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Duke the preseason pick to win ACC championship

  Armed with a talented freshman class, Duke is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference. Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils received 41 of 65 first-place votes from media members at Wednesday's league media day, outdistancing North Carolina, ACC newcomer Louisville and reigning champion Virginia atop the standings. Duke returns upperclassmen Quinn Cook, Amile...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

FSU picked eighth, Miami 10th in preseason ACC basketball selections

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Armed with a talented freshman class, Duke is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference. Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils received 41 of 65 first-place votes from media members at Wednesday's league media day, outdistancing North Carolina, ACC newcomer Louisville and reigning champion Virginia atop the standings. Duke returns upperclassmen...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

FSU picked eighth, Miami 10th in preseason ACC basketball selections

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Armed with a talented freshman class, Duke is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference. Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils received 41 of 65 first-place votes from media members at Wednesday's league media day, outdistancing North Carolina, ACC newcomer Louisville and reigning champion Virginia atop the standings. Duke returns upperclassmen...
Via Fox Sports Florida
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Duke picked as ACC preseason favorite

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Armed with a talented freshman class, Duke is the preseason favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference. Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils received 41 of 65 first-place votes from media members at Wednesday's league media day, outdistancing North Carolina, ACC newcomer Louisville and reigning champion Virginia atop the standings. Duke returns upperclassmen...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Duke picked ACC preseason favorite; Paige, Okafor claim honors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (theACC.com)– Duke will enter the 2014-15 season as the Atlantic Coast Conference favorite, according to a vote of media in attendance at the league’s annual “Operation Basketball.” The Blue Devils, who return guards Quinn Cook and Rasheed Sulaimon, along with starting forward Amile Jefferson from last year’s team that finished 26-9 and tied for third...
Via SCACC Hoops
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canes picked to finish 10th out of 15 teams in ACC preseason men's basketball poll

The Miami Hurricanes men's basketball team has been picked to finish 10th out of 15 teams in the ACC preseason poll released on Wednesday afternoon. Duke was picked as the ACC preseason favorite for the 15th time in  the 46-year history of the poll, and the 14th time under current head coach Mike Krzyzewski. The Blue Devils were also tabbed as the favorite prior to last season...
Via Eye on the U
17 hours ago

Early Basketball Opponents Preview: Duke

Since we don’t know who the opponents in the rest of the Battle 4 Atlantis will be, and since I selfishly wanted to get to this match-up we jump to the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Duke visits the Kohl Center on December 3with an 8:30 p.m. tip-off. School: Duke Blue Devils Location: Durham, North Carolina Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference Undergrad Enrollment: 6,495 2013-14 record...
Via Madtown Badgers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What I Observed from Duke & Their Countdown to Craziness

It’s very clear that the Duke Blue Devils has two really good shooters in Quinn Cook and Rasheed Sulaimon and that Sulaimon is probably the best scoring guard on the team.  His defense is much improved and going against freshman Tyus Jones in practice is good for Sheed as well as Jones. Sheed may be […] The post What I Observed from Duke & Their Countdown to Craziness appeared...
Via Outside Analysis
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside Duke Basketball practice notes 10/17/14

I was fortunate enough to get to attend Duke's practice this afternoon, thanks to my brother who hooked me up.  I'll give a player by player rundown in a moment, but first, it's always impressive to see how well Duke's practices are run.  We were there as part of the Inside Duke Basketball event put on by the Emily K Center.  As we entered we were handed a practice...
Via SCACC Hoops
12 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN: How will Coach K handle the Tyus Jones/Quinn Cook PG situation?

ESPN has an article with big questions as the college basketball season is now less than a month away.  One question raised is how Coach K will handle his point guard situation. Icon Sportswire, Getty Images Mike Krzyzewski has a great problem. Quinn Cook, a senior point guard who has been a member of three Blue Devils teams that reached the NCAA tournament, returns to lead...
Via SCACC Hoops
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Duke Blue Devils Basketball Preview

Duke will once again be one of the top teams in the nation.  Quite frankly, that hasn't been enough the past few seasons for Duke though.  Postseason success as eluded the Blue Devils recently with 2 of the last 3 seasons ending in first round losses.  Mike Krzyzewski will have plenty of talent on the roster to try to turn things around though.  The key will be how well he...
Via SCACC Hoops
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball Names Amile Jefferson And Quinn Cook Captains For 2014-15 Season

Duke basketball features an extremely young, but talented roster this season. Quinn Cook is the team’s only scholarship senior, while Amile Jefferson is one of three juniors on the roster. Those two veterans will serve as team captains this season for Mike Krzyzewski.    Cook averaged 11.6 points per game and led the Blue Devils with 4.4 assists per game last season, while Jefferson...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Duke's Jones: 'Never a rivalry' with senior Cook

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke freshman point guard Tyus Jones says he and veteran Quinn Cook ''don't look at it as a competition.'' The highly touted recruit could beat out Cook when the season gets started in a few months. In an interview with The Associated Press, Jones says it's ''never a rivalry'' because ''we all have one goal in mind...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke Basketball: Why Justise Winslow is the one to watch

At the start of next year, Justise Winslow will take the backseat to other freshman stars Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, but it is Winslow may be the biggest key to Duke’s success. Winslow is a 6-6 lefty SF looking to bolster Duke basketball’s number one ranked recruiting class for the upcoming season. Winslow impressed at St. John’s high school in Houston where he displayed his...
Via isportsweb.com
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Duke Basketball team gets their first recruit for the 2015-16 season

The Duke Basketball team continues to get top recruits, and they have one already for the 2015-16 season.  Luke Kennard is the first recruit signed for the Blue Devils.  He is a 6-foot-5 guard from Franklin Ohio.  He was Mr. Ohio and the Gatorade player of the year for the state.  That makes this year’s Gatorade players of the year from the state of Texas, Illinois, Minnesota...
Via isportsweb.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Mercer Players Dance, Coach Exclaims “Praise The Lord” After Beating Duke 78-71

It will be hard to top the amazing basketball from yesterday’s NCAA Tournament opening day, but it looks like we’re well underway. In the first game of the day, Atlantic Sun champion Mercer took out ACC power Duke, 78-71. Mercer withstood an impressive barrage of three pointers from the Blue Devils, especially from guards Quinn Cook (7-of-10) and Rasheed Sulaimon (5-of-12)....
Via College Spun
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Quinn Cook breaks Mercer’s Kevin Canevari’s ankles (GIF)

Mercer senior guard Kevin Canevari appeared in his first ever NCAA Tournament game on Friday, and Duke’s Quinn Cook did not exactly extend a warm welcome. Canevari got his ankles shattered less than 10 minutes into the first half. Oftentimes when a player gets his ankles broken, it is excusable and happens among a sea […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Duke, Virginia enter NCAA tourney with high expectations

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Last year during the NCAA Tournament, Duke was led by an experienced core of seniors in Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly and had as good a chance to get to the Final Four as any other team. The only question mark was its point guard, Quinn Cook, who had a rough go of things in Indianapolis in the third round with 12 points in two games on 3-of-16 shooting...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jabari Parker wins Wayman Tisdale Award

Duke forward Jabari Parker has won the Wayman Tisdale Award for being the top freshman. Parker has lead the Blue Devils to the three-seed in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Tournament.  Parker was second in the ACC in scoring with 19.3 points per game and leads the conference in rebounding with 8.8 rebounds per game.  Parker has 17 straight games in double figures and has done so...
Via Sports-Glory
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

TDDTV: Quinn Cook Interview

Duke point guard says his team let up over the last 10 minutes and it cost them the game
Via duke.scout.com
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke basketball's backcourt by committee

The Blue Devils went down to Georgia Tuesday and secured another crucial ACC win, but one thing they haven't secured is a starting lineup. In the past eight games, guards Quinn Cook and Rasheed Sulaimon have split Duke's fifth starting spot right down the middle—four games apiece. The Blue Devil rotation has remained pretty steady otherwise; Tyler Thornton, Rodney Hood...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Syracuse Defeats Duke In Overtime, Escapes With 91-89 Win To Move To 21-0

It took an extra five minutes of bonus basketball, but we finally have a winner: the Syracuse Orange has defeated Duke in overtime, 91-89. Once again, the Blue Devils had a chance to tie at the buzzer — or win this time — but Quinn Cook’s last-ditch shot came up off of the mark: After Duke’s Rasheed Sulaimon hit a ridiculous buzzer-beater three to send the game into overtime...
Via College Spun
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke Knocks off FSU 78-56

There were a lot of things that clearly were not going right for No. 18 Duke on Saturday. Rodney Hood was unable to start due to illness, Quinn Cook looked a bit gimpy due to some injury and the Blue Devils were shooting woefully from the floor for most of the game. To make matters worse, Duke who has been widely rumored to be undersized all year, was going up against a big size...
Via SCACC Hoops
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Quinn Cook ready for the NBA?

After a slow start, Quinn Cook has been playing really well for the Duke Blue Devils lately.  He has been doing everything this team needs from him on the offensive side of the ball.  He is averaging six assists and fourteen points.  He has had games where he has been scoring twenty points. He has been doing exactly what this team needs of him for the most part.  When Jabari...
Via isportsweb.com
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Duke Blue Devils can still win the ACC

The Duke Blue Devils lost a hard game on Saturday against Notre Dame.  This is a big blow to their chances to win the ACC, because you can assume that they will lose at least two more games during the ACC season.  That is with them beating every team that they will be favored for the rest of the season.  Even if they do lose three or four games in ACC play they can still win the...
Via isportsweb.com
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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