on the outside of the top five. Duke being the sixth team in the nation seems about right after the loss to the Jayhawks.
Duke played a very good...
After the loss to the Kansas Jayhawks early last week, the Duke Blue Devils bounced back with a win against the Florida Atlantic Owls. A team that Duke could beat easily was a game they needed. A quick bounce back from a bad loss to Kansas was crucial. This can help them move forward, and work on improving.
A couple players who didn’t play well in the Kansas game but had...
Rodney Hood has had an excellent start to his sophomore season, averaging 21.8 points on 72.3 percent shooting from the floor and 72.7 percent shooting from distance.
Hood, a 6'8 small forward, began his college career at Mississippi State and transferred to Duke in 2012, sitting out last season.
"Scouts all morning say he’s a lottery pick," wrote Chad Ford.
DURHAM, N.C. -- As the final seconds ticked away in Chicago from No. 4 Duke's 94-83 loss to No. 5 Kansas in the Champions Classic on Tuesday, Duke wing Rodney Hood was already angry at himself.
"I hate losing," Hood said. "We all hate losing. It's not in our DNA."
He hardly needed a detailed breakdown of the film to show him that he needed to be more...
Rodney Hood scored a career-high 28 points, Jabari Parker added 21 and No. 4 Duke routed Florida Atlantic 97-64 on Friday night.
Parker had his third straight 20-point performance and also got 10 rebounds. He became the first freshman in coach Mike Krzyzewski's 34 seasons at Duke to begin his career with three consecutive 20-point games.
Andre Dawkins had 17 points with his...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago
Rodney Hood scored 19 points to help Duke beat Bowie State 103-67 Saturday in an exhibition game.
Freshman Jabari Parker added 16 points for the Blue Devils, who blew open the game with an 18-2 spurt in the second half. Amile Jefferson and Matt Jones had 15 points apiece for Duke.
The Blue Devils led 22-21 midway through the first half before Hood sparked a 10-2 run. He made a...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2013
The first game of the ACC season for the Duke Blue Devils will be a test right away. It will be against Notre Dame Fighting Irish in South Bend. It will be against a new team in the ACC and it will be a road game right away. The ACC will be much deeper this year and it starts with the three teams coming in from the Big East including Notre Dame.
Notre Dame will not be one of...
Rodney Hood, F, Duke (from Miss State) Rodney Hood's freshman year at Mississippi State was defined by what he didn't do. He didn't turn the ball over. He didn't commit fouls. He didn't force shots outside of the offense. When Rick Stansbury was forced out, Hood instantly become the hottest commodity on the transfer market. He ultimately chose Duke over Florida...
All the reports say Rodney Hood is back to full speed after his Achilles injury. This is a good sign for the Duke Blue Devils because he is going to be one of the focal points for this team in the 2013-14 season. Duke fans should be excited about this news because it makes them a Final Four contender this season.
The timing is great for him to come back, because it gives him...
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DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke forward Rodney Hood injured his Achilles tendon and is withdrawing from the U.S. team's tryout camp for the World University Games.
USA Basketball said Friday that Hood injured his right Achilles tendon during practice Wednesday night. The extent of the injury was not known.
Hood sat out last season after transferring from Mississippi State and has three...