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6’9″ Brandon Ingram has crazy potential. He is currently deciding between Duke, Kansas, NC State, Kentucky, UNC, UCLA, and so on. Ingram started drawing KD comparisons at national camps this summer and in the early ……
19 December 2014 | 9:15 am

Justin Robinson, son of two-time NBA champion and 10-time All-Star David Robinson, will walk-on at Duke and be a member of the Blue Devils 2015 roster. The younger Robinson gained early admittance into Duke University as part of the Class of 2019 and will join five-star big man Chase Jeter and five-…
17 December 2014 | 8:34 pm

Stars like Chase Jeter and Luke Kennard will be joining the Blue Devil basketball program next year, but the third member of the team's freshman class came as a surprise Tuesday night. Justin Robinson, the son of legendary center David Robinson, will be added to Duke's roster next year as a preferre…
17 December 2014 | 4:55 pm

Duke will add a preferred walk-on to its 2015-16 roster that happens to be the son of NBA royalty. According to a report from Adam Rowe of BlueDevilLair , 6-foot-7 forward Justin Robinson, the son of Basketball Hall of Fame center David Robinson, committed to the Blue Devils after getting an early a…
17 December 2014 | 4:31 am

Mike Krzyzewski has added his third recruit of the 2015 class. He's not another 5-star talent like Chase Jeter or Luke Kennard, but he is the son of one of the best to ever play the game.
17 December 2014 | 2:45 am

Franklin guard Luke Kennard reaches 2,000 career points milestone Franklin guard Luke Kennard reaches 2,000 career points milestone Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1DJlYO8 Franklin senior guard Luke Kennard reached 2,000 career points in the first half the Wildcats' game at Edg…
17 December 2014 | 2:22 am

Orangeville Prep, featuring Thon Maker, Matur Maker and Jamal Murray here at XFINITY this AM for the #Terps game vs. USC Upstate.
13 December 2014 | 6:17 pm

Luke Kennard scores 33 points in front of Coach K at Franklin tonight Luke Kennard scores 33 points in front of Coach K at Franklin tonight Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1Dq2QV3 Franklin senior shooting guard Luke Kennard had 33 points and nine rebounds tonight as the host Wi…
13 December 2014 | 3:50 am

Other than Oakland Bishop O'Dowd forward Ivan Rabb , the other big target for the Bears is Fort Wayne Homestead 5-star center Caleb Swanigan. If Rabb is the surest of sure things in terms of potential NBA talent, Swanigan isn't far off either.
12 December 2014 | 3:36 pm

Before Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and a packed Kinston crowd, senior sensation Brandon Ingram scored a game-high 31 points in the Vikings' 88-64 win over the visiting West Craven on Thursday night. "It means a lot to me that comes out here to support me and that he's still recruiting me hard," Ingram sa…
12 December 2014 | 5:48 am

The #1 ranked Point Guard in the 2016 class, Dennis Smith, has developed a great relationship with the Duke coaches. "But the fans, man...they are incredible."…
11 December 2014 | 5:40 pm

With a combined 65 points in his first two games, North Olmsted junior Andy Lucien might be having the best start of any player in Northeast Ohio. Lucien's two monster performances have guided North Olmsted to wins over Parma and Bay and showed that hard work can pay off.
11 December 2014 | 3:56 pm

Luke Kennard scored 38 points in season opener tonight Luke Kennard scored 38 points in season opener tonight Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1D7bveY Franklin senior guard Luke Kennard scored 38 points and had six rebounds in the host Wildcats' 109-43 win over Talawanda tonight…
10 December 2014 | 4:34 am

This is a kid everyone wants to have a shot at. 7'0" with all kinds of skill, inside and out.
4 December 2014 | 8:49 pm

The Duke basketball recruiting class for 2016 could be shaping up as something special. While the Blue Devils already have commitments from two 5-star recruits in 2015 in Luke Kennard and Chase Jeter, and are still pursuing 5-star small forward Brandon Ingram, the staff is also placing a great deal…
2 December 2014 | 2:55 pm

Devils Illustrated spoke with incoming Duke forward, Chase Jeter. The terrific senior from Las Vegas Bishop Gorman talked about a lot of things, including his gracious appreciation for the culture of USA Basketball, his ever-improving jump-hook and his niche of on-court communication.
29 November 2014 | 3:40 am

Chase Jeter, a Duke commit for the class of 2015, begins his high school senior season this Saturday when his Bishop Gorman team takes on Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland at the NorCal Tipoff. For as much as what’s being made about the unbelievable size on Kentucky’s frontline this season,…
26 November 2014 | 6:38 pm

Giles is a 6-foot-10 junior. Before he suffered a serious knee injury last year, he was the No.
19 November 2014 | 3:03 am

Luke Kennard named to Preseason All-USA Today Team Luke Kennard named to Preseason All-USA Today Team Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1uKNjcO Franklin senior shooting guard Luke Kennard was named to the American Family Insurance Preseason All-USA Today Team this morning . Kenna…
18 November 2014 | 4:09 pm

Best Player: Chase Jeter, Duke Best Potential: Chase Jeter, Duke  Best Scorer: Dwayne Bacon, Florida State Best Shooter: Luke Kennard, Duke Best Rebounder: Moustapaha Diagne, Syracuse Best Passer: Justin Robinson, Virginia Tech Best Defender: Moustapha Diagne, Syracuse Best Glue…
17 November 2014 | 12:32 am

After the fireworks involved in four top 100 prospects declaring their intentions on Thursday, Friday was a quiet day during the early signing period. Auburn adds former Charlotte commit The Auburn Tigers recruiting class somewhat surprisingly jumped to six members on Friday, as 6′-2″ gu…
15 November 2014 | 5:39 pm

A big announcement date has now been set in the world of Duke basketball recruiting. According to his Compton Magic AAU team, class of 2016 5-star forward T.J. Leaf will announce his decision of where he’ll be attending college on Friday, November 21. The announcement from the team Twitter acc…
14 November 2014 | 7:53 pm

The early November signing period will yield no surprises for Duke Basketball.  That is, unless their ast target decides to go ahead and announce his decision. Blue Devil Nation has learned that not only will Chase Jeter and Luke Kennard will send their letters of intent in, but they’ll a…
12 November 2014 | 4:16 pm

The Duke basketball family will pick up two new members today. Two 5-star recruits in the class of 2015, Luke Kennard and Chase Jeter, will be signing their national letters of intent to play their college basketball as Blue Devils. Kennard was the first to commit to Duke when he announced in March…
12 November 2014 | 12:26 pm

The following is an except from the FREE 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication, published by Hoopniks.com. Download your copy of the 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication using the button below this paragraph. The publication includes the Terrific 30 High S…
10 November 2014 | 8:06 pm

7. Chase JETER Height: 6′-10″ Weight: 230 Position: C Wingspan: 7′-1″ High School (State): Bishop Gorman (NV) Club Team (Affiliation): Dream Vision (adidas) Commitment: Duke Blue Devils Breakdown: At the beginning of August, Jeter announced for the Duke Blue De…
6 November 2014 | 12:55 pm

Tyus Battle is a 5-star shooting guard in the class of 2016 who recently trimmed the list of schools he’s considering. If you missed it, here’s our story from Monday morning about how Battle is still considering Duke. To follow the steps of his recruitment, SportsNet New York put togethe…
3 November 2014 | 7:24 pm

2016 5-Star guard Tyus Battle trimmed the list of schools he’s considering on Monday and the Duke Blue Devils are still part of that list. It’s somewhat hilarious to call it a list of “finalists” when it still features 11 schools, but it doesn’t matter – Duke is s…
3 November 2014 | 2:04 pm

The following is an excerpt from the 2014 College Basketball Newcomers Guide, written and published by Kellon Hassenstab of Hoopniks.com. For breakdowns of the top 100 incoming high school recruits, junior college standouts and a look at every men’s D-1 recruiting class nationally, purcha…
3 November 2014 | 4:54 am

19. Brandon INGRAM Height: 6’-8” Weight: 180 Position: SF High School (State): Kinston (NC) Club Team (Affiliation): Stackhouse Elite (adidas) Breakdown: The latest in a long line of stars from Kinston, which has included Jerry Stackhouse, Reggie Bullock and others, Ingram has tremendous…
29 October 2014 | 3:20 am

Harry Giles is one of the top players in the class of 2016 and also one of the top targets for Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Basketball program. The 6’10”, 210-pound power forward from High Point, N.C., is ranked by the 247Sports Composite as the No. 2 power forward and No. 3 overall pros…
28 October 2014 | 1:29 pm

Diamond Stone, a 5-star center in the class of 2015, announced the top four schools he’s still considering Thursday night and the Duke Blue Devils are no longer on his list. Stone is a 6’10, 245-pound prospect who is currently ranked by the 247Sports Composite as the No. 1 center an…
17 October 2014 | 1:22 pm

Derryck Thornton, a point guard in the class of 2016, is the latest high school player to receive an offer from Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke basketball program. Coach K, along with assistant coaches Jeff Capel and Jon Scheyer, made the trip to Las Vegas earlier this week to visit Thornton at his hig…
15 October 2014 | 4:11 pm

Duke’s recruitment of Brandon Ingram, a 5-star forward in the class of 2015, may have taken a hit this past weekend. According to a story from ZagsBlog.com, 5-star prospect Carlton Bragg told SNY.tv that he is considering teaming up with Ingram and fellow five-star prospect Jaylen Brown in a p…
14 October 2014 | 4:38 pm

A handful of schools are working hardest for Thon Maker, the 7-footer ranked No. 1 in the Class of 2016, according to his guardian, Ed Smith. Kentucky, Indiana, Kansas, Stanford, Missouri and Maryland are recruiting Maker the “heaviest,” Smith told Steve Jones of the Louisville Courier-J…
14 October 2014 | 4:17 am

Rising Carlisle School junior Thon Maker helped lead the Chiefs to a ... it won’t happen.” Maker is currently considering offers from schools such as Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, Indiana, Louisville, Memphis, Virginia and North Carolina State, according ...
11 June 2014 | 2:25 am