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College Basketball Talk's Class of 2015 Draft
When it comes to discussions of drafts in relation to college basketball, the focus is the NBA with mock drafts projecting where college players could possibly go. (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Basketball Recruiting

Top 10 most important Duke football players for 2014: No. 7 Shaquille Powell and Josh Snead
Shaquille Powell, seen here running through the Miami defense, has the opportunity to take on a larger role this year It's back! Last year, we counted down the top 10 most important Duke football players for the 2013 season , and today starts our look at this year's list. (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Football

2014 season preview: Five games to watch in week 5 (Dr. Saturday)
The college football offseason is long and arduous, but its end is almost in sight. We’re going to take a look at five games you have to look forward to for every weekend of the season. (This is also a handy guide to decide how to RSVP for any autumn weddings.) All times are Eastern and all games are played on Saturday unless otherwise note (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Football

Breaking Down Maker
Five-star 2016 center Thon Maker received an SMU offer this month. Read what his AAU coach had to say about the junior! (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Basketball Recruiting

Does Blake Griffin's exit from Team USA open a place for Mason (or Miles) Plumlee?
The Nets already have four players who are scheduled to play in FIBA tournaments --two in the World Championships in Spain, Jorge Gutierrez for Mexico and Bojan Bogdanovic for Croatia. (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Basketball Alumni

(Premium) Rabb talks Duke offer; plans to cut list
Now claiming offers from each of the final seven schools on his list, California power forward Ivan Rabb is free to move forward with his recruitment. He spoke about the impact of the most recent Duke offer, as well as his goals at the ongoing Team USA Camp in Colorado Springs. (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Basketball Recruiting

Duke offense faces adjustment after transfer of Brandon Connette
Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood weren’t the only star athletes to announce their departure from Duke this spring.  Quarterback Brandon Connette also announced his decision to transfer to Fresno State to finish his collegiate football career. While Connette’s departure was somewhat unexpected, it was not a total surprise.  Duke f (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Report

NCCU's Mack debuts at annual Pigskin Preview
New kid on the block. Youngest dude on the dais. A relative boy among men. Those specs fit first-year N.C. Central coach Jerry Mack, on the roster for the first time at the Bill Dooley Chapter Pigskin Preview at Embassy Suites on Thursday. (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Football

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Duke's David Cutcliffe and N.C. State's Dave Doeren sat a few feet from each other on the dais at Thursday's Pigskin Preview luncheon at the Embassy Suites hotel. (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Football

Area coaches crack one-liners, talk football at annual Pigskin Preview
It seemed nobody – not Duke's David Cutcliffe, or N.C. State's Dave Doerenor North Carolina's Larry Fedora – wanted to be known as a dessert-eater. (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Football

Preseason College Football Rankings 2014: Predicting Amway Coaches Top 25 Poll
New era, new sponsorship. As we transition into the first season of the College Football Playoff, we must also transition into the first season of the Amway Coaches Poll. (read more.)
July 25 - Duke Football

Coaches come together at Pigskin Preview
Forget the close proximity of the Triangle, The Pigskin Preview puts all of the area coaches at one table and the crew always provides some laughs along the way. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Football

Coaches come together at Pigskin Preview
Forget the close proximity of the Triangle, The Pigskin Preview puts all of the area coaches at one table and the crew always provides some laughs along the way. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Blogs

Duke Basketball: Recruiting Pitches for 2015 Targets
When deciding on a college to attend, high school recruits find they have plenty of factors at work inside their heads. Playing on television, competing for championships and vying for playing time are just a few of the many things weighing on the minds of most recruits who have yet to pick a college. While most athletes consider many of the same f (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Blogs

Hud Mellencamp case continued
Mellencamp, the 20-year-old, Duke football walk-on and son of Rock-n-Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp, had his case continued until Sept. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Football

- UNC's Fedora plays it close to the vest at Pigskin Preview
Ever since North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said there would be an open quarterback competition entering the 2014 season, the battle between junior incumbent Marquise Williams and redshirt freshman Mitch Trubisky has dominated discussions about the Tar Heels. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Football

1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Jahlil Okafor via @dukeblueplanet
1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Jahlil Okafor The post 1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Jahlil Okafor via @dukeblueplanet appeared first on Duke Blog. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Blogs

Thon Maker's guardian: It's 'not very likely' that he will reclassify
One of the most closely followed story lines in the Class of 2016 is whether or not any of the top players will reclassify into 2015. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Basketball Recruiting

1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Grayson Allen via @dukeblueplanet
1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Grayson Allen The post 1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Grayson Allen via @dukeblueplanet appeared first on Duke Blog. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Blogs

1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Justise Winslow via @dukeblueplanet
1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Justise Winslow via @dukeblueplanet The post 1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Justise Winslow via @dukeblueplanet appeared first on Duke Blog. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Blogs

1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Tyus Jones via @dukeblueplanet
1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Tyus Jones The post 1 on 1 with the Freshmen: Tyus Jones via @dukeblueplanet appeared first on Duke Blog. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Blogs

Video: 1 on 1 with new Blue Devil Sean Obi
Get to know Sean Obi and learn about is journey to Duke University. The post Video: 1 on 1 with new Blue Devil Sean Obi appeared first on Duke Report. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Report

1 on 1 with new Blue Devil Sean Obi via @dukeblueplanet
1 on 1 with new Blue Devil Sean Obi via @dukeblueplanet The post 1 on 1 with new Blue Devil Sean Obi via @dukeblueplanet appeared first on Duke Blog. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Blogs

Throwback Thursday for Duke Basketball: Jeff Capel
In our latest Throwback Thursday for Duke Basketball, we’re looking back at one of the current members of the coaching staff – Jeff Capel. Many younger Duke fans might only know Capel from his present role as an assistant under Coach K who’s helped land some of the programs top recruits over the past couple […] The post Thr (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Report

Top 10 most important Duke football players for 2014: No. 8, Jeremy Cash
Jeremy Cash gets a hug from David Cutcliffe after Duke upset Miami in 2013. Cash, a Miami native, is ready to take the next step this year. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Football

M. Basketball. D'Antoni brothers, Duhon to Hold Coaches Clinic
First-year Marshall coach Dan D'Antoni, along with assistant coach Chris Duhon and NBA veteran coach Mike D'Antoni will hold the 2014 Marshall Basketball Coaches Clinic on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Henderson Center. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Where is Thad Lewis? Catching up with Cleveland Browns quarterbacks since 1999
Thad Lewis smiled as he walked off the practice field, the topic of conversation an appealing one to the Buffalo Bills' veteran. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Football

Duke Basketball: What Will Quinn Cook's Role Be for Blue Devils in 2014-15?
Quinn Cook will be the only scholarship senior on the Duke basketball team entering the 2014-15 season and has played 104 games throughout his career. Logic would suggest that he will play a major role as a team leader and critical piece to an ACC championship run. Right? Not so fast. The Blue Devils are (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Blogs

Morningstar shines at The Summit at Grant Hill
You'll be living at the top of the world at Morningstar Homes' newest project, The Summit at Grant Hill in Maple Ridge. (read more.)
July 24 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Why Duke will win the Coastal
The ACC's Coastal Division is wide open entering the 2014 season. With six of seven teams receiving at least one first-place vote in the preseason media poll, the possibilities for how this race shakes out are seemingly endless. (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Football

Duke Target in 2016: Harry Giles is BACK – 2014 Peach Jam Per EliteMixtapes
Duke Target in 2016: Harry Giles is BACK – 2014 Peach Jam Per EliteMixtapes The post Duke Target in 2016: Harry Giles is BACK – 2014 Peach Jam Per EliteMixtapes appeared first on Duke Blog. (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Blogs

Winston leads preseason All-ACC team
The preseason All-ACC team was released Wednesday, and naturally quarterback Jameis Winston led the way with the most votes. (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Football

Have the Hornets replaced what was lost in Josh McRoberts?
After losing Josh McRoberts to the Heat the Hornets quickly found what they thought to be a solid replacement in Marvin Williams , with similar numbers as far as 3 point percentage and rebounding . (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Plumlee Brothers Named to USA Select Team Per Duke Sports Information
Plumlee Brothers Named to USA Select Team 13 Players Picked to Train with National Team Per Duke Sports Information Tuesday, July 22 DURHAM, N.C. — Duke’s Mason and Miles Plumlee were selected along with 11 other NBA players for the 2014 USA Men’s Select Team that will train July 28-31 with the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s Nati (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Blogs

Four Blue Devils, one Tar Heel make preseason All-ACC squad
Two days after receiving 33 first-place votes to repeat at the Coastal Division champion, Duke University on Wednesday landed four players - second only to FSU's nine - on the 2014 Preseason All-ACC Football Team. (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Blogs

Four Blue Devils Make All ACC
Greensboro, N.C.—Led by preseason MVP and returning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston (Bessemer, Ala.), defending national champion Florida State placed nine players on the 26-man preseason All-ACC team announced Wednesday. The team was selected by the media attending the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff held this past Sunday and Monday at Greens (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Football

College football preview: Ranking the quarterbacks
The college football season is set to commence practice, and we counting down our top 25 quarterbacks for 2014. (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Football

Ivan Rabb's Recruitment Heats Up
Ivan Rabb, a consensus top 5 player in the Class of 2015 and Georgetown's biggest recruiting target, opened up on the latest in his recruitment to Adam Zagoria. (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Basketball Recruiting

A Little More on the Latest Duke Offer: 2015 PF Ivan Rabb
Can Duke lure the talented youngster away from the west coast? Ivan Rabb 6’10, 210 Power Forward 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 end. Rabb is high energy, athletic and runs the floor extremely well. Rabb handles (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Blogs

Duke Offers 2015 PF Ivan Rabb
During a recent interview with Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog.com, Ivan Rabb said: “They (Duke) recently offered me a scholarship during LeBron camp, they offered me. The visit, we just kind of talked for about an hour with all the coaches in the room, just me and my mom. And just had a good conversation about […] The post Duke Offers 2015 P (read more.)
July 23 - Duke Report