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28 August 2015
It's been mostly smooth sailing for Duke basketball since it cut down the net ... lone upperclassman and sophomore Grayson Allen and freshmen Derryck Thornton Jr., Luke Kennard and Brandon Ingram completing the group. Duke has also received a verbal ...
28 August 2015
This is a follow-up to an April 2015 Associated Press article regarding Duke basketball and the one-and-done phenomenon. Once upon a time, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski led championship basketball teams with top veteran players who learned from him and from each other for four full years. Then, as th…
27 August 2015
27 August 2015
It's been mostly smooth sailing for Duke basketball since it cut down the net at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in April. Duke had an offseason that's been devoid of any major bad news in terms of injuries, academics or behavior issues with players, or changes to the Blue Devils' coaching staff.
26 August 2015
Duke is relatively young on the perimeter, with junior Matt Jones being the lone upperclassman and sophomore Grayson Allen and freshmen Derryck Thornton Jr., Luke Kennard and Brandon Ingram completing the group. Duke has also received a verbal commitment ...
26 August 2015
Much like last season, the 2015-16 Duke basketball team will have to rely on its freshman class to make significant contributions if the Blue Devils hope to repeat as national champions. One of the most pivotal pieces of the freshman class is Brandon Ingram, who arrives as Duke’s top rated rec…
26 August 2015
The big gets were forward Brandon Ingram ... to 2015 and picked Duke over Louisville and others. Along with fellow late signees Justin Robinson and Antonio Vrankovic as well as November acquisitions Chase Jeter and Luke Kennard, Duke ended up with the ...
26 August 2015
It's a bit early for this, but here's an article discussing who will start for Duke in the backcourt. Taking it for granted that Derryck ... Jones and Luke Kennard. Let's presuppose also that Amile Jefferson will start, as will Brandon Ingram and, at ...
24 August 2015
PG – Derryck Thornton SG – Grayson Allen SF – Luke Kennard PF – Matt Jones C – Brandon Ingram (newly eligible power forward Sean Obi is also expected to be in the Duke rotation next year) All of these combinations become possible due to the ...
24 August 2015
Last but not least, the 6’9” Brandon Ingram should easily step into the role of starting small forward. There are three options in the search for a Duke’s lone remaining starting two-guard position: Grayson Allen, Matt Jones and Luke Kennard.
23 August 2015
22 August 2015
So now that Derryck is heading to Duke, how are you feeling ... I think he’s rooming with Brandon Ingram. We knew, when we were out there in May and they took us to the dorms, he knew then when they told us. They were showing us “this would be your ...
21 August 2015
21 August 2015
It's been more than four months since Duke put the finishing touches on its fifth national title in Indianapolis, and we're still almost three months away from the Blue Devils being able to start their defense of that championship. The time in between has likely seemed interminable for fans, but for…
20 August 2015
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz talks about whether the Olympic experience has scratched Mike Krzyzewski's itch to coach in the pros and up...
18 August 2015
In estimating whether or not he thinks he'll be selected to USA Basketball's 2016 team for the Rio Olympics, Wizards point guard John Wall says, "I probably won't make it."…
17 August 2015
The turnout for this week's training camp further validates that the game's elite players are committed to the program built by Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski.
14 August 2015
Could the lasting image to cap Kobe Bryant's basketball career be of him donning a gold medal at the conclusion of the Rio Olympics? Team USA director Jerry Colangelo says don't rule it out.
14 August 2015
Duke learned on Wednesday that it would be making three appearances on ESPN's Big Monday telecasts, the first part of its 2015-16 ACC schedule that's been revealed. The news brings us one step closer to the end of the offseason and the start of the Blue Devils' quest for a second straight national t…
13 August 2015
ESPN’s Big Monday college basketball package will have a distinct Triangle flavor this season, with all but one of the eight games on the schedule featuring either defending national champion Duke, North Carolina or N.C. State.… Read More »…
12 August 2015
Duke will appear three times on ESPN Big Monday broadcasts this upcoming season, as announced by the network Wednesday. The Blue Devils are set to host two of the three contests, welcoming Syracuse to Cameron Indoor Stadium Jan. 18 and Louisville Feb. 8. Duke is also scheduled to make a trip to Cora…
12 August 2015
ESPN's Big Monday Matchups Released…
12 August 2015
  The 17th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge will conclude with a possible matchup of top-15 teams as No. 6 Duke will welcome No. 14 Indiana to Durham, N.C., with tipoff set for 9:15 p.m. (ET), Dec. 2. Duke is 14-2 all-time in Challenge play and owns an overall record of 4-3 against Indiana. Duke wi…
11 August 2015
Big Ten/ACC Challenge Times Released…
11 August 2015
Duke to Face VCU in Non-Conference Play…
6 August 2015
USA Basketball on Thursday released a list of 34 players, headlined by LeBron James, expected to attend next week's minicamp in Las Vegas.
6 August 2015
Duke looked very good early last year, but Mike Krzyzewski knew his team was ... The game against VCU and its Havoc defense will be a good indicator. Maybe no one at the 2K Classic comes to New York under more scrutiny than Will Wade.
6 August 2015
When Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones made the joint announcement that they would be playing their college basketball together at Duke, it was a huge step that would eventually help lead the Blue Devils to the 2015 National Championship. The decision of Jones and Okafor to become Blue Devils also helped…
5 August 2015
While most Duke basketball fans are still basking in the glory of the program’s latest national championship, the rest of the college basketball world has already shifted its attention toward the 2015-16 season. Now that players have departed for the NBA and incoming recruiting classes are set…
5 August 2015
As an incoming freshman, Brandon Ingram will be counted on to serve as a crucial part of the 2015-16 Duke basketball team. Ingram arrives to Duke as the highest rated recruit in this year’s No. 1 ranked recruiting class for the Blue Devils, and Mike Krzyzewski has already talked about Ingram&r…
4 August 2015
The final piece to the #2 recruiting class in the country, Thornton reclassified up from the 2016 class to the 2015 class on April 21st when he committed to Duke ... five incoming freshmen (Brandon Ingram, Chase Jeter, Luke Kennard, Justin Robinson ...
3 August 2015
After winning a national championship a few months ago, Marshall Plumlee jumped right in to the next big challenge that awaited him. In a cool feature from Dana O’Neil of ESPN.com, the Duke center talked about his summer experience of taking part in the 28-Day Cadet Leadership Course in Fort K…
30 July 2015
The summer is not quite over, but in advance of the inevitable, ESPN.com decided to get a jump on the age-old welcome back to school essay question and ask a few players and one coach to tell us how they spent their summer vacations. He came to the phone only after he finished folding the clothes in…
29 July 2015
Coach K, now 68, holds the current men’s Division I wins record with 1,018 and has said he doesn’t plan on retiring anytime soon, and if he coaches five more seasons it is unlikely Calipari could catch him — but the difference could ultimately be ...
29 July 2015
Marshall Plumlee interviews freshman Brandon Ingram. The post Freshman Intro: Brandon Ingram appeared first on Duke Report.
27 July 2015
BDN Production: Champions Forever…
24 July 2015
First Taste of NBA for National Champs…
21 July 2015
Marshall Plumlee introduces freshman center Antonio Vrankovic. The post Freshman Intro: Antonio Vrankovic appeared first on Duke Report.
20 July 2015
After more than a week of balloting (in which Duke and Clemson fans seem to have participated more than others), the votes for the fourth annual ACCSPYs have all been counted and the winners have been crowned.… Read More »…
14 July 2015
Five-star wing prospect Jayson Tatum of St. Louis announced his decision to join the Blue Devils on Sunday at the Nike Peach Jam in Augusta, Ga. … Read More »…
13 July 2015
Here's your chance to help select the best moments and performances of the 2013-14 athletic year in the ACC… Read More »…
3 July 2015
Following a season in which Mike Krzyzewski earned his fifth national championship and became the first college basketball coach to win 1,000 games, the Duke Hall of Famer has been named the winner of the Lapchick Character Award for 2015.… Read More »…
29 June 2015
More honors for a couple of Coach Ks.
29 June 2015
NEW YORK—The NBA draft is a hectic occasion every year, but this year’s crop of Blue Devils provided all the excitement fans could have wanted—Jahlil Okafor is joining a crowded frontcourt in Philadelphia, Justise Winslow is taking his talents to South Beach and Tyus Jones is going…
26 June 2015
Tyus Jones was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 24th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night, giving him a chance to play alongside another Blue Devil point guard in Kyrie Irving.But the prospects of an all-Duke backcourt were short-lived. Jones will stay right at home instead. Adrian Wojnar…
26 June 2015
During his freshman season in Durham, Justise Winslow's highlight-reel blocks and bullying drives to the basket occasionally took a back seat to the dominance of center Jahlil Okafor. Now Winslow will be looked to as a key to re-energize a team that already has a pair of perennial superstars.Winslow…
26 June 2015
The Philadelphia 76ers already had 7-footers Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid on their roster.They liked Jahlil Okafor enough to take him anyways.Okafor was selected by Philadelphia with the third pick in the 2015 NBA draft, beginning the next chapter for the big man who has dominated at every level of…
25 June 2015
NEW YORK—It may not be the small army Kentucky is sending to the league, but come Thursday night, the defending national champions will send one of the most talented cores in the country to play in the NBA.Four former Blue Devils—Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow, Tyus Jones and Quinn Cook&…
25 June 2015
• NBA prospect Justise Winslow dishes on his draft day schedule, his hair, his transition to the league, aspects of his game that have improved,...
24 June 2015