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31 October 2014 | 7:30 pm

Duke Opens 2014-15 Season Tues., Nov. 4…
31 October 2014 | 6:43 pm

The Duke basketball team finds itself in a familiar position entering the 2014-15 season – near the top of the Preseason AP Poll. The poll was released Friday morning and the Blue Devils are the No. 4 team in the country. The Kentucky Wildcats took the top spot, followed by Arizona at No. 2 an…
31 October 2014 | 4:55 pm

College and professional football have long eclipsed college basketball's early season, more so in the last 15 years as the former mushroomed from regional to national obsession. Add this season's debut of the four-team College Football Playoff to the NFL's Super Bowl tournament, and the casual fan…
31 October 2014 | 3:31 pm

Men's Basketball Freshman Focus…
31 October 2014 | 2:10 pm

This basketball player's headshot the first search result for "Pitt," which further proves my point. - Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports As a general rule, college football is better than anything that is not college football.
30 October 2014 | 7:17 pm

ESPNU Special Airs at 7:30 PM…
30 October 2014 | 6:24 pm

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30 October 2014 | 3:23 pm

ESPNU will televise The Experts: Coaching Legends on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. ET featuring Syracuse's Jim Boeheim, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Louisville's Rick Pitino and North Carolina's Roy Williams. Hosted by ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas, the four Naismith Memorial Basketball Hal…
30 October 2014 | 3:32 am

The Duke Blue Devils were voted No. 1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference by members of the media at Wednesday's "Operation Basketball" in Charlotte.
30 October 2014 | 2:55 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (theACC.com)– Duke will enter the 2014-15 season as the Atlantic Coast Conference favorite, according to a vote of media in attendance at the league’s annual “Operation Basketball.” The Blue Devils, who return guards Quinn Cook and Rasheed Sulaimon, along with…
30 October 2014 | 12:58 am

It's been nearly two decades since Chris Collins' and Steve Wojciechowski's voice has been absent from a Duke basketball practice. With those two longtime Duke assistant coaches having moved on to head coaching jobs of their own, Jeff Capel and Nate James are doing their best to fill the void.
30 October 2014 | 12:44 am

CHARLOTTE - During player introductions at Duke's Countdown to Craziness event Saturday, senior Quinn Cook walked toward midcourt and pointed at the national championship banners hanging from the Came…
30 October 2014 | 12:27 am

Duke's returning veterans are realistic enough to understand that if they want to leave a championship banner in the rafters of Cameron Indoor Stadium as their legacy before they leave, it’s not going to happen without the contributions of center Jahlil Okafor, point guard Tyus Jones, small fo…
29 October 2014 | 11:56 pm

Legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski stresses the importance of his team creating a new identity following last season’s second round defeat to Mercer in the NCAA Tournament. The post Video: Coach K Sees New Beginning For Duke After Early NCAA Exit appeared first on Duke Report.
29 October 2014 | 11:17 pm

One of the activities for the ACC Basketball Media Day event, also known as Operation Basketball, is for the members of the media to submit their selections for preseason conference rankings and awards. Duke was well represented in multiple categories and the Blue Devils took the top spot as the tea…
29 October 2014 | 10:14 pm

CHARLOTTE – Duke was an opening round disappointment in the NCAA tournament last year. But thanks to the addition of four top newcomers – including preseason ACC Rookie of the Year Jahlil Okafor – voters at the league’s Operation Basketball media event believe the Blue Devils…
29 October 2014 | 9:19 pm

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29 October 2014 | 12:22 pm

ACC Basketball coaches and players from around the league are in Charlotte today to take part in the conference’s Media Day. It’s that time of year when the leagues bring representatives from each team together to meet with the media to help offer a preview of what we can expect in the u…
29 October 2014 | 11:29 am

ACC Insider Brett Friedlander will be attending the ACC’s annual Operation Basketball media event in Charlotte on Wednesday. Here’s what his preseason All-ACC and poll ballot looks like. … Read More »…
29 October 2014 | 1:39 am

The beginning of the Duke basketball season is only a few short weeks away. Fans got their first look at the 2014-15 Blue Devils this past weekend with the annual Countdown 2 Craziness event, which featured two 12-minute scrimmages where Mike Krzyzewski shuffled the lineups to get an idea of how guy…
28 October 2014 | 8:09 pm

The Cameron Crazies, simply put, have a quite a job to uphold, as the Blue Devils haven't lost a non-conference game at Cameron in almost 15 years. That's why Marshall Plumlee, dressed as a drill sergeant, took it upon himself to ensure that this season's crop of Crazies were ready to uphold their e…
28 October 2014 | 7:42 pm

A year after a freshman carried Duke, the Blue Devils are doubling down - and then some - on first-year players. How well those four immediate-impact recruits adjust to the college game will determine whether Duke claims its fifth national title or whether the Blue Devils are a candidate to be knock…
28 October 2014 | 3:44 pm

Check out the dominating performance Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor had in the Blue Devils’ annual Countdown to Craziness at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Okafor finished with 27 points, hitting 12 of 16 shots and grabbed 8 rebounds as his white squad won both scrimmage periods. The post Video: Jahlil…
27 October 2014 | 7:18 pm

I remember when I played varsity basketball in high school. In my senior year, there seemed to be quite a bit of parity between the top ten players.  So we ended up playing one-on-one to see who were the better players. I ended up opposite a guy named Strauss who was several inches taller than…
27 October 2014 | 1:25 pm

The average sports fan will tell you that this is the best time of year.  Why?  Football is getting down to the nitty-gritty, basketball is about to start and the World Series is closing out the baseball season.  At no other time does the NBA, NFL, MLB and NCAA football and hoops run…
27 October 2014 | 12:51 pm

The Duke Blue Devils kicked off the preseason Saturday night in Durham with their annual "Countdown 2 Craziness," and the highlight of the night was the intrasquad dunk contest. 7-foot-0 center Marshall Plumlee, the brother of Miles and Mason Plumlee, deservedly won the title with dunks that made hi…
26 October 2014 | 6:28 pm

Many people scoffed when CBS Sports announced that its preseason National Player of the Year was Jahlil Okafor, citing his youth as a true freshman and returning talent across the country.They might want to rethink their critique of the decision.The 6-foot-11, 270-pound center took over Duke's annua…
26 October 2014 | 3:12 pm

WASHINGTON — 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.
26 October 2014 | 1:48 pm

Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor played in front of the Cameron Crazies for the first time last evening.  Jones ended the shortened games with 7 points and 6 assists, while Okafor added 27 points and 8 boards.  The Duke freshman played for the first time on Cameron Indoor Stadium in a Blue-Whi…
26 October 2014 | 3:30 am

Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski addresses the media after his team participated in the fourth annual Countdown to Craziness – The post Coach K talks Duke CTC event appeared first on Blue Devil Nation.
26 October 2014 | 3:08 am

DURHAM - Justise Winslow caught fellow freshman Tyus' Jones long alley-oop pass but missed the layup on the first possession of Duke's Blue-White scrimmage Saturday night. On the White team's next pos…
26 October 2014 | 2:59 am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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