Recruiting Tidbit: Jabari Bird

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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. Brian Horace I’ve been a Duke fan for as long a I can remember, been actively writing about the team since …

No Rust as Devils Dine on Broncos 110-70

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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 …

Updates and Tidbits: Quinn Cook honored, Ricardo Gathers Talks

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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, …

My Review: THE LAST GREAT GAME: Duke vs Kentucky and the 2.1 Seconds that Changed Basketball

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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 …

“Cook”ing with Gas, Duke Overcomes Sluggishness to put Away UNC-G 90-63

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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, …

Podcast 2, Ohio State, Matt Jones and more…

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Podcast number 2 wrapping up the Ohio State debacle, Matt Jones commitment and more.. Brian Horace I’ve been a Duke fan for as long a I can remember, been actively writing about the team since probably 2006 or so, seriously since 2009. I am a homer so expect no less than that. I always welcome suggestions no matter how blunt. …