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Dr. Fauci Joins Today’s Basketball and Beyond with Coach K

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DURHAM, N.C. — Dr. Anthony Fauci, a physician and immunologist who is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and currently one of the lead members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, is today’s guest on Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, the weekly Sirius/XM radio show hosted by Duke men’s basketball head coach …

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Vernon Carey Jr. Named NABC Freshman of the Year

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke’s Vernon Carey Jr., has been named the National Freshman of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). Carey becomes the third consecutive Blue Devil to be honored as the NABC Freshman of the Year, joining Marvin Bagley III in 2018 and Zion Williamson in 2019. Duke has accounted for three of the four winners of the award since its …

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Duke Updates for the Week

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Updates for the week: Congrats to Paul VI and Duke signee, guard Jeremy Roach for being named the 2019-20 Gatorade Virginia Boys Basketball Player of the Year and Jaemyn Brakefield on being named 3x Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of West Virginia. Patrick Tape Commits to the Blue Devils The Blue Devils bolster the center position with …

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Duke Blue Devils Name 2019-20 Men’s Basketball Team Awards

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke sophomore Tre Jones and freshman Vernon Carey Jr., have been named the recipients of the 2020 Swett-Baylin Most Valuable Player Award, as the Duke men’s basketball program announced its annual awards. The awards are traditionally handed out at the team’s annual postseason banquet, which was canceled this season. The pair of Jones and Carey were highly-decorated as Jones was named …

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Vernon Carey Jr. Named USBWA Freshman of the Year

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke’s Vernon Carey Jr., has been selected by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) to receive the 2019-20 Wayman Tisdale Award as the national freshman of the year. The consensus second-team All-American, Carey is the fifth Duke player and second consecutive Blue Devil to win the Wayman Tisdale Award, following Zion Williamson in 2019. Duke freshmen have …

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Patrick Tape Commits to the Blue Devils

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The Blue Devils bolster the center position with the addition of Columbia grad transfer Patrick Tape. Tape will be available immediately for the Blue Devils and averaged 11.4 points per game in 2019. Tape brings in instant size and experience and a legitimate defensive presence to go along with freshman center Mark Williams. Tape hails from Charlotte originally. The 6’10, …

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Vernon Carey Jr. Named Consensus Second-Team All-American

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DURHAM, N.C. – With Tuesday’s announcement of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-America Team, Duke freshman Vernon Carey Jr., has earned consensus second-team All-America honors for the 2019-20 season from the NCAA. Carey and sophomore teammate Tre Jones were both tabbed third-team selections by the NABC, making Carey the 32nd Duke player to earn consensus All-America status for a total of 42 …

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Vernon Carey Jr. & Tre Jones Pick Up USBWA All-American Honors

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DURHAM, N.C. – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced its All-America Teams for the 2019-20 season Monday, with Duke freshman Vernon Carey Jr., earning Second Team honors and sophomore Tre Jones being named to the Third Team. Carey, who was named the USBWA District III Player of the Year earlier this month, was the only player ranked in the ACC’s top 10 in scoring …