Lackluster Blue Devils Push Past Hartford 84-54; Barrett Goes for 27 Points, 15 Rebounds

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Duke set out to use the game against the Hartford Hawks as a means to an end. The Blue Devils needed to work on their execution, they needed to defend better, they needed to work on bettering their reads on the offensive end as well. They needed to be sharper. That was not the game that was played. Duke came … Read More

R.J. Barrett Named ACC Freshman of the Week

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke freshman RJ Barrett earned his first conference award of the season, garnering ACC Freshman of the Week honors for his performances over the past week. Barrett, who was also voted the ACC’s preseason Freshman of the Year earlier this year, averaged a team-best 24.0 points and 8.0 rebounds in a pair of dominant wins over Indiana in the ACC/Big … 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 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

A Conversation about Jack White

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It’s easy to see why, in recent years, the Duke Blue Devils have not been seen as a team of depth, or a team that develops players. With a plethora of one-and-done talent entering Duke and leaving Duke with only a season under their collective belts it’s a valid argument to make. Most certainly Duke, under Coach K has had … 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

Zion Williamson Sweeps ACC Weekly Honors

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Per Duke Sports Information: DURHAM, N.C. – Duke freshman Zion Williamson swept the ACC basketball weekly awards, earning both Player and Rookie of the Week following his standout performances against Kentucky and Army West Point in the Blue Devils’ opening week of the regular season. Williamson led No. 1 Duke (2-0) to a pair of season-opening wins, averaging 27.5 points and 11.5 rebounds, … 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