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Duke Headlines 2020 Battle 4 Atlantis Field

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PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — The Duke Blue Devils, which claimed the 2012 Battle 4 Atlantis, will make a return trip next season to the prestigious Thanksgiving week event. The 2020 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis field was announced Friday by the tournament, and the eight teams descending on Paradise Island in the Bahamas November 25-27, 2020, are Duke, Creighton, Memphis, …

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Blue Devils Fall to Spirited Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in OT; 85-83

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It was the perfect storm for a Blue Devil loss when Stephen F. Austin rolled into Cameron and stunned the Blue Devils 85-83. The Lumberjacks played harder, smarter and better than a Duke team that seemed complacent after winning in NY the week prior. The Blue Devils were careless with the basketball, didn’t communicate defensively and did not make adjustments …

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@dukeb_ballfans Explains Some of the Offensive Sets Duke is Likely to See from Stephen F. Austin Tonight

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Very informative deeper dive into the Stephen F. Austin offensive sets the Blue Devils are likely to see by @dukeb_ballfans. If you don’t already follow, then you should. Stephen F Austin transition:-Ball reversal -Double screen for wing looking for post entry -Opposite big pops looking High-Lo-Not there, take man off dribble pic.twitter.com/UgJXPXHMjk SFA Transition Part 2:-Butt screen -Wing attacks for …

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Vernon Carey Named Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week

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Per Duke Sports Information: DURHAM, N.C. — Duke freshman Vernon Carey Jr., has been named the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week as selected by the United States Basketball Writers Association. Carey, who was also honored as the ACC Freshman and Co-Player of the Week, put up monster numbers in leading the top-ranked Blue Devils to the 2K Empire Classic last …