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Jayson Tatum Named ACC Freshman of the Week

Duke freshman Jayson Tatum has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Freshman of the Week. Tatum was recognized as the league’s freshman honoree for second week in a row and the third time this season. Tatum was the catalyst for Duke wins at No. 14 Virginia and at home over Wake Forest, averaging 23.5 …
Via Duke Report
10 hours ago

Duke freshman Jayson Tatum has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Freshman of the Week. Tatum was recognized as the league’s freshman honoree for second week in a row and the third time this season. Tatum was the catalyst for Duke wins at No. 14 Virginia and at home over Wake Forest, averaging 23.5 …
Via Duke Report
10 hours ago

Tatum Earns Second Straight ACC Freshman of the Week Honor

For the second consecutive week, Blue Devil forward Jayson Tatum was named the Atlantic Coast Conference freshman of the week after great performances. Duke forward Jayson Tatum has starred for the Blue Devils and recently shown vast improvements on the court. The Atlantic Coast Conference honored Tatum’s dominant performances last week by naming him the conference’s […] Tatum...
Via Ball Durham
10 hours ago

Blue Devils Knock Off Miami in Final Home Game

Duke Women’s Basketball will finish the 2016-17 regular season undefeated at home in Cameron Indoor Stadium after defeating No. 16 Miami in an 83-70 win. The Blue Devils completed a perfect home record going 16-0 in Cameron Indoor Stadium after beating Miami 83-70 Sunday afternoon. Duke earned a tough victory and was able to honor senior […] Blue Devils Knock Off Miami in Final...
Via Ball Durham
13 hours ago

WATCH: Miami vs. Duke Women's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Miami vs. Duke: In a matchup of ACC powers, the No.13 Blue Devils took care of the visiting No.16 Hurricanes, 83-70. Lexie Brown was on all afternoon, as she drained four 3-pointers on her way to 28 points to lead the Blue Devils. Adrienne Motley scored 23 points for the Canes
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

Can Duke Basketball find consistency on both ends?

Having notched seven straight wins and a big victory on the road against Virginia, the Duke Blue Devils seem to be in the midst of a renaissance. With a much-needed solid pair of performances from freshmen bigs Harry Giles and Marques Bolden against Virginia and the spectacular play of fellow freshman and wing Jayson Tatum, Duke has appeared more well-rounded than they have all season...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke Basketball: Special Moment For Jeff Capel's Father As Honorary Coach

Duke associate head coach Jeff Capel's father, Jeff Capel Jr., was recently diagnosed with ALS and Coach K decided to have him join the team as an honorary coach in their game against Wake Forest. Listen to Coach K talk about the emotional night for the Capel family and how happy he was for this all to come together.
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

Blue Devils Hold On to Win Another Tight Game vs. Wake Forest

For the second time this season Duke Basketball went down to the wire and pulled out a tough conference win against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The Blue Devils earned a hard-fought 99-94 win over Wake Forest to win their seventh straight game. Duke Basketball defeated the Demon Deacons in a thrilling 85-83 victory on the road […] Blue Devils Hold On to Win Another Tight Game...
Via Ball Durham
2 days ago

NCAA Tournament Odds 2017: Duke Favored To Win Tourney

With the college basketball season winding down, all eyes are starting to focus on the 2017 NCAA Tournament. While the field has yet to be set, the oddsmakers are beginning to analyze the potential teams and have pinned the Duke Blue Devils as the favorites to come away with the national title. Duke has 5-to-1 odds, according to Bovada, while Gonzaga and Kansas follow closely behind...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago

Blue Devils Kick Off 2017 Season Against Top 10 Opponent

Duke Baseball will begin their 2017 season this week competing in the Sanderson Ford Spring Training College Classic in Arizona. The Duke baseball program will start the season on the road in the Sanderson Ford Spring Training College Baseball Classic. The season-opening tournament will feature the Blue Devils competing against Oregon State, Gonzaga, and Indiana. The […] Blue...
Via Ball Durham
4 days ago

Duke vs Virginia Highlights, W 65-55

The No.12 Blue Devils overcame a tough 1st half to win a big game on the road versus the No.14 Cavaliers, 65-55. Duke freshman Jason Tatum led the second half surge as he would finish with 28 points, hitting 6-7 from beyond the arc. London Perrantes finished with 14 points to lead Virginia. Video
Via Duke Report
4 days ago

Tatum leads No. 12 Duke past No. 14 Virginia, 65-55

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Jayson Tatum scored 21 of his 28 points in the second half and No. 12 Duke pulled away late to beat No. 14 Virginia 65-55 on Wednesday night, the surging Blue Devils' sixth victory in a row. Tatum hit three 3-pointers as the shot clock approached 0:00 in the second half, all coming after the Cavaliers pulled within 43-42. Luke Kennard added 16 points...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach K calls victory over Clemson Duke’s ‘best win’

Coach K sees some positive signs from his Duke Blue Devils. In fact, he called Saturday’s victory over Clemson the team’s “best win” of the season.Here’s what the Duke head coach had to say after his team held off Clemson late to win 64-62. Duke is now 20-5 and has won five in a row, including victories at Notre Dame and against rival North Carolina. That’s a big improvement...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennard, No. 18 Duke hold on to beat Clemson 64-62

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Luke Kennard scored 25 points and No. 18 Duke held on to beat Clemson 64-62 on Saturday. Playing less than 48 hours after an emotion-draining victory over No. 8 North Carolina on Thursday night, the Blue Devils (20-5, 8-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) blew a 14-point lead in the second half and needed a stop at the buzzer to seal their fifth straight victory. Shelton...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't write off the Duke Blue Devils just yet

Not too long ago, head coach Mike Krzyzewski was taking a leave of absence, star guard Grayson Allen was getting himself suspended, and former national-title favorite Duke was suffering through a stretch of three losses in four games. A couple weeks later, it's fair to say we might have overreacted in declaring the Blue Devils to be toast.On Thursday, Duke posted an impressive,...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

Grayson Allen fouls out against North Carolina

After all the incidents he’s been involved in in the past, it’s no surprise why some officials aren’t giving Duke guard Grayson Allen the benefit of the doubt when it comes to 50-50 calls.Allen fouled out of Thursday night’s game against UNC, and that was unfortunate, because he had already scored 25 points and was having a big game. The fourth foul he was called for was...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC fan dresses up as Duke’s Grayson Allen, trips people around campus

Thursday night will feature one of college basketball’s greatest rivalries: North Carolina vs. Duke.The No. 8 Tar Heels will travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the No. 18 Blue Devils.In preparation for the highly anticipated matchup, one UNC fan decided to troll Duke’s most polarizing player, Grayson Allen.Allen has built a reputation as being one of the dirtiest players...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach K will return to coaching Duke on Saturday against Pittsburgh

Mike Krzyzewski has been absent from Duke’s sidelines since he underwent back surgery on January 6. On Saturday — just about a month after he went under the knife– Krzyzewski will be back on the bench when his Blue Devils host Pittsburgh at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Duke first “announced” Coach K’s return through this cryptic tweet: #HereComesDuke pic.twitter.com/Dxll7aqlPN...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

College athletes at private schools should be considered employees, according to NLRB

The National Labor Relations Board struck a big blow for college athletes on Wednesday. Well, not for all college athletes. But the ruling could ignite a big change, particularly in college football, where the debate over whether or not to pay athletes has been consistently argued.According to a memorandum sent from the NLRB’s general counsel, Richard F. Griffin, to the board...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Grayson Allen accused of tripping another opponent

Grayson Allen is apparently never going to stop.During Duke’s win over Notre Dame Monday night, Allen was once again accused of trying to intentionally trip or stomp on an opponent. The play came in the second half when he was being closely defended by Fighting Irish guard Temple Gibbs. It’s unclear if Allen actually made contact with Gibbs or if Gibbs flopped, but something...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Krzyzewski Reportedly Bans Players From Locker Room, Wearing Duke Apparel

The 2016-17 Duke Blue Devils just can’t stop tripping over themselves. Yes, we mean that in the literal sense with Grayson Allen, but also as a description of how the team has fared so far in Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Blue Devils already have four conference losses, their latest of which came at home Monday against North Carolina State. No. 17 Duke (15-5) suddenly is...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach K bans Duke players from locker room, forbids them to wear Duke apparel

The Duke Blue Devils are in a slump right now, having lost three of their last four games, and head coach Mike Krzyzewski is not happy about it. And being that Coach K takes a hands-on approach to his job, rather than sitting idle, he’s taking action. He took a leave of absence last month to undergo back surgery, and the team is 2-3 since he’s been gone. So since he won’t be...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach K bans players from locker room, wearing team gear

Mike Krzyzewski is disgusted with what he has seen from his team since the Duke coach took a leave of absence to undergo back surgery, and he has decided to take some drastic measures to send a message.According to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Goodman and Dana O’Neil, Coach K called a meeting at his house Tuesday night — the day after Duke’s 84-82 home loss to NC State — and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Grayson Allen slapped after getting tangled with Donovan Mitchell

Grayson Allen was in the middle of another incident with an opposing player, although this time he appeared to be a victim. The Duke junior guard got tangled with Louisville’s Donovan Mitchell during Saturday’s game between the two programs. Allen was lightly slapped in the face by Mitchell after they went to the ground: GIF: Grayson Allen grabs a Louisville player's arm...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Florida State coach: Allen did not intentionally shove me

Grayson Allen has developed a reputation for being one of the dirtiest players in college basketball, and he was accused of more of the same antics in Tuesday night’s loss to Florida State. However, the alleged victim claims Allen is being wrongly accused this time around. Allen jumped into the Florida State bench area while trying to save a ball from going out of bounds in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss
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