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 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.
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 […]
This past week was an interesting one for Duke basketball’s fans and players. On the one hand, the Blue Devils took care of business at Clemson, but on the other they lost a key road game to N.C. State. They also saw an encouraging game from Amile Jefferson, but only because Ryan Kelly is injured.
The Blue Devils used an 80-62 blowout win against AAC opponent, Wake Forest, Duke got to showcase the rest of the freshman class, besides Rasheed Sulaimon. Freshman forwards Amile Jefferson, Alex Murphy, and Marshall Plumlee all found time on the hardwood.
The Holiday break has taken its toll on the Duke Basketball Rookie Report once again as the Blue Devils played just one game in the last seven days. Mike Krzyzewski‘s guys pulled out a win over a scrappy Santa Clara team, but there was a significant lack of subbing that spoke to just how competitive […]
Christmas Eve is usually the day that every little kid is begging to open just one present (pleasseee?) before Santa comes in the middle of the night. This edition of the Duke Basketball Rookie Report may not be what your eight-year-old had in mind, but its the best we can offer.
With no games during this last seven day period, this week’s edition of the Duke Basketball Rookie Report will have a bit of an academic twist. As an homage to finals week, we will be keeping with the theme by handing out quarter grades through 1/4 of the college basketball season.