Duke Blasts Stetson 113-49; Barrett with 26; Reddish with 23; Jones with 7 Assists & 0 Turnovers

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The Blue Devils spent the week working on fundamentals and after the Indiana game, even with that game being a blowout there were clear signs that Duke needed that work. Stetson would provide Duke the opportunity to right the ship. Obviously Duke wasn’t expecting to struggle with the 1-7 Hatters but the 6-1 Blue Devils needed to get back to … Read More

Duke Coasts in the ACC – Big 10 Challenge; Downs the Hoosiers 90-69 – Williamson Scores 25; Jones 8 Assists

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In their last game out Duke lost to a really good Gonzaga Bulldogs team – a team that exposed some of the issues this Blue Devil team could have this season. The Blue Devils needed to get back on the court and perform better and to an extent against Indiana they did that. They showed that they can be a … Read More

Duke Pushes Past the Tigers 78-72; Reddish & Barrett Score 18; Bolden with 11 Points, 9 Rebounds & 7 Blocks

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In the first real test of the season Duke prevailed over the very game Auburn Tigers 78-72. The Blue Devils looked like they’d run away with the game early, building a 17 point lead in the first half only to see a gritty Auburn team cut it to 8 by the games midway point. The second half saw the Blue … Read More

Duke Blows Out the Aztecs of San Diego State 90 – 64; Barrett Scores 20; Reddish scores 16; Jones 14

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In their first outing at the Maui Invitation the Duke Blue Devils prevailed 90-64 against the San Diego State Aztecs. In a game that I thought could very well come down to the final few possessions because the the age and defensive ability of this Aztec team. I was wrong and Duke breezed by the Aztecs with not much problem … Read More

Duke Coasts over Eastern Michigan 84-46; Williamson with 21pts; Barrett with 20pts; Jones with 8 Assists

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After sports media decided to jump on the Duke train and anoint them champions of the world a la Freddie Mercury Duke was about ready for a more pedestrian performance and after letting the Black Knights of Army stick around for 3/4 of the game, the Duke Blue Devils gave us that. Even with a 22 point win at home … Read More

Sloppy Devils Push Past Army 94-72; Williamson Scores 27, Reddish 25, Barrett 23; Jones 7 Assists

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Army came into Cameron Indoor Stadium with the exact amount of fear you’d expect from members of the armed forces – zero. Army played a scrappy, but methodical game and put the first game pressure of the season on the young Duke Blue Devils. Army took it to Duke with a barrage of 3 point shots shooting 7-15 from beyond … Read More

Duke Blasts Ferris State in Final Exhibition Game 132-48; Barrett Scores 32, Jones Dishes 10 Assists

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It wasn’t a complete 180 for the Blue Devils in their final exhibition tune-up before the regular season but it was a much improved effort for the squad against Ferris State. After Tuesdays 106-64 drubbing of Virginia Union, that saw the Blue Devils out-talent a smaller Panthers team but also showed that this iteration of the Blue Devils needed some … 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