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More than the average draft prospect sums up Laken Tomlinson

Most football players have the nasty stigma of not being not smart; however there is a prospect named Laken Tomlinson who played his college football for the Duke Blue Devils. Yes that school that has  a dominant powerhouse in basketball and yes I am talking about its football team and a prospect that is making waves off the field as much as he is on it. What makes Laken Tomlinson...
Via EndZoneScore
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Duke DT Signee Brandon Boyce Got A New Tattoo Of The Famous Duke Chapel

Duke defensive tackle signee Brandon Boyce won’t be enrolled in Durham until May, but he’s obviously very excited to become a Blue Devil. The 5-foot-11, 255-pound prospect showed off some new ink this morning, an ornate likeness of Duke’s famous on-campus chapel.  New ink -Duke Chapel  pic.twitter.com/Q3DRYkLtGC — SUCCESS (@BoycetookFlight) April 25, 2015 The chapel...
Via College Spun
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

#1 Notre Dame Goes Down in the First Round to #6 Duke

#6 Duke vs. #1 Notre Dame (Semifinal #1) (ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship)(Mandatory Credit: Duke University) #1 Notre Dame fought to the very end but were unable to overcome a ten-goal deficit in the fourth quarter, losing to #6 Duke in the ACC semi-final game 13-8. With the win Duke secures a spot in Sunday’s championship against #3 Syracuse. In the first quarter it was all...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Duke unveils national championship banner

The Duke Blue Devils held a banquet on Thursday night, celebrating their impressive season that ended with a win over the Wisconsin Badgers in the NCAA Tournament final to claim the national championship. To celebrate the fifth national title in the school’s history, Duke unveiled the 2015 championship banner. As the banner was being raised, “We Are The Champions” was playing...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Duke Unveils 2015 National Championship Banner At Banquet

Thursday night, Duke basketball held its annual banquet – an event where the season prior is celebrated and captains for the next season are named. But 2015 was obviously a more special year than usual – the Blue Devils took home their fifth national championship after defeating Wisconsin in the NCAA title game earlier this month. As such, there was a great deal to commemorate...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke adds five eyes in the sky to watch Wallace Wade construction

Are you ever so bored you could watch grass grow?Well, Duke has something better: Now, you can watch Wallace Wade Stadium grow—live.The Blue Devils installed high-definition cameras around the construction zone, offering a live look-in from five different angles on their official athletics website. Look to the South and see a new video board go up; look to the West and check out...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Using Avery Johnson “Standard” Quote For Marketing Purposes

Former NBA point guard and head coach Avery Johnson was recently hired to take over the reins of the Alabama basketball program, which has reached just one NCAA Tournament in the past nine seasons. Johnson has a tall task ahead of him, but he has lofty goals for his new squad, saying during his introductory press conference his program will try and live up to the standard set by...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Duke’s Quinn Cook convinces girls he is J. Cole

Duke Blue Devils point guard Quinn Cook is a national champion. The success of Duke this season should have led to some increased notoriety for the 22 year old, but it turns out that he is more recognizable because of somebody he resembles. If you didn’t know, Quinn Cook looks a lot like recording artist J. Cole. So, when he shows up to a mall in Durham, it doesn’t take much...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Quinn Cook, Nolan Smith Are Roasting Each Other On Instagram

Former Duke stars Quinn Cook and Nolan Smith may be four years apart, but they’ve been best friends for quite some time – it’s well-documented at this point. And every once in a while, best friends rag on each other. Most of the time, it isn’t in public on Instagram, though. Cook and Smith, who are hanging out together this afternoon, are having an Instagram battle posting...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Derryck Thornton Spurns Kentucky, Commits to Duke

The Duke Blue Devils are the reigning national champions and they’re doing anything but basking in the glory and enjoying the moment. No, head coach Mike Krzyzewski is already thinking about next season and his getting point guard Derryck Thornton to commit to Duke proves that. According to ESPN’s Paul Biancardi, Thornton will re-up into the class of 2015 and leave Nevada’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Derryck Thornton commits to Duke Blue Devils over Kentucky and Louisville

According to ESPN’s Paul Biancardi, the Duke Blue Devils have gained the commitment of five-star point guard Derryck Thornton: Junior Derryck Thornton, the 11th overall player in the ESPN 60, has decided to re-classify up to the class of 2015 and commit to Duke to be their point guard for the 2015-16 season. He now […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Is Going To Visit With 5-Star SF Brandon Ingram For The 2nd Time In 5 Days

Duke’s men’s basketball program is really going all-out to land five-star small forward Brandon Ingram.  The Blue Devils met with the 6-foot-8, 180-pound prospect on Friday. They’re going to meet with him again, too.  Mike Krzyzewski is set to visit with Ingram on Tuesday.  After an in-home this past Friday, Duke will meet with Brandon Ingram again on Tuesday, he told ESPN...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke gets commitment from Antonio Vrankovic

The Duke Blue Devils may have lost a number of their top freshman after winning the national championship this season, but they are already reloading with new talent in the 2015 recruiting class. One player who will be coming to Duke is 6-foot-11 Antonio Vrankovic of Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a three-star recruit. Vrankovic announced on Twitter that he will...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

National Champs add interior player for 2015

Facing several departures from their reigning National Championship team, which didn’t have much depth to begin with, the Duke Blue Devils are starting to get busy on the recruiting trail. 6′-10″ center Antonio Vrankovic of Pine Crest (FL) verbally committed to Duke on Wednesday, joining top 25 prospects Chase Jeter and Luke Kennard in the class thus far. Vrankovic is ...
Via Hoopniks
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke releases ‘2015 national champions’ video

The Duke Blue Devils have released a video that will get all of the Cameron Crazies and Blue Devils faithful around the nation fired up. The university released a video that chronicles the team’s journey to winning the national championship in an epic game against Wisconsin. This will be one that Duke fans will remember for a long time. Duke won the game, 68-63, giving the university...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

When Critical Inquiry Is Unequally Applied: Duke Benefits From A National Double Standard

Now that the college basketball season is over, here’s a “hidden comparison” — no, not of team resumes (that’s before Selection Sunday), but team rosters. One team was led in every statistical category as a freshman, with three of its top four scorers in the same class. That team also boasted of nine McDonald’s All-Americans on the season-opening roster. Outside of one...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jahlil Okafor will enter 2015 NBA Draft

Well that didn’t take long. Just a few days after leading the Duke Blue Devils to an NCAA title, freshman center Jahlil Okafor has announced he will enter the 2015 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-11 All-American announced his intentions on Thursday and Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski referred to it as a “great decision.” Okafor had a phenomenal freshman season and most see him as one...
Via Rumors and Rants
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Missouri Senator Bashes Duke After They Win National Championship For No Apparent Reason

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill did a very unusual thing following the Duke Blue Devils win over the Wisconsin Badgers Monday night. For some reason she decided to take a page out of Bo Ryan's play book and bash the Blue Devils. While Ryan's comments seemed to be geared towards his opponents in general and not necessarily Duke, the Senator geared hers towards the Blue Devils.She...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bo Ryan complains about referees after loss

Coach Mike Krzyzewski was disappointed with the referees at halftime of the national championship game on Monday, and it was Bo Ryan who was really upset with the officials after the game. Ryan was interviewed by CBS’ Tracy Wolfson after his team lost 68-63 to Duke in the title game and did not waste any...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Can Be Hero Against Duke, Save Sports World From Blue Devils

Sometimes in sports, rooting against a team is just as much fun as rooting for a team. There is no greater example of that than Duke University. A Blue Devils win over Wisconsin on Monday night will represent a win for Duke students, alumni and bandwagon jumpers everywhere. A win for the Badgers, however, is a win for humanity and all that is right in the...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Four highlights: Duke vs Michigan State

The Duke Blue Devils handled Michigan State in the first game of the Final Four 81-61. We captured many of the highlights of the game through our vine and twitter accounts so here’s the collection of highlights that we captured… The first basket of the 2015 Final Four https://t.co/ihqBPra3dJ — The Student Section (@TheStudentSect) April 4, 2015 A little lingerie on the...
Via The Student Section
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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