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The Duke basketball program and its loaded 2014 recruiting class has its eyes set on the national title this season, but there are some difficult tests it must first navigate. While the Blue Devils almost always get the opponent’s best shot, their ACC title hopes and seeding for the NCAA tourn…
18 September 2014 | 4:18 pm

Angela Salvadores, a five-star recruit from Spain, has verbally committed to play for Duke University Women’s Basketball starting in the 2015-2016 season. Salvadores is the 5th overall prospect and 2nd best point guard in the 2015 class according to ESPNW’s HoopGurlz Top 100. Her de…
18 September 2014 | 4:04 pm

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18 September 2014 | 12:06 am

Most college football players grow up dreaming of running out of a tunnel, achieving greatness on a college football field but Duke offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson's childhood was very different.
17 September 2014 | 10:41 pm

“The thing that [Adrian] Wojnarowski wrote was completely off-base. The thing I hate about writers is they want to state their case and they use false information. He put in that Mike [Krzyzewski] went to the hospital [to visit Paul George] for publicity. Paul George’s parents took the p…
17 September 2014 | 7:41 pm

When Jeremy Cash came to Duke, the Devils were still building - now the star safety's building a new attitude for a Devils team coming off back to back bowl games.
17 September 2014 | 3:25 pm

The post 2017 Duke Target Brian Bowen Shows Out Courtesy of @PrepHoopsTV appeared first on Duke Blog.
17 September 2014 | 1:36 pm

Some of this year’s NBA rookies (including Duke’s own Jabari Parker, of course) re-created a classic SLAM Magazine cover from 1997, which featured rookies such as Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, and Ray Allen. (x)…
17 September 2014 | 2:55 am

Duke football as a whole and individual team members have been racking up statistical streaks. Here are all of the current streaks going in to Week 4. Team Streaks: Duke has won nine consecutive home games against non-conference opponents. This dates back to 2011. Duke has won six straight home game…
17 September 2014 | 12:41 am

Week 4 is here, folks. Duke has its second home game in a row this Saturday. Tulane comes to town. Here are some pregame notes to go over before dissecting everything that comes to the table. Fast Facts- Tulane: Tulane is located in New Orleans, La. The school is a private institution and has around…
17 September 2014 | 12:22 am

Duke's strength of schedule so far may not blow any critics away but how they have gotten to 3-0 speaks volumes.
16 September 2014 | 10:45 pm

Poor Jabari Parker had to be a Cheesehead for a day at Lambeau as the Bucks tailgate ( at about 1:07 in), forsaking his Chicago roots for a day. The post The Bucks Tailgate at Lambeau & @JabariParker Wears the Cheese appeared first on Duke Blog.
16 September 2014 | 6:29 pm

Some Duke articles from around the web ROAD TO DUKE by Steve Wiseman Good read about Tyus Jones, Jahlil Okafor & Justise Winslow and their journey toward Duke Basketball. Duke Football Fighting Sickle Cell Disease Duke Sports Information Duke Football teaming up to spread awareness about sickle-…
16 September 2014 | 4:35 pm

The team, staff, and their families gathered over the weekend to cheer on Team USA in the K Center. Southern BBQ came from “The Pit” [...]…
16 September 2014 | 1:45 pm

Louisville‘s banner 2015 recruiting class just took a big hit as Antonio Blakeney announced (sort of) that he would be reopening his recruitment after committing to play at Louisville less than two weeks ago. The reasons for his decision were not disclosed, but at least one analyst went on rec…
16 September 2014 | 12:40 pm

The post ICYMI: Highlights from the U.S. Men’s Basketball Win over Serbia 129-92 appeared first on Duke Blog.
16 September 2014 | 3:10 am

News is happening 24/7, so there’s a solid chance you might have missed something. Here’s the Duke news that’s popping up in link dump format. Here’s Duke basketball news: Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski accused Coach K of using Team USA for recruiting. USA Today did an in-d…
15 September 2014 | 8:21 pm

Not sure who the player on the field is? Here’s a numerical list of the players on the Duke 2014-2015 roster. 1 Thomas Sirk QB 6-4 215 RSo. Glen St. Mary, Fla. (Baker County) 2 Evrett Edwards S/CB 5-11 190 RFr. Woodbridge, Va. (Woodbridge) 3 Jamison Crowder WR 5-9 175 Sr. Monroe, N.C. (Monroe)…
15 September 2014 | 7:06 pm

The accolades keep coming in for Duke freshman running back Shaun Wilson after his record-setting day Saturday as he was named the ACC Rookie of the Week Monday.
15 September 2014 | 4:40 pm

The Week 3 coaching grades are in and it's a first. Larry Fedroa and UNC had the weekend off, but everyone who played aced his test.
15 September 2014 | 4:05 pm

NBA needs to pull stars from USA Basketball, which is showcasing only Duke's coach: This has got to be one of the most bitter, sorry articles I’ve ever read. Adrian Wojnarowski clearly has some sort of underlying issue with Coach K. He spends the entire article basically bashing K’s invo…
15 September 2014 | 3:59 pm

It’s not like the Duke Blue Devils needed any more ammunition to recruit the top high school basketball talent in the country, but with the United States dominating at the FIBA World Cup and winning the gold medal with a […]…
15 September 2014 | 3:24 pm

Team USA defeated Serbia 129-92, capping off a dominant run to secure the Gold Medal at the FIBA World Championships. Kyrie Irving went OFF for [...]…
15 September 2014 | 2:14 pm

It’s better late than never right? Here’s the Duke football schedule that will be updated after every game. August 30- Elon- Durham, N.C.—Duke wins 52-13. Ball Durham’s post game recap: here. September 6- Troy- Troy, Ala.— Duke wins 34-17. Ball Durham’s post…
15 September 2014 | 2:00 pm

I’ll bite on this one Yahoo, why not take an unnecessary shot at Coach K, whatever gets you some shine. Why, with all that’s going on in the world of sports you decided to toss this garbage out there? If you want to write about something shady or dirty there are stories out there –…
15 September 2014 | 1:49 pm

What’s going on this week in the world of Duke Athletics? It’s not as hefty as most, but check out the calendar for September 15-19. Monday, September 15: The second day of the women’s golf tournament playing at the Cougar Classic takes place at Yeamans Hall Club in Charleston, S.C…
15 September 2014 | 1:00 pm

The Blue Devils took care of business against an inferior opponent, cruising to a 41-3 win.
15 September 2014 | 12:56 pm

The heavily-Duke studded Team USA in the FIBA World Cup took home the gold medal over Serbia on Sunday. USA handedly won the gold, winning 129-92. With Duke’s own Mike Krzyzewski at the helm, Team USA has won 63 consecutive games. In that 63rd consecutive win, former Blue Devil Kyrie Irving sc…
15 September 2014 | 12:00 pm

He is just a freshman, but his name will live on forever– or at least until his record is broken. Freshman running back Shaun Wilson set the Duke record for most yards rushing in a game. Wilson was responsible for 245 of Duke’s 331 rushing yards on Saturday. Wilson broke a 20 year old re…
15 September 2014 | 3:59 am

15 September 2014 | 12:58 am

With school starting back up in the middle of everything, I did a terrible job of posting and updating about USA Basketball and the FIBA World Cup. But I’m still very proud of that team, and so proud of Coach K for leading them to the Gold Medal once again! He is, quite literally, the Gold Sta…
14 September 2014 | 10:01 pm

@masonplumlee: Me and @KyrieIrving #golden (x)…
14 September 2014 | 9:56 pm

Congrats to the USA Men’s Basketball Team on their FIBA World Cup Gold Medal! And of course, a special congrats to Coach K, Mason Plumlee, and FIBA World Cup MVP, Kyrie Irving! (x)…
14 September 2014 | 9:48 pm

Freshman Shaun Wilson rushed for a school-record 245 yards with three long touchdowns and Duke routed Kansas 41-3 on Saturday.
14 September 2014 | 2:06 am

The Duke football team didn’t just arrive at a 3-0 start. It sent it’s opponents packing. The latest victim of the Blue Devils wrath? Kansas. The Jayhawks came to town looking to break a streak of their own, but it wasn’t in the cards. Duke beat Kansas 41-3. From start to finish it…
13 September 2014 | 11:16 pm

Pro athletes sure do like to make themselves look like idiots by making inappropriate comments about current events on Twitter, and clearly, former Tar Heel Kendall Marshall is no exception. For those who don’t know, “spare not thy rod” is, from what I’ve gathered from a fair…
13 September 2014 | 1:15 am

For years, Duke University has lacked a true interior big man capable of getting a basket when called upon. The team no longer has that problem, however, with the recent addition of Jahlil Okafor. Okafor was the No. 1 overall […]…
13 September 2014 | 12:59 am

For all of Duke's accomplishments during its recent rise to relevance, it's still been 20 years since the Blue Devils started a season with three straight victories.
12 September 2014 | 7:10 pm

Jabari Parker Surprises Students at Nativity Jesuit Middle School…
12 September 2014 | 3:34 pm

“How do you get some of the world’s wealthiest athletes to perform—in peak form—during their summer vacation? This is USA Basketball’s eternal quandary. It is a challenge that only got tougher last month, when Paul George gruesomely broke his right leg during a Team US…
12 September 2014 | 3:27 pm

Kyrie Irving had 18 and 4, leading the USA past Lithuania 96-68 in Barcelona. Former Blue Devil Martynas Pocius (’09) finished with 10 points and [...]…
12 September 2014 | 2:32 pm

Can the ACC go undefeated for a second consecutive week against non-conference opponents?
12 September 2014 | 1:59 pm

Kansas coach Charlie Weis may not know exactly how long it's been since the Jayhawks last won on the road, but he has a decent grasp of the drought.
12 September 2014 | 1:14 am

The team headed to Koskinen Stadium last night to support the Duke men’s soccer team. The Blue Devils outlasted the visitors from Temple 3-1, displaying [...]…
10 September 2014 | 11:20 pm

Luol Deng has devoted much of his pro career to giving back and the league continues to recognize one of the most generous players in [...]…
19 April 2014 | 5:58 pm

The book was closed on the 2014 Duke Basketball season on Wednesday with the annual team banquet in Cameron.  The event honored our four seniors [...]…
16 April 2014 | 1:58 pm

The best in the world continue to visit Duke to get better.  Just this week, one of the great groups of football talent ever assembled [...]…
10 April 2014 | 1:30 pm

Mason Plumlee won the game for Brooklyn yesterday with an impressive shot block in the closing seconds with the best player in the world rising [...]…
10 April 2014 | 1:21 pm

The Blue Devils were well-represented at the McDonald’s Game last night in Chicago, with MVP Jahlil Okafor leading the way.  Duke signees Okafor, Tyus Jones, [...]…
3 April 2014 | 9:39 pm

Former Marquette star Dwyane Wade offered encouraging words on Coach Wojo’s hire at his alma mater.  Wade and Wojo worked together with USA Basketball and [...]…
2 April 2014 | 8:27 pm