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There are college basketball scholarships, and then there is a college basketball scholarship to play at the Duke University. At least that’s what Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski wants his recruits to believe. In the first week of May, Duke and Kentucky were reportedly already competing for…
26 May 2016
Last night, we hit the deadline for underclassmen who hadn’t signed with an agent to pull out of the NBA Draft, so a few uncommitted recruits aside, we have a...
26 May 2016
With the return of Grayson Allen and the addition of the nation’s ... The silver lining is that he’ll be back in 2016-17, and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has a role in mind for the fifth-year senior. Coach K told @CBSSports that Amile Jefferson needs ...
26 May 2016
Grayson Allen would have likely been a first-round pick in the NBA draft, but he didn't wait long to announce his return to a loaded Duke roster.
26 May 2016
Orlando (Fla.) Timber Creek three-star wide receiver M.J. Jarrell released his top 10 on Twitter moments ago, and it is an ACC-heavy list. Seven of the 10 programs Jarrell is...
25 May 2016
Every college football team is currently undefeated. And, in the minds of many of these teams’ fan bases, their team will still be undefeated once September, October and November come...
25 May 2016
While Duke always feels good about its chances of contending, the 2016-17 basketball season should feature even more optimism than usual. The Blue Devils lost Brandon Ingram, Marshall Plumlee and Derryck Thornton from a team that underachieved and lost in the Sweet 16 a year ago.
25 May 2016
Why does Oregon football roll out new uniforms seemingly every week? Because young football recruits love them. According to a new poll of 100 uncommitted Division I recruits conducted by...
24 May 2016
Duke released most of the numbers of its heralded incoming freshman class two weeks ago, but that was before five-star center  Marques Bolden pledged to the Blue Devils.  Today, the...
24 May 2016
It’s been a steady climb back to relevance for a program overshadowed not only on the diamond by Triangle neighbors North Carolina and N.C. State, but even on its own campus by a host of other teams that regularly do more than just get into NCAA tournaments… Read More »…
24 May 2016
Duke will play host to Michigan State and North Carolina will visit Indiana in the marquee matchups of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Duke-Michigan St, UNC-Indiana headline ACC/Big Ten Challenge Duke will play host to Michigan State and North Carolina will visit Indiana in the marquee matchups of the ACC…
24 May 2016
Duke owns 15-2 Challenge record…
24 May 2016
Mike Krzyzewski has been coaching Duke for more than 35 years, so he has been around the block a few times when it comes to a stellar recruiting class. But it's the blend of youth and season veterans that has Krzyzewski so pumped up about the upcoming season.
24 May 2016
Even before the "one-and-done era" took over the landscape of college basketball in 2006 when the NBA adjusted the rules for early entry to the NBA Draft, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski had ... F Brandon Ingram (2016, Duke): Ingram is basically the ...
24 May 2016
He wasn’t the star of Duke’s 2015 national championship run, but I can comfortably write Mike Krzyzewski wouldn’t have won his fifth title without Grayson Allen. Duke gained early favorite status for the 2017 national championship last week, and again, Allen may not be the primary…
24 May 2016
A pair of rematches, one from the 2015 Final Four (Duke-Michigan State) and the other from the 2016 Sweet 16 (Indiana-North Carolina) are the headlining matchups of the 2016 ACC/Big...
23 May 2016
By now, we all know which college football programs have the most hype heading into the 2016 season. But perhaps it’d be good to take a look at the teams...
23 May 2016
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
23 May 2016
Duke is known for its powerhouse basketball program, but the football team has gained some serious steam under Dave Cutcliffe, who many consider to be one of the finest coaches...
22 May 2016
Between a top-ranked recruiting class and a few strong returning veterans, Duke’s 2016-17 team has the potential to be extremely special. Grayson Allen gets most of te headlines, as far...
21 May 2016
May isn’t typically an eventful time in the college basketball world, but for Duke, North Carolina and NC State, the last week has been an exception. Compared to the beginning of last weekend, all three Tobacco Road teams have a better idea of what their rosters will look like for next season.
21 May 2016
Four-star cornerback recruit Lamont Wade, a 5-foot-9, 185-pound player from Clairton, Pennsylvania, has announced his top 10 schools. Wade, a class of 2017 player with over a dozen offers, will...
20 May 2016
Duke's talent-rich freshmen class only got better on Thursday when Marques Bolden signed to join the Blue Devils next basketball season. The 6-11 Bolden, from DeSoto, Texas, became the third incoming freshman with a five-star rating to join coach Mike Krzyzewski's program.
19 May 2016
Duke's addition of 5-star center Marques Bolden shook up the college basketball world Thursday as the loaded Blue Devils added another potential one-and-done prospect to their 2016-17 roster, per Paul Biancardi of ESPN.com. Already looking like the No. 1 team entering the 2016-17 men's college…
19 May 2016
Bolden, White Join Top-Ranked Recruiting Class…
19 May 2016
Bolden’s signing is all the more significant because of the reason he gave for the long-awaited decision he called “the biggest in my life so far”… Read More »…
19 May 2016
The Duke Blue Devils already had the No. 1 ranked recruiting class for 2016 and figured to be the likely No.
19 May 2016
Five-star center Marques Bolden committed to Duke on Thursday over Kentucky in a long drawn-out recruiting battle that gives head coach Mike Kryzewski his fourth five-star prospect in the Class of 2016. Why he committed: "I wanted to play for the best and Duke gives me the best opportunity to develo…
19 May 2016
Okafor, Winslow Named NBA All-Rookie…
19 May 2016
Duke gets another one. Marques Bolden, the highest-ranked uncommitted player in the 2016 class, has committed to Duke University and Coach Mike Krzyzewski. Marques Bolden has committed to Duke, he tells Scout | "I'm very excited." | Story: https://t.co/8kFUg8vMZO pic.twitter.com/iMjxZvRMyq — E…
19 May 2016
Five-star center Marques Bolden committed to Duke on Thursday over Kentucky in a long, drawn-out recruiting battle that gives coach Mike Krzyzewski hi...
19 May 2016
Five-star center Marques Bolden, No. 16 in the ESPN 100, picked Duke over Kentucky.
19 May 2016
“We’re thrilled to add Marques to an outstanding incoming class,” Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a statement ... The talented freshmen will join All-American junior guard Grayson Allen, fifth-year senior forward Amile Jefferson, Jones and ...
19 May 2016
“At the top of this draft, you’ll have all of this covered.” He’s tough: In his one season at Duke, Ingram showed Mike Krzyzewski how he’s already wired for the pro game. Coach K saw a “toughness” in the Kinston, N.C. product, especially when ...
19 May 2016
Duke Sports Information: Duke head men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and his staff announced two additions ... senior Matt Jones and junior All-American Grayson Allen for the 2016-17 campaign. The Blue Devils also add one of the nation’s most ...
19 May 2016
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski met with Bolden at home in Texas on the day ... Furthering the Blue Devils’ case is its array of proven perimeter threats Grayson Allen, Matt Jones and Luke Kennard, and highly rated freshmen Jayson Tatum and Frank Jackson.
19 May 2016
Both Ben Simmons out of LSU, and Brandon Ingram out of Duke, have strong cases to be made for why they ... and Jerry Colangelo's close relationship with Mike Krzyzewski, giving them the ability to gather as much information as possible, and make the ...
18 May 2016
The ping pong balls went the Sixers' way -- and now the franchise that has famously spent the past few years tanking is in a position to draft anybody it wants. They already have Jahlil Okafor, Nerlens Noel, Joel Embid and Dario Saric.
18 May 2016
Even after adding one of the country's best recruiting classes, Duke will still have to work to reach its goals this upcoming season. The Blue Devils will have plenty of talent next year, but as we have seen throughout college basketball, this alone won't guarantee a championship.
18 May 2016
Duke Has Taken Center Stage in NBA Lottery…
17 May 2016
Coach K Delivers 2016 Commencement Address…
16 May 2016
Despite being a former five-star recruit who started 20 games as a freshman at Duke, the Blue Devils’ loss of guard Derryck Thornton didn’t seem like it would cause a major shakeup in the ACC. After all, Thornton was averaging a little more than seven points per game when he decided…
15 May 2016
Recruiting is starting to heat up for Ramsey (N.J.) Don Bosco Prep defensive end Marcus Valdez who has added four offers in the month of May and now holds several Ivy League and FBS offers. Just last week, a very academically and athletically prestigious Power 5 school decided to get into the mix fo…
13 May 2016
ESPN college basketball analyst Andy Katz sheds light on the tough offseason Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski has been through and his thoughts on retirement.
12 May 2016
Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari said his blog post about recruiting promises wasn't aimed at any particular school or player.
11 May 2016
Decatur (Ga.) Cedar Grove safety Korey Hernandez has seen his offer list double this month and it looks like the dust hasn’t completely settled just yet. “South Florida, Southern Miss, Furman and Kent State, those are the most recent offers,” Hernandez told Today’s U. “…
11 May 2016
ESPN's Chad Ford discusses the strengths and weaknesses of NBA prospect Brandon Ingram.
11 May 2016
Scouting Report by Jonathan Givony. Video Analysis by Mike Schmitz A late bloomer physically, Brandon Ingram got somewhat of a late start compared with other prospects in his class, only standing 6'2 as a high school freshman.
10 May 2016
No one embraced the idea of the one-and-done era as quickly as John Calipari did. Even dating back to his days at Memphis, he had no issue in locking down the best freshmen in America even if it meant that A) he'd only get them for one season and B) that he would be on a never-ending run of the most…
10 May 2016
Here's this week's NBA mock draft, where we've again decided to shake up the lottery order to show just how vital the way the pingpong balls fall on May 17 will be. This time around, the moves begin at No.
10 May 2016