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Basketball Season Tip-Off Auction…
26 October 2014 | 12:26 am

Blue-White Scrimmage Highlights Event…
25 October 2014 | 6:20 pm

Deputy Secretary of State William Burns is set to finally retire next month, after Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama convinced him to take his career into overtime rather than retire in 2013 as he had planned.
25 October 2014 | 5:48 pm

Annual Preview Show Set to Air Saturday…
24 October 2014 | 8:05 pm

Deputy Secretary of State William Burns is set to finally retire next month, after Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama convinced him to take his career into overtime rather than retire in 2013 as he had planned. To reward the Duke University basketball fan, Mr. Kerry surprised M…
24 October 2014 | 7:49 pm

Men's Basketball Freshman Focus…
24 October 2014 | 4:00 pm

SAP is the world's leading provider of business software - enterprise resource planning, business intelligence, and related applications and services that help companies of all sizes and in more than 25 industries run better. By extending the availability of software across on-premise installations,…
23 October 2014 | 5:07 pm

Parking and Traffic Alert…
23 October 2014 | 12:35 pm

Matt Jones is one of the few members of the Duke basketball team who hasn’t received a ton of attention over the past few weeks. He’s not a member of the heralded No. 1 recruiting class that arrived this offseason, giving fans hope that this would be the year Mike Krzyzewski would figure…
23 October 2014 | 11:35 am

DURHAM - When Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski let slip on Tuesday that, if the season started today, guard Matt Jones would be in the starting lineup, he quickly admitted that that bit of info might come a…
23 October 2014 | 12:02 am

Mike Krzyzewski is entering his 10th season with his “Basketball and Beyond with Coach K” radio show that airs on SiriusXM radio. According to a release from the Duke Sports Information department, the newest season of the show will premier on Thursday, October 23 at 6pm EST. on Channel…
22 October 2014 | 8:34 pm

Eat at one of these Durham restaurants when you travel to see the Blue Devils. I have been going to Duke basketball games at Cameron Indoor Stadium since 2003.  I was also that guy who would always grab a cheeseburger from McDonald’s at the Bryan Center just before a game.  It wasn&r…
22 October 2014 | 7:15 pm

Legendary DUKE and USA BASKETBALL MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM coach MIKE KRZYZEWSKI ill debut the 10th season of his weekly SIRIUSXM show, "BASETBALL AND BEYOND WITH COACH K," tomorrow night at 6p , on COLLEGE SPORTS NATION . Coach K will be joined on the season premiere by KANSAS JAYHAWKS head basketball c…
22 October 2014 | 7:00 pm

Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke University Blue Devils and the USA Basketball Men’s National Team, will debut the 10th season of his weekly SiriusXM show, Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, this Thursday, October 23 (6:00 pm ET) on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91. Coach K w…
22 October 2014 | 6:56 pm

SAP SE and NTT DATA, Inc. today announced that Duke Athletics has chosen the SAP HANA platform and NTT DATA's Analytics experts to help it take Men's Basketball data to the next level by launching one of the most intuitive and powerful data visualization tools in college sports history. Historical p…
22 October 2014 | 6:11 pm

During the off-season, Duke junior Rasheed Sulaimon took time to reflect on his career to date.  In doing so, he came back prepared to do what it takes to be remembered.  In the following interview, “Sheed” mentions of listening carefully to former Duke great Shane Battier.&nbs…
22 October 2014 | 2:31 pm

This year’s Duke basketball team is wasting no time getting after the competition. The difference is – right now the competition is against each other. Members of the media were allowed to attend yesterday’s practice and, according to this story by Stephen Schramm of The Fayettevil…
22 October 2014 | 2:00 pm

The Duke Blue Devils held their first scrimmage with referees yesterday and it was no surprise that Amile Jefferson was the most vocal of the players.  Jefferson, who was recently named a team captain, is set to help lead a talented cast of newcomers.  The Philly native will do so in…
22 October 2014 | 1:29 pm

Bernard Thomas Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Tyus Jones and Rasheed Sulaimon during a practice in Cameron Indoor Stadium. So far, Rasheed Sulaimon's time in a Duke uniform has matched how the Blue Devils have fared as a whole.
22 October 2014 | 1:57 am

DURHAM - After finishing Tuesday afternoon's practice, Duke freshman Justise Winslow didn't need to be reminded how his white team did in the series of scrimmages that had just unfolded on the floor o…
22 October 2014 | 12:19 am

Historical player and team data will be brought to life for Blue Devil Fans around the world through a simple and elegant Web and mobile interface. The announcement was made at SAP TechEdA && d-codeA , being held "We always have and always will look to be a leader in the digital space becaus…
21 October 2014 | 4:29 pm

Not in the "Duke has a football team????" way, but in a jaded "What have you done for me lately" sort of way. And that is truly incredible.
21 October 2014 | 7:09 am

We recently got a chance to interview Jon Scheyer, which times perfectly with Countdown to Craziness just a few days away. As a senior, Jon Scheyer helped lead Duke Basketball to its 4th national championship. Jon then went on to play basketball professionally for 3 years before returning to Duke to…
20 October 2014 | 1:22 pm

Each week, Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.
20 October 2014 | 10:41 am

For the second straight year, coach Mike Krzyzewski and his Duke basketball team will hold an open public practice and free autograph session for its fans. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Cameron Indoor Stadium… Read More »…
18 October 2014 | 12:13 am

Benefiting the Emily K Center.
17 October 2014 | 5:33 am

The USA TODAY Preseason Coaches poll was released today and the Duke basketball team received a spot as the No. 3 team in the country. The ranking is consistent with most preseason polls that are showing up as we get closer to the start of the 2014-15 college basketball season, as most sites have Du…
16 October 2014 | 7:18 pm

The Duke Men’s Basketball team has been ranked as the number three team in the nation in the newly released Coaches poll.  The Blue Devils will blend a solid returning cast of players with the nations top rated freshman class this coming season. http://sportspolls.usatoday.com/ncaa/basket…
16 October 2014 | 5:33 pm

As the start of the 2014-15 men's basketball season approaches, numerous media outlets recently released their preseason team rankings and individual honors and awards, with the Duke men's basketball team well represented. : As a team, the Blue Devils consistently rank among the top five in most pub…
16 October 2014 | 12:24 am

It was reported today that the Duke Basketball team would take part in the 2015 2K Sports Classic. According to a story by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports, the Blue Devils are one of four headliners for the early season tournament, along with Wisconsin, VCU and Georgetown. The event is scheduled to take…
14 October 2014 | 1:07 am

Early returns on Jon Scheyer is that he is a natural as an assistant coach. The former Duke guard and national champion recently addressed the media – The post Jon Scheyer Talks Duke Hoops appeared first on Blue Devil Nation.
8 October 2014 | 6:04 pm

What Produces Teams in Sync? In the game of basketball, how important is long-term play with the same guys? Well, every single player is unique in particular ways. One player is lightning quick off the ball in short bursts. Another is great off the dribble. Still another player is tall and thick but…
8 October 2014 | 12:24 pm

Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor was named the CBSSports.com Preseason National Player of the Year this afternoon in an article published by Gary Parrish. The 6’11”, 270-pound center from Chicago, Ill., was the top rated center in the class of 2014 and is regarded by many as a leading candida…
7 October 2014 | 8:43 pm

Duke's 1982 recruiting class -- which included Johnny Dawkins, Mark Alarie, David Henderson and Jay Bilas -- paved the way for future classes. They were Mike Krzyzewski's first set of Blue Devils to make an NCAA tournament.
7 October 2014 | 4:46 pm

Duke Assistant Coach, Jeff Capel,  returned from his duties with USA Basketball.  Capel  spoke to his recent experiences in helping Team USA bring back the Gold Medal in the FIBA Championships this past week.  He also addressed this years talented Duke team just before they hit t…
6 October 2014 | 4:35 pm

On a Friday night two Octobers ago, fans flocked to Cameron Indoor Stadium for the fourth annual Countdown to Craziness. In the locker room, the players suited up for the opening-season bluewhite scrimmage. Meanwhile, Ryan Kelly traveled through a hallway in the stadium’s recesses, towing an i…
5 October 2014 | 8:36 pm

Freshmen athletes aren't allowed to be seen or heard at most schools, at least until they play their first regular season game. If not longer.
2 October 2014 | 2:11 pm

Senior Quinn Cook and junior Amile Jefferson have been named team captains for the 2014-15 basketball season, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Tuesday. Cook and Jefferson are both first-time team captains for the Blue Devils, who will hold their first practice of the season Friday afternoon…
30 September 2014 | 11:06 pm

Newly named Duke captains Quinn Cook, left, and Amile Jefferson double-team N.C. State's Tyler Lewis last season Senior Quinn Cook and junior Amile Jefferson have been given the responsibility of providing leadership to a Duke basketball team whose top players this season are expected to be freshmen…
30 September 2014 | 10:24 pm

While LeBron James is undecided, Kevin Durant told ESPN he intends to return to Team USA for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil after withdrawing from national-team duty shortly before the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
29 September 2014 | 7:14 pm

With Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood both being selected in the first round of the NBA Draft and Josh Hairston graduating several months earlier, the only member of the Duke frontline who saw consistent play time was Amile Jefferson. Recently, the 6-foot-8 Jefferson has returned to playing after recov…
28 September 2014 | 9:34 pm

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- On a Sunday summer afternoon in 2012, Notre Dame president Rev. John Jenkins and athletic director Jack Swarbrick hopped on a plan...
26 September 2014 | 4:00 pm

Kansas coach Bill Self and Arizona coach Sean Miller don't see a huge recruiting advantage for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski or Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim coaching the men's national team. But if there is one, both coaches say they should promote it.
24 September 2014 | 5:53 pm

Former Duke basketball and lacrosse standout Ed Koffenberger passed away Sunday morning in Delaware at the age of 88. Koffenberger had been battling leukemia and was undergoing a second round of chemotherapy when his health rapidly declined. On the basketball court, Koffenberger led the Blue Devils…
24 September 2014 | 4:39 pm

Separating from Duke for nearly two months to coach USA Basketball wasn't easy for Mike Krzyzewski this time simply because he is used to doing it. Se...
22 September 2014 | 2:00 pm

It's been too long since we had a weekly wrap-up, so I'm bringing back Best/Worst. But there is one problem. Almost everything has been the...
19 September 2014 | 11:38 pm

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks to members of the media during a press conference in Durham, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
19 September 2014 | 1:42 am

C.L. Brown discusses Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's denial that coaching Team USA gives him a recruiting advantage:…
18 September 2014 | 8:08 pm

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said the notion that coaching USA Basketball gives him a recruiting advantage is "utterly ridiculous."…
18 September 2014 | 1:09 pm

United States and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, center, is surrounded by his players during the final World Cup basketball game against Serbia.
16 September 2014 | 7:24 pm