Duke’s RJ Barrett has been named both the ACC Player and Freshman of the Week

Brian HoraceLatest News, Results/ThoughtsLeave a Comment

Per the ACC: Greensboro, N.C. (theACC.com) – Duke’s RJ Barrett has been named both the ACC Player and Freshman of the Week following a pair of outstanding performances this past week. ACC weekly honors are determined by a vote of a 15-member media panel and are announced on Mondays throughout the regular season. In winning his second-straight Freshman of the Week … Read More

Duke Turns Defense into Offense and Blasts Yale 91 – 58; Barrett Scores 30; Williamson Scores 20

Brian HoraceGame Results, Results/ThoughtsLeave a Comment

Stream the Duke Earn Everything docuseries and live college basketball all season on ESPN+. Start your 7-day FREE trial today! For the second game in a row the Blue Devils came out somewhat slowly at home but also for the second straight game the Devils rode freshman R.J. Barrett to victory – this time against Yale, 91 to 58. Yale … Read More

Lackluster Blue Devils Push Past Hartford 84-54; Barrett Goes for 27 Points, 15 Rebounds

Brian HoraceGame Results, General Information, Results/ThoughtsLeave a Comment

Duke set out to use the game against the Hartford Hawks as a means to an end. The Blue Devils needed to work on their execution, they needed to defend better, they needed to work on bettering their reads on the offensive end as well. They needed to be sharper. That was not the game that was played. Duke came … Read More

Devil of the Day vs the Stetson Hatters: Cam Reddish

Brian HoraceDevil of the DayLeave a Comment

Before the Stetson game freshman sharpshooter Cam Reddish hadn’t been playing his best basketball for the Blue Devils. Against Indiana and Gonzaga Reddish shot 33% from the field even though his numbers from 3 point range in those 2 games never dropped below 42%. Reddish hadn’t been able to finish effectively at the rim and seemed to have issues dribbling … Read More

R.J. Barrett Named ACC Freshman of the Week

Brian HoraceGeneral Information, Latest NewsLeave a Comment

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke freshman RJ Barrett earned his first conference award of the season, garnering ACC Freshman of the Week honors for his performances over the past week. Barrett, who was also voted the ACC’s preseason Freshman of the Year earlier this year, averaged a team-best 24.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in a pair of dominant wins over Indiana in the ACC/Big … Read More

Duke Blasts Stetson 113-49; Barrett with 26; Reddish with 23; Jones with 7 Assists & 0 Turnovers

Brian HoraceGame Results, Results/Thoughts1 Comment

The Blue Devils spent the week working on fundamentals and after the Indiana game, even with that game being a blowout there were clear signs that Duke needed that work. Stetson would provide Duke the opportunity to right the ship. Obviously Duke wasn’t expecting to struggle with the 1-7 Hatters but the 6-1 Blue Devils needed to get back to … Read More