The Case for Luke Kennard

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As highly touted a recruit as Luke Kennard was, it’s hard to really say his emergence is a surprise. This kid, who grew up a Kentucky fan, never really fit the mold of a Kentucky player in my opinion. That’s not to say he couldn’t have gone to Kentucky, John Calipari did offer the 6’5″ sharpshooter, but Kennard felt more … Read More

Jeff Capel Leads Duke to Victory – Grayson Allen Scores 27 | Duke 80 – Georgia Tech 71

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With an ailing Coach K not making the trip Duke would lean on Associate Head Coach Jeff Capel to lead the Devils against a Georgia Tech team similarly struggling in the ACC. Duke came out flat defensively giving up 28 points in the paint to Georgia Tech, relying once again on mostly zone defense in the first half to preserve … Read More

What I Think Needs to Happen for Success

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To start the discussion of the 2015 Duke Blue Devils squad we have to begin with where we left off – The 2015 National Championship. The last time on the court Duke was different, Duke was great. A 68 to 63 win against a strong Wisconsin squad saw a team of many young pieces melded together with some staunch veteran … Read More

Reflecting on a Year to Remember By Daniel Landa (@dll07)

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Before you look back at this remarkable and captivating Duke basketball season, take a deep breath, because by the end of this article you will not be able to sit still. Duke entered the 2014­2015 season after suffering a shocking defeat to 14 seed Mercer in Duke’s first game of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The upcoming season looked promising with … Read More

Quinn Cook’s Senior Moment

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Washington, DC native Quinn Cook, the lone senior on this year’s Duke squad, may not be getting the amount of press coverage and buzz that the “4 Quarters” (the pre-season nickname given to the heralded 4-man freshman class Coach Mike Krzyzewski hauled into Durham this year) has, but his importance cannot be overstated. Cook has been Mr. Big Shot all … Read More

Randy Dunson (@randydunson) & Brian Horace Preview Duke (24-7, 13-5) – Clemson (20-11, 11-8) ACC Tournament

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Duke (24-7, 13-5) – Clemson (20-11, 11-8) ACC Tournament Preview Randy Dunson & Brian Horace March 14, 2014 Snapshot Duke earned the No. 3 seed in the ACC Tournament and will play in the quarterfinal Friday, March 14, at 9 PM against sixth-seeded Clemson. The Blue Devils have won nine straight ACC Tournament games as the No. 3 seed. Duke … Read More

Randy Dunson (@RandyDunson) & Brian Horace Preview Duke (21-6, 10-4) – Syracuse (25-1, 12-1)

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Duke (21-6, 10-4) – Syracuse (25-1, 12-1) Preview Randy Dunson & Brian Horace February 22, 2014 Snapshot Current No. 1/1 Syracuse travels to Durham, N.C. on Saturday, February 22 to face No. 5/6 Duke in a rematch of one of the most exciting games in college basketball this season. Syracuse and Duke met in the Carrier Dome on February 1 … Read More

If Only…Random Musings on the Postponement Debacle of the Duke – University of North Carolina Basketball Game by Randy Dunson (@RandyDunson)

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If Only…Random Musings on the Postponement Debacle of the Duke – University of North Carolina Basketball Game By Randy Dunson As preface, this short article (Op-Ed if you will) is based on my own thoughts and opinions and is not to be construed as representing the thoughts of any other institution, persons, etc. The date was Wednesday, February 12, 2014. … Read More