Not much here yet but at very least a nugget of interest from Five Star Basketball with Jeff Capel inquiring about 2013 standout Jabari Bird although it will be a hard sell to get him to the east coast.
Any rust the Duke Blue Devils accumulated over the holiday break was quickly shaken off after the first few minutes against the overmatched Western Michigan Broncos. It took only a few possessions for the Devils to cement their dominance in this game scoring from every spot on the floor in every way imaginable. Leading all scores was Seth Curry with … Read More
Here is a piece on Austin Rivers, he talks about having his dad in the stands and loving the time spent together during the NBA lockout, it couldn’t have come at a better time as unfortunate a situation as it was. Noted is Rivers’ unshakable confidence, and his drive to get Duke in a position to win a National Championship. … Read More
Theo Pinson and Julius Randle Recruiting tidbits from Five Star Basketball:
Congrats to Quinn Cook for being Named ACC Rookie of the Week for his dazzling play against UNC-Greensboro when Duke was in need. Cook went 6-6 in the second half contributing to the rally that spawned Dukes 90-63 win. Here’s a little tidbit from Five Star Basketball on the recruitment of Ricardo Gathers as Duke goes into battle against KY, … Read More
I figured I had read every quote and every account of the famed Duke-Kentucky Regional Final game in 1992, but Gene Wojciechowski managed to put me right back in 1992, making it all brand new and keeping me on the edge of my seat. His new book, THE LAST GREAT GAME: Duke vs. Kentucky and the 2.1 Seconds that Changed … Read More
Duke shook off first half sluggishness and lack of focus to put together a late first half run (18-4) and an early second half run (29-8) and eventually put away the UNC-G Spartans. Duke withstood a gutty performance by the Spartans who kept this game close for most of the first half, but what aided that performance was the sloppy, … Read More
Once again Duke wins in MSG but once again it was a mistake riddled win. Duke had a change to really put away a scrappy, young Washington Huskies team. Twice the Devils pushed the lead to nearly 20 and the feisty Huskies were able to claw back into the game. Clearly the story of the game was the free throw … Read More
Podcast number 2 wrapping up the Ohio State debacle, Matt Jones commitment and more..
Watching Duke last night against Colorado state there are two distinct schools of thought, one being yes they won the game handily and the other being considering where we are in the season, they did not look very good doing it, decent but not good. First and foremost I’m a fan and it’s hard not to compare Duke to the … Read More
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