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Duke's Bagley out Sunday with knee sprain

Marvin Bagley III, who suffered a mild right knee sprain Thursday, will miss the Duke Blue Devils' game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Sunday, as a precaution.
Via ESPN
9 days ago

BREAKING: Marvin Bagley III to Miss Tonight’s Game with Mild Knee Sprain

Duke has announced that freshman forward Marvin Bagley III will miss tonight’s game at Georgia Tech as a precautionary measure with a mild right knee sprain. Bagley, who is leading the ACC in both scoring (21.2) and rebounding (11.4), sustained the injury in the first half of Thursday’s game at North Carolina. He played 39 minutes in the game at UNC …
Via Duke Report
9 days ago

Duke vs. Georgia Tech Game Notes

Who: No. 9 Duke (19-5) vs. Georgia Tech (11-13) When: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. ET Where: Atlanta, GA / McCamish Pavilion TV: ESPN DUKE BLUE DEVILS Head Coach: Mike Krzyzewski (Army ‘69) Career Record: 1,090-335 (43rd season) Record at Duke: 1,017-276 (38th season) NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH Head Coach: Josh Pastner (Arizona ‘97) Career …
Via Duke Report
9 days ago

No. 9 Duke beats Georgia Tech to end 2-game losing streak

ATLANTA (AP) — Grayson Allen scored 23 points and No. 9 Duke beat Georgia Tech 80-69 on Sunday night to end a two-game losing streak. Held to single-digits the last two games in losses at St. John’s and North Carolina, Allen was 5 for 14 from the field, including three 3-pointers, and made all 10 of his free throws. He added six assists and four rebounds. It was the most points he...
Via MyNorthwest.com
10 days ago

Duke Basketball: Time Is The Best Thing For Blue Devils

Duke suffered an incredibly frustrating loss to UNC on Thursday night. After largely dominating the first half, the more experienced Tar Heels punched the young Blue Devils in the face to start the second half. Duke never really recovered. The frustration does not arise from this one game. While it always feels great to beat […] Duke Basketball: Time Is The Best Thing For Blue Devils...
Via Ball Durham
10 days ago

Duke Basketball: Fixing the Blue Devils Woeful Problems

After another blown lead and lack of intensity and enthusiasm in the second half, can Duke figure out their problems in time for March? There seem to be more things wrong than right today in the Duke basketball world, having fans starting to worry about the Blue Devils. Someone must assert themselves as a leader.  […] Duke Basketball: Fixing the Blue Devils Woeful Problems - Ball...
Via Ball Durham
11 days ago

WATCH: Duke vs North Carolina College Basketball Condensed Game 2018

The North Carolina Tar Heels beat the Duke Blue Devils 82-78 in their first ACC college basketball meeting of the season.
Via ACC Digital Network
11 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 9 Duke looking for answers after latest loss

The script has become too familiar for No. 9 Duke. The Blue Devils once again lost their poise, the ball and ultimately, another game. ''We've got to figure out something,'' star freshman Marvin Bagley III said.
Via AP on Yahoo
12 days ago

Carolina-Duke always lives up to the hype, even when there isn't much

Don't tell Roy Williams, Mike Krzyzewski or anyone else directly involved that North Carolina-Duke is ever "just another game."
Via ESPN
12 days ago

Duke Basketball: Blue Devils Lack Effort in 2nd Half Collapse

Duke once again forgot to show up in the beginning of the 2nd half as North Carolina took full advantage, downing the Blue Devils.  Duke was up as many as 12 points in the 1st half before Carolina cut the halftime deficit to 4, before bolting on a 16-2 run to start the 2nd half, […] Duke Basketball: Blue Devils Lack Effort in 2nd Half Collapse - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke...
Via Ball Durham
12 days ago

WATCH: Duke vs. North Carolina Basketball Highlights (2017-18)

Duke vs. North Carolina: The No. 21 Tar Heels outscored the No. 9 Blue Devils 22-8 to start the second half and held on for an 82-78 win in Chapel Hill Thursday night. Joel Berry led all scorers with 21 points and Kenny Williams dropped 20, including 6 3-pointers to pace UNC. Marvin Bagley III recorded his 18th double-double of the season, 15 points, and 16 rebounds, for Duke in the loss.
Via ACC Digital Network
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke's Trevon Duval Introduces Himself To UNC With Massive Dunk

Duke guard Trevon Duval played in his first Duke-UNC game Thursday night in Chapel Hill and proved he was ready for the challenge. In the first half, Duval dove the lane and uncorked a massive one-hand slam, an emphatic ACC Must See Moment.
Via ACC Digital Network
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke-North Carolina highlight: Trevon Duval soars for dunk to make early statement

Duval is off to an active start vs. Tar Heels and set the tone early with a big jam
Via CBSSports.com
12 days ago

No. 21 North Carolina beats No. 9 Duke 82-78 in rivalry game

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Joel Berry II scored 21 points and No. 21 North Carolina rallied from 12 down in the first half to beat No. 9 Duke 82-78 in Thursday’s renewal of the fierce rivalry. Kenny Williams made six 3-pointers and matched his career high with 20 points for the Tar Heels (18-7, 7-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who roared out of halftime with a 16-2 run that erased what...
Via MyNorthwest.com
13 days ago

Duke, North Carolina renew storied rivalry

Duke and North Carolina are not exactly sprinting into the first meeting of the season, but for one of the teams there will be the sense that much has been solved after Thursday night's game. This game won't determine the top of the pecking order in the Atlantic Coast Conference, but it still remains a major event on the college schedule. "In February every year, we're working...
Via AP on Yahoo
13 days ago

Duke vs UNC Game Notes

North Carolina Tar Heels (17-7, 6-5) vs. Duke Blue Devils (19-4, 7-3) When: February 8, 2018 Start Time: 8:00 PM Where: Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, NC THE SERIES Overall: 246th meeting; North Carolina leads, 135-110 In Durham: Duke leads, 54-47 In Chapel Hill: North Carolina leads, 62-35 At neutral sites: North Carolina leads, …
Via Duke Report
13 days ago

Duke Basketball: Expectations For Rival North Carolina

Duke’s shocking loss to St. John’s raised the red flags even further for the young Blue Devils. Duke’s defensive problems have been well documented. Turnovers and free throws have also been issues throughout the season. Coach K’s scathing comments after the game suggest the problems may go even deeper than inconsistent play. He said: “They […] Duke Basketball: Expectations For Rival...
Via Ball Durham
13 days ago

Duke Football: Blue Devils Have a Quiet Signing Day

The Blue Devils put a bow on their 16 men 2018 recruiting class, in a very quiet National Signing Day. The 16 recruits that Duke Football will bring in is the smallest class in the ACC and currently lands them the 12th best class in the 14 team ACC. Duke’s class is made up of […] Duke Football: Blue Devils Have a Quiet Signing Day - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils...
Via Ball Durham
13 days ago

UNC's Maye thriving in leading role entering Duke game

Luke Maye keeps handling everything thrown at him, from the pressure of taking a last-second shot to reach the Final Four to playing as North Carolina's new leading man. The 6-foot-8 junior has grown from one-time unheralded recruit and role player to the 21st-ranked Tar Heels' most consistent performer entering Thursday's rivalry game against No. 9 Duke. The next challenge is...
Via AP on Yahoo
13 days ago

Could North Carolina Be What Grayson Allen Needs?

Duke’s senior captain has struggled to find his shot throughout ACC play. After showing signs of breaking out of his shooting slump during a home win vs Pittsburgh and a road victory against Wake Forest, Grayson Allen struggled against the tenacious Virginia defense. Allen showed signs of life against Notre Dame going 7-12 from the […] Could North Carolina Be What Grayson Allen Needs...
Via Ball Durham
14 days ago

WATCH: Gabe DeVoe, Lonnie Walker, Gary Trent Jr. | ACC Players of the Week

Clemson's Gabe DeVoe was named ACC Player of the Week while Miami's Lonnie Walker IV and Duke's Gary Trent Jr. took Co-Rookie of the Week honors. DeVoe averaged 20.5 points per game on 60.9 percent shooting in two wins for Clemson. Walker averaged 15 points, four rebounds and three assists per game in two Miami wins. Trent Jr. tallied his first double-double and also shot 64.7 percent...
Via ACC Digital Network
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Needs Trevon Duval to be Efficient for Success

Duke finally has a true point guard on their roster, but he isn’t playing like the true point guard the Blue Devils need. Trevon Duval was excellent in the beginning part of the season, in large part to his efficiency from the floor and his lack of turnovers, two key parts of playing the point guard […] Duke Needs Trevon Duval to be Efficient for Success - Ball Durham - Ball Durham...
Via Ball Durham
15 days ago

Gary Trent, Jr. Earns Another ACC Weekly Honor

After averaging a team-best 22.0 points last week, Duke’s Gary Trent, Jr., has been named the ACC Rookie of the Week for the second time in three weeks. Trent scored 22 in both of the Blue Devils games last week, while recording his first career double-double, in leading No. 9 Duke in an ACC win over Notre …
Via Duke Report
15 days ago

Duke Basketball: Blue Devils stunned by St. John’s

  Duke basketball suffered a huge blow, being shocked by the struggling St. John’s Red Storm in the Blue Devils final non-conference regular season game. Duke basketball fans were in shock, as was much of the nation. After taking their largest lead of the game, 10, with 2:48 to go in the 1st half. The […] Duke Basketball: Blue Devils stunned by St. John’s - Ball Durham - Ball Durham...
Via Ball Durham
16 days ago
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