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Photo: Mike Krzyzewski, Duke basketball staff visit five-star SG Gary Trent Jr.

The Duke Blue Devils have the best recruiting class for the 2017 season and it looks like it could continue to get stronger over the next few months. They met up with one of the best players on Tuesday and Mike Krzyzewski took nearly his entire staff on the trip to California. Gary Trent Jr. is a five-star shooting guard and is considered one of the best players in the 2017 recruiting...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 hours ago

Loss to Duke lands Notre Dame in ESPN’s Bottom 10

On Saturday, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish dropped a game to the Duke Blue Devils after entering the game as a 21-point favorite. It led to the team firing defensive coordinator Brian Vangorder and now it has landed them an embarrassing honor. ESPN released its “Bottom 10” Tuesday morning and the Fighting Irish landed at the No. 5 spot. This list included teams like FIU and Rice...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

Observations From Duke’s Win Over Notre Dame

The Blue Devils bounced back from a difficult couple of weeks with a huge win on the road against Notre Dame.  Duke shrugged off a rough start and made plays in all three phases of the game to earn the victory.  The team showed a high level of focus and poise after going down 14-0 …
Via Duke Report
2 days ago

Highlights: Duke Football vs Notre Dame, W 38-35

The Duke football program got a late field goal from AJ Reed to upset Notre Dame in South Bend, 38-35. The Blue Devils rallied back from an early two-touchdown deficit as Daniel Jones completed 24-of-32 passes for 290 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Via Duke Report
3 days ago

Brian Kelly: ‘Coaching had nothing to do with’ loss to Duke

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has never been accused of being a humble guy, and nothing he said after Saturday’s loss to Duke will change that perception. During his postgame news conference following the 38-35 loss to the Blue Devils, Kelly said that “Every position, every position, all 22 of them” will be evaluated and that no job was safe, per 247 Sports. But when...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke vs. Notre Dame Football Highlights (2016)

Duke vs. Notre Dame: The Duke football program got a late field goal from AJ Reed to upset Notre Dame in South Bend, 38-35. The Blue Devils rallied back from an early two-touchdown deficit as Daniel Jones completed 24-of-32 passes for 290 yards and 3 touchdowns.
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

Reed kicks game-winning field goal as Duke beats Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) AJ Reed kicked a 19-yard field goal with 84 seconds left as Duke rallied back from an early two-touchdown deficit to beat Notre Dame 38-35 on Saturday. Reed had missed all three of his field goal attempts this season before kicking the game winner. Daniel Jones threw for three touchdowns, including a 64-yard scoring pass to Anthony Nash midway through the...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Benkert sets Virginia passing yards record

Earlier this week, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall claimed that the Cavaliers are “gaining momentum” despite their 0-3 start. That may be true after they beat up on the previously undefeated Central Michigan Chippewas today to earn their first win of the year. In the game, transfer quarterback Kurt Benkert was the catalyst for the Cavaliers’ success as he set the school...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago

Duke Basketball Recruiting Roundup: September 23 Edition

The Duke basketball program continues to put in work on the recruiting trail as the Blue Devils look to build the classes of 2017 and 2018. With this still being an open period where coaches can make in-person visits with recruits, Mike Krzyzewski and his staff have made multiple visits over the past couple weeks …
Via Duke Report
5 days ago

Top 5 recruit Wendell Carter Jr. drops top four list

One of the top prospects in the Class of 2017, five-star power forward Wendell Carter Jr. of Atlanta, has announced the four schools remaining in his recruitment. Two of the schools remaining in Carter’s top four are in his home state, Georgia and Georgia Tech, while the Duke Blue Devils also make an appearance. The biggest surprise, however, is the inclusion of the Ivy League’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago

WATCH: Duke vs. Northwestern Football Highlights (2016)

Duke vs. Northwestern: The Duke Blue Devils had a hard time against Northwestern, losing 24-13. Daniel Jones was 27-48 in the game and threw an interception. Jela Duncan scored the Blue Devils' lone touchdown.
Via ACC Digital Network
10 days ago

Duke Basketball Recruiting Roundup: September 16th Edition

The Duke basketball coaches have been hard at work on the recruiting trail this week making in-home visits to many of the program’s top targets. Last weekend kicked off an open period of recruiting where schools could schedule visits with players, and the Blue Devils took advantage of the opportunity to check in on the …
Via Duke Report
12 days ago

2016-17 Duke Women’s Basketball Schedule Released

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2016-17 Duke women’s basketball schedule was officially announced Thursday, Sept. 15 as the ACC office released the schedules for all 15 member institutions. The Blue Devils will once again play a very challenging slate as head coach Joanne P. McCallie enters her 10th year with the program. The schedule includes matchups …
Via Duke Report
12 days ago

Duke freshmen rock Blue Devil uniforms for the first time

The Duke Blue Devils had the best recruiting class in all of college basketball for the 2016 season. Many have already tabbed the Blue Devils as the favorite to win the 2017 NCAA Tournament and fans now get to see what their freshmen look like in their new uniforms. Duke shared pictures of freshmen Harry Giles, Jayson Tatum and Javin DeLaurier wearing their uniforms for a photo shoot...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago

Mike Krzyzewski comments on national anthem protests

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski is certainly not one to hide his opinions about national topics. He is the latest one to speak his mind on the national anthem protests which have swept the nation in all levels of sports. He released a statement on the recent protests and he seems pretty adamant about allowing his team members decide what they want. However, he did say that Team USA...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago

Coach K shutting NBA out of Duke practices

Duke has been welcoming to NBA scouts over the years when it comes to opening the doors for practices but that will no longer be the case. Duke and coach Mike Krzyzewski will lock the doors for NBA representatives this season, following the lead by Kentucky two years ago. Duke will invite NBA scouts and coaches to come attend a specially-designed pro day practice on either October...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke vs. Northwestern: What to Watch For

When:  Saturday, September 17, 2016.  8:00 PM. Where:  Ryan Field, Evanston, Illinois Television: Big Ten Network Line:  Duke +6.5 Last Time:  Duke 10, No. 23 Northwestern 19.  In last season’s matchup in Wallace Wade the Wildcats forced 3 Duke turnovers and held the Blue Devils to just 150 passing yards.  Duke managed very little on offense, never being …
Via Duke Report
14 days ago

WATCH: The Business of Coach K

Mike Krzyzewski, USA Basketball and Duke University Basketball Head Coach, discusses with CNBC his new digital video leadership platform, called PowerFoward (gopowerforward.com).
Via Duke Report
14 days ago

5 Quick Thoughts on the 2016-17 Duke Basketball Schedule

The 2016-17 Duke basketball schedule was officially set this week with the release of the ACC schedule from the league office. It’s another sign that we’re one step closer to the 2016-17 college basketball season, which is expected to be a very good year for the Blue Devils. With a roster built around veterans like …
Via Duke Report
14 days ago

Report: Duke basketball closing practices to NBA teams

According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is set to make some changes to the Blue Devils’ practice and availability. Wojnarowski reports that Duke will be barring NBA teams from attending practice this season. Rather than allowing teams to come in whenever they please — which could cause a major distraction for a team...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago

Syracuse, Duke remain in control of top spots in NCAA field hockey rankings

On Tuesday, the National Field Hockey Coaches Association released its Division I team rankings as of Sept. 13, 2016. Syracuse remained at the top of the NFHCA poll with its 6–0 overall record following a 2–0 weekend. The reigning national champions are on a hot streak, most recently defeating Boston College and Stanford to open up their home play at J.S. Coyne Stadium. The...
Via Excelle Sports
15 days ago

Coach K wants to build more winning teams - business ones

NEW YORK (AP) The words Mike Krzyzewski uses to build winning basketball teams can develop stronger business ones. That's the thought behind PowerForward , a digital, interactive video program that uses the Duke and former U.S. Olympic coach's themes to create discussions that can teach leadership in the corporate world. Krzyzewski, who last month led the Americans to their third...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights: Wake Forest Tops Duke in ACC Opener

The Demon Deacons used a stingy defense and a hard-nosed rushing attack to get a road victory over the Blue Devils, 24-14. True freshman running back Cade Carney had 108 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns to pace Wake. Wake held Duke to 25 rushing yards and their defensive pressure gave Daniel Jones few opportunities to …
Via Duke Report
18 days ago

WATCH: Wake Forest vs Duke Football Highlights (2016)

Wake Forest vs Duke: The Demon Deacons used a stingy defense and a hard-nosed rushing attack to get a road victory over the Blue Devils, 24-14. True freshman running back Cade Carney had 108 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns to pace Wake.
Via ACC Digital Network
18 days ago

Duke Basketball Recruiting Roundup: September 9 Edition

The offseason for Duke basketball is quickly winding down. It’s only a few more weeks before the Blue Devils begin the 2016-17 season and we can focus on what’s happening on the court! This is another big upcoming period college basketball recruiting as coaches can make in-home visits and many of the top prospects are …
Via Duke Report
19 days ago
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