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Considered somewhat of a slight afterthought in the Duke recruiting class highlighted by Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow didn’t take long to show the college basketball world and NBA scouts alike that he’s one of the best players in the NCAA. His draft stock surged at the e…
17 April 2015
Tyus Jones, the Apple Valley native and star of the NCAA national basketball champion Duke Blue Devils, will be honored Wednesday with a hometown parade and ceremonies.
17 April 2015
Jones Involved in MLB First Pitch…
16 April 2015
Five years ago, he was playing high school basketball as an eighth-grader for Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, MN. On Wednesday, just nine days after winning a championship in his freshman season at Duke, Tyus Jones has declared his name for the NBA draft.
16 April 2015
On Wednesday morning, Tyus Jones, the Final Four Most Outstanding Player, joined Justise Winslow and Jahlil Okafor, becoming the third Duke freshman to enter his name into this year's NBA draft . In light of the news of Jones' decision, lone Jordan Brand Classic Duke commit Luke Kennard, a 6-foot-5…
16 April 2015
Considered a game-changing prospect already in middle school, Jahlil Okafor came into his freshman season with huge expectations, and did not disappoint in the least bit. He was named ACC player of the year and a First Team All-American, and played a major role in Duke’s NCAA Tournament run cu…
16 April 2015
Former Villanova guard Dylan Ennis is one of the most sought after transfers in college basketball right now. After spending the past two years at Villanova, the 6’2″, 190 pound guard from Brampton, Ontario, announced he would be transferring to use his final eligibility elsewhere. Accor…
16 April 2015
Antonio Vrankovic, a 6-foot-11 center from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., announced Wednesday night on Twitter that he has committed to play for the Blue Devils next season.… Read More »…
16 April 2015
Duke basketball fans were spoiled this past season. Not only did we get to enjoy a team make a magical run through the NCAA Tournament that ended in the program winning its fifth national championship, the Blue Devils had the luxury of fantastic guard play all season. Between the senior Quinn Cook h…
16 April 2015
2015 Men's Basketball Championship DVD…
16 April 2015
The Apple Valley native and star point guard of national champion Duke on Wednesday became the third Blue Devils freshman to declare for this year's NBA draft, joining Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow. His college teammates are projected to be top-five picks, so there was no question they'd leave r…
15 April 2015
Tyus Jones became the third Duke freshman to declare for the NBA Draft Wednesday, joining classmates Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow. Jones was the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four, and led the Blue Devils in the national final with 23 points.
15 April 2015
Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine had a message for people who doubt whether Apple Valley native Tyus Jones is ready for the NBA. "I'm all for him," LaVine said Wednesday, hours after Jones declared he was leaving Duke after one season to enter the NBA draft.
15 April 2015
A day after Justise Winslow declared for the NBA ... Teammate and childhood best friend Jahlil Okafor made his NBA draft declaration last week. With the trio's jump to the draft, Duke is left with just one returning player, Grayson Allen, from the class ...
15 April 2015
Jones joins teammates Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow to declare for this year's draft after just one season at Duke, coach Mike Krzyzewski said Wednesday. "Tyus could not have done a better job for us this past year," Krzyzewski said in a statement.
15 April 2015
Following the departures of Jones and senior captain Quinn Cook, Duke lacks a true point guard, though Vrankovic's commitment will bolster a frontcourt that will include Jeter, redshirt senior Marshall Plumlee and senior Amile Jefferson.
15 April 2015
It’s official. Tyus Jones is following Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow to the NBA. Jonathan Givony from Draft Express joins Campus Insiders’ Ray Crawford to discuss where the Duke guard will be drafted and how his game translates to the next level. The post Draft Express Evaluates Tyus…
15 April 2015
Duke freshman point guard Tyus Jones, the most outstanding player in the NCAA men's championship game victory over favored Wisconsin, on Wednesday declared for the 2015 NBA Draft. Coach Mike Krzyzewski justifiably heaped praise on Jones and said he's ready to make the jump to the NBA.
15 April 2015
A Moment in Time: Duke Knocks off Wisconsin…
15 April 2015
You can now pre-order the 2015 Duke vs Wisconsin National Championship game DVD from Amazon. It comes with both the Blu Ray and DVD disc. It will ship on May 26th. Order yours here today! The post Duke vs Wisconsin National Championship DVD Now Available appeared first on Duke Report.
15 April 2015
Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor are best friends who came to Duke together. A year later, they’re leaving the Blue Devils the same way.… Read More »…
15 April 2015
That goes for the early and expected early exits – Duke’s Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones; Virginia’s Anderson; and Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell – and veterans Jerian Grant and Pat Connaughton of Notre Dame, Rakeem Christmas of ...
15 April 2015
Duke freshman Tyus Jones will enter the 2015 NBA Draft, head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Wednesday. “Tyus could not have done a better job for us this past year,” said Krzyzewski. “We’re so very happy for him and his family to have the opportunity to declare for the draft…
15 April 2015
After helping Duke win a national championship, Tyus Jones will now take his talents to the next level. The freshman point guard, who’s fresh off winning the Final Four Most Outstanding Player award, will forego his final three years of eligibility and declare for the 2015 NBA Draft. Jones&rsq…
15 April 2015
It's already been a busy offseason. Let's take a look at what's already happened around college hoops.
15 April 2015
He was also named to the All-ACC Freshman Team. "Tyus could not have done a better job for us this past year," said Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski. "We're so very happy for him and his family to have the opportunity to declare for the draft. He is ...
15 April 2015
Durham Celebrated With Duke…
15 April 2015
Anton Vrankovic, a 6-foot-11, 265-pound center from Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Pine Crest verbally committed to the Duke basketball program Wednesday night. He announced his decision via Twitter. Vrankovic, rated a 3-star prospect on a 0 to 5 scale by most ...
15 April 2015
Justise Winslow has joined Jahlil Okafor as the second Duke freshman to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft. It was widely reported last week that Winslow would be putting his name in this year’s draft, and the announcement was made official today with a release from the University. After averaging…
14 April 2015
You’ve done that my four years here, especially this year.” As for the freshmen who helped Duke win the championship, Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow have already decided to leave school for the NBA. Neither was present at Tuesday’s celebration.
14 April 2015
Justise Winslow is having an eventful year — first, he won an NCAA championship with Duke, and now, he has declared for the NBA Draft. (Fellow Blue Devils freshman Jahlil Okafor declared earlier in April.) On Tuesday, the 19-year-old forward posted a ...
14 April 2015
True, J.P. Tokoto isn't trying to come back for his senior year at UNC. But ask Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski how things worked out once he gave the peace sign to Rasheed Sulaimon. It's like Public Enemy frontman Chuck D rapped: “Every brother ain't a ...
14 April 2015
Quinn Cook put together one of the best senior seasons of anyone in the country, averaging more than 15 points per game and shooting 40% from 3-point range. Cook also was the senior leader the Blue Devils needed as helped lead Duke to the 2015 national championship. Check out some of the most memora…
14 April 2015
Season Breakdown: As a sophomore, Amile Jefferson had a breakout season and became a leader for the Blue Devils, averaging 6.5 points and 6.9 rebounds per game while shooting 64.4-percent from the floor. So, it came as no surprise when he was named co ...
14 April 2015
Freshman Grayson Allen electrified Blue Devil fans in the Final Four, throwing down a one-handed jam in the semifinals against Michigan State and dropping 16 points against Wisconsin in the title game. I first had the idea for this column immediately after Countdown to Craziness way back in October.
14 April 2015
The Maryland-bound center is huge, and he's got skills out to fifteen feet. Can he take Maryland to the next level?
13 April 2015
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski may tell you his most recent NCAA championship is special because his kids deserved it, and because he loved his 2014-15 team. He'd say it's not about the bigger picture, the number of titles he's won or the number of Final Fours in which he's participated.
13 April 2015
... County officials will offer remarks along with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. The celebration is presented by the Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau, Downtown Durham Inc., The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, The City of Durham and Durham County.
13 April 2015
• ESPN CBB analyst Shane Battier gives his takes on Mike Krzyzewski's passion for basketball, Jahlil Okafor's potential, tanking in the NBA and ...
13 April 2015
Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEF'-skee) will return to his hometown of Chicago to serve as honorary grand marshal at the 124th annual Polish Constitution Day Parade. Krzyzewski was born and raised in Chicago and has spoken about the ...
13 April 2015
That might help explain one of the last great upsets of the 2015 season: the erratic, offensively challenged Tokoto announced for the draft even before Duke’s Jahlil Okafor, the ACC player of the year, and Justise Winslow, among the best forwards the ...
12 April 2015
"They're legends. They're Hall-of-Famers.'' And they're in need. Duke already lost freshman forward Jahlil Okafor to the NBA this week and freshman forward Justise Winslow is expected to follow. Kentucky this week announced each of its top seven scorers is ...
11 April 2015
Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell prevented an ACC shutout by winning the Karl Malone Award as the nation’s top power forward.… Read More »…
11 April 2015
That’s when Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor ... day Jones and Okafor announced they were headed to Duke on ESPNU, in a simultaneous broadcast from both of their high schools. Less than a week later, Justise Winslow of Houston followed suit, and the pieces ...
11 April 2015
By taking his name out of consideration for the vacancy at Arizona State, a job that was reportedly his if he wanted it, associate head coach Jeff Capel moved straight to the head of the class as Krzyzewski’s heir apparent.… Read More »…
11 April 2015
Duke had the last laugh this past season, owning the series with the Tar Heels before securing the national championship Monday night. But the Blue Devils have since lost freshman Jahlil Okafor to the NBA draft, and Justise Winslow and Final Four most ...
10 April 2015
It's a Friday night in early February, just a few minutes into the junior varsity boys basketball game, and the gymnasium at Franklin High Schoo...
10 April 2015
The 2015 NCAA Tournament champions will be on hand and Duke Hall of Fame Coach Mike Krzyzewski, a five-time national championship coach and two-time Olympic championship coach, will speak. The celebration is presented by the Durham Convention & Visitors ...
10 April 2015
Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky won the Wooden Award on Friday, giving him a sweep of the five major player of the year awards.
10 April 2015
Jahllil Okafor’s decision to enter the NBA Draft was made official on Thursday afternoon and was hardly a surprise as the Blue Devil freshman is projected as a top three overall pick. But how does the move impact next year’s team? Here’s a look ahead at the center position in Dur…
10 April 2015