Coach’s Corner: Turnaround at 12:21

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With 12:21 left in last night’s game against Notre Dame, Duke appeared to be losing it’s grip on the game. The Fighting Irish had switched to a 2-3 zone after Duke scored 8 points in it’s first four possessions of the 2nd half. That spurt gave Duke a 50-37 lead which felt destined to continue to grow. Up to that … Read More

Coach’s Corner: TD1 at the PK80

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So far in the Coach’s Corner we’ve taken a look at how Duke’s freshmen forwards started the season offensively, and some key in-game adjustments that improved the 2-3 zone against Michigan State. Over the course of the PK80 tournament last week I wanted to focus in on Trevon Duval. Duval got off to a tremendous start, averaging 13 points, 10 … Read More

Coach’s Corner: 40 minutes of….zone?

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As Tuesday night’s game against Michigan State unfolded, and Grayson Allen did his best impression of JJ Redick vs. Texas on the offensive end, Duke did something I can’t ever remember seeing a Coach K team do. For 40 minutes, the Blue Devils abandoned their trademark man-to-man and defended exclusively with a 2-3 zone. A lot of time when teams … Read More

Coach’s Corner: Early Thoughts on the Duke Bigs from @CoachCW_51

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I’m very excited to bring a different perspective to the site with the Coach’s Corner. In this space you can expect to read about the team and games from a the perspective of a coach. I’ll be digging into X’s and O’s, player/team tendencies, and potential adjustments by Duke or an upcoming opponent. To start, I want to focus on … Read More