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Congrats to DJ Steward ( @swipasnipa ) for being named to the 2020 AP All-State Boys Basketball Team Class 4A First Team

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CLASS 4A FIRST TEAM NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) POINTS DJ Steward, Chicago Whitney Young (6-3, Sr., G) 105 Max Christie, Rolling Meadows (6-6, Jr., G) 85 Ramean Hinton, Chicago Curie (6-4, Sr., F) 73 Ray’Sean Taylor, Collinsville (6-1, Sr., G) 70 Ahron Ulis, Chicago Heights Marian (6-2, Sr., G) 68 CLASS 4A SECOND TEAM NAME, SCHOOL (HT., YR., POS.) …

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Tre Jones Named Finalist for Naismith Defensive Player of the Year

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ATLANTA, Ga. – Duke sophomore guard Tre Jones has been named one of four finalists for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Award, presented annually by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. The finalists include Jones, Marcus Garrett (Kansas), Ashton Hagans (Kentucky) and Mark Vital (Baylor) and were chosen by the Atlanta Tipoff Club’s board of selectors, comprised of leading journalists from around the …

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Alex O’Connell Enters the Transfer Portal

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Junior guard Alex O’Connell has entered the transfer portal. O’Connell averaged 5.2 points in 29 games this season and started 6 games for the Blue Devils. 🙏🏼🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/6mQvq0M9nQ — Alex O’Connell 🐰 (@Alex_OC11) March 21, 2020 2019-20 Appeared in 29 games with six starts Averaged career-highs with 5.2 points and 2.2 rebounds per game Went 5-of-12 from the field for …

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Tre Jones Declares for 2020 NBA Draft

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke sophomore guard Tre Jones has announced that he will enter his name in the 2020 NBA Draft. Named both the ACC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, and an Associated Press All-American, Jones was the floor general for the Blue Devils in each of the last two seasons. The sophomore team captain, who is also …

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Vernon Carey Jr. & Tre Jones Named AP All-Americans

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DURHAM, N.C. – The Associated Press announced its All-America Teams for the 2019-20 college basketball season Friday, with Duke freshman Vernon Carey Jr., being named to the Second Team and sophomore Tre Jones earning Third Team honors. Carey and Jones become the 35th and 36th Blue Devils to be selected an All-American under head coach Mike Krzyzewski. He has coached an All-American in 32 of …

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Jack White Named 2020 Winner of Caulton Tudor Award

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke men’s basketball senior Jack White has been named the 2020 recipient of the Caulton Tudor Award, given to the Triangle basketball player who is most cooperative with the media and presented by Tobacco Road Sports Cafe. White, a two-year captain and two-time All-ACC Academic selection, joins former Blue Devil Matt Jones (2017) as the previous Duke winners. The award was established …

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Tre Jones Named USA Today All-American

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DURHAM, N.C. – USA Today announced its 2020 college basketball All-America Teams with Duke sophomore Tre Jones earning Second Team honors. The ACC Player and Defensive Player of the Year, as well as a Sports Illustrated and CBS Sports Third Team All-American, Jones was the floor general all season long for the Blue Devils. The sophomore team captain, who is also …

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Duke Athletics Cancels All Events Through 2019-20 Academic Year

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DURHAM, N.C. – In conjunction with an announcement today from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Duke University announced Tuesday the cancellation of all athletic events and practices through the end of the 2019-20 academic year. The decision was made to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19. The cancellation applies to all athletic competitions and practices for the health and safety of all …