Marvin Bagley III Declares for NBA Draft

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke freshman forward Marvin Bagley III has announced that he will enter his name in the 2018 NBA Draft. Bagley is the 12th Duke freshman to declare for the NBA Draft. He joins a group that includes Corey Maggette (1999), Luol Deng (2004), Kyrie Irving (2011), Austin Rivers (2012), Jabari Parker (2014), Tyus Jones (2015), Jahlil Okafor (2015), Justise Winslow (2015), Brandon Ingram (2016), Jayson Tatum (2017), and Harry Giles (2017). Each of the previous 11 Duke freshmen in the draft was … Read More

Statement from Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski on Jeff Capel

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Per Duke Sports Information: “Pittsburgh just made an amazing hire to lead its men’s basketball program. Having come from a proud basketball family, Jeff Capel is one of the most dynamic coaches in the country. He possesses championship-level experience as both a head and assistant coach, as well as distinct knowledge of the Atlantic Coast Conference that will benefit Pitt … Read More

Defense May Travel but Hitting Shots Wins Games

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One thing that the NCAA Tournament shows us is that despite the old adage that defense travels a team without a solid offense is highly vulnerable in a tournament setting. It’s true that most teams tend to ratchet up the defensive pressure, the game typically becomes a more half court affair allowing defenses to set up and play the way … Read More

Duke Survives Gutty Syracuse 69-65 to Advance to the Elite 8; Bagley III Scores 19, Carter Jr. Notches 16th Double-Double of the Season

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Everyone knew coming into Duke vs Syracuse Part II: Game of Zones that this would be a low scoring affair and a game that would come down to the final few possessions. The game was an ebb and flow of momentum 40 minutes and neither team gave much more than an inch. Duke came in looking to have much more … Read More

Marvin Bagley Named to NABC All-America Team

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Per Duke Sports Information: DURHAM, N.C. – Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III has been named a first-team All-America selection by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), his third first-team All-America selection this season. Bagley has already been named a first-team All-American by Sporting News and the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA). Should he earn first-team honors from the Associated Press (which is released … Read More

Duke Pregame Quotes in Advance of the 2018 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

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Duke Pregame Quotes Duke vs. Syracuse 2018 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 March 20, 2018 // Cameron Indoor Stadium // Durham, N.C. Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski Opening Statement: “We’re obviously amazingly excited about moving on. I thought our team did a great job in Pittsburgh. I thought we played really well and handled, what sometimes for a young group, can … Read More