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We haven’t quite reached the post-season in college basketball, but the bold bettor can now put down money on 58 different teams to win the upcoming NCAA Tournament. As one...
4 March 2015 | 11:13 pm
Shout out to Quinn Cook on 4 years of hard work as a Duke Basketball player! I remember talking with Quinn 5 years back in his senior year at Oak Hill Academy as they were playing a game at Franklin County High School. Quinn was excited to be a Duke basketball player. It's hard to believe he's now p…
4 March 2015 | 10:59 pm
Wednesday afternoon the Atlanta Tipoff Club revealed the ten semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy , which is annually given to the best player in college basketball as voted upon by their selection committee. Among the ten players on the list are Wisconsin senior forward Frank Kaminsky and Duke fre…
4 March 2015 | 10:42 pm
The third-ranked Duke Blue Devils will close out their home schedule on Wednesday evening, as they play host to the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in an ACC matchup at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
4 March 2015 | 10:09 pm
Tony Romo went back to Durham, N.C. this week and brought running back DeMarco Murray and Jason Witten with them to watch the Blue Devils practice. …
4 March 2015 | 9:30 pm
Following Kentucky’s win over Georgia on Tuesday night, assistant coach Barry “Slice” Rohrssen is tripping north of the border on Wednesday to see 7-footer Thon Maker of Orangeville Prep. Head coach Larry Blunt confirmed the news after Evan Daniels of Scout first reported it. Maker…
4 March 2015 | 7:12 pm
Duke's Jahlil Okafor was one of the most heralded freshmen in the country entering the season, and if anything, he's exceeded expectations. In fact, I think he just might be good enough to win ACC rookie of the year honors.
4 March 2015 | 6:46 pm
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4 March 2015 | 5:50 pm
Last night, Duke senior guard Quinn Cook posted a heartfelt Instagram message about tonight’s Senior Night game, and what playing for the program means to him. Now, Duke has returned...
4 March 2015 | 5:43 pm
In part two of my podcast with Ben Swain (@TheBenSwain) we discuss each ACC team, get into Duke talk, and eventually focus on Quinn Cook and Jahlil Okafor.   Remember to visit iTunes where you can subscribe to, rate, and comment on the podcast https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/duke-blog-rss-f…
4 March 2015 | 5:03 pm
[Preface – Rasheed Sulaimon] For those of you who follow me on Twitter, I tweeted out my stance on the issue on Tuesday, March 2 upon the release of the article by Duke’s “The Chronicle”. I noted that I would refrain from any further comment until actual information was relea…
4 March 2015 | 4:18 pm
Remember what happened to beloved Penn State football coach Joe Paterno? In 2001 he was fired from his position of 45 years after it was revealed that he hadn't taken action upon learning that one of his assistant coaches, Jerry Sandusky, was allegedly molesting boys. Last month, Krzyzewski dismisse…
4 March 2015 | 4:16 pm
Game Notes vs. Wake Forest…
4 March 2015 | 4:00 pm
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett and his quarterback Tony Romo have already hung out with the Duke basketball program before. The pair visited Durham for last year’s Duke-UNC game,...
4 March 2015 | 2:20 pm
Duke University freshman basketball player Jahlil Okafor is worth $2.6M to the university, according to a recent report by NerdWallet. Freshman basketball player Jahlil Okafor is worth $2.6 million to Duke University, according to NerdWallet's number-crunching exercise that projects what players wou…
4 March 2015 | 1:29 pm
Duke (26-3, 13-3) vs. Wake Forest (13-16, 5-11) Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • 8:06 p.m. • ACCN Durham, N.C. • Cameron Indoor Stadium the Opening Tip • Duke (26-3, 13-3) hosts Wake Forest (13-16, 5-11) Wednesday, March 4 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Tipoff is set for 8:06 p.m. with Tim…
4 March 2015 | 12:18 pm
- LeBron James bounced back from a sub-par NBA effort and Kyrie Irving returned after a two-game absence as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 110-79. James scored 27 points on 12-of-23 shooting while Irving added 18 in Cleveland's 12th home triumph in a row. Kevin Love and J.R. Smi…
4 March 2015 | 10:00 am
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4 March 2015 | 10:00 am
It's really not as common as you might think, particularly outside of the Triangle. Now that Virginia has clinched first place in the ACC standings for the second straight year, it's time to start putting the achievements of this nucleus of players, and perhaps this resurrected program, into histori…
4 March 2015 | 8:40 am
A big night for Triangle teams. UNC and State both held serve Tuesday night, with the Heels squashing the Yellowjackets 81-49 and State beating Clemson 66-61. ACC Wednesday Night Action Teams Times TV Notre Dame @ Louisville 7:00 ESPN2 Miami @ Pitt 8:00 ACCN Wake @ Duke 8:00 ACCN Schools Conf W-L…
4 March 2015 | 8:35 am
One of the ACC's oldest rivalries gears up again in Cameron Wednesday night. Next up, and last at home for Duke, are the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, who make the trip over from friendly Winston-Salem for Senior Day. If you're going to shop Amazon please start here and help DBR Drop us a line P…
4 March 2015 | 8:31 am
The Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team is expected to be one of the final teams remaining after the chaos of the NCAA tournament's first week concludes. For the team to avoid a third upset in four years in the Big Dance, it will need some of its stars to shine at the right moments. Duke wil…
4 March 2015 | 7:24 am
For much of the year, the focus surrounding the Blue Devils has centered around the nation’s top-ranked recruiting class—the post prowess of Jahlil Okafor, the craftiness of Tyus Jones and the athleticism of Justise Winslow. Wednesday night, the most consistent player for Duke will get h…
4 March 2015 | 5:07 am
LeBron James bounced back from a sub-par NBA effort and Kyrie Irving returned after a two-game absence as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 110-79. James scored 27 points on 12-of-23 shooting Tuesday while Australian-born guard Irving added 18 to lead seven double-figure Cavalier s…
4 March 2015 | 4:17 am
LeBron James bounced back from a sub-par NBA effort and Kyrie Irving returned after a two-game absence Tuesday as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 110-79. James scored 27 points on 12-of-23 shooting while Australian-born guard Irving added 18 to lead seven double-figure Cavalier s…
4 March 2015 | 3:38 am
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cavaliers, behind a combined 45 points in 52 minutes from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, routed the Boston Celtics, 110-79, Tuesday night at The Q. Here is a capsule look at the game after a dvr review of the Fox Sports Ohio telecast: Protecting their court: The Cavs have won…
4 March 2015 | 3:37 am
MINNEAPOLIS – J.J. Redick was ready to tell his story. After the Clippers’ starting shooting guard got bounced from Monday’s 110-105 win over the Timberwolves, he stood by his locker, excited to explain his unlikely ejection with 1:06 left in...
4 March 2015 | 3:23 am
Duke hosts Wake Forest on Wednesday for Senior Night, where guards Quinn Cook and Sean Kelly will be honored for their careers. Cook has emerged as a huge player for...
4 March 2015 | 2:50 am
Eight Blue Devil pitchers limited Liberty to two runs on three hits in Duke's 3-2 victory over the Flames Tuesday evening at Jack Coombs Field. The Blue Devils have now won nine straight games heading into their first ACC series and sit at 10-1 on the year.
4 March 2015 | 2:24 am
The Clippers shooting guard acknowledged telling referee Josh Tiven on Monday that he would be repaid for his fine after receiving a technical foul for complaining about Minnesota Timberwolves Coach Flip Saunders wandering onto the court during a dead ball late in the fourth quarter. The NBA release…
4 March 2015 | 2:16 am
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was mum when asked on Monday if the athletic department knew for a year about sex abuse complaints against former star player Rasheed Sulaimon, according to the Raleigh News & Observer . Krzyzewski kicked Sulaimon off Duke's nationally-ranked basketball team on Jan. 29…
4 March 2015 | 1:00 am
According to J.J. Redick, who was assessed a technical foul during a spat with the officials and Minnesota coach Flip Saunders Monday night, he was going to get his money back for the T. But according to the NBA's review, nope .
4 March 2015 | 12:37 am
When Rasheed Sulaimon was dismissed from the Duke men's basketball at the end of January, neither Duke, nor Coach Mike Krzyzewski, gave any reason for the dismissal other than that Sulaimon "repeatedly struggled to meet the necessary obligations". Coach K is staying quiet again after allegations of…
4 March 2015 | 12:07 am
The USBWA announced 10 finalists for the Wayman Tisdale Award for the nation's best freshman on Monday afternoon. The list is headlined by Duke center Jahlil Okafor and Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell, but Kentucky and Duke find two more members on the list as well.
3 March 2015 | 11:49 pm
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving set to return after missing 2 games with shoulder injury…
3 March 2015 | 11:20 pm
When Duke basketball player Rasheed Sulaimon was dropped from the team earlier this year by Coach Mike Krzyzewski , many people questioned his reasoning. The basketball program released a statement saying he was "unable to consistently live up to the standards required to be a member of our program.
3 March 2015 | 11:08 pm
Duke athletics director Kevin White defended basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski in the handling of allegations involving former player Rasheed Sulaimon. A report in the Duke Chronicle said Sulaimon, who was Duke AD says Mike Krzyzewski handled Sulaimon issue properly Duke athletics director Kevin Whit…
3 March 2015 | 10:47 pm
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers protests the ejection of J.J. Redick in the second half of the Clippers' 110-105 win. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers protests the ejection of J.J. Redick in the second half of the Clippers' 110-105 win.
3 March 2015 | 10:46 pm
After missing the last two games for the Cleveland Cavaliers with a left shoulder strain, point guard Kyrie Irving will be reinserted into the starting lineup against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night. Irving injured his shoulder in last week's win over the Golden State Warriors.
3 March 2015 | 10:39 pm
The Los Angeles Clippers guard will not have his technical overturned, as the NBA begins releasing reports of referee reviews.
3 March 2015 | 10:15 pm
Duke (26-3, 13-3) vs. Wake Forest (13-16, 5-11) Wednesday, March 4, 2015 • 8:06 p.m. • ACCN Durham, N.C. • Cameron Indoor Stadium THE OPENING TIP Duke (26-3, 13-3) hosts Wake Forest (13-16, 5-11) Wednesday, March 4 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Tipoff is set for 8:06 p.m. with Tim Brant…
3 March 2015 | 10:15 pm
Major programs continue to add their names to Rivals100 offensive lineman Michal Menet's offer sheet. This time Alabama extended an offer to the Reading (Pa.) Exeter Township Senior star.
3 March 2015 | 10:10 pm
Due to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski declined to comment on sexual assault allegations levied against former Duke basketball player Rasheed Sulaimon Monday. the 2013-14 school year.
3 March 2015 | 9:42 pm
Duke athletics director Kevin White defended basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski in the handling of allegations involving former player Rasheed Sulaimon. A report in the Duke Chronicle said Sulaimon, who was Duke AD says Mike Krzyzewski handled Sulaimon issue properly Duke athletics director Kevin Whit…
3 March 2015 | 9:32 pm
In this particular year, there are as many as 10 realistic candidates for first-team All-ACC consideration… Read More »…
3 March 2015 | 9:16 pm
Duke University leaders had nothing to add Monday to a report in the student newspaper that linked former basketball player Rasheed Sulaimon to sexual assaults on female students.
3 March 2015 | 8:04 pm
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski followed Duke University protocol in regards to the allegations of sexual assault committed by former player Rasheed Sulaimon, according to a statement from school Athletic Director Kevin White. In a statement released by White on Tuesday afternoon, he addressed the school…
3 March 2015 | 7:55 pm
One day after Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski declined comment regarding the sexual assault allegations brought against former player Rasheed Sulaimon , Duke athletic director Kevin White stood behind his coach Tuesday. "Coach Krzyzewski and his staff understand and have fulfilled their respon…
3 March 2015 | 7:52 pm
UNC sophomores Allisha Gray and Stephanie Mavunga and Duke senior Elizabeth Williams were named to the first team 2014-15 All-ACC Women's Basketball Team Tuesday.
3 March 2015 | 7:43 pm
Kevin White, vice president and director of athletics, released a statement to local news sources stating that the athletics department follows proper procedure when cases of misconduct are brought to their attention. This release comes one day after The Chronicle reported that many members of the a…
3 March 2015 | 6:57 pm