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Duke vs. Virginia: Game Preview

Duke has a good football team these days.  Eight years ago, that was the first definition in the dictionary under "unthinkable."  Right underneath was the idea that any ACC team might lose five out of six to them.  And let's be honest: I'm still not used to it.  The good news is, if we lose again, we can walk out muttering "just wait til basketball...
Via SCACC Hoops
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Mike Krzyzewski Awarded The Marshall Medal By The Association Of The U.S. Army

Few people can claim to have a list of awards that stacks up with Duke head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, between his four NCAA Championships, three Naismith Coach of the Year awards, and two Olympic gold medals. Today, however, Coach K received an award that may trump them all: the George Catlett Marshall Medal, the highest honor awarded by the Association of the United States...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN: How will Coach K handle the Tyus Jones/Quinn Cook PG situation?

ESPN has an article with big questions as the college basketball season is now less than a month away.  One question raised is how Coach K will handle his point guard situation. Icon Sportswire, Getty Images Mike Krzyzewski has a great problem. Quinn Cook, a senior point guard who has been a member of three Blue Devils teams that reached the NCAA tournament, returns to lead...
Via SCACC Hoops
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke looks to extend recent dominance of Virginia

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Even during Duke's worst years under David Cutcliffe, the Blue Devils could always count on beating Virginia. Doing it again would help give Duke the early edge for another trip to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. Receiver Jamison Crowder on Tuesday struggled to explain the Blue Devils' recent dominance in the series, saying the schools...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Duke Blue Devils Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
Via Athlon Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Blue Devils at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Boone, Sirk lead Duke past No. 22 Ga Tech 31-25

ATLANTA (AP) Anthony Boone threw for 123 yards and a touchdown, Josh Sneed rushed for 102 yards and score, and Duke snapped a 10-year losing streak against Georgia Tech by beating the No. 22 Yellow Jackets 31-25 Saturday. Backup quarterback Thomas Sirk had a couple of short TD runs for the Blue Devils (5-1, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won in Atlanta for the first time since...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 22 Ga Tech looks to stay unbeaten against Duke

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech has positioned itself to have a special season. To keep it going, the No. 22 Yellow Jackets must get past Duke, a team that knows a thing or two about making an unexpected run to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. One of only 10 unbeaten teams left in the Football Bowl Subdivision, Georgia Tech (5-0, 2-0 ACC) puts its perfect record on the...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Duke Blue Devils Basketball Preview

Duke will once again be one of the top teams in the nation.  Quite frankly, that hasn't been enough the past few seasons for Duke though.  Postseason success as eluded the Blue Devils recently with 2 of the last 3 seasons ending in first round losses.  Mike Krzyzewski will have plenty of talent on the roster to try to turn things around though.  The key will be how well he...
Via SCACC Hoops
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Duke Blue Devils: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Saturday the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will host the Duke Blue Devils in a match-up of two ACC schools. No. 22 Georgia Tech (5-0) has started strong as has unranked Duke (4-1). Coverage of the game between Duke and Georgia Tech will air on GamePlan and ESPN3 beginning at 12:30 pm ET from Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, GA. The Odds: Georgia Tech is a 3.5 point favorite...
Via Tireball.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke's slow motion dunk contest is cool

When you think about a Mike Krzyzewski ran practice, a dunk contest probably isn’t what you envision. Yesterday was an exception, however. During Duke’s first day of practice, Coach K allowed his guys to have some fun. Freshmen Justice Winslow and Grayson Allen were a couple of the guys featured. Junior Marshall Plumlee displayed his athletic ability as well.
Via BlackSportsOnline
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke University & The Duke Are Done Fighting Over A Bottle Of Bourbon

The estate of John Wayne has been hard at work trying to protect the legacy of the western movie actor as a hard fighting, two...
Via COED
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball Names Amile Jefferson And Quinn Cook Captains For 2014-15 Season

Duke basketball features an extremely young, but talented roster this season. Quinn Cook is the team’s only scholarship senior, while Amile Jefferson is one of three juniors on the roster. Those two veterans will serve as team captains this season for Mike Krzyzewski.    Cook averaged 11.6 points per game and led the Blue Devils with 4.4 assists per game last season, while Jefferson...
Via College Spun
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes hold off Blue Devils

Miami Gardens, Fla. — With the Hurricanes in desperate need of a victory, they delivered just that Saturday night, upending last year’s Coastal Division champions. It was an energetic sideline all night as Miami (3-2, 1-1 ACC) circled the wagons, winning a key ACC matchup going into next week’s road game at Georgia Tech. The defense stood tall, allowing 264 total yards and...
Via CaneInsider
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Undefeated Duke poses challenge for Miami in ACC Coastal showdown

Time: 7:30 p.m. Saturday TV: ESPN2 Although the Miami Hurricanes (2-2) have dropped a pair of road games to open the 2014 season, they return to Sun Life Stadium this Saturday with plenty at stake. The Duke Blue Devils (4-0) visit for the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division opener for both teams. Miami is 0-1 in the ACC after losing to Louisville on Sept. 1. Following back...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke gets its first test, traveling to face an angry Miami team

DURHAM, N.C. -- When the dust settled over Wallace Wade Stadium last year, Duke had beaten Miami 48-30. An 18-point win over a team with the history the Hurricanes have was certainly significant. But the 18-point final margin was a little bit deceiving. It was a back-and-forth game for much of the first three quarters, and Miami even led 17-7 after the first quarter. The Hurricanes...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2 pick-6s help Duke rout Tulane 47-13

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Bryon Fields and fourth-string running back Joseph Ajeigbe each returned interceptions for touchdowns in Duke's 47-13 rout of Tulane on Saturday. Anthony Boone, Josh Snead, Thomas Sirk and Shaun Wilson each had short scoring runs. They helped the Blue Devils (4-0) extend their best start since the 1994 team opened with seven straight wins. Boone finished 15...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach K at Duke football game with USA Basketball shirt on

Let’s start with the things we already know: Mike Krzyzewski is the head coach of the Duke Blue Devils men’s basketball team. Mike Krzyzewski is the head coach is the head of the USA Basketball team. Recently, there have been questions about whether or not Krzyzewski is using Team USA as a showcase for himself and the Duke program. Krzyzewski thinks that it’s utterly ridiculous...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke not looking past Tulane with Miami ahead

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke insists it won't get caught looking past Tulane. There won't be any peeking ahead to next week's game at Miami because coach David Cutcliffe says his Blue Devils have improved but aren't yet good enough to overlook anyone. Duke (3-0) expects to have its full focus on the Green Wave (1-2) on Saturday in its final nonconference game before taking...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Krzyzewski: Coaching US is no unfair edge at Duke

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Mike Krzyzewski says his side job as coach of U.S. national team does not give him an unfair advantage at Duke. Krzyzewski met with media in Durham Thursday for the first time since leading the Americans to the gold medal at the Basketball World Cup in Spain. He fired back at critics who have suggested he uses his connections to the U.S. team for self-serving reasons...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Krzyzewski: ‘It’s utterly ridiculous’ to say that USA Basketball is a showcase for he and Duke

On Monday, Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski pulled no punches when discussed who he believed was really gaining anything from USA Basketball. Wojnarowski argued that the NBA should’ve already pulled its NBA stars from international competition and only Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke program are benefiting from having NBA stars win Gold in every tournament. Of course, this was the topic...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski argues that USA Basketball is just a showcase for Mike Krzyzewski and Duke

While you were knee deep in NFL football games on Sunday, the US team won the gold in the FIBA World Cup. The players involved celebrated the win, but many of us did not care to watch any of it. So that prompted Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski to ask a very interesting question: who is truly benefiting from NBA players risking injury to play for the US team? In Wojnarowski’s mind...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Duke throttles Kansas, freshman RB sets rushing record

DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke (3-0) has cruised most of this season, and they made their first Power 5 opponent -- Kansas -- look as inferior as their first two opponents in a 41-3 dominating victory. The Blue Devils are now 3-0 for the first time since 1994. Oh, and it was Duke's first win against a Big 12 opponent in program history, too. As ACC pundits search for a Coastal Division...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilson runs for 245 yards; Duke routs Kansas

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Freshman Shaun Wilson rushed for a school-record 245 yards with three long touchdowns and Duke routed Kansas 41-3 on Saturday. Wilson scored on runs of 69, 68 and 45 yards while breaking Robert Baldwin's 20-year-old single-game record for the Blue Devils (3-0). Anthony Boone threw two TD passes to Max McCaffrey for Duke, which scored the first three times...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jayhawks fall behind fast in 41-3 loss to Duke

DURHAM, N.C. -- Freshman Shaun Wilson rushed for a school-record 245 yards with three long touchdowns and Duke routed Kansas 41-3 on Saturday. Wilson scored on runs of 69, 68 and 45 yards while breaking Robert Baldwin's 20-year-old single-game record for the Blue Devils (3-0). Anthony Boone threw two TD passes to Max McCaffrey for Duke, which scored the first three times it touched...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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