Photo Credit: The Denver Post To open up this season of NCAA basketball, the Duke Blue Devils were to popular choice to make a run to the Final Four in the NCAA basketball tournament and bring home their second national championship in three seasons. However, things have not gone as planned so far for Duke. They certainly are not a bad team, but in a … Continue reading Is Duke Even a Top 5 Team…in the ACC?
Photo Credit: CBS Sports Duke Blue Devils’ freshman forward Harry Giles will be out for at least the next six weeks after undergoing a left knee arthoscopy today. Giles, 18, is a 6’10”, 230-pound forward from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he attended Oak Hill Academy. He tore his ACL last November playing basketball before signing with the Blue Devils, but has made a nice recovery from it … Continue reading Harry Giles Out for 6 Weeks
Photo Credit: USA Today St. Louis was looking for bullpen help, and with just a little over 24 hours until the non-waiver trade deadline they found a team to deal with in the Chicago White Sox. They gave up Minor League outfielder Charlie Tilson for the left-handed pitcher Zach Duke. Duke, 33, has been used by the Sox in more of a setup roll. Despite … Continue reading Cardinals Trade for White Sox Pitcher Zack Duke
Photo Credit: kentucky.com Five-star center Marques Bolden from Dallas, Texas has committed to the Duke Blue Devils NCAA men’s basketball program after recently narrowing down his top 2 choices to Duke and Kentucky. Bolden is the 2nd-ranked center in ESPN’s top 100 NCAA men’s basketball recruits for 2016, and he is the 16th-ranked overall player in this season’s recruiting class. Bolden is an addition to … Continue reading Bolden Committs to Duke
Photo Credit: dukebasketballreport.com Duke senior forward Amile Jefferson has received a medical redshirt and will stay with the Blue Devils for the 2016-2017 NCAA basketball season. He averaged 11.4 points, 10.3 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game in his 9 games with the team last season. His season highs were 19 points, 15 rebounds, and 8 assists. He will add to a Blue Devils team … Continue reading Jefferson to Stay at Duke
Photo Credit: carolinablitz.com Five-star 2015 recruit Derryck Thornton has announced that he will be transferring from the Duke Blue Devils basketball. The point guard averaged 7.1 points, 1.8 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game while starting in 20 games last season for the Blue Devils and playing in an average of 26.2 minutes per game. According to ESPN, Thornton is likely to transfer to a … Continue reading Thornton to Transfer
Photo Credit: espn.go.com Duke Blue Devils sophomore guard Grayson Allen has announced that he will return to school for his junior season. He averaged 21.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game this past season and shot 41.7% from beyond the arc. He was also one of the top players all season in this year’s Wooden Watch, and made it on the 2016 national … Continue reading Grayson Allen to Return to Duke
Photo Credit: sbnation.com The No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks and No. 1 seed Oregon Ducks are headed to the Elite 8 after commanding victories over No. 5 seed Maryland and No. 4 seed Duke respectively. The Jayhawks took care of business against Maryland with a 79-63 victory to send them to the Elite 8 this Saturday with a matchup against No. 2 seed Villanova, who … Continue reading Parity? No; Kansas, Oregon Advance to Elite 8