Duke in Depth: Duke vs. UNC

Daniel LandaGeneral Information, Results/Thoughts4 Comments

Saturday night featured yet another Duke-Carolina classic, only this time it ended the wrong way. Carolina took control of the game late behind a stellar performance from Joel Berry, eventually resulting in a 90-83 win for the Tar Heels. The always-competitive contest delivered once again and brought many storylines with it, including the following: Duke Has Found its PG It’s … Read More

Duke in Depth: Duke vs. Wake Forest

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Despite Deacons’ sophomore sensation John Collins getting to the rim at will and dropping 31 points, Duke was able to narrowly escape Wake Forest by a score of 99-94 on Saturday. The win extends Duke’s winning streak to seven games and keeps Duke only one game out of first place in the ACC. Offensive Efficiency The Blue Devils, led by … Read More

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

My Early Thoughts on Duke Basketball & the Upcoming Season

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The Cupboard Was Never Bare Conventional wisdom says that Duke would be in trouble with losing a top 5 draft pick, a 5th year senior starter and the only true point guard on the roster. With the exits of Brandon Ingram, Marshall Plumlee and Derryck Thornton, Duke lost  32.7 points and 17.2 rebounds per game. Having to replace this amount … Read More

Duke’s Major Keys to Success

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Duke has seen their fair share of struggles in ACC play. What are the keys for Duke to find success in the ACC? Read on to find out!   Find a 7th producer Ever since Amile Jefferson’s injury, Duke’s rotation has essentially consisted of 6 players (3 Freshmen): Kennard, Jones, Allen, Ingram, Plumlee, and Thornton. The cold hard truth is that … Read More

Latest Article from Dukeblogger & @TheDukeNation … bit.ly/1RiK34r

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Latest article I wrote in conjunction with thedukenation.com Luke Kennard: Finding his Way There are plenty of stories to go around about the impact of freshmen this year in college basketball: guys that won’t be around next year, guys that are on teams that may or may not even make the tournament. To me, at least, the more interesting story … Read More