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Coach K Facetimes Team; O’Connell Makes His Decision

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Coach K couldn’t be with his team, and his team couldn’t play in the tournament but that didn’t stop him from keeping close with them virtually.   🔊 With the way the season ended, how did Coach K celebrate this year’s @DukeMBB squad? He talked about it with @Chris_Spatola on ACC Radio! #TheBrotherhood 🔵 👿 pic.twitter.com/V9iRGme9Wl — College Sports on …

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Is the Blue Devil Roster Set? Some Thoughts on Next Year

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The Blue Devils, with the probable returnees and the recruiting class have addressed the vast majority of roster needs for next season. Clearly there are still things that can happen between now and the start of the season and decisions still to be made but for those who take stock in the rankings the Blue Devils should enter the season …

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Cassius Stanley Declares for 2020 NBA Draft

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke freshman guard Cassius Stanley has announced that he will enter his name in the 2020 NBA Draft. An ACC All-Freshman selection, Stanley completed his freshman season at Duke averaging 12.6 points and 4.9 rebounds, while shooting .474 from the field and .733 at the free throw line in 29 starts. “It was an absolute joy to coach Cassius this …

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Patrick Tape Recommits to the Blue Devils per Evan Daniels

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Even Daniels from 247sports reports that Patrick Tape, a grad transfer Patrick Tape from Columbia, who committed to the Blue Devils in late March, then decommitted in early April has recommitted to Coach K and Duke. Tape provides depth and experience at the center position and  will be available immediately for the Blue Devils. Tape averaged 11.4 points per game …

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Dr. Fauci Joins Today’s Basketball and Beyond with Coach K

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DURHAM, N.C. — Dr. Anthony Fauci, a physician and immunologist who is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and currently one of the lead members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, is today’s guest on Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, the weekly Sirius/XM radio show hosted by Duke men’s basketball head coach …

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Vernon Carey Jr. Named NABC Freshman of the Year

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke’s Vernon Carey Jr., has been named the National Freshman of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Carey becomes the third consecutive Blue Devil to be honored as the NABC Freshman of the Year, joining Marvin Bagley III in 2018 and Zion Williamson in 2019. Duke has accounted for three of the four winners of the award since its …

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Duke Updates for the Week

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Updates for the week: Congrats to Paul VI and Duke signee, guard Jeremy Roach for being named the 2019-20 Gatorade Virginia Boys Basketball Player of the Year and Jaemyn Brakefield on being named 3x Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of West Virginia. Patrick Tape Commits to the Blue Devils The Blue Devils bolster the center position with …

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Duke Blue Devils Name 2019-20 Men’s Basketball Team Awards

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke sophomore Tre Jones and freshman Vernon Carey Jr., have been named the recipients of the 2020 Swett-Baylin Most Valuable Player Award, as the Duke men’s basketball program announced its annual awards. The awards are traditionally handed out at the team’s annual postseason banquet, which was canceled this season. The pair of Jones and Carey were highly-decorated as Jones was named …