It was a great week to be a member of the Duke basketball team as the Blue Devils took on two of the ACC’s weaker teams in Virginia Tech and Boston College. The lower level of competition allowed Mike Krzyzewski to play his full stable of players and the freshmen took advantage by having some […]
Sorry for those of you who spent your Monday without the Rookie Report, but now that the internet issues have been sorted out we can get back to sorting out Duke’s freshman ballers. This was another up and down week for the Blue Devils as they scored a solid win over rival North Carolina before […]
The Duke Blue Devils once again finished a week of ACC basketball with a 2-0 record. That’s the good news. The bad news? After winning a statement game against N.C. State on Thursday, the Blue Devils laid a bit of an egg on the road at Boston College for one of the weirder two-game stretches […]
Duke’s sports information department may be one of the best groups of in the business. In addition to all of the great work they do with their audio and video highlights, they put out some awesome game note packets every week and the notes for the upcoming game with N.C. State are no exception.
Duke scored two solid wins this week behind the play of their two senior stars, Mason Plumlee and Seth Curry. Plumlee was a relative non-factor against Florida State, but his 32 points against Wake Forest keyed the victory. Curry, on the other hand, scored 21 points in both games while shooting 6-of-13 from three-point range.
Duke has always been an upstanding institution that has managed to avoid breaking recruiting rules. Still, Duke’s compliance department has come up with a fun, entertaining way to help students, athletes and fans learn the NCAA’s rules.
In this week’s edition of the Duke Basketball Rookie Report, we actually get a two-week sample size to look at three games worth of stats to pour over and decide who this week’s top-ranked newcomer should be. All four have established themselves as members of the rotation in the wake of Ryan Kelly‘s injury and […]
There is something special about Cameron Indoor Stadium. Maybe it’s the tight quarters, maybe it’s the Crazies, maybe it’s just the comfort of playing at home. But whatever it is, the product is outstanding basketball by Duke on both ends of the court. In their first game since its devastating loss in Miami, Duke put […]
Wednesday night in Miami was nothing short of a devastating, demoralizing loss. Duke looked as though they had no interest in playing basketball, let alone winning the game, save a few fun moments from Alex Murphy and Amile Jefferson. In the aftermath of this loss, fans are forced to wonder if Ryan Kelly‘s loss will […]
Discussion that includes Duke back to #1 in the AP Poll, how Duke is adjusting to life without Ryan Kelly, Jabari Parker and his performance at the Hoophall Classic and how Duke will perform on the road against the #25 ranked Miami Hurricanes.