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ACC Countdown: No. 3 Duke

Duke shocked the ACC universe last year by taking the Coastal Division crown. Even though it's been written off as a fluke by some, the Blue Devils -- who return much of their roster from last season -- are eager to prove that it isn't. David Cutcliffe enters Year 7 of his tenure at Duke with his program-building plan already having paid off in a big way. But how will the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What if ... Duke had fired Mike Krzyzewski?

Drop a pebble in the water; just a splash and it’s gone; But there’s half a hundred ripples circling on and on and on, Spreading, spreading from the center, flowing on out to the sea. And there’s no way of telling where the end is going to be. -- James W. Foley Tom Butters won’t even pretend he knew the ripple effect he would create when, 34 years ago, he hired...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke TE Braxton Deaver serving a suspension as camp begins

Duke’s starting TE Braxton Deaver is missing the start of camp because he is serving a suspension.  Head coach David Cutcliffe shared, “Braxton is not going to join us until (Saturday) August 9. “He’s doing a few things to satisfy me, which I expect to be done in a timely manner. He should be finished with those things and ready to go and in great spirits and attitude by...
Via NCAA Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Hoops Prospect Chase Jeter Commits to Duke

Coach K and his Duke Blue Devils have just landed their second top five recruit for the 2015 class in center Chase Jeter. Five-star prospect Chase Jeter has verbally committed to Duke. That gives the Blue Devils two five-stars in the Class of 2015. — Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) August 5, 2014 Jeter, a 6’11” big man out of Nevada currently ranked #10 in his recruiting class...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Standout big man Chase Jeter announces for Duke

6′-10″ power forward Chase Jeter of Bishop Gorman (NV) announced for the Duke Blue Devils over Arizona, Kansas, Oregon, UCLA and UNLV, on ESPNU on Monday. Jeter made his announcement at the adidas Nations event in Long Beach, California. Jeter, a top-10 prospect, joins top-25 wing Luke Kennard as two early pledges to Duke in their 2015 recruiting class. Jeter ...
Via Hoopniks
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke lands 2015 top recruit Chase Jeter

Chase Jeter, a 6-foot-10 power forward prospect from Las Vegas, Nevada, who is ranked 13th overall in the country for the class of 2015 by ESPN, had narrowed his collegiate decision down to six schools – four of which are on the west coast. But in the end, he decided to head all the way to North Carolina to play for Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils. Jeter, after putting...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Duke Basketball Newcomers Try On Their Blue Devils Uniforms For The First Time

Duke’s 2013-14 men’s basketball season ended quite abruptly. The Blue Devils, as a No. 3 seed, fell to No. 14 seed Mercer in the NCAA Tournament 2nd Round, 78-71.  Mike Krzyzewski’s program obviously has higher hopes for the 2014-15 campaign. The Blue Devils should be a top 10 team based on the talent they return on the elite recruiting class they bring in.  Members of that...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Grant Hill Donates $1.25M to Duke

Grant Hill is Duke University and the former All American recently made a nice donation to his alma mater.  Hill according to ESPN.com, donated $1.25 million to the university. Of the seven-figure sum donated by Hill and his wife, Tamia, $250,000 will be used to support the Annual Fund for the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and the rest will be used to upgrade Duke’s athletic...
Via Thacover2
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Duke guard Thornton joins Marquette staff

Former Duke guard Tyler Thornton will join Steve Wojciechowski's staff at Marquette as a graduate assistant, the first-year head coach announced Monday. Thornton, who just completed a psychology degree at Duke, will enroll in the communications graduate program at Marquette. "I am extremely excited to have Tyler join our staff," Wojciechowski said. "He is a tireless...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke’s Hud Mellencamp - son of John Mellencamp facing more legal charges

Duke walk-on defensive back Hud Mellencamp, 20—the son of rockstar John Mellencamp—is facing a misdemeanor charge for illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage. The charge was filed on July 10 with the Monroe (Ind.) County clerk’s office, the Indianapolis Star reported. An initial hearing on the case is scheduled for Sept. 25 in Monroe Circuit Court. This is Mellencamp’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Krzyzewski has great response on whether he’d trade for Kevin Love

Coach K says he’d trade for Kevin Love right now Like seemingly everyone these days, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was asked his opinion on Kevin Love and whether he would trade for him. During an interview with John Feinstein of CBS Sports radio, Coach K gave possibly the best response yet. Krzyzewski said that he would make the trade right away without any hesitation. Via CBS Sports...
Via Pass The Pill
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke Unveils New Uniforms Featuring Black Helmet With Chrome Decal

The Duke Blue Devils unveiled new football uniforms for the 2014-2015 season on Monday. I guess when you win your division in the ACC, this is one of the perks. The uniforms aren’t anything too special or crazy, but the new black helmet with a blue chrome decal is pretty awesome. [@PhilHecken] [@DukeFBEquipment] The post Duke Unveils New Uniforms Featuring Black Helmet With Chrome...
Via Diehardsport
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Heirs of 'The Duke' Suing Duke University Over Bourbon Naming Rights

What's in a name? If you ask people from Duke University an awful lot. So much in fact that they are concerned that if the heirs of 'The Duke'--John Wayne--go forward with their plans to name a line of alcoholic beverage after the famous actor people will be confused.Yes, they actually think people will confuse a whiskey with named 'Duke' with a picture of John...
Via FatManWriting
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke’s Parker still weighing his options

The college basketball season concluded a week ago with UConn’s national title triumph over Kentucky, so naturally many fans and observers have begun to shift their attention toward next season. This time of the year is one in which some of the dominoes begin to fall, and the pieces of the puzzle are put into place. Fans and supporters of power programs across the country typically...
Via In The Neutral Zone
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Jabari Parker done at Duke?

Will Jabari Parker return to Duke next year?46% 46%Overall Score Reader Rating: (0 Votes)0%NCAA Tournament – Since the Duke Blue Devils were just eliminated by Mercer 78-71, in the NCAA Tournament, its brings up a loaded...
Via Sports Mockery
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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