Lackluster Duke Pulls Away from Southern 78-61; Marvin Bagley & Wendell Carter Register Double-Doubles

Brian HoraceGame Results, General Information, Results/Thoughts3 Comments

Duke came into Friday night fresh off of a huge victory against the number 2 Michigan State Spartans. The Southern Jaguars had been pushed around in 3 games not coming anywhere near sniffing a victory or even a close game. It looked like a complete mismatch on paper and very well should have been. What we did know about Southern … Read More

Coach’s Corner: 40 minutes of….zone?

Collin WrightCoach's Corner, General Information, Results/Thoughts0 Comments

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

Duke Outlasts #2 Michigan State 88-81; Grayson Allen Explodes for 37

Brian HoraceGame Results, General Information, Results/Thoughts0 Comments

Grayson Allen had a senior moment in front of the collective basketball world as Duke outlasted the number 2 ranked Michigan State Spartans. Allen scored a career-high 37 points, going 11-20 from the field and 7-11 from the 3 point line. In one of the best single game performances in recent memory Grayson willed Duke to the victory. Duke had … Read More

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

Collin WrightCoach's Corner, General Information, Results/Thoughts3 Comments

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

Game Preview: Michigan State Spartans vs Duke Blue Devils | Champions Classic

Brian HoraceGame Previews, Previews, Results/Thoughts0 Comments

Date Time Location Where to watch November 14, 2017 7:00pm The United Center ESPN   On Tuesday Duke will take on their toughest challenge to date dueling the number 2 Michigan State Spartans coached by Tom Izzo. This Michigan State team may not receive the fanfare and media attention that Duke has garnered but if there is a disparity in … Read More

Duke Slays Utah Valley 99-69; Coach K gets 1000 Wins at Duke; Trevon Duval Earns a Double-Double

Brian HoraceGame Results, General Information, Results/Thoughts0 Comments

2 historic nights in a row for Duke as Marvin Bagley yesterday gets his name etched in Duke history with the most points by a freshman in his debut and tonight Coach K becomes the first Division 1 coach to win 1000 games at one school. Duke took on the Utah Valley Wolverines who were 24 hours removed from playing … Read More

R.J. Barrett Will Wear Duke Blue; The #1 Prospect in 2018 Chooses the Blue Devils

Brian HoraceRecruiting, Results/Thoughts1 Comment

The consensus number 1 player in the 2018 class, R.J. Barrett has committed to Coach Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils. Barrett, a 6’6, small forward / shooting guard chose the Devils from a list that included Kentucky and Oregon. The Canadian prospect who will most likely be a one and done talent joins an already strong recruiting class … Read More

Duke Blasts Bowie State 116-53; Grayson Allen Scores 21 Points Dishes 11 Assists

Brian HoraceGame Results, General Information, Results/Thoughts1 Comment

Duke took down the Bowie State Bull Dogs by a score of 116 – 53, and while Duke was short-handed in the backcourt they used every bit of their advantage in the post. The pregame presser with Coach K was the first mention of multiple freshman suspensions. It was announced yesterday that Trevon Duval would miss the game but Coach … Read More