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The ACC’s Operation Basketball on Wednesday experienced the prevailing theme of putting last season in the rearview mirror and starting anew. This included the teams with successful campaigns just as much as those who had disappointing ones. It was clear after speaking with and listening to pl…
30 October 2014 | 1:05 am

29 October 2014 | 11:46 pm

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski talked with the media Wednesday at ACC Operation Basketball in Charlotte.
29 October 2014 | 11:26 pm

ACC Media Day took place today, and here are the preseason voting results. Looks like Duke was voted #1, with Jahlil Okafor being named to the Preseason All-ACC Team and Preseason Rookie of the Year! (via The ACC on Twitter)…
29 October 2014 | 10:27 pm

For the 15th time in the 46-year history of the ACC, Duke has been picked as the favorites win the conference as selected by the media Wednesday at ACC Operation Basketball in Charlotte.
29 October 2014 | 10:18 pm

Duke's Quinn Cook and Amile Jefferson spoke with the media at ACC Operation Basketball Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at the Westin in Charlotte.
29 October 2014 | 9:51 pm

  Duke alumni are still going strong in the NBA. Rodney Hood, Jabari Parker, and Andre Dawkins will make their NBA debuts tonight and become [...]…
29 October 2014 | 8:17 pm

The Atlantic Coast Conference is still looking to prove there's good football in the league beyond Florida State.
29 October 2014 | 5:57 pm

The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken -- and it likes the SEC.
29 October 2014 | 1:49 pm

After quarterback Anthony Boone found out No. 24 Duke was back in the national rankings, he called a players-only meeting.
28 October 2014 | 9:44 pm

Photo credit: DukeBluePlanet Photo credit: DukeBluePlanet Photo credit: DukeBluePlanet “I like my guys; I’ve said that from the start. I am really happy with these guys." — Coach K (x)…
28 October 2014 | 9:15 pm

The Duke basketball team is ranked No. 3 in the country and is a clear national championship contender, but there will be things besides winning that are important early in the year. After all, five of the Blue Devils’ first six games come against the likes of Presbyterian, Fairfield, Temple,…
28 October 2014 | 2:17 pm

I recently caught up with Blake Harris, 2017 point guard, fresh off of his visit to Duke and Countdown to Craziness here is what he had to say:         The post Dukeblogger Interview with 2017 PG & Duke Recruit Blake Harris appeared first on Duke Blog.
28 October 2014 | 2:04 am

Firstly thank you to everyone I met last night at Countdown to Craziness at Cameron Indoor Stadium last night. It was a very surreal experience being in a state I have never been in, in a place that I’ve been watching from afar since I was a little boy. On top of all of that meeting people who…
27 October 2014 | 10:20 pm

Everyone has a weakness, that one tragic flaw that can bring anyone down no matter how powerful they are. Superman had Kryptonite, Achilles had an unwashed heel and every UNC basketball player—other than Marcus Paige—has the inability to put the ball in the hoop from more than five feet…
27 October 2014 | 9:53 pm

Duke basketball recently made some upgrades. The old players’ lounge was repurposed into a nutrition room, and a second lounge area and the K Center [...]…
27 October 2014 | 7:56 pm

A year after a freshman carried Duke, the Blue Devils are doubling down -- and then some -- on first-year players.
27 October 2014 | 7:52 pm

The new season got off to a great start this past saturday at the 2014 Countdown 2 Craziness. The show got started with an incredible [...]…
27 October 2014 | 6:41 pm

The 2014/15 squad poster! Check out the posters from previous seasons in this gallery.  …
27 October 2014 | 5:44 pm

Highlights from this year’s Countdown to Craziness Dunk Contest, courtesy of DukeBluePlanet. Marshall Plumlee was crowned the champion, but in my opinion, Grayson Allen should’ve won off of his first dunk alone. His 360/one-handed/defying basic laws of physics slam was unreal. See more v…
27 October 2014 | 1:51 am

HERE COMES DUKE. (x)…
27 October 2014 | 12:37 am

East Carolina won on Thursday in front of a national audience and still slid three spots in the latest Associated Press college football poll while idle Duke entered the poll.
26 October 2014 | 8:06 pm

moolisstagram: Had the pleasure of spending most of last night in Cameron Indoor Stadium. This was my fourth year attending Countdown to Craziness, and it just never gets old—and I don’t think it ever will. I mean, what’s better than thousands of Duke fans gathering in the greates…
26 October 2014 | 3:15 pm

Freshman Jahlil Okafor had 27 points and eight rebounds during a scrimmage for Duke's "Countdown to Craziness" event on Saturday night at a packed Cameron Indoor Stadium.
26 October 2014 | 4:03 am

If the entire Duke basketball team plays the way the White team did on Saturday night in the Countdown to Craziness scrimmage, the program might add to its national championship haul.  The White team won both halves of play and top recruit Jahlil Okafor was the star. The 6'10" freshman had doub…
26 October 2014 | 2:47 am

Unfortunately, the only place to watch it online is on GoDuke. It’ll be under Live Events, and the link will become available whenever the event starts. (The doors open at 6pm, and they always have little activities before CTC actually starts at 8pm, so I don’t know if they’ll show…
25 October 2014 | 3:12 pm

Tonight, the season officially kicks off at COUNTDOWN TO CRAZINESS! Can’t wait to see what this team has in store for us!
25 October 2014 | 2:59 pm

moolisstagram: picked up a bit of light reading on the way down to north carolina today…
24 October 2014 | 10:18 pm

23 October 2014 | 11:43 pm

We have reached the halfway point in the 2014 ACC football season and every team in the Coastal Division has posted a record of either 2-1 or 1-2. Improbably, every Coastal team is still in contention.
23 October 2014 | 3:33 pm

  “Basketball and Beyond with Coach K” will air weekly on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91 Kansas head coach Bill Self and Denver Nuggets/Team USA forward Kenneth Faried will join Coach K on the season premiere NEW YORK – October 22, 2014 – Mike Krzyzewski, hea…
23 October 2014 | 12:15 am

Per Duke Sports Information Countdown to Craziness Presented by PNC on Saturday Doors Open at 6 PM; Also Live on GoDuke.com Wednesday, Oct. 22 DURHAM, N.C. — Duke fans will get their first glimpse of the 2014-15 Duke men’s basketball team Saturday, Oct. 25, when the Blue Devils host Coun…
23 October 2014 | 12:00 am

Per Duke Sports Information Desk Duke Takes Next Level Approach to Basketball Data Wednesday October 22nd DURHAM, N.C. — Duke Athletics will partner with SAP and NTT Data to help take men’s basketball data to the next level by launching one of the most intuitive and powerful data visuali…
22 October 2014 | 11:45 pm

Eat at one of these Durham restaurants when you travel to see the Blue Devils. I have been going to Duke basketball games at Cameron Indoor Stadium since 2003.  I was also that guy who would always grab a cheeseburger from McDonald’s at the Bryan Center just before a game.  It wasn&r…
22 October 2014 | 7:15 pm

UNC Investigation Reveals Widespread Academic Fraud: Things we already knew, just in a more official and in-depth format, I guess. And from the additional info that I’ve gathered from Twitter (local reporters down there are live-tweeting the press conference about all of this), things could ge…
22 October 2014 | 6:49 pm

Duke opened it’s 11th practice of the year to media and guests from the Duke Children’s Hospital yesterday, and based on their performance during the semi-closed practice at Cameron Indoor Stadium, its highly regarded freshmen class may just live up to the hype. While far from finis…
22 October 2014 | 5:01 pm

A Look at Xavier Tillman 2017 PF who will be in attendance Saturday at Countdown to Craziness in Cameron Indoor. The post A Look at Xavier Tillman 2017 PF Courtesy of @PrepHoopsTV appeared first on Duke Blog.
22 October 2014 | 2:22 pm

Check out this nice feature on former Blue Devil Jabari Parker as the NBA season approaches. Watch the #2 overall pick behind the scenes on [...]…
21 October 2014 | 9:42 pm

This 25 question poll is not “Who’s your favorite player?” or “Do you think Coach K is the best?” The questions are more involved, so please answer honestly and only one time. I hope you find the poll interesting and recommend it to any Duke fans that you know. As soon…
21 October 2014 | 5:18 pm

With CTC happening this Saturday...Duke Basketball is back!  I hope to see a lot of you down at CTC Saturday in what will be a celebration among coaches, players, and fans.  Until then, go check out my latest article (link below) at Duke Report where I interviewed Jon Scheyer. Jon Schey…
21 October 2014 | 4:22 pm

Has the opening coin toss in college football changed? After watching Saturday's college football action, Steve Logan joked that instead of teams picking to start on offense or defense, they are now asked if they will in fact even play defense.
20 October 2014 | 1:45 pm

Nolan Smith Throws Towel While Walking to Bench, Infuriates Coach (via Deadspin) In some very un-Nolan-like behavior, he angrily threw a towel while walking to the bench after being subbed out of a game. Head coach Ergin Ataman confronted him just moments later, but Nolan appeared to ignore the coac…
19 October 2014 | 5:07 pm

The ACC is one step closer to having multiple teams tied for the Coastal Division.
19 October 2014 | 2:02 pm

Backup quarterback Thomas Sirk threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to David Reeves with 7:23 left and Duke beat Virginia 20-13 on Saturday.
19 October 2014 | 12:35 am

Exactly one week until Countdown to Craziness! Who’s ready?! And better yet, are any of my followers actually attending?
18 October 2014 | 10:47 pm

  Coach Mike Krzyzewski recently received the 2014 George Catlett Marshall Medal, the highest award presented by the Association of the United States Army. The [...]…
16 October 2014 | 11:23 pm

Duke basketball is looking for a talented graphic designer to help create new content for our social media platforms.  This volunteer partnership with Duke basketball [...]…
14 October 2014 | 5:55 pm

  In a recent ESPN article, writer C.L. Brown takes a closer look at Duke’s 1982 recruiting class. The six-member class included Johnny Dawkins, Mark [...]…
9 October 2014 | 4:06 pm

What does Duke mean to you? Duke means a tradition of winning and that’s something that I’ve always been a part of. I chose to [...]…
8 October 2014 | 9:05 pm

What does Duke mean to you? Duke means everything to me. My basketball career really started off when I was 5 years old and I [...]…
7 October 2014 | 8:15 pm