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Duke is becoming scary good

The Blue Devils are loaded, and they're only getting better. Kentucky's bid for an undefeated regular season has been the talk of college basketball thus far, but there's another blue-blood program out East that's been every bit as impressive. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Amile Jefferson Proving to Be Blue Devils' Biggest X-Factor

Let the headlines from Duke’s 10-point victory over Connecticut talk about Jahlil Okafor’s double-double or Tyus Jones’ 21 points. The real X-factor in the win—and the season as a whole—for Duke was Amile Jefferson. Jefferson finished...Show More Summary

5 Ways Connecticut Basketball Can Upset Duke

The defending national champion Connecticut Huskies will take on the No. 2 Duke Blue Devils on Thursday evening from the neutral-site IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. After last season’s magical NCAA tournament run ended with them cutting down the nets, this year has been a bit of a difficulty for the Huskies. Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for December 18, 2014

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Seton Hall at South Florida — CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. Cleveland State at Virginia — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Appalachian State at Charlotte — American Sports Network, 8 p.m. Duke vs. UConn at East Rutherford, NJ — ESPN, 8 p.m. Show More Summary

Jason King's Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments in the NCAA

College basketball has had some surprises and disappointments already this season. Duke's Jahlil Okafor quickly established himself in college with monster stat lines and has proven to be the real deal for the Blue Devils. The top-ranked...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: 5 Most Important Games Remaining

After defeating Elon 75-62, Duke is 9-0 on the season and will look to continue the streak Thursday night against Connecticut. Duke has looked dominant at times this season, and the offense was nearly unstoppable in the road win at Wisconsin earlier this month. Unfortunately for Duke, Wisconsin is the team’s only big-time win to date this season. Show More Summary

David Robinson’s son will join Coach K at Duke

Mike Krzyzewski is landing a Robinson. Justin Robinson, a 6-7 forward who is the son of David Robinson, has been given early acceptance at Duke, where he will join the basketball team as a walk-on. Robinson’s father, a two-time NBA champion, and Coach K go way back to the Dream Team in 1992. “I’m happy […]

UConn Basketball: How the Huskies Can Limit Jahlil Okafor's Impact vs. Duke

After falling out of the national conversation thanks to a three-game losing streak, the Connecticut Huskies have a chance to jump right back in it with a victory over No. 2 Duke on Thursday night. As we have witnessed during the first month of nonconference play, Duke is the one team that actually has a legitimate chance to defeat mighty Kentucky. Show More Summary

David Robinson's Son Justin to Walk-On to Duke's Basketball Team in 2015

Mike Krzyzewski has added his third recruit of the 2015 class. He's not another 5-star talent like Chase Jeter or Luke Kennard, but he is the son of one of the best to ever play the game. According to 247Sports' Adam Rowe, Justin Robinson...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Preview and Prediction for Clash with UConn

A date with the defending national champions is not supposed to be like this. The Duke basketball team plays Connecticut Thursday in what was expected to be a marquee nonconference showdown. Instead, it could be more of a warm-up game...Show More Summary

College Basketball Rankings 2014-15: Bleacher Report's Week 6 Top 25

To the surprise of absolutely no one, Kentucky and Duke remain the unanimous No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the country in the latest B/R college basketball top 25. Voting in this poll is conducted by myself, Jason King and C.J. Moore, and...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Games Most Likely to Bring Blue Devils' 1st Loss

The Duke Blue Devils haven't played since their impressive win at Wisconsin on Dec. 3. During that break, most of the other unbeaten teams in Division I have suffered a loss. The Blue Devils have four nonconference games to play—starting...Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for December 15, 2014

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s Elon at Duke — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Grambling State at Oregon State — Pac-12 Networks, 10 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN2, 2:30 p.m. ESPNU College Football Playoff Preview Show — ESPNU, 4 p.m. Show More Summary

What Each Top 25 Team Should Be Worried About so Far in 2014-15

It may seem like it in the early going, but life is far from perfect for the nation’s best college basketball teams. For every impressive showing fans have seen from the likes of Kentucky and Duke this year, there is something to worry about that could derail a national title run. Show More Summary

What Has Happened to Mason Plumlee's Development with Brooklyn Nets?

Mason Plumlee isn't one of a kind. He's at least one of three. The Brooklyn Nets big man comes from the Molina family of basketball players with brothers Miles and Marshall also starring as Duke big men (and with Miles currently playing...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: How Quinn Cook Is Exceeding Expectations in 2014-15

Quinn Cook is a captain on the Duke basketball team. Quinn Cook is a senior. Quinn Cook is playing some of the best basketball of his life and has far exceeded preseason expectations in the early going. Quinn Cook has been completely...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Is Rust a Concern for Blue Devils During Long Layoff?

Even the most powerful college basketball machines need to occasionally recharge before destroying more opponents, and that is exactly what the Duke Blue Devils will be doing until Dec. 15. Mike Krzyzewski’s bunch won at Wisconsin on Dec. Show More Summary

A Night in Kings County

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The linguistic coincidences were many. In Kings County, a Duke and Duchess, the future King and Queen of England, attended a basketball game. Another couple, Beyoncé and Jay Z, the undisputed monarchs of the entertainment world, were watching from the other side of the court. Show More Summary

LeBron James Touched The Duchess Of Cambridge — And That's A HUGE Faux Pas

LeBron James raised some eyebrows when meeting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge yesterday in Brooklyn. In exchanging gifts, the basketball star raised his athletic arm and placed it on Catherine Middleton's shoulder, a move that is regarded as a breech of etiquette. Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: Early Grades for Spartans' Starters

Michigan State's beginning to show its hand. The Spartans showed that they could run with the best during their 81-71 loss to then-No. 4-ranked Duke. They again proved that they had a little something cooking during a head-scratching 61-56 loss to then-No. Show More Summary

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