Blue Devils Come up Short Against the Orange 95-91 (ot); Williamson Scores 35; Tre Jones Exits with Injury

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Duke was a decided favorite at home against Syracuse, even down starting forward Cam Reddish. The Blue Devils started the game against the Syracuse Orange down one starter, Cam Reddish, who was out with flu like symptoms. But a few minutes into the first half they were down two starters. Tre Jones was sidelined with what was later diagnosed as … Read More

Duke Handles Wake ON THE ROAD 87-65; Zion Goes for 30 & 10; White with 5 Blocks

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In their FIRST TRUE ROAD GAME the Duke Blue Devils dispatched of Danny Manning’s Wake Forest Demon Deacons 87-65. The Blue Devils once again started slowly on the offensive end turning the ball over 4 times in the first 6 minutes of the game. Duke did not waiver on the defensive end, but their lack of execution in the half … Read More

Zion Williamson Named ACC Freshman of the Week

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Duke forward Zion Williamson has been named the ACC Freshman of the Week, earning the award for the second time this season. Williamson has recorded three consecutive double-doubles, including a 25-point, 10-rebound effort in the Blue Devils’ 87-68 win over Clemson to open conference play on Saturday. The freshman from Spartanburg, S.C., was 9-of-11 from the field and added two steals and … Read More

Devil of the Day vs the Clemson Tigers: Tre Jones

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There were quite a few options in choosing the Devil of the Day for Duke’s first taste of ACC play. Several players did well coming off of the 16 day game layoff. It was no surprise that the Duke upperclassmen had a huge part of Duke’s success against Clemson – with junior Jack White contributing 12 points and 6 rebounds … Read More

Dukes Awakens in the 2nd Half, Downs Clemson 87-68; Zion goes for 25; Jones 9 Assists to 0 TO’s

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Predictably the Duke Blue Devils came out in their first ACC game rusty. The 16 day layoff took its toll on the Blue Devils offensive execution. Duke had a hard time settling into an offensive flow but used their prowess on the offensive glass and second chance points (12 to 0 first half advantage) to inch ahead for a 7 … Read More