Duke Turns Defense into Offense and Blasts Yale 91 – 58; Barrett Scores 30; Williamson Scores 20

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Stream the Duke Earn Everything docuseries and live college basketball all season on ESPN+. Start your 7-day FREE trial today! For the second game in a row the Blue Devils came out somewhat slowly at home but also for the second straight game the Devils rode freshman R.J. Barrett to victory – this time against Yale, 91 to 58. Yale … Read More

Lackluster Blue Devils Push Past Hartford 84-54; Barrett Goes for 27 Points, 15 Rebounds

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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

Duke Blasts Stetson 113-49; Barrett with 26; Reddish with 23; Jones with 7 Assists & 0 Turnovers

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The Blue Devils spent the week working on fundamentals and after the Indiana game, even with that game being a blowout there were clear signs that Duke needed that work. Stetson would provide Duke the opportunity to right the ship. Obviously Duke wasn’t expecting to struggle with the 1-7 Hatters but the 6-1 Blue Devils needed to get back to … 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

Duke Pushes Past the Tigers 78-72; Reddish & Barrett Score 18; Bolden with 11 Points, 9 Rebounds & 7 Blocks

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In the first real test of the season Duke prevailed over the very game Auburn Tigers 78-72. The Blue Devils looked like they’d run away with the game early, building a 17 point lead in the first half only to see a gritty Auburn team cut it to 8 by the games midway point. The second half saw the Blue … Read More

Duke Blows Out the Aztecs of San Diego State 90 – 64; Barrett Scores 20; Reddish scores 16; Jones 14

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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

Duke Coasts over Eastern Michigan 84-46; Williamson with 21pts; Barrett with 20pts; Jones with 8 Assists

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After sports media decided to jump on the Duke train and anoint them champions of the world a la Freddie Mercury Duke was about ready for a more pedestrian performance and after letting the Black Knights of Army stick around for 3/4 of the game, the Duke Blue Devils gave us that. Even with a 22 point win at home … Read More

Sloppy Devils Push Past Army 94-72; Williamson Scores 27, Reddish 25, Barrett 23; Jones 7 Assists

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Army came into Cameron Indoor Stadium with the exact amount of fear you’d expect from members of the armed forces – zero. Army played a scrappy, but methodical game and put the first game pressure of the season on the young Duke Blue Devils. Army took it to Duke with a barrage of 3 point shots shooting 7-15 from beyond … Read More