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Sports Illustrated recently released a list predicting the top high-impact freshmen for the 2015-2016 college basketball season, and Duke freshman Brandon Ingram was ranked as the #4 player in a deep and talented incoming class. Brandon Ingram was the highest rated recruits in the country when…
30 August 2015

29 August 2015

29 August 2015

Frank “Action” Jackson is on campus today in Durham for a very important visit for Duke Basketball. Coach K and company are working on securing the next piece to what could be a monster 2016 class that began with the commitment of 5 star small forward Jayson Tatum. Duke has eyes for Jack…
29 August 2015

One of the top ranked recruits in the 2016 class Frank Jackson is scheduled to take his official visit to Duke University this weekend. Jackson is also reportedly close to making a decision, after recently narrowing his recruiting list down to four schools: BYU, Duke, Stanford, and Utah. Frank…
28 August 2015

Nico Pierre might be Duke's quarterback of the future. Right now he's the Blue Devils' backup running back of the present.
27 August 2015

Some of you guys aren’t understanding just how good Frank Jackson is, there are a lot of talented guards in the 2016 class but my money is on Jackson. The post Duke Target: “Action” Frank Jackson (@FrankFjack5) is More Athletic Than YOU! per @nextuprecruits appeared first on Duke B…
27 August 2015

A group of assassins come together from all over the country for a mission to kill it on the court and gain the coveted 6th banner for the House of Cameron!   Click for full size. Director: Dukeblogger Writers: Dukeblogger Stars: Chase Jeter, Grayson Allen, Luke Kennard, Derryck Thornton,…
27 August 2015

This is a follow-up to an April 2015 Associated Press article regarding Duke basketball and the one-and-done phenomenon. Once upon a time, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski led championship basketball teams with top veteran players who learned from him and from each other for four full years. Then, as th…
27 August 2015

This is a follow-up to an April 2015 Associated Press article regarding Duke basketball and the one-and-done phenomenon. Once upon a time, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski led championship basketball teams with top veteran players who learned from him and from each other for four full years. Then, as th…
27 August 2015

Nice video of 2 great forwards going head to heard and heading to college in the 2016 class, Jayson Tatum (Duke) & Ian Carter (Dartmouth). The post 2 of my favorite forwards in the 2016 Class Jayson Tatum (Duke) & Ian Carter (Dartmouth) appeared first on Duke Blog.
27 August 2015

After starring during his freshman season at Duke, Jabari Parker had high expectations heading into his rookie season after being drafted #2 overall in the 2014 NBA Draft. Unfortunately, Parker suffered an ACL tear early in the season which kept him out for a year in order to have surgery and r…
27 August 2015

Duke junior cornerback Bryon Fields will miss the 2015 season after suffering a torn right anterior cruciate ligament during practice on Tuesday.
26 August 2015

Football season is fast approaching and the Blue Devils are ready to contend for another Coastal Division crown.  To get you ready for the upcoming season stay tuned to Duke Report as we preview the team and conference as we countdown to the kickoff of the season against Tulane on Thursday, Sep…
26 August 2015

Much like last season, the 2015-16 Duke basketball team will have to rely on its freshman class to make significant contributions if the Blue Devils hope to repeat as national champions. One of the most pivotal pieces of the freshman class is Brandon Ingram, who arrives as Duke’s top rated rec…
26 August 2015

From the Blue Devil IMG Sports Network, here’s the official Network Scene Setter for the 2015 Duke Blue Devils football season. The post 2015 Duke Football Scene Setter appeared first on Duke Report.
26 August 2015

The NBA recently released the results of their annual rookie survey where first-year players vote for different superlatives among their draft class. Former Duke center Jahlil Okafor was one of the most honored players in the survey, voted to win the 2016 NBA Rookie of the Year Award and projected t…
24 August 2015

As one of the top point guards in the class of 2016, Dennis Smith Jr. has had the attention of many of the top programs in college basketball for the past couple years. Smith is ranked in the 247Sports Composite as the No. 1 point guard in his class and the No. 3 overall player, ... The post Summer…
24 August 2015

After helping Duke win a national championship and being selected 10th in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat, former Blue Devil Justise Winslow recently signed a contract to endorse Adidas basketball shoes for his professional basketball career heading into his rookie season. Although Du…
23 August 2015

The Duke Blue Devils football team signed autographs and scrimmaged for fans Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.
23 August 2015

Prepare for the up and coming NBA Season with a quick glimpse at each 1st and 2nd year Dukie in the league! Jahlil Okafor – C – 76ers Okafor will almost surely begin his NBA career in the starting lineup. Jahlil should be one of the centerpieces of a previously-struggling 76ers offense w…
22 August 2015

Head Coach David Cutcliffe invites Blue Devil fans to come out for an afternoon of fun and football on Saturday, August 22 at the 2015 Meet the Blue Devils Day. This highly-anticipated annual event will take place inside Pascal Field House. This is a great opportunity to meet and receive autographs…
21 August 2015

There's tangible evidence of the transformation of Duke's football program: Only a few players on the roster know what it feels like to miss a bowl.
20 August 2015

After taking summer classes in order to graduate from high school and enroll in college early, Duke freshman point guard Derryck Thornton has finally arrived in Durham for the upcoming fall semester. Thornton decided to reclassify and enroll in college a year early in order to join the Blu…
19 August 2015

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19 August 2015

On occasion I like to go through existing highlight reels of recruits and players to see similarities to other players styles. Let me preface this by saying I am in no way saying that Derryck Thornton is Kyrie, which is one reason I chose to use footage of Kyrie in high school to compare with Derryc…
19 August 2015

Former Duke Men’s Basketball team captain Quinn Cook recently signed an NBA rookie free agent deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Cook competed with the Cavs in the Las Vegas Summer League where he averaged 5.0 points, 2.3 assists, and 2.3 rebounds per game in limited minutes. The exact details…
19 August 2015

The Grayson Allen Effect...Well, it wasn't that long ago (December 2013) I was on a short vacation in Myrtle Beach when I got word that then Duke commit Grayson Allen was going to be playing at the Myrtle Beach Ball Classic basketball tournament.  I decided to go watch one of his games.  H…
19 August 2015

Jeremy Cash is the leader, not only of the veteran Duke secondary, but of the entire Blue Devils defense. He also could give Duke a 1st round pick in the NFL Draft for a 2nd straight season. This and more is why he’s #18 in the ACC Digital Network’s 2015 Top 25 Players to Watch ... The p…
18 August 2015

To start the discussion of the 2015 Duke Blue Devils squad we have to begin with where we left off – The 2015 National Championship. The last time on the court Duke was different, Duke was great. A 68 to 63 win against a strong Wisconsin squad saw a team of many young pieces melded together wi…
18 August 2015

 This final grouping is made up of guys who have demonstrated that they have what it takes to assume the reigns of a programme like Duke.   They are accomplished recruiters, great on sidelines, and well respected by everyone. They are also the odds-on favourites on just about everyone&rsqu…
18 August 2015

Football season is fast approaching and the Blue Devils are ready to contend for another Coastal Division crown.  To get you ready for the upcoming season stay tuned to Duke Report as we preview the team and conference as we countdown to the kickoff of the season against Tulane on Thursday, Sep…
18 August 2015

Per ESPN ESPN’s eighth annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon will feature 16 men’s and women’s college basketball games beginning on Monday, Nov. 16 and continuing Tuesday, Nov. 17, across ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU bringing more than 24 hours of game action to mark the start of the 201…
18 August 2015

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17 August 2015

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17 August 2015

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17 August 2015

Any conversation of candidates has to include what has become to always be called, “The Honourable Mention Choices.”  These guys have little or no substantial coaching experience, but have strong connections to Duke., so they could not be ignored.   Here they are for your…
17 August 2015

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17 August 2015

Our next list of coaches are guys who went big time early and failed, then went somewhere else and rebounded. Who doesn’t deserve a 2nd chance or even a 3rd chance ???  As Michael Jordan famously said, ” I have failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I [&helli…
16 August 2015

Junior wide receiver Johnell Barnes caught five passes for 103 yards to highlight Duke's 70-play scrimmage on Saturday night at the Brooks Practice Facility.
16 August 2015

We continue our series of looking at coaches that can keep the tradition of winning at Duke, after Coach K retires.  Today we are going to be looking at some guys with very familiar names.  They have yet to convince us that they should be seriously considered for the job, but that should c…
15 August 2015

Great article on Duke point guard Derryck Thornton in  Slam Magazine Online. The post Great article on Duke point guard Derryck Thornton in Slam appeared first on Duke Blog.
14 August 2015

After 16 seasons competing in professional basketball, former Duke basketball player Elton Brand has officially announced his retirement from the NBA. He was drafted as the #1 overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls and also spent time playing with the LA Clippers, Philadelphia…
14 August 2015

On occasion I like to rant and vent, it’s nothing I’m looking to proof read or highlight too much, even the ideas are all over the place. It’s just a stream of consciousness rant with no clear direction so I don’t care if you don’t like it. <beginrant> Obviously n…
13 August 2015

Football season is fast approaching and the Blue Devils are ready to contend for another Coastal Division crown.  To get you ready for the upcoming season stay tuned to Duke Report as we preview the team and conference as we countdown to the kickoff of the season against Tulane on Thursday, Sep…
13 August 2015

Coach Krzyzewski is 68 years of age, so at some point, no matter how painful the thought, we have to consider that there might be a new coach at Duke within the next 5 years. If there were a Mount Rushmore of current college coaches, Coach K would be the only figurehead on that mountain. […]…
12 August 2015

Duke will appear three times on ESPN Big Monday broadcasts this upcoming season, as announced by the network Wednesday. The Blue Devils are set to host two of the three contests, welcoming Syracuse to Cameron Indoor Stadium Jan. 18 and Louisville Feb. 8. Duke is also scheduled to make a trip to Cora…
12 August 2015

Duke University's depth at running back took a major hit Tuesday when head coach David Cutcliffe announced that redshirt junior Jela Duncan will be out indefinitely with a partially torn right pectoral muscle.
11 August 2015

When the Blue Devils took the practice field, they were greeted by representatives from every single ACC-affiliated bowl game. The guests were invited to hang out in Durham for a few days, see the new facilities and watch practice.
6 August 2015

In a time of transition for the Duke University offense, the Blue Devils' newly-named starting quarterback Thomas Sirk isn't all that new.
5 August 2015