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Former UNC head coach Dean Smith supported Mike Krzyzewski to help him become the men’s national team coach for USA Basketball. Mike Krzyzewski has excelled as the U.S. men’s national team coach since taking over the program in 2005. However, it was former North Carolina head coach Dean…
30 August 2016

29 August 2016

Four star shooting guard Alex O’Connell has a Duke Basketball connection and committed to the Blue Devils as the first player in next year’s freshman class. Duke Basketball just received their first commit for their recruiting class, with four star shooting guard Alex O’C…
28 August 2016

Check out this interesting take on how Duke Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski compares with some of the greatest college and NBA basketball coaches. Duke Men’s Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski is arguably one of the greatest basketball coaches of all-time, if not any coach of any spor…
27 August 2016

Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk will miss the 2016 season after partially tearing the Achilles tendon he ruptured in February Thursday evening in practice, head coach David Cutcliffe announced Saturday.
27 August 2016

6’6, 2017 Wing guard Alex O’Connell out of Milton, GA, committed to Coach K and Duke University today. Alex committed to Duke just 2 days after announcing that he’d been offered by Coach K. Alex’s father, David, played at Duke from 1973 to 1976.     The post 2017 4…
26 August 2016

Joe Ovies and Wes Durham discuss Coach K's role with Team USA and whether or not it gives him an unfair advantage at Duke.
25 August 2016

The Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, and Michigan State men’s basketball programs have agreed to renew the annual Champions Classic until 2017. One of the top regular season college basketball events of the year was extended until at least 2019, with ESPN announcing that Duke, Kansas, Kentuck…
25 August 2016

Duke’ University’s Cameron Indoor Stadium was ranked as one of the best college sports venues in the country. Local POV recently ranked the 50 best college sports venues in America for any sport, and Cameron Indoor Stadium was ranked as the fifth best sports site in the NCAA. The hi…
23 August 2016

Mike Kyzyzewski no longer holds the torch as Team USA men's basketball's head coach. But his successor is a mastermind of the sport and a man K knows will continue his patriotic pattern.
22 August 2016

Duke Men’s Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski recently opened up on his USA Basketball coaching career after arriving back in Durham, North Carolina. Mike Krzyzewski arrived back in the United States earlier today from Rio after winning his third straight Olympic gold medal with USA Basketb…
22 August 2016

Mike Krezyzewski has served his final season as head coach of the USA men's basketball team. He told reporters upon his arrival at RDU Monday that he was looking forward to getting back to his Duke job and being at home.
22 August 2016

It was finally time for the Olympic games to be played with the United States looking for a third straight Gold Medal.  The opener against China was a decisive win as expected.  The next game against Venezuela proved to be more of a challenge at the start as the teams were tied after one q…
22 August 2016

Current and former Duke student-athletes and coaches received medals during the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Duke University was well-represented in the Rio Olympics this summer with Blue Devils from around the participating in a variety of sports. Five Blue Devil student-athletes and coaches helped t…
22 August 2016

Mike Krzyzewski, Jeff Capel, and Kyrie Irving help lead the men’s USA Basketball team to the 2016 gold medal in the Rio Olympics. The U.S. Men’s National team took home the gold medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics, and several Blue Devils played a key role in helping them win the tournamen…
21 August 2016

Coming off their first bowl win since 1961, Duke enters the 2016 season riding high. They hosted their annual Meet the Devils event Saturday in Durham.
20 August 2016

Blue Devil Grayson Allen was selected as one of the top players you want to take the last shot for the upcoming college basketball season. NCAA.com recently released a list of the six guys you want to take the last shot in college basketball, and Duke shooting guard Grayson Allen made the list…
20 August 2016

Duke has suspended two players, including starting safety Phillip Carter, for the first three games of the season for unspecified reasons.
18 August 2016

When USA basketball plays Wednesday afternoon, head coach Mike Krzyzewski will get the scouting report on Argentina from his associate head coach at Duke, Jeff Capel. Coach K and Capel have a long time relationship.
17 August 2016

Duke's Abby Johnston competed in the diving finals Sunday in Rio, doing five dives before finishing in 12th place. By her side were her family and her coach who has been with her every step of the way for two years.
14 August 2016

Ken Medline reports from Duke August camp where Blue Devils quarterback Thomas Sirk is on his way to a complete recovery after a quick recovery from off-season injury.
13 August 2016

One of the things being heard from players and coaches in the USA basketball program is the environment is making them better. Mike Krzyzewski offered an interesting comment after Wednesday's win over Austrailia on how he has grown as a coach.
12 August 2016

There are bigger expectations within the Duke football program after the Blue Devils finally ended their 54-year bowl game victory drpught last December. The first thing the team did to work toward accomplishing their higher goals at the start of 2016: get stronger.
8 August 2016

Braxton Deaver's path to the National Football League could've been deterred by two season-ending injuries at Duke University, or by going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft.
6 August 2016

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3 August 2016

The time for the Olympics is finally approaching after the other countries completed a grueling process to grab the remaining spots in the tournament.  The United States already clinched their spot two years ago and hosts Brazil also secured an automatic slot.  After seven teams clinched s…
3 August 2016

The ACC Defensive Player of the Year Award was just that for former Duke Blue Devil Jeremy Cash. Now, the Carolina Panther is in a new role and proving why he should've been drafted.
31 July 2016

Braxton Deaver knows the view all too well, but from the flip side of the barricades that separates the Carolina Panthers practice field from the stands. Now, he's hoping to make the most of his opportunity with his hometown team.
31 July 2016

North Carolina, Duke and NC State bring back three of the ACC's four best return men this season. The teams know special teams and the risk, but agree kickoff should stay.
24 July 2016

The Duke Blue Devils enter 2016 after finally winning the program's first bowl game since 1961. More discussed at Thursday's ACC Kickoff, however, was the status of returning starting quarterback Thomas Sirk, who tore his left Achilles tendon in February but recovered to hold his starting spot this…
22 July 2016

Duke head coach David Cutcliffe, quarterback Thomas Sirk and defensive back DeVon Edwards spoke with the media Thursday at the ACC Kickoff event in Charlotte saying that balance in all three phases of the game will be key to their success.
21 July 2016

Duke University women's basketball head coach Joanne P. McCallie announced the 2016-17 non-conference schedule Wednesday, which features three teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2016.
20 July 2016

Four of the many focal points leading into the ACC's Football Kickoff event this week in Charlotte.
18 July 2016

Per Duke Sports Information: Jones Named Summer League MVP July 17, 2016 LAS VEGAS – Former Duke star and current Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones was named MVP of the 2016 Samsung NBA Summer League on Sunday night after scoring 29 points in a semifinal win to send the team to Monday&rs…
18 July 2016

The post The OffSeason w/ @JonScheyer: Episodes 5 & 6 / Gerald Henderson & Jabari Parker – so good appeared first on Duke Blog.
16 July 2016

A team of American players opting out of the Rio games would likely be the gold medal favorite.
16 July 2016

Graduate student Amile Jefferson, senior Matt Jones and junior Grayson Allen have been named team captains for the 2016-17 season, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Friday.
15 July 2016

Per Duke Sports Information: Jefferson, Jones, Allen Named 2016-17 Captains DURHAM, N.C. — Graduate student Amile Jefferson, senior Matt Jones and junior Grayson Allen have been named team captains for the 2016-17 season, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Friday. Jefferson will serve a…
15 July 2016

Duke has an opening on its men's basketball schedule because of the state law that impacts LGBT people.
14 July 2016

July 13, 2016 Per Duke Sports Information: DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke men’s basketball program has finalized its 2016-17 non-conference schedule, which features eight regular-season home games, a pair of contests at Madison Square Garden and the first college basketball game at Las Vegas&rs…
13 July 2016

With the Duke Basketball season fast approaching, I had the pleasure of discussing some of the incoming talent with 247sports’ Jerry Meyer. Daniel: Thanks so much for making the time with Dukeblogger.com. Jerry: Yeah no problem.   Daniel: It’s great to have you. Congrats on your gre…
9 July 2016

Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Harris, the "Voice of the Blue Devils" for the past four decades, will retire from his post following the 2016-17 men's basketball season.
6 July 2016

Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Harris, the "Voice of the Blue Devils" for the past four decades, will retire from his post following the 2016-17 men's basketball season.
6 July 2016

To run with a 14-foot pole, plant it and then use it to catapult your body into the air is Megan Clark's adrenaline rush. The 22-year-old is the current pole vault record holder, indoor and outdoor, at Duke.
5 July 2016

Listen to the new “The Offseason” Podcast with Coach Jon Scheyer and his guest Coach Jeff Capel. Great stories and insight into the USA Team, the NBA Draft & some Marshall Plumlee tidbits. Subscribe via itunes or Google Play.   The post Check out the new episode of “The Of…
30 June 2016

Coach K on Brandon Ingram: “The Los Angeles Lakers are getting both a great player and a great person in Brandon Ingram. Brandon was a special player this year at Duke, and his best basketball is still ahead of him. I have absolutely loved coaching Brandon because he is a no-maintenance player…
24 June 2016

On Tuesday, Marty Pocius and Zalgiris beat Daniel Ewing and Neptunas 78-54 in Game 3 of the Finals.  Marty had 4 points in 17 minutes and Daniel had 5 points in 23 minutes.  Ian Vougioukas had 14 points and 6 rebounds, Renaldas Seibutis had 14 points, and Jerome Randle had 10 points.Boxsco…
7 June 2016

On Wednesday, Marty Pocius and Zalgiris hosted Daniel Ewing and Neptunas in Game 1 of the Finals in Lithuania, winning 83-72.  Marty had 4 points in 16 minutes and Daniel had 8 points in 24 minutes.  Jerome Randle had 20 points and 9 assists in the win while Angus Brandt had 16 points in t…
30 May 2016

On Monday, Marty Pocius and Zalgiris booked their spot in the Finals after sweeping the Semifinals with an 80-72 Game 3 win over Juventus.  Marty had 2 points and 6 assists in 17 minutes.  Renaldas Seibutis had 12 points, Brock Motum and Jerome Randle had 11 points each, and Ian Vougioukas…
23 May 2016

On Tuesday, Marty Pocius and Zalgiris started the Semifinals in Lithuania with a 91-76 Game 1 win over Juventus.  Marty had 2 points in 10 minutes.  Ian Vougioukas and Renaldas Seibutis had 12 points each.  In the loss, rookie Chavaughn Lewis from Marist had 17 points. Boxscore: http…
16 May 2016