Zion Williamson Named ACC Freshman of the Week

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Duke forward Zion Williamson has been named the ACC Freshman of the Week, earning the award for the second time this season. Williamson has recorded three consecutive double-doubles, including a 25-point, 10-rebound effort in the Blue Devils’ 87-68 win over Clemson to open conference play on Saturday. The freshman from Spartanburg, S.C., was 9-of-11 from the field and added two steals and … Read More

Duke-Clemson Set for 8 p.m. ET on ESPN

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Per Duke Sports Information: DURHAM, N.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Sunday that Duke’s ACC opener versus Clemson on Saturday, January 5, has been set for 8 p.m. ET. The contest will air on ESPN from Cameron Indoor Stadium. Duke is 11-1 this season and ranked No. 1 in both the AP and USA Today polls, while Clemson enters Saturday’s … Read More

Duke Struggles but Wins in the Garden vs Texas Tech 69 – 58; Tre Jones with 13 points, 6 steals, 5 assists

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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

Duke’s RJ Barrett has been named both the ACC Player and Freshman of the Week

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Per the ACC: Greensboro, N.C. (theACC.com) – Duke’s RJ Barrett has been named both the ACC Player and Freshman of the Week following a pair of outstanding performances this past week. ACC weekly honors are determined by a vote of a 15-member media panel and are announced on Mondays throughout the regular season. In winning his second-straight Freshman of the Week … 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

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