Alex Murphy has been in and out. Hot and Cold. Here and there. The only constants for Murphy this season have been his name and the No. 12 he puts on every day. About these ads
Duke’s loss to N.C. State back on Jan. 12 started one of the stranger stretches of college basketball in recent memory. Since that game, the No. 1 team in the country has lost in each of the last five weeks with the latest victim being Indiana when they fell at the buzzer on Thursday night.
Lorenzo Brown has apparently been downgraded from “questionable” to “Lazarus” ahead of Duke and N.C. State’s marquee matchup in Durham tonight. This comes from CBS Sports Gary Parrish who received the information from a source close to the situation.
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.
Since Ryan Kelly went down with a right foot injury, Duke has been playing several different players alongside Mason Plumlee in the front court. One of those players, Josh Hairston, sat out practice Tuesday with an arm injury that stemmed from a cut he received during the Blue Devils win over Wake Forest last Wednesday.
The last time Duke played N.C. State, the Blue Devils had just found out that they would be without Ryan Kelly for an extended period of time and suffered its first loss in its first game without Kelly. Now a few games removed from that loss, N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried believes that the Duke […]
The latest Associated Press top 25 poll has Duke dropping from the No. 1 spot for the second time this season after being blown out by Miami during the week. The Hurricanes made a big leap this week, jumping from No. 25 to No. 14.
Richard Howell destroyed the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday with his rebounding, something that he has been doing since the day he stepped on campus in Raleigh. After getting a front row seat, Mike Krzyewski is convinced that the reason Howell is such a talented rebounder is the product of a greater power.
Mike Krzyzewski has been reluctant to let the world see Amile Jefferson this season for reasons that remain unclear. The freshman forward came in with high expectations but had not made much of an impact prior to playing an other-worldly 12 minutes against N.C. State on Saturday.
Seth Curry has been one of Duke’s best players this season and his big-shot mentality helped bring Duke back on Saturday against N.C. State. But a late slip on what looked like a wet floor in Raleigh knocked Curry out of the game and has his immediate future in a bit of jeopardy.