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14 February 2016

In a typical ACC grudge match, Duke and UVA grinded, fought and clawed. In a game that could have gone either way down the stretch Malcolm Brogdon put UVA up in the waning seconds of the game with a blind lay-up over Matt Jones. Duke would counter with 6 seconds left, giving the ball to sophomore Gr…
14 February 2016

With the game in the balance, Duke guard Grayson Allen powered his way down the lane and flipped the ball off the backboard.
14 February 2016

Grayson Allen's buzzer-beater over Virginia immediately got questioned on Twitter.
14 February 2016

In their second straight game against a ranked opponent, the Blue Devils were able to pull of the win after a last second shot by sophomore guard Grayson Allen, giving Duke the one point victory over #7 Virginia on Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski’s 69th birthday. With Duke up 61-60,…
14 February 2016

Abridged Game Preview Duke Blue Devils (18-6, 7-4 (5th )] vs. Virginia Cavaliers [20-4, 9-3 (2nd)]  Saturday, February 13, 2016 • 4:30 PM • ESPN • Durham, NC • Cameron Indoor Stadium  By Randy Dunson [Note: Please direct comments, suggestions, etc. to @RandyDunson.] End…
13 February 2016

Duke sophomore Grayson Allen was one of five Division I student-athletes named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 3 team on Thursday, making him eligible for Academic All-America honors from the organization.
13 February 2016

Duke senior forward Amile Jefferson has missed 15 straight since fracturing his right foot back in December and there is still no projected time as to when he will be able to return to the court. One option for Jefferson is to redshirt for the rest of this season which will make him eligib…
13 February 2016

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the 18-game conference matchups for each of its 15 men’s basketball teams for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. “Even while we are in the exciting stretch run of our current season, it’s intriguing to look ahead to the next two years,…
12 February 2016

Duke University quarterback Thomas Sirk, a rising redshirt senior for the Blue Devils, ruptured his left Achilles tendon Tuesday morning during a conditioning workout, head coach David Cutcliffe announced.
9 February 2016

All those losses last month might have taught Duke something important: How to win.
9 February 2016

Louisville vs. Duke Basketball Highlights (2015-16) The post Louisville vs. Duke Basketball Highlights (2015-16) appeared first on Duke Blog.
9 February 2016

In a very entertaining game, Duke Men’s Basketballs 1000th at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke defends home court against the 13th ranked Louisville Cardinals 72-65. Duke was solid on the offensive end in the first half outscoring the Cardinals 35-24. Louisville, however, allowed the Duke defense…
9 February 2016

Duke Basketball earned a quality win in the 1,00th game ever played in Cameron Indoor Stadium, finishing with a 72-65 victory over the 13th ranked Louisville Cardinals. Duke got off to a very fast start in the first half led by Grayson Allen with 16 points and taking an 11 point lead into halftime.
9 February 2016

Per Duke Sports Information February 8, 2016 DURHAM, N.C. – Duke guard Luke Kennard was named ACC Rookie of the Week on Monday for his efforts in helping lead the Blue Devils to wins over Georgia Tech and NC State on Feb. 2 and Feb. 6, respectively. The honor is the first of the season for Ken…
8 February 2016

Duke Bound Jayson Tatum (@Im_that_dude22) Is a PRO In The Making! Official Mixtape! per @ballislife The post Duke Bound Jayson Tatum (@Im_that_dude22) Is a PRO In The Making! Official Mixtape! per @ballislife appeared first on Duke Blog.
8 February 2016

The Atlantic Coast Conference recently announced their weekly player honors, and freshman guard Luke Kennard was named the ACC’s Freshman of the Week for his last few performances with Duke Basketball. This is the first rookie honor for Kennard and the 4th overall for the Blue Devils with Bran…
8 February 2016

Duke gets a big test on short rest as Louisville comes to town. Will the Cardinals have something left after a self-imposed postseason ban?
8 February 2016

Abridged Game Preview Duke Blue Devils (17-6, 6-4 (5th T)] vs. Louisville Cardinals [19-4, 8-2 (1st T)] Monday, February 8, 2016 • 7:00 PM • ESPN • Durham, NC • Cameron Indoor Stadium By Randy Dunson [Note: Please direct comments, suggestions, etc. to @RandyDunson.] Endgame The t…
8 February 2016

On Saturday, Daniel Ewing and Neptunas faced Taylor King and Nevezis in domestic league play, winning 77-69.  Daniel had 14 points in 22 minutes to lead his team.  Taylor had 12 points and 6 rebounds in 22 minutes.  Travis Bader had 13 points and Arvydas Siksnius had 11 points. Boxsc…
7 February 2016

Duke is pretty hard to beat when its 3s are falling. It's even tougher when the points come five at a time.
7 February 2016

Duke’s shooting guards each score 20+ points to lead the Blue Devils over the Wolfpack. Exactly two weeks after their first match-up in Raleigh, Duke was able to beat NC State again earlier today in an 88-80 win in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Head coach Mike Krzyzewski was also back on t…
6 February 2016

In a game rife with runs Duke gets the last and most important one at home against NC State. Both teams came into the game needing a win – Duke to get on a winning streak after its January troubles and NC State looking for some signs of life after sporting a 2-8 ACC record. Duke did a good job…
6 February 2016

Duke has added Boston College assistant Ben Albert to its defensive coaching staff and shifted Jim Collins into an administrative role.
6 February 2016

Abridged Game Preview Duke Blue Devils (16-6, 5-4 (8th)] vs. NC State Wolfpack [12-11, 2-8 (13th)] Saturday, February 6, 2016 • 9:00 PM • CBS • Durham, NC • Cameron Indoor Stadium By Randy Dunson [Note: Please direct comments, suggestions, etc. to @RandyDunson.] Endgame Duke defe…
6 February 2016

Former Blue Devil Quinn Cook was recently added to the NBA Development League All-Star Game Eastern Conference roster. The Duke alum was selected as an alternate to replace injured DeAndre Liggins of the Sioux Falls Skyforce. Quinn Cook has played a key role for the Canton Charge in t…
6 February 2016

The NBA All-Star Weekend is quickly approaching and some of the best players in basketball will be competing against each other in various competitions. Former Duke guard J.J. Redick will be in attendance after it was recently announced that he will be participating in the Foot Locker Three-Poi…
5 February 2016

[Writers Note: This article was written prior to the Georgia Tech game and the Mike Krzyzewski illness but production delays prevented its release. There have been a few minor updates since, but In the big picture, the outcome of the Tech game or the coach’s interest has little to do with the…
5 February 2016

Blue Devils named 2016 finalists for the top shooting guard and top small forward in college basketball. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame recently released their midseason finalists for the top positional awards in men’s college basketball, and two Blue Devils were named to t…
5 February 2016

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was back at work one day after missing his first game in more than 20 years.
4 February 2016

Twenty-one new players, including six defensive backs, four offensive linemen and three linebackers signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday to play football for Duke University, head coach David Cutcliffe announced.
3 February 2016

Having lost four of five and out of the Top 25 for the first time since 2007, Duke received another jolt before facing Georgia Tech.
3 February 2016

Even without Hall of Fame head coach Mike Krzyzewski leading the Blue Devils, Duke was able to get a solid conference win over Georgia Tech. Coach K stayed in Durham with an illness and associate head coach Jeff Capel was the acting head coach for Duke. Duke trailed at the half by 4, but used [&hell…
3 February 2016

It's basically death, taxes, and Georgia Tech moral victories, which could be good news for a well-rested Duke team that needs a lift of its own.
2 February 2016

For the first time in eight years, the Duke Blue Devils have fallen out of the Associated Press Top 25.
1 February 2016

Tickets to the Opening Day games of the 2016 New York Life ACC Basketball Tournament are now on sale. Three first-round games are set for Tuesday, March 8, at Washington’s Verizon Center. Tickets are priced at $29, $39 and $59 and must be purchased for admission to Opening Day of the 63rd annu…
1 February 2016

Blue Devils are making a late push to recruit undecided center Bruno Fernando. Duke Men’s Basketball already has the #1 recruiting class signed for the 2016-17 season after receiving commitments from Javin DeLaurier, Frank Jackson, Harry Giles, and Jayson Tatum for the college basket…
31 January 2016

On Saturday, Tricia Liston and her team beat the Hansae 63-52.  Tricia had 1 points in 10 minutes.  Bernice Mosby had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Chelsey Lee had 15 points and 10 rebounds.  In the loss, ex-Tennessee player Shekinna Stricklen had 21 points and 8 rebounds. Boxscore:…
31 January 2016

  Considering that we’ve seen so many naysayers and faire-weather fans who believe that Duke’s season is sunk, today, Rowan Shiell and Bermuda Bob address the topics everyone is talking about. Here goes …   Topic #1:   Amile’s Injury & Return Everyone thin…
30 January 2016

Duke University will phase in the use of metal detectors for men's basketball games in Cameron Indoor Stadium next month, and they school could possibly expand their use to other athletic events on campus.
29 January 2016

Jay Williams, James Worthy and Spud Webb headline the 2016 ACC Basketball Legends Class. Along with Derrick Coleman of Syracuse and Darrell Griffith of Louisville, members of this class would make quite the starting five! Check out all 15 ACC schools’ representatives right here.
28 January 2016

North Carolina's James Worthy, NC State's Spud Webb and Duke's Jason Williams will represent their schools as members of the 2016 ACC Basketball Legends class.
28 January 2016

The Tobacco Road teams -- Duke, North Carolina, NC State, and Wake Forest -- represent the establishment in the Atlantic Coast Conference. They have won 50 of the league's 62 (tournament) championships.
27 January 2016

Defending ACC Coastal Division champion North Carolina will host in-state rival NC State on a Friday in 2016. The game is set for Nov. 25 in Chapel Hill.
27 January 2016

This song goes out to all the Duke fans in panic mode (link below)...  "Step back from the ledge my friend"...​ Step Back From the Ledge It has been way too long since I have updated this blog... so here we go..I was able to make 5 games this season...so far.  They were Siena,…
27 January 2016

Duke shot a mere 41.6 percent from the floor to fall 80-69 at Miami, dropping to 4-4 ACC. Sheldon McClellan led Miami and all players with 21 points. Brandon Ingram led Duke with 19 points and Grayson Allen scored 17.
26 January 2016

On Saturday, Daniel Ewing and Neptunas failed to hold onto a lead in the domestic league, losing 73-68 to Siauliai.  Daniel had 5 points and 6 assists in 31 minutes.  Arvydas Siksnius had 16 points and 6 rebounds and Travis Bader had 14 points.  In the win, ex-Bucknell player Cameron…
26 January 2016

I went 7-0 this past weekend in my picks. That's not going to last, but I'd like to think I'm starting to get a handle on some of these teams - especially the local ones - and I think that you are too.
25 January 2016

More than 12,000 fans trekked out to PNC Arena to watch NC State and Duke play Saturday night. The attendance number was roughly 7,000 fans shy of the sold-out 19,500 tickets purchased to the matchup. But the Wolfpack and Blue Devil proud that turned out seemed to prove that nothing -- neither snow…
24 January 2016

An 88-78 win against NC State Saturday at PNC Arena ended a three-game losing streak for Duke and the Blue Devils felt like it "most definitely" reset the season.
24 January 2016