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Should he stay at Duke, he'll not only serve as the clear frontrunner for national Player of the Year, but he'll be joined by arguably the best recruiting class in America (Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow, Grayson Allen), establishing the Blue ...
15 April 2014 | 10:09 pm
McDonald's East All-American Myles Turner, of Bedford, Texas, competes in the three-point shootout during the McDonald's All-American Jam Fest at the University of Chicago in Chicago, on Monday, March 31, 2014.
15 April 2014 | 5:33 pm
The three most anticipated players in the game: Karl Towns Jr., Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor. combined for a total of two points. In the second of four ten minute quarters (FIBA Regulations) the USA team saw Justise Winslow explode for a first-half high 14 ...
15 April 2014 | 1:36 am
Team USA point guard Tyus Jones and forward Justise Winslow could end up doing a lot of ... USA pick up an 84-73 win against the World Select Team. Duke signed Jones, Winslow and big man Jahlil Okafor from Team USA, which makes the Blue Devils one of ...
14 April 2014 | 6:34 pm
After watching the Nike Hoop Summit, I came to the realization as they were replaying all of Justise Winslow’s highlights after the first half that the ball always seemed to come from Tyus Jones ... agree there as well. Jahlil Okafor will probably ...
14 April 2014 | 3:18 pm
The USA squad featured a balanced attack as four players scored in double figures: Justise Winslow (Duke signee) led the USA team with 16 points, Jahlil Okafor (Duke) and Kelly Oubre (Kansas) each scored 14 points and Tyus Jones (Duke) added 13.
14 April 2014 | 11:50 am
The USA Junior National Select Team earned an 84-73 win over the World Select Team at the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon. Three future Duke Blue Devils had a huge impact on the win, as forward Justise Winslow led the USA team with 16 points, and also collected 6 rebounds. His future team…
13 April 2014 | 1:24 pm
Tyus Jones, Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow all had big games for the USA team at the Nike Hoop Summit. If the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit was any indication, fans in Durham have a ton to look forward to. Duke commits Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise ...
13 April 2014 | 10:04 am
Thanks in part to the play of three players who will all don Duke ... 84-73. Justise Winslow scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds off the bench, with fellow Blue Devil signees Tyus Jones (13 points, six assists and five steals) and Jahlil Okafor ...
13 April 2014 | 12:59 am
Duke signees Justise Winslow (16 points and six rebounds), Jahlil Okafor (14 points and 10 rebounds) and Tyus Jones (13 points, six assists, five steals) led the United States Junior National Select Team past the World team 84-73 in the 17 th Nike Hoop ...
12 April 2014 | 7:21 pm
With many early Top 25 rankings operating under the assumption that Parker won’t return, Duke is still a team expected to contend for a national title in 2014-15. The arrival of highly regarded freshmen Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow ...
12 April 2014 | 5:14 pm
Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow, and Jahlil Okafor updated their combine numbers this week in Oregon. Three Blue Devil commits are in action in today’s Nike Hoop Summit game. Prior to the game the players competed in a number of practices. The players were ...
12 April 2014 | 4:31 pm
Dayton coach Archie Miller's name popped up in the Oakland Tribune as the kind of " A-list candidate" that California would like to hire as its new basketball coach, which shouldn't surprise anyone at the Atlantic 10 school after the Flyers' dramatic run to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament.
11 April 2014 | 2:18 pm
Want to get another look at the biggest prospect on Oklahoma State's basketball radar? Tune into the Nike Hoop Summit this weekend.
10 April 2014 | 5:33 pm
Dave Greschner Sports editor Big Rivers boys' basketball in the 2013-14 season looked a lot like Big River boys' basketball in 2012-13.
10 April 2014 | 3:16 pm
Franklin's Luke Kennard accepted an invitation to the USA Basketball U18 National Team Training Camp in June in Colorado Springs.
9 April 2014 | 3:59 pm
MEQUAN, Wis. --- UNC continues to hunt for big men in the class of 2015. With four scholarship offers already out to post players in this class, there are still more players that the Tar Heel staff is in the process of evaluating.
8 April 2014 | 12:17 pm
In front of a hometown crowd that included a reported 17,116 people in attendance, Chicago-native and Duke Blue Devils-bound center Jahlil Okafor was named the game’s co-MVP as his West squad won the 2014 McDonald’s All-American game over the East team, 105-102. In the losing effort, fut…
3 April 2014 | 5:02 am
Fans, the media and NBA scouts have flocked around the 7-footer from Euless Trinity throughout the event.
2 April 2014 | 3:04 am
The second day of practice for the McDonald’s All-American teams was short and sweet. Both teams went at it for just over an hour, before they played a closed scrimmage later in the afternoon. Yesterday, it was the West team that came out with the intensity in drills and scrimmages, but today the…
2 April 2014 | 2:53 am
In college basketball more than any other sport, just one key player can lead a team to a conference title or get it to the Big Dance.
2 April 2014 | 1:40 am
The 2013-14 college basketball season is reaching its conclusion with the Final Four set for Saturday, but Duke's season already feels like a distant memory.
1 April 2014 | 8:26 pm
The Duke Basketball team continues to get top recruits, and they have one already for the 2015-16 season.
1 April 2014 | 4:41 pm
The McDonald’s All-American week has begun. While the skills competition, three-point shootout, and slam dunk contest will be broadcast on ESPNU this evening, the players showcased their skills to the media and NBA personnel in the morning. Both the East and West teams went through an hour and a h…
31 March 2014 | 8:59 pm
The list has been finalized for tonight’s Powerade Jam Fest. There will be three events broadcast live on ESPNU at 9pm ET (8pm CT). Duke will have participants in each of the men’s events tonight, and have a great shot… See more › The post 2014 Powerade Jam Fest Participant…
31 March 2014 | 6:21 pm
Secondary market materializes The complete dearth of unsigned prospects in the 2014 class could see a few additions to it – names that will be hotly, if briefly recruited by college basketball programs seeking to add a late pick-up. The “secondary market” of prospects released from…
31 March 2014 | 4:07 am
Somehow, with all the excitement surrounding Kentucky's upset of Wichita State and the prospect of meeting Louisville in the Sweet Sixteen, we missed the fact that 2015 combo guard prospect Luke Kennard made his college choice yesterday, and it was not Kentucky.
26 March 2014 | 1:42 am
Last Thursday, Ohio State opened the March Madness season by being upset by Dayton 60-59.
25 March 2014 | 5:03 pm
Show preview 4:05, Reds game 7:05, Reds Hot Stove 8:05, Sports Talk Guests Don Donoher, legendary UD coach, led last Sweet 16 in 1984, 8:05 Pete Rose, 8:35 Topics Reds Fangraphs: Joey Votto picking his battles.
25 March 2014 | 4:38 pm
Luke Kennard, the 27th annual winner of Ohio's Mr. Basketball award, has announced he'll play college ball at Duke.
25 March 2014 | 2:40 pm
Brigham Young got a series of three-pointers from unexpected shooters and survived a furious second-half rally, as the 12th-seeded Cougars advanced to their second NCAA Sweet 16 by beating No.
25 March 2014 | 1:54 pm
Luke Kennard, the 27th annual winner of Ohio's AP Mr. Basketball award, has announced he'll play college ball at Duke.
25 March 2014 | 11:11 am
The first day of the first full week of the offseason was anything but quiet for the Ohio State men's basketball program.
25 March 2014 | 10:06 am
Ryan Raburn played the field for the first time since running into an outfield wall and homered Monday as the Cleveland Indians beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3.
25 March 2014 | 8:07 am
Ohio's Mr. Basketball, Franklin junior Luke Kennard, said holding in a secret about his college decision was very difficult for 48 hours.
25 March 2014 | 7:00 am
SAN DIEGO The NCAA apologized to New Mexico State and said it will evaluate its travel policy after the Aggies had to fly home in the middle of the night after their second-round tournament loss in Spokane and were met by only one bus at the airport.
25 March 2014 | 4:52 am
Megan Rogowski led the way with 22 points as No. 7 seed DePaul used a 3-point barrage to shock No.
25 March 2014 | 4:20 am
In this photo taken on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, Franklin's Luke Kennard, left, drives past the Bellbrook defense in Bellbrook, Ohio.
25 March 2014 | 4:17 am
The Duke Blue Devils started early in their 2015 recruiting efforts, as they landed a verbal commitment from 6′-5″ wing Luke Kennard of Franklin (OH). Kennard is ranked as the No. 17 player in the junior class, by Duke beat out the Kentucky Wildcats, as well as Ohio State…
25 March 2014 | 1:22 am
Luke Kennard, the #24 overall recruit in the ESPN60, just announced he will be attending Duke University in 2015. Kennard, a 6’5″ shooting guard from Franklin, OH, is the first member of the 2015 recruiting class for the Blue Devils.… See more › The post Luke Kennard Choose…
24 March 2014 | 11:49 pm
You can listen to his announcement live at We’ll have a story on his choice as soon as it’s announced. The post Listen to Luke Kennard’s Announcement Live appeared first on Duke Report.
24 March 2014 | 11:40 pm
Over the weekend, Josh Jackson -- the No. 1 player in the class of 2016 -- won himself a state title in Michigan.
24 March 2014 | 6:50 pm
Recruiting wise, Duke Basketball is set for the 2014 season with the option of possibly adding either Myles Turner or perhaps a transfer. It’s hard to say at this point, and we as fans should be used to things being… See more › The post Are there any Recruiting Areas of Concern for D…
14 March 2014 | 3:11 pm
On the radar for Duke in recruiting: The 6-foot-11 big man, Myles Turner from Texas will visit Duke March 8 for the North Carolina game. Hard to say what his level of interest is but Duke is still on the… See more › The post Recruiting Tidbits: Myles Turner, Tyus Battle, a 7-Footer and…
25 February 2014 | 9:02 pm
Austin Grandstaff 6’4, 185 | Class of 2015 Shooting Guard / Point Guard Rockwall, TX The 6’4 guard is ultra-competitive and very adept at getting himself to the tin. Grandstaff goes hard and does what you want in a guard,… See more › The post Recruiting Profile: 2015 Guard Aus…
17 February 2014 | 5:47 pm
Diamond Stone 6’10, 235 | Class of 2015 Power Forward Milwaukee, WI Diamond Stone has reshaped his body and his game has benefited from it. He is a physical presence down low on both ends of the floor and in… See more › The post Recruiting Profile: 2015 Center Diamond Stone appe…
13 February 2014 | 6:55 pm
Ivan Rabb 6’9, 205 | Class of 2015 Power Forward Oakland, CA Ivan Rabb is a long and lean machine around the basket. He’s dunking everything in sight on offense and protecting the rim in emphatic style on the defensive… See more › The post Recruiting Profile: 2015 Power Fo…
30 January 2014 | 12:41 pm
Matt Ryan 6’5, 185 | Class of 2015 Small Forward Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. Getting interest from the top schools in the nation came as a surprise to Matt Ryan, but not to those that have seen him play. Ryan is… See more › The post Recruiting Profile: 2015 Small Forward Matt Ryan app…
22 January 2014 | 4:44 pm
Eric Davis 6’3, 165 Class of 2015 Point Guard Eric Davis out of Saginaw, Michigan is an elite point guard in the 2015 class who is the perfect mix of scoring and passing. What I like about Davis is he… See more › The post Recruiting Profile: 2015 Point Guard Eric Davis appeared first…
16 January 2014 | 3:40 pm
  Attention all high school ballers, unless you know you are going to play college ball, please don’t try to take a charge when a high flyer is going for a dunk.  You don’t want people to ask you one day if you ever played ball and when you respond yes, they go online and [&hellip…
4 January 2014 | 11:03 pm

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