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Duke's Sirk hopes short-yardage experience helps as starter

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke breaks in new starting quarterbacks by a year before giving them the job by inserting them into short-yardage situations. It worked before, and Thomas Sirk hopes it works again. When preseason camp starts later this week, the redshirt junior will be the one taking the first-team snaps and replacing Anthony Boone - the winningest quarterback in Duke history...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

The College Basketball Crystal Ball – Predicting the next 20 Champs of College Basketball

College basketball fans asked the question as soon as the buzzer sounded in Indianapolis and the Duke Blue Devils won the championship, giving Mike Krzyzewski his fifth title. What was the question? “Alright, who is going to cut down the nets next year?”  Well, let’s take a look at who might win the 2016 NCAA [&hellip The post The College Basketball Crystal Ball – Predicting...
Via No Coast Bias
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Quinn Cook congratulates Duke recruit on Oak Hill transfer

Oak Hill Academy is a high school basketball powerhouse. They produce top ranked recruits and future NBA stars year after year. We can now add five-star recruit Harry Giles to that list. Giles took time to write a heartfelt message on Twitter announcing his decision to transfer to Oak Hill for his senior year. ‼️ pic.twitter.com/XCYQUmWsam — Harry Giles (@TheReal_HG3) July...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jahli Okafor back on Duke's campus

Let's be real: Jahlil Okafor went from an extreme culture of winning at Duke to an extreme culture of losing in Philadelphia. So perhaps he was craving some home cooking (figuratively and literally), as he was seen chowing down with Amile Jefferson last night at his former school:#GloryDays
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jahlil Okafor Is Back Hanging And Eating With Duke Teammates Tonight

It looks like All-American and No. 2 overall NBA Draft pick Jahlil Okafor is back hanging out with his old Duke teammates tonight.  #Dukefam @JahlilOkafor enjoying a team meal with fellow national champ @amilejefferson and squad. pic.twitter.com/vxbcUxB4tk — Duke Basketball (@dukeblueplanet) July 28, 2015 It also looks like Amile Jefferson is wearing a shirt commemorating the...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: A Duke Fan Gets A New Custom License Plate Every Time The Blue Devils Win A National Title

When Duke’s men’s basketball program won its fifth national championship under Mike Krzyzewski this past spring, it was time for the following car to get a new license plate.  The driver of this Subaru Outback gets a new custom license plate every time the Blue Devils win a national title.  Here they are:  # 5 and Kounting pic.twitter.com/HoNr1uOVm6 — Brad Allen Cleary...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Incoming Duke Freshman Brandon Ingram Has Hops For Days, Jumps ABOVE Backboard

Coach Krzyzewski has kicked up his recruiting efforts the last few seasons in response to all the stockpiling Kentucky does with one-and-done talent. The new focus paid off for Coach K last season as the Duke Blue Devils cut down the nets en route to a national title. Of the new crop of recruits Duke is [&hellip The post Incoming Duke Freshman Brandon Ingram Has Hops For Days...
Via No Coast Bias
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Quinn Cook still shocked Duke won national championship

The Duke Blue Devils won their fifth national championship more than three months ago, but there are still people who can’t believe they did. That includes former Blue Devil guard Quinn Cook, who is graduated and now a member of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. College Spun shared Cook’s tweet from Thursday afternoon that proves even players sometimes can’t fathom the idea...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke releases awesome video of national championship run

You can never really get tired of seeing a team celebrating its national championship. The Duke Blue Devils are still overjoyed about their national championship they won back in April and they showed by releasing a documentary type video that chronicled their road to the title. GoDuke.com shared the eight-episode series about the championship run. The documentary starts off with...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke PG Quinn Cook Still Can’t Believe The Blue Devils Won The National Title

It has been more than three months since Duke captured the 2015 NCAA Tournament championship, but the accomplishment still hasn’t sunken in for guard Quinn Cook.  Cook, who has graduated and is eyeing a pro career, tweeted this earlier this afternoon.  We really won the National Championship this year. Like we really won the whole thing. 2015 Blue Devils are Champions forever...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Quinn Cook and Amile Jefferson Were Back At Duke, Posed In Front Of National Champions Poster

It’s never too soon to reminisce about a national championship.  Quinn Cook and Amile Jefferson did that today.  The former Duke stars were back on campus, where they posed in front of their national championship poster.    Surprise visit from the national champ @qcook323! With his co-captain @amilejefferson. Please like if you enjoyed the national . A photo posted by...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Duke freshman Luke Kennard has sick hops

The Duke Blue Devils are just about ready to defend their 2015 national championship. They will have to do it with almost an entirely new squad. The team returns Grayson Allen, Amile Jefferson, and Marshall Plumlee as the guys with the most experience. The rest of the squad will be true freshmen. Duke’s biggest acquisition was Parade National Player of the Year Luke Kennard. He...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Football to rename field after $13 million gift

In another example of the rich getting richer, the Duke University Athletics Department has announced that they have received a gift of $13 million from an alumnus and his wife. Duke president Richard H. Brodhead announced on Friday that Blue Devil alum Steve Brooks and his wife, Eileen, have committed the sizable donation to the athletic department, and as a result, the Duke Board...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball: Blue Devils land Jason Tatum

He has not yet played a game in Cameron Indoor Stadium, but he already has Duke Basketball fans rejoicing.  He also isn’t old enough to vote. Jason Tatum, a 17-year-old rising senior from St. Louis, MO, announced at Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball (EYBL) Peach Jam Tournament that he will be heading east after the conclusion of his high school career in order to play for Duke and...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke’s Kingdom For A Bowl Win: The Blue Devils Seek A Piece Of Heaven

You can hate the proliferation of bowl games all you want, but for some teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision, a bowl game means a lot more than meets the eye. Sure, Michigan does not much care about the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Oklahoma — it is clear — did not care at all about the Russell Athletic Bowl last December. Many programs aspire to certain levels of excellence, and...
Via The Student Section
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 35 — Duke

Duke Blue Devils 2014 Record: 9-4 overall, 5-3 ACC (lost to Arizona State in the Sun Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Will The Devils Win 9 Games for the Third Year in a Row? After two decades of futility, Duke football set a school record last year by winning nine games for the second straight season. With that in mind, the only logical question to ask is, “Can the Devils do it again...
Via Bloguin Best
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 35 — Duke

Duke Blue Devils 2014 Record: 9-4 overall, 5-3 ACC (lost to Arizona State in the Sun Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Will The Devils Win 9 Games for the Third Year in a Row? After two decades of futility, Duke football set a school record last year by winning nine games for the second straight season. With that in mind, the only logical question to ask is, “Can the Devils do it again...
Via The Student Section
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Unveils New “The Champs are Here” Video

The Duke Blue Devils' celebration tour continues with another hype video.
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nolan Smith trolls UNC player over top Duke prospect

Jayson Tatum, a top recruit for the class of 2016, was expected to commit to the Duke Blue Devils sometime on Monday morning. That news got out and one North Carolina Tar Heel was not very happy about it. College Spun shared the tweet that UNC player Kendall Marshall posted in response to the rumor and it was pretty apparent that he would not be welcoming Tatum with open arms when...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Five-Star Commit Jayson Tatum Recruiting Five-Star F Harry Giles

The Duke Blue Devils get their talent to recruit more talent. It's a cycle.
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-star forward Jayson Tatum commits to Duke

Class of 2016 five-star small forward Jayson Tatum, out of Chaminade College Prep in Saint Louis, has committed to the Duke Blue Devils. SI.com reported Tatum’s decision. Tatum is Duke’s first Class of 2016 commit and brings a strong mid-range scoring game to the table. He has the size for his position at 6-foot-8, 190 pounds and once he bulks up, he could become an elite defender...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nation’s No. 1 Recruit Harry Giles Could Follow Jayson Tatum If He Commits To Duke

One of the nation’s top recruits, five-star small forward Jayson Tatum, is announcing his college decision today. Duke is the likely landing spot, according to multiple reports.  Tatum isn’t the only elite player who could be reeled in by Mike Krzyzewski.  According to Adam Zagoria, five-star power forward Harry Giles, the No. 1 recruit in the 2016 class, might follow Tatum...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumors: 5-star recruit Harry Giles to Duke

The Duke Blue Devils basketball recruiting strategy has been a hot topic of discussion in recent years as head coach Mike Krzyzewski has changed from his standard four year players to top level talent no matter their NBA aspirations. This new approach has already paid dividends for Coach K and now reports have surfaced that five-star recruit Harry Giles will wind up a Blue Devil...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke has big momentum on the recruiting trail

It is not surprising that a lot of college recruits are mentioning the Duke Blue Devils right now. Mike Krzyzewski won his fifth national championship with the team last season as well as gaining his 1000th career win in 2015. The team also sent three players to the NBA in the first round of the Draft in June. SNY.tv basketball insider Adam Zagoria saying that multiple recruits are...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball: NBA predictions for Okafor, Winslow, Jones

Two weeks have passed since the freshman trio of Jahlil Okafor, Justice Winslow and Tyus Jones heard their names called at the 2015 NBA Draft in Brooklyn, New York.  It was the second time in the history of Duke Basketball that the university had at least three players drafted in the first round of an NBA Draft with the only other occurrence being in 1999 when four players were...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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