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Get your hating skills ready, college basketball world. ESPN’s “I Hate Christian Laettner” 30 For 30 documentary is set to debut in less than two weeks.  In anticipation of the film, which...
3 March 2015 | 2:29 pm

Virginia clinched the regular ACC season title with a solid victory at Syracuse Monday night. Virginia had a very slow start at Syracuse but fortunately the Cavaliers have a highly reliable defense and were able to come back despite hitting just one basket in the first 13 minutes of the game. Tue…
3 March 2015 | 8:01 am

The NCAA doesn't monitor academic fraud. It was never meant to. We'll admit that when we first saw this headline we just about did a spit-take and said: "What?!" If you're going to shop Amazon please start here and help DBR Drop us a line After a closer reading, though, it's sort of hard…
3 March 2015 | 7:33 am

And Duke is looking like one of the better teams in the field. When the clock struck midnight Saturday, following Duke's decisive victory over Syracuse, it also signaled a turn in the calendar from February to March. If you're going to shop Amazon please start here and help DBR Drop us a line…
3 March 2015 | 7:29 am

In today’s installment, Rowan Shiell and Bermuda Bob cover the 2nd Syracuse game of the season at Cameron.  Then, looking forward to Wednesday’s Senior Night, they take a look at Quinn Cook’s 4-year progression into the player and leader he is today …   Query #1 It…
3 March 2015 | 6:29 am

Duke's road to its first national championship since 2010 is paved with plenty of potential potholes. Though at this point none of them have specific names, they do have certain styles of play—the kinds that won't mesh well with how this year's Blue Devils team operates. While Duke has only lo…
3 March 2015 | 6:18 am

Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the second-ranked Cavaliers beat Syracuse 59-47 on Monday night to capture the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title for the second straight year.
3 March 2015 | 2:22 am

While Kentucky remained the unanimous No. 1 in the latest AP Top 25 released Monday, much of the rest of the poll saw movement, including Duke jumping up to No. 3.
3 March 2015 | 1:54 am

3 March 2015 | 1:23 am

Monday morning, The Chronicle released a report detailing two separate sexual assault allegations made against former Blue Devils guard Rasheed Sulaimon, who was thrown off the team this past January....
2 March 2015 | 9:28 pm

The college basketball regular season is coming to a close very soon, but there is still plenty of movement near the top of the polls—and the potential seed lines for...
2 March 2015 | 8:21 pm

2 March 2015 | 7:43 pm

Duke University leaders had nothing to add Monday to a report in the student newspaper that linked former basketball player Rasheed Sulaimon to sexual assaults on female students.
2 March 2015 | 6:18 pm

Earlier this season, Rasheed Sulaimon became the first Duke player to be dismissed during head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s tenure. A report in The Chronicle may have revealed the reason for Sulaimon’s dismissal,...
2 March 2015 | 5:49 pm

Harvard and PC provide little competition for the Devils. The Duke men's lacrosse team came into Week Four looking to build on the lessons learned in the Week Two loss to Denver and to take advantage of two weeks of uninterrupted practice (caused by the postponement of last weekend's scheduled game…
2 March 2015 | 3:45 pm

Lots of good stuff as usual! The new DBR Podcast is up and here's what you get! 0:00 - Jason compares his weekly basketball game with the Duke basketball team If you're going to shop Amazon please start here and help DBR Drop us a line 1:30 - Reflections on the Syracuse game in which Sam co…
2 March 2015 | 3:38 pm

In late January, Duke junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon was dismissed from the Blue Devils program, seemingly out of nowhere, following the team’s loss to Notre Dame. Monday, a report released...
2 March 2015 | 2:50 pm

NC State needed one of two scenarios to happen Sunday to earn a Day 1 bye in the ACC Women's Tournament - neither happened. Duke needed to beat North Carolina Sunday to earn the No. 4 seed and a double-bye in the bracket - they used a big second half rally to get it.
2 March 2015 | 1:30 pm

Top seed or not top seed. That is the question for Duke. With a 26-3 record, a No. 5 RPI (according to CBS Sports' Jerry Palm) and nine wins over top 50 teams, the Blue Devils certainly have the kind of resume that would warrant a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. They're projected as getting such…
2 March 2015 | 4:28 am

No. 16 Duke dug out of a huge hole, and 15th-ranked North Carolina almost did, too. No lead was safe in this fierce rivalry -- until a freshman hit some unlikely free throws.
2 March 2015 | 4:16 am

Justise Winslow swished a big 3-pointer for No. 4 Duke, and turned to find something unusual: coach Mike Krzyzewski reaching to give him a high-five.
1 March 2015 | 4:38 am

WHAT JUST HAPPENED: The Duke Blue Devils started the game fumbling the ball away, but once they were able to hold onto the rock, Syracuse had no real shot. Up 17-16 midway through the second, Justise Winslow personally went on a 9-2 run, helping Duke to a 34-25 lead at the half. In the second, [&hel…
1 March 2015 | 3:30 am

You would never know it by the media coverage surrounding Kentucky, but there will actually be four No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament. Duke’s blowout victory over Syracuse on Saturday kept the Blue Devils on the fast track to secure one of them. Duke looked the part of a dominant March powerh…
1 March 2015 | 3:17 am

1 March 2015 | 2:07 am

Duke is about to square off with Syracuse at 7 p.m., and Dick Vitale is on the call as the color commentator for ESPN. Dickie V always seems to enjoy...
28 February 2015 | 11:40 pm

When the Duke Blue Devils  take the floor soon to warm up for tonight’s game against Syracuse, they will have a new look to them. The team will be wearing...
28 February 2015 | 10:45 pm

Longtime ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale was left off of the UNC vs. Duke call a few weeks back for the first time since 1979. Despite his pleas with...
28 February 2015 | 7:20 pm

ESPN’s Joe Lunardi is one of college basketball’s most well-renowned bracketologists, but his most recent bracket isn’t what has Twitter abuzz during today’s early college basketball games. Many noticed something…strange...
28 February 2015 | 6:04 pm

Today, Ro Shiell and Bermuda Bob cover the surprising Virginia Tech game, “Oaks,” Amile, “Quinny,” and Saturday’s visit by Syracuse to Cameron.   Here we go: Query #1 The usual question just has to be asked, so here goes:   What did we learn about this Duke te…
28 February 2015 | 5:16 am

As hot as Quinn Cook has been shooting lately, No. 4 Duke can't afford to not have him on the court.
27 February 2015 | 11:04 pm

HOW WE GOT HERE: The Duke Blue Devils have won eight straight, including wins over Virginia, Notre Dame and North Carolina. However, they’ve also tended to play down to their competition, struggling with Georgia Tech, Florida State and Virginia Tech. The latter they needed a second-half rally…
27 February 2015 | 8:00 pm

The Duke Blue Devils, winners of eight straight contests, will be debuting a new home jersey for tomorrow’s game against Syracuse. The new thread features white lettering with a blue...
27 February 2015 | 3:05 pm

27 February 2015 | 1:53 am

Duke freshman center Jahlil Okafor is one of 14 finalists for the 2015 Oscar Robertson Trophy, as announced by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Thursday.
26 February 2015 | 6:25 pm

26 February 2015 | 3:27 pm

Most teams would be pleased, if not relieved, with an overtime victory on the road in conference play. Duke is not most teams. The Blue Devils couldn’t have felt great about their struggles to finally pull away from a pesky Virginia Tech squad during Wednesday’s game, especially because…
26 February 2015 | 3:19 pm

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is starting to see, and feel, the effects of having a short-handed roster.
26 February 2015 | 2:36 pm

WHAT JUST HAPPENED: After falling behind 15-4, “two wins in the ACC” Virginia Tech Hokies rolled, scoring on 16 of their next 18 possessions against a weak Duke man defense, to open up a surprising 39-37 lead at the half. In the second, the Hokies nailed a pair of threes from the corner…
26 February 2015 | 5:30 am

Duke's Quinn Cook scored seven points in OT to carry the Blue Devils to a 91-86 win over Virginia Tech.
26 February 2015 | 4:24 am

WDRB: It didn’t take long for Louisville’s Chris Jones to go from indefinitely suspended to reinstated to dismissed in what felt like a blink of an eye. The details certainly aren’t pretty and they’re made worse by what we don’t know yet. According to a police…
24 February 2015 | 2:31 pm

On the court, Jahlil Okafor is a monster in the paint with strong hands and a soft touch.  Off the court, Jah is a kind, [...]…
21 February 2015 | 6:55 pm

According to ticket website TiqHQ.com, the average secondary-market ticket price for tonight’s game is by far the highest of any college hoops game this season. [...]…
18 February 2015 | 7:21 pm

The Duke/Virginia game drew 3.5 million viewers on ESPN, earning college basketball’s second-largest audience of the season on the ESPN family of networks.  The NBA [...]…
5 February 2015 | 8:29 pm

  CBS Sports has just announced in a press release that Duke legend Grant Hill will join Bill Raftery, Jim Nantz, and Tracy Wolfson on the [...]…
3 February 2015 | 8:27 pm

Sunday’s Duke/St. John’s game drew a 1.4 final rating and 2.2 million viewers on Fox, marking the highest rated and most-watched such telecast ever on [...]…
1 February 2015 | 8:29 pm

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26 January 2015 | 5:28 am

Ticket demand for our game Sunday at Madison Square Garden has skyrocketed.  The game is soldout with tickets only available on the secondary market.  SeatGeek, [...]…
24 January 2015 | 2:05 am

PHOTOS Prior to today’s practice, senior center Marshall Plumlee participated in his contracting ceremony in front of his teammates and coaching staff in Cameron Indoor [...]…
24 January 2015 | 1:02 am

  The legendary stadium celebrates its 75th birthday this week. For a little nostalgia check out the Top 10 plays in Cameron: Watch Coach K [...]…
5 January 2015 | 3:06 pm

Matt and Semi both turned 20 on Friday.  A busy exam period did not stop captain Amile Jefferson from securing personalized birthday cakes for his [...]…
6 December 2014 | 8:17 pm