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

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

Duke Remains in Champions Classic Through 2022

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Per Duke Sports Information: INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The State Farm Champions Classic – a neutral site doubleheader featuring Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Michigan State – has been renewed through 2022. The early-season event heads to Chicago (2020), New York City (2021) and Indianapolis (2022) at United Center, Madison Square Garden and Bankers Life Fieldhouse, respectively. The inaugural game was held at … Read More

Duke Documentary “Earn Everything”, is now available on ESPN+

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DURHAM, N.C — The behind-the-scenes documentary on Duke Basketball, Earn Everything, is now available on ESPN+. The eight-episode series follows the Blue Devils from the first time together in July to the much-anticipated season-opener against Kentucky in the State Farm Champions Classic. Available now are the first six episodes, with the two final released after Duke’s season opener. Narrated by famed actor Ron … Read More

DeLaurier & White Named Team Captains

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DURHAM, N.C. — Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Friday that junior forwards Javin DeLaurier and Jack White will be the team’s captains for the 2018-19 season. The pair are two of Duke’s top returning players from the squad that went 29-8 last season and reached the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. “I couldn’t pick two more worthy … Read More

Duke’s Zion Williamson a Candidate for Karl Malone Award

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Per Duke Sports Information DURHAM, N.C. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has announced the 20 watch list candidates for the 2019 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award. Among the 20 candidates was Duke freshman Zion Williamson, who was the No. 2 overall recruit for the Blue Devils’ top-ranked incoming freshman class. Named after Class of 2010 Hall … Read More

Countdown to Craziness Set for Friday Night

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Per Duke Sports Information: DURHAM, N.C. – The 2018-19 Duke men’s basketball team will debut on Friday when the program hosts Countdown to Craziness presented by Delta Air Lines at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Tickets to the event are no longer available through the Duke Athletics Ticket Office. Countdown to Craziness presented by Delta Air Lines features a night of entertainment, games, … Read More

R.J. Barrett Makes the Cover of SLAM

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Congrats to freshman guard / forward R.J. Barrett for his SLAM Magazine cover and article. Just another in a long line of honors and awards for the Canadian teenager who will be a huge part of what happens on the court for the Blue Devils this year. #TheBrotherhood on @SLAMonline covers is a BIG mood these days.@ZionW32 surprised @RjBarrett6 with the … Read More