While Duke has talent going into next season, we don't know which players will emerge over the course of the year. In all likelihood, the Blue Devils will be the No. 1 team in the country in November thanks to an elite recruiting class joining an already established group of returning players. Show More Summary
A lot has changed since posting our super-early top 25 for the 2016-17 men's college basketball season, but one thing hasn't: Duke is still the obvious No. 1 team in the country. If anything, the Blue Devils' stranglehold on the topShow More Summary
While Duke always feels good about its chances of contending, the 2016-17 basketball season should feature even more optimism than usual. The Blue Devils lost Brandon Ingram, Marshall Plumlee and Derryck Thornton from a team that underachieved and lost in the Sweet 16 a year ago. Show More Summary
The Blue Devils got even more good news this offseason as the #16 ranked player in the ESPN Top 100, Marques Bolden, committed to Duke earlier this week. That puts their recruiting class up to six players, including three top 10 prospects. Show More Summary
Shaq Thompson, the Carolina Panthers' 2015 first-round pick, and former Duke quarterback Anthony Boone were involved in a car accident early Sunday morning that sent Boone to the hospital, according to Black and Blue Review. Thompson, a linebacker out of Washington, was not injured but cited for driving left of the center line, the report said. Show More Summary
No college basketball team is currently receiving more love than Duke. The Blue Devils, a likely unanimous preseason No. 1 for the 2016-17 season, added to their ridiculous amount of depth on Thursday, receiving a commitment from 2016 five-star center Marques Bolden. Show More Summary
Duke's addition of 5-star center Marques Bolden shook up the college basketball world Thursday as the loaded Blue Devils added another potential one-and-done prospect to their 2016-17 roster, per Paul Biancardi of ESPN.com. Already looking like the No. Show More Summary
And just when you thought the Blue Devils roster couldn't get any stronger. The post Duke Lands Fourth 2016 5-Star Recruit in Center Marques Bolden appeared first on SLAMonline.
Marques Bolden, a 6-foot-11 center out of DeSoto, Tex., announced Thursday that he plans to play college basketball at Duke, choosing the Blue Devils over Kentucky. Bolden is rated as the No. 15 overall recruit and No. 1 center in the high school class of 2016, according to 247 Sports’ composite rankings. Duke now has […]
Even after adding one of the country's best recruiting classes, Duke will still have to work to reach its goals this upcoming season. The Blue Devils will have plenty of talent next year, but as we have seen throughout college basketball, this alone won't guarantee a championship. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, Duke Blue Devils big man Amile Jefferson walked across the stage in his cap and gown for graduation. While Jefferson now has his diploma, he is not done as a member of the basketball team. After receiving his diploma,...Show More Summary
Amile Jefferson has one more season as a member of Duke’s men’s basketball team, but his time as an undergrad at the university is over. The Blue Devils’ big man has graduated. Duke posted a picture of Jefferson in his cap and gown. Show More Summary
Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski underwent successful surgery Monday for an inguinal hernia. The Duke Chronicle reported the news of Krzyzewski's operation, featuring comments from the longtime Blue Devils program leader. "I'd...Show More Summary
On Monday morning, Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski underwent his second successful surgery of the offseason. After undergoing a knee replacement last month, Duke announced on Monday morning that Krzyzewski underwent successful...Show More Summary
Even the most talented teams in college basketball will have strengths as well as weaknesses heading into the season. The Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team should go into the 2016-17 season as one of the top teams in every poll that exists. Show More Summary
NBA championships are won through the draft. A few hits on prospects can reverse the fortunes of a franchise, and the 2016 NBA draft features a few players with serious potential to elevate a new team. Duke Blue Devils star Brandon Ingram...Show More Summary
Blue Jays pitcher will travel to school immediately after his start against the Giants in San Francisco on Wednesday and formally receive the degree he completed while rehabbing his knee last season.
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has given $275,000 to classical and jazz composer Wayne Horvitz. Out of the blue. Free to do with as he pleases.
Sometimes overshadowed by nearby Raleigh, Durham is a hip, energetic destination—whether or not you cheer for the Duke Blue Devils. Repurposed commercial buildings and factories like the Golden Belt, a former textile mill that now houses artist studios and galleries, make the city feel like a mini Brooklyn.
The Duke Blue Devils are always loaded with talent, but the 2016-17 squad might be as good as any in recent years. Even after losing Brandon Ingram, Marshall Plumlee and Derryck Thornton from last year's squad, the team returns a number of key players while adding the No. Show More Summary