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Duke Basketball: Will Blue Devils Still Be an Elite Offensive Team in 2014-15?

College basketball fans may remember Duke slinking off the court after a 2014 NCAA tournament loss to Mercer, but the Blue Devils were absolutely dominant during the regular season on the offensive end. In fact, Mike Krzyzewski’s squad...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball Recruiting: Luke Kennard Working the Phones for Blue Devils

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Walking around either Louisville or Lexington — the two most basketball-mad cities in one of the most basketball-mad states in the nation — wearing a Duke shirt can sometimes be hazardous to a young man's health. Franklin,...Show More Summary

Gonzaga Basketball: Why the Bulldogs Can Be a Surprise Contender in 2014

Gonzaga won't be mentioned in preseason national championship talk. Not with Kentucky, which added three top recruits to an already stacked roster. Not with Duke, which ushered in Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones to an already potent lineup. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Recruiting Pitches for 2015 Targets

When deciding on a college to attend, high school recruits find they have plenty of factors at work inside their heads. Playing on television, competing for championships and vying for playing time are just a few of the many things weighing...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: What Will Quinn Cook's Role Be for Blue Devils in 2014-15?

Quinn Cook will be the only scholarship senior on the Duke basketball team entering the 2014-15 season and has played 104 games throughout his career. Logic would suggest that he will play a major role as a team leader and critical piece to an ACC championship run. Right? Not so fast. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Breaking Down the Blue Devils' Bench for 2014-15 Season

Get ready, basketball fans, because you will be hearing the names of plenty of Duke Blue Devils at the next NBA draft. Mike Krzyzewski’s roster is loaded with game-changing talent, but it’s going to need more than just the headlining...Show More Summary

1 Under-the-Radar Player to Watch in Each Major NCAA Basketball Conference

We all feel like we know who college basketball's stars will be in the 2014-15 season. Duke adds freshman Jahlil Okafor, Louisville's Montrezl Harrell will spend his entire junior season in beast mode, Kentucky still has a deep blueShow More Summary

Duke Basketball: Power Ranking Mike Krzyzewski's Head Coaching Tree

You won't discuss college basketball's greatest coaches for very long before the name Mike Krzyzewski is brought up. Winning more games than any coach in Division I history speaks to the Duke icon's abilities in molding players intoShow More Summary

Arizona Basketball: 3 Key Improvements That Arizona Needs to Make in 2014-15

Getting to the Final Four is not easy. Even the best programs don't get there all of the time. The last time Arizona made it to the NCAA tournament's national semifinals was when it played Duke in the 2001 title game. That was 13 years ago. Last year, it seemed like the Wildcats' drought was going to be over. Show More Summary

John Wayne's heirs tell Duke University to back off

John Wayne’s heirs and a certain North Carolina university known for its basketball squads are locked in a legal shootout over their right to the word Duke.

Duke Basketball Recruiting: Blue Devils' Top Targets in 2015 Class

Mike Krzyzewski is seen as one of the best coaches in the history of college basketball because of his winning pedigree on the court, but the man can recruit as well. Krzyzewski landed an absolutely loaded 2014 class for the Duke program that includes the likes of Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow. Show More Summary

ESPN Analyst Jay Williams Is a 'Belieber'

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams spent some time with singer Justin Bieber on Monday evening. It's unclear what the two were doing together, but whatever it was, the pop star certainly left an impression on the Duke legend. This isn't the first time these two hung out. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Ranking the Blue Devils' NBA Draft Picks Since 2000

Prospective college basketball players want to know one major question when choosing a program: Can this school help get me to the NBA? Duke has had more success than most in that area, especially in the last 15 years. Since 2000, 20...Show More Summary

This picture of Dick Vitale getting his head shaved will make your day

You can add this one to the legendary Dick Vitale Instagram files.  Who would have thought that a basketball commentator in his 70s would be the one to master Instagram? Let’s hope Amir the Barber is a Duke grad so he’ll play nice with Dickie V’s bald dome.

Duke Basketball: How Quickly Will Jabari Parker's Game Translate to the NBA?

Jabari Parker is a 19-year-old kid who just finished his one and only season of college basketball at Duke. He grew up in Chicago, learned the game for a brief time from the legendary Mike Krzyzewski and can score at will. He is also...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Toughest ACC Matchups at Each Position

The Duke Blue Devils are carrying on without a couple of NBA draft picks from this picture, but coach Mike Krzyzewski is never one to be caught short of talent. The rest of the ACC, however, is often similarly loaded, and Duke's path...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Current Blue Devils with the Brightest NBA Futures

Duke is on the short list of contenders for the national championship as the 2014-15 college basketball season approaches, but since it is NBA draft time, it is worth looking at the future professional stocks of some of Duke’s best players. The...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: What Each Projected Starter Brings to the Table

Last year, Duke had a talented roster but a somewhat redundant one. The team had more scorers than it needed but far less defense and interior depth. For much of the season the good outweighed the bad, but the year ended in disasterShow More Summary

College Basketball Recruiting: Dream Package Deals from the 2015 Class

On the heels of Duke’s success in landing both Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, package deals have become a major storyline in college basketball recruiting. Although few high school stars will actually wind up tying their college selection...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: How Will Jon Scheyer's Promotion Impact Coaching Staff?

Duke basketball has become a self-sustaining organism over the past quarter-century. Coach Mike Krzyzewski invites players into the program, grooms them into the sort of basketball minds he'd like to work with, then hires the best, usually...Show More Summary

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