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Duke Athletics Suspends All Activities Indefinitely

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University has suspended all athletic competition for the foreseeable future, effective immediately, in response to COVID-19. The announcement was made Thursday by President Vincent E. Price, in conjunction with guidance from public health experts and Duke Athletics leadership. The suspension applies to all athletic competitions and practices for the health and safety of all who are essential to …

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ACC cancels the 2020 ACC Tournament

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Greensboro — A fluid situation at the 2020 ACC Tournament continues to spiral. The ACC has cancelled the 2020 ACC Tournament due to complications and concerns with COVID-19 (coronavirus). On Wednesday the league announced that fans would no longer be allowed into the arena; earlier in the morning on Thursday, ACC Commissioner John Swofford stated that the league would in fact continue play. Elsewhere around …

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Vernon Carey Jr. and Tre Jones Named to SI All-America Team

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sports Illustrated announced its 2020 college basketball All-America Team with Duke freshman Vernon Carey Jr., earning a spot on the Second Team and sophomore Tre Jones on the Third Team. Duke and Kansas were the only programs with multiple selections to the SI All-America Teams, as Carey and Jones joined KU’s Devon Dotson (First Team) and Udoka Azubuike (Second). Carey, who was …

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Vernon Carey Jr. Voted USBWA District Player of the Year

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DURHAM, N.C. – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has voted Duke freshman Vernon Carey Jr., as the District III Player of the Year, becoming the third consecutive Blue Devil to claim the honor. Carey and sophomore teammate Tre Jones were named to the All-District Team, which is comprised of 10 Division I players in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Maryland. Carey, who was named …

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More Honors for Carey: Vernon Carey Jr. Grabs Fifth ACC Freshman of the Week Honor

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke freshman Vernon Carey Jr., has been named ACC Freshman of the Week after averaging 21 points and 8.5 rebounds in helping lead the Blue Devils to rivalry wins over NC State and North Carolina in the final week of the regular season. Carey dropped 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds with two blocked shots in Monday’s victory over …

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Tre Jones Voted ACC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, Vernon Carey Jr. Voted ACC Rookie of the Year

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Congrats to Tre Jones for being named 2020 ACC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. Jones received 34 first-place votes for ACC Player of the Year, twice as many as any other player. He is averaging 16.2 points and 6.4 assists per game this season for the Blue Devils. A finalist for the Bob Cousy Point …

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Tre Jones Named to Wooden Award National Ballot

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced its 2020 Men’s National Ballot for the John R. Wooden Award, which includes Duke sophomore guard Tre Jones. The national ballot consists of 15 student-athletes who are candidates for the Wooden Award All-American Team and Wooden Award Trophy as the most outstanding college basketball player in the United States, for which …

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Jack White & Wendell Moore Named to All-ACC Academic Team

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DURHAM, N.C. – Duke senior forward Jack White and freshman forward Wendell Moore Jr., have been named to the 2020 All-ACC Academic Team, the conference announced Friday. To be eligible for consideration to the All-ACC Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career. A sociology major and …

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Tre Jones Named Semifinalist for Naismith Defensive Player of the Year

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DURHAM, N.C. – The Atlanta Tipoff Club has announced Duke sophomore Tre Jones as one of 10 national semifinalists for the 2020 Naismith Men’s Defensive Player of the Year Award. Regarded as one the nation’s best on-ball defenders, Jones is averaging 1.7 steals per game, while on the perimeter Duke is limiting opponents to a .301 mark from three-point range — fourth in …

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Blue Devils Dominant Over the Irish | 94-60; Carey Scores 21; Jones Scores 19

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Mike Brey began his career at Notre Dame dominating his former boss Coach Mike Krzyzewski with a 5-1 record. Lately Duke’s Coach K has reversed that tide by winning 6 straight against his former assistant coach.  With the ACC being as unpredictable as it’s been in a very long time even a supposed top heavy ACC has been a hotbed …