Duke MBB Announces Final Three Blue Devils Additions to 2019-20 Incoming Class (Vernon Carey Matthew Hurt, Cassius Stanley)

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke Basketball Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the addition of three student-athletes to the Blue Devils’ incoming class, as the program closes in on the nation’s No. 1-ranked class. Coach K on: Carey | Ellis | Hurt | Moore | Stanley Vernon Carey Jr., Matthew Hurt and Cassius Stanley will enter the Duke program for the 2019-20 season, and join Wendell Moore and Rejean “Boogie” Ellis, who were signed during the early signing period in November. … Read More

Bolden, DeLaurier to Enter NBA Draft Process

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Per Duke Sports Information DURHAM, N.C. – Rising Duke men’s basketball seniors Javin DeLaurier and Marques Bolden have announced their intentions to enter the NBA Draft process. Both submitted their draft paperwork ahead of the April 21 deadline. They will gather feedback from NBA personnel over the coming weeks, but will maintain their collegiate eligibility, leaving open the possibility of returning to the Blue Devils. … Read More

Matthew Hurt Chooses Blue Devils

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Coach Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke staff have landed their 4th commitment of the 2019 class in stretch four, top ten Matthew Hurt. Hurt is ranked 10 by ESPN and 9th by 247 sports. Hailing from Rochester, MN – Hurt is the prototypical stretch 4 with both an inside and outside game. Hurt provides an element of outside shooting that … Read More

R.J. Barrett Makes it Official and Enters the NBA Draft #maplemamba

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R.J. makes it official, good luck!! Barrett averaged 22.6 points per game, to go along with 4.3 assists and 7.6 rebounds. He leaves Durham as the ACC’s all-time leading freshman scorer. I want to thank God, my family, my coaches and everyone that has helped me reach this decision 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/z3GwdcV2ht — Rj Barrett (@RjBarrett6) April 10, 2019 PER DUKE … Read More

Tre Jones Opts-In for Sophomore Season

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Arguably the most important recruit for Duke Basketball headed into next season will be a Blue Devils in the 2019-2020 season. No, it’s not an incoming freshman but a sophomore by the name of Tre Jones. Jones, despite being the younger brother of a former Duke great and current NBA player, has made his own name in Duke lore as … Read More

Zion Williamson Wins Citizen Naismith Trophy

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Duke freshman Zion Williamson was named the 2019 winner of the Citizen Naismith Trophy that was handed out Sunday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to the men’s college basketball most outstanding player. Williamson becomes just the third to win the award as a freshman, joining Kentucky’s Anthony Davis (2012) and Texas’ Kevin Durant (2007). The Spartanburg, S.C., native edged out … Read More

Duke’s Zion Williamson wins AP Men’s College Player of the Year

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Per the AP: MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just about everything Zion Williamson did at Duke created a highlight or headline in a spectacle of a season. The soaring dunks. The open-court moves more nimble than his 6-foot-7, 285-pound frame should allow. Even the freak occurrence of one of his feet tearing through its shoe in a fall to the court. Handling … Read More