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The exodus from Durham, North Carolina has been both massive and expected to this point following Duke Basketball's disappointing second round exit from the NCAA tournament at the hands of South Carolina. The seniors were guarantees: Matt Jones and Amile Jefferson had run out of eligibility after fo…
24 April 2017
The Blue Devils are still courting five-star center Mohamed Bamba and will likely need freshman Marques Bolden or sophomore Antonio Vrankovic to step up with reserve big men Chase Jeter and Sean Obi transferring. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px ...
23 April 2017
Duke freshman Frank Jackson will test the NBA waters, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. The 6-3, 205-pound guard has declared for the NBA draft but will not hire an … Click to Continue »…
23 April 2017
The Duke freshman has declared for the NBA Draft. Duke star freshman guard Frank Jackson declared for the NBA Draft on Saturday, but he won’t be hiring an agent. So, it’s possible for the former top recruit to return to the Blue Devils for his sophomore season. Jackson, a 6-foot-3, 205-p…
23 April 2017
The ongoing back-and-forth between Frank Jackson and Duke isn’t done with yet. A report from CBS Sports earlier this week indicated that Duke freshman point guard Frank Jackson was likely headed back to school. However, Jackson is now reportedly entering the NBA Draft without an agent. Th…
23 April 2017
We certainly hope that's not the case. But you just know if this were Duke's Grayson Allen lifting his leg like that, there would already be calls for a congressional investigation.
22 April 2017
The most controversial man in college basketball will spend one more season in Durham. On Tuesday, Duke announced that guard Grayson Allen will return to the school for his senior year in 2017-2018. The school released a statement announcing the news ...
21 April 2017
Duke continues to trend in the right direction for one of the top uncommitted 2017 basketball recruits. One of the top players left uncommitted in the class of 2017 is five-star point guard Trevon Duval. Duval is expected to announce his decision soon. Duke is the clear favorite to land him. In fact…
19 April 2017
Grayson Allen will be returning to Duke for his senior season and, quite frankly, that was the only option open to him. Even if the Jacksonville native wanted to enter the 2017 NBA Draft, his stock took such a major hit during his junior season that he may ...
19 April 2017
The national recruiting services have updated their class of 2017 basketball recruiting rankings today. Here’s where each of Duke’s 2017 commits ranks. 247Sports creates a ‘composite’ ranking, using its own rankings along with ESPN, Rivals, and Scout. Those were updated…
19 April 2017
When five-star basketball recruit Wendell Carter Jr. included Harvard among his list of four finalists, the college basketball world was shocked. But his official visit to Cambridge in...
19 April 2017
Every college basketball player making this decision should do what he ... In announcing he intends to play another season at Duke, Grayson Allen essentially became a senior. Now, it’s up to him to behave like one.
19 April 2017
This isn’t the way Grayson Allen’s spring was supposed to go. The preseason national Player of the Year for 2016-17, Allen was supposed to be in the early stages of rolling in that professional money he’d somewhat surprisingly passed on 12 months ...
19 April 2017
Leading active scorer in ACC.
18 April 2017
The guard will go back to Durham for his senior year. The post Grayson Allen Decides Against NBA Draft, Will Return To Duke appeared first on SLAMonline.
18 April 2017
Duke junior guard Grayson Allen will return for his senior year, the school announced Thursday. Allen, a 6-5 point guard from Jacksonville, Fla., averaged 14.5 points for the Blue Devils his junior year, one that was marred by controversy. After tripping ...
18 April 2017
Duke guard Grayson Allen has decided to return for his senior season instead of declaring for the NBA draft, per the team's official site. He provided a message to fans on the team's official Twitter account: Luke Kennard, Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles have all declared for the draft from the Blue D…
18 April 2017
The Duke player who rival fanbases love to hate is coming back for one more season. Blue Devils guard Grayson Allen has decided not to enter the 2017 NBA Draft and instead will return to school for his senior campaign. Allen’s junior season was a ...
18 April 2017
A few weeks ago, former Duke basketball star Luke Kennard declared for the NBA Draft. The Blue Devils three-point specialist is taking an interesting approach as he trains for the next...
18 April 2017
Grayson Allen returning to Duke for senior season Grayson Allen is back for one more season at Duke, the program announced on Twitter. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2pzib1o Grayson Allen is back for one more season at Duke ...
18 April 2017
Grayson Allen is returning for his fourth insufferable season with the Duke Blue Devils, and as much as we’d love to be upset about the news, we can’t be mad. The prospect of losing Allen left college basketball fans in a tough spot — a year without ...
18 April 2017
DURHAM, N.C. — Grayson Allen is returning to Duke for his senior season. Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Allen announced the decision Tuesday, with the guard saying in a statement issued by the school that “the last few weeks have provided the opportunity ...
18 April 2017
Plus, the memes would be amazing. We need a brawl to break out in a Duke vs. North Carolina game for once. These things are getting a little too friendly. The Syracuse coach is 72, and he’s tight with Coach K. But he’d totally fight back, right?
18 April 2017
Kennard Thanks Blue Devil Family for Special Stretch…
12 April 2017
Just over a week after freshman forward Harry Giles declared for the NBA Draft, sophomore standout Luke Kennard capitalized on his huge season by declaring as well. Although Kennard’s return to the rotation for the 2017-2018 season would have provided a major lift for the Blue Devils, he made…
10 April 2017
2017 consensus All-American…
6 April 2017
25th Anniversary: Duke Wins 1992 National Title…
6 April 2017
2016-17 Season Review…
5 April 2017
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4 April 2017
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4 April 2017
Despite rumors about my future that have circulated in recent days, I'm excited to announce that I'll be returning to Duke for my sophomore year. I have unbelievable support from my family, teammates and coaches.
4 April 2017
The Blue Devils center barely played as a freshman because of an injury. He'll try again in 2017-18.
4 April 2017
Duke freshman center Marques Bolden will return for his sophomore season, the school announced Monday. Bolden was rumored to be considering a transfer from the school.
4 April 2017
Duke center Marques Bolden didn't live up to his potential with the Blue Devils and will reportedly try his hand at a different school following his freshman season. On Sunday, Adam Rowe of 247Sports cited sources who said Bolden will transfer from head coach Mike Krzyzewski's program.
3 April 2017
One of the notable elements of Duke Basketball’s roller-coaster 2016-2017 season was the inconsistent and turbulent nature of the campaign for Grayson Allen. The junior guard was a consensus preseason All-American selection, and was on the short-list of early candidates for the Naismith Nation…
3 April 2017
Many wondered what might happen after the Blue Devils did not utilize their bench very much during the 2016-17 season, and now, another former five-star recruit is reportedly leaving Durham early. Freshman center Marques Bolden will announce his decision to transfer, Adam Rowe of 247sports reported…
3 April 2017
Duke freshman sensation Jayson Tatum officially declared for the NBA draft after the Blue Devils’ stunning loss to South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament. Tatum projects as a top five pick in the NBA Draft, but how does his skill set compare to current NBA players, and how might his potential t…
25 March 2017
Many expected the offseason roster moves to come early and often for the Blue Devils, and a day after Jayson Tatum declared for the NBA Draft, the team found out it will lose another frontcourt player as well. Sophomore forward Chase Jeter will transfer and finish his collegiate career elsewhere, th…
23 March 2017
This season was the roller coaster season of roller coaster seasons for Duke basketball. The team went from extreme highs, like knocking off North Carolina and winning the ACC Tournament, to extreme lows, like losing at home to North Carolina State for the first time in 20 years and now having the s…
21 March 2017
SEC fans are a special breed. South Carolina upset Duke, which in turn upset many people's brackets.
20 March 2017
Duke and coach Mike Krzyzewski were a massive failure this year. There is no way around it, the Hall of Fame coach and his absurdly talented team came nowhere close to living up to their potential.
20 March 2017
A Gamecocks program known largely - and mocked often by some - for its back-to-back NIT championships in 2005 and 2006 is now heading to the world's most famous arena as part of the NCAA's Sweet 16. They are making their first appearance in the regional semifinals since the bracket expanded after an…
20 March 2017
The South Carolina Gamecocks upset Duke 88-81 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils were the higher seed, but they were at a significant disadvantage playing in Greenville, South Carolina.
20 March 2017
Sindarius Thornwell had 24 points, Chris Silva scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and seventh-seeded South Carolina stunned No. 2 seed Duke 88-81 on Sunday night to advance to its first Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament's expanded bracket.
20 March 2017
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20 March 2017
After a first-round victory over Troy on Friday, Duke faces their first test as they take on South Carolina in the Round of 32 in a quasi-road game in Greenville, S.C. We look at some of the x-factors for the Blue Devils tonight as they hope to advance to the Sweet 16. 1. Grayson Allen […]…
19 March 2017
Duke guard Grayson Allen gets tripped by Troy's DeVon Walker in the first half of play at the NCAA tournament Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C. Duke guard Frank Jackson races for a loose ball as Troy guard Wesley Person , forward Joshua Boykin and teammate…
18 March 2017
In the final stretch of the season, touted Duke freshman Jayson Tatum came into his own, and his improvement turned his squad from a midseason disappointment to a favorite to win the NCAA tournament. Tatum and the Blue Devils looked the part in their opening game Friday, easily handling a Troy team…
18 March 2017
The second-seeded Duke Blue Devils rolled into the second round of the NCAA tournament Friday with an 87-65 all scored at least 14 points for the Blue Devils, which represented a carryover of the depth and offensive potency they displayed en route to the ACC tournament title. rebounds and accomplish…
18 March 2017
After making history in winning four games in four days to become ACC Tournament champions, the Duke Blue Devils have gone from a team that was “still evolving” per head coach Mike Krzyzewski to the odds-on favorite to win the national title. In many circles, Duke may have even deserved…
14 March 2017