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
It’s been a while since Coach K has had a prototypical point guard to give the keys to. It’s indeed been a mixed bag of guys who either weren’t quite ready for prime time or just not a good fit for the other personnel. Tre Jones 7 games into his Duke career may be the answer to take this Duke … Read More
Sometimes it’s hard to pick a player as the DukeBlog Devil of the Day but tonight it was very, very easy. Marques Bolden has been a player much maligned by Duke fans for being disinterested and a bust because of the high expectations he came in with as a freshman. His effort in practices and during the offseason, by all … Read More
With Duke teetering on foul trouble disaster in both halves of their first game at Lahaina Civi Center against San Diego State junior forward Jack White became a pivotal player. Being able to plug Jack White into the lineup, to the tune of 28 minutes in addition to the other bench players, and not have a drop-off in terms of … Read More
It was a good all-around effort from the Blue Devils against Eastern Michigan with top scoring efforts from Zion Williamson and from R.J. Barrett but in the absence of Cam Reddish for most of this game the bench stepped up. The bench contributed 30 of Duke’s 84 points in this game. Jack White and Javin DeLaurier led the way with … Read More
Zion Williamson was an easy choice for the Devil of the Day. Williamson showed offensive and defensive prowess but also was consistently the first person on the floor for loose balls and hustling for each and every 50-50 ball. Williamson scored a game high 27 points and added 16 rebounds. Even more impressive for the freshman forward was his effort … Read More
It wasn’t an easy task choosing the Devil of the day against Kentucky. There were many worthy candidates. Jack White nearly notched a double-double getting double figure rebounding off of the bench. Marques Bolden with some spectacular defensive plays and giving Duke solid minutes. It could have gone to Zion, R.J., Cam. I’m going to give the Devil of the … Read More
Grayson Allen, sorely in need of an offensive explosion scored 18 points against Notre Dame. The senior swing man also added a team high 8 assists. Allen shot an impressive 7-12 from the field and 3 out of 6 from beyond the arc.
Marvin Bagley III earns the Devil of the Day against UVA pulling down 14 rebounds and scoring nearly half of the Duke points with 30. Bagley played all 40 minutes and went 13-18 from the floor and 2-4 from beyond the arc.
The Devil of the Day against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons is Wendell Carter Jr. who scored a game high 23 points and pulled down a game high 12 rebounds. With Duke ultimately losing the rebounding battle to Wake, Carters boards were crucial. Carter was an efficient 6-9 hitting from mid-range, going 1-3 from beyond the arc and hitting 10 … Read More
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