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Three games into the year, and Duke basketball has established itself as the best team in the country. While they came into the year as Vegas favorites and were No. 1 in both the preseason Associated … more
After adding six freshmen in last year’s top-ranked recruiting class, the Duke men’s basketball program will have just half of them back for their sophomore seasons in 2017-18. Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles were always expected to go … more
Adam Rowe covers Duke basketball, football and recruiting for 247Sports.com. Check out more of his work at duke.247sports.com. While Duke fell to No. 6 in the Associated Press Top 25 released this Monday, the USA Today Top 25 Coaches’ Poll … more
In what was a tough week for Duke men’s basketball team, the Blue Devils lost two games and the team looks lost in a number of ways. While falling to Top 15 teams on the road, like the Blue Devils did to No. 10 Florida State and … more
Games on back-to-back nights will open the 2017-18 basketball season for Duke, as the No. 1 team in the country hosts Elon on Friday night at 7 and then Utah … more
Duke’s current roster is not what it will look like when the NCAA Tournament comes (or even when ACC play starts) as three of their star freshmen — power forward Harry Giles, center Marques Bolden and small forward Jayson Tatum — … more
While the Duke football team ended last year with a 4-8 record and no bowl game for the first time in four years, there is a lot of optimism heading into this year. Head coach David Cutcliffe said … more
The Duke basketball season most certainly didn’t end as many expected when it began, but winning the Atlantic Coast Conference championship in historic fashion (first team to win four tournament games in four days) and beating its rival twice … more
This Duke men’s basketball team is showing the ups and downs of a young squad early in the season — unfortunately for the No. 17-ranked Blue Devils, it’s the middle of Atlantic Coast Conference play. Twenty games into the … more
Well that was fun. After losing three of four games to close the regular season, Duke needed a couple of wins in the Atlantic Coast Confere Tournament to secure a top-4 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils doubled that total and left … more
The Duke basketball team you saw before last week’s Duke Notebook is not the team you’re going to see moving forward — and that gives Blue Devils’ fans some early Christmas presents. Freshmen Jayson Tatum and Marques … more
All good things must end. This Duke basketball season was many different things at many different times, sometimes even in different states at the same time. Heading into the preseason, there was more promise and higher expectations than for any … more
A number of national college basketball analysts are now saying that Duke is playing the best basketball of any team in the country — and they’re completely right. What’s scary for the other teams in the sport, but exciting for … more
Duke has been out of the Top 10 since the Blue Devils lost to Louisville on Jan. 14, a stretch going back a little over a month and nine games. Besides the last five minutes of the game against NC State nine days later — resulting in an 84-82 … more
To the surprise of no one, Duke won its season-opening football game against crosstown foe North Carolina Central University in the annual Bull City Gridiron Classic. But the margin of victory … more
In a move that is another curious footnote in a wild and unpredictable season, Duke announced Monday that head coach Mike Krzyzewski will undergo lower back surgery on Friday to remove a fragment of a herniated disc. According to the program’s … more
After a 4-0 start, Duke looked to be one of the surprise teams in all of college football and well on its way to contending for another ACC Coastal Division championship. But after dropping two … more
With two road wins this week (the team’s first and second on their opponent’s home court), Duke is suddenly trending in the right direction. Looking back to the second half of the Miami game Jan. 21, the Blue Devils have played … more
Duke has had injured basketball players more often than the Blue Devils have had healthy ones this season — with a brief oasis of about two games where they had all hands on deck available for practice. But then the injury bug struck again, as … more
With the return of head coach Mike Krzyzewski from his four-week absence following back surgery in early January, Duke finally has a nearly full contingent of hands on deck. Sophomore Chase Jeter is still slowly recovering from a procedure in … more
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