As a new era dawns with promise The Kara Lawson era got underway at Duke on Wednesday with a resounding 94-64 win over Longwood. Granted, Longwood isn’t UConn, but it’s still an impressive win considering a) the coaching transition, b) the depleted talent pool and c) the pandemic.
Well maybe more thrilling for Georgia State Not to toot our own horn (too much) but every so often we nail it and we did when we said this Wednesday about the opening night ACC games: “If we had to pick an upset candidate, it’d probably be Georgia State.
Two Duke basketball alums recently dissected the current outlook in Durham. Duke basketball assistant coach Chris Carrawell joined another former Blue Devil, Andre Dawkins, for a conversation this week on the new Dawkins on Duke podcast.
A big day for both guys and a nice feather in Duke’s cap Former Blue Devils Brandon Ingram and Jayson Tatum both are going to be very wealthy after agreeing to maximum extensions with their current teams.
As the program moves smartly into a new era Odds are Duke women won’t be the best team in the ACC, but they’re likely to be the most interesting. Duke made a big splash when it hired Kara Lawson and watching her build - rebuild - Duke’s program is going to be fascinating.
The college basketball season is set to kick off Wednesday, although no one knows right now that means. There are games on the schedule though and for the ACC we expect to see Radford at Virginia Tech, Towson at Virginia, Delaware State at Wake Forest, Evansville at Louisville, Charleston at North Carolina, St.
Duke basketball legend Zion Williamson now owns a unique honor for his age. One result of all the NBA roster shakeups across the past week is that former Duke basketball one-and-done Zion Williamson can now say he has been with the New Orleans Pelicans longer than any of the franchise’s other current players.
As Georgia Tech looms We knew this wasn’t going to be easy. Go back to August when the college football was trying to cobble together a semblance of a season and we saw such word as “adaptable,” “flexible” and “uncertain.” It’s definitely played out that way.
Duke basketball standout Jayson Tatum received a major payday from the Boston Celtics. Most people dream of a White Christmas but former Duke basketball standout Jayson Tatum will be having a Green Christmas.
A trio of former Duke basketball players are teaming up to try and dethrone the Los Angeles Lakers. Duke basketball players always seem to gravitate towards each other, most notably in New Orleans, but a new crop of Blue Devils is are coming together in the great Northwest.
Things are looking good for New Orleans Duke fans know better than just about anyone what Zion Williamson is capable of. We saw him absolutely shred college basketball not just because of his powerful athleticism but also because he’s an unbelievably smart basketball player and a guy who knows how to include and uplift his teammates.
Former Duke basketball standout is ready to shift his focus back to the court following his eventful offseason. The end of December was heartbreaking for former Duke basketball standout Rodney Hood as he ruptured his achillies weeks into the 2020-21 NBA season.
As 2020 rolls on David Cutcliffe addressed the media Monday only minutes after the announcement that Duke’s men’s basketball game against Gardner-Webb had been canceled, two days after Duke and Georgia Tech had unexpected days off due to COVID-19.
Duke has announced that Wednesday night’s men’s basketball game versus Gardner-Webb has been postponed. The determination was made Monday morning after consultation with Duke Athletics’ medical personnel.
Only personnel deemed essential for completing and broadcasting games will be allowed inside the arena. Parking lots will be closed on game days. Duke previously banned spectators for fall sports seasons.