Duke Commit Vernon Carey vs. UNC Commit Armando Bacot at City of Palms!
The Duke Blue Devils could not hit the broad side of a barn in Madison Square Garden. In fact Duke did not hit a 3 point shot in the first half of their MSG debut and only 3 in the second half. The problem for Duke was that they didn’t shoot that well from 2 point range either. What did … Read More
Knowing that exam season time generally brings a regression in sharpness and lackluster performances one has to grade these Blue Devils on a curve. It presents unique challenges for a coaching staff to keep teams focused and playing at a high level. This young Blue Devil team has had stretches during their past few games they have looked less than … Read More
Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils add another piece to their 2019 class with the addition of PF prospect, out of University School in Florida, Vernon Carey. Carey is ranked #2 by ESPN and #4 by 247Sports. Carey at 6’10 and 275lbs adds size to a class that has 2 perimeter players in Rejean “Boogie” Ellis and Wendell Moore … Read More
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
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
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
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