Duke’s Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett collected First Team All-ACC honors.
Senior night in Durham is usually a highly emotional affair but there was a clear haze around Coach K’s Duke squad that they never quite shook. Even assistant Coach Jon Scheyer notes at halftime, where the Blue Devils could only muster a 1 point lead at the games midway point, that his team was playing uninspired and non-energetic basketball. Wake, … Read More
DURHAM, N.C. – Duke freshman RJ Barrett has been named one of five finalists for the 2019 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, which was announced by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Barrett is the ACC’s leading scorer at 23.1 points per game, which ranks 12th nationally and third among NCAA freshmen. He is one of only … Read More
Duke’s Williamson Out Tonight vs. Wake Forest DURHAM, N.C. — Duke has announced that freshman Zion Williamson will miss tonight’s game versus Wake Forest as he continues to recover from a Grade 1 right knee sprain. Williamson, who is second in the ACC in scoring (21.6), third in rebounding (8.8) and leads the conference in field goal percentage (.683) and steals (2.2), sustained … Read More
The Hurricanes of Miami know more than any team in the ACC what it’s like to play with a patchwork lineup. Miami has had to struggle this season playing most of it with just 7 healthy, eligible scholarship players. The Blue Devils had a decided advantage in depth against Miami and it showed. The Blue Devils were in desperate need … Read More
The Blue Devils entered the Carrier Dome looking to stay on pace with the Tar Heels and the Cavaliers in the 3 way tie for first place. Duke would be without their freshmen phenom Zion Williamson in their Saturday night game against the Syracuse Orange. The normal starting lineup was shuffled and added were Javin DeLaurier and Alex O’Connell. The … Read More
Per Duke Sports Information: DURHAM, N.C. — Duke freshman Zion Williamson has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 right knee sprain. He is progressing as expected, and his status is day-to-day. Williamson sustained the injury in the first minute of Wednesday night’s game versus North Carolina at Cameron Indoor Stadium, and did not return. The freshman is second in the ACC in scoring … Read More
Per usual the Duke vs UNC matchup generates a lot of hype: 2 programs rich in history, playing tough hard nosed basketball. A game that features the best players on a grand stage. Unfortunately for those watching expecting a good game got the basketball equivalent of an avalanche – the team that was buried was in home white. The Tar … Read More