1. Duke's Derryck Thornton Finding Little Time for Growing Pains Under Coach K

    For anyone antsy to analyze the play of Duke point guard Derryck Thornton, the freshman's father has one request. "Ten games," Tank Thornton said the week before Thanksgiving...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 2 months ago 101,170 reads 38 comments

  2. Duke Basketball: 5 Early Adjustments Blue Devils Should Consider

    Three weeks and seven games into the 2015-16 season, Duke has looked very much like a team that had to replace 80 percent of a national-championship-winning starting lineup but also one that has the potential to match last year's feats...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 9,031 reads 17 comments

  3. Duke Fans Create 'Save Jahlil' PSA for 76ers Rookie Jahlil Okafor

    Between their 0-15 start and the 10 losses the team closed last season out with, the Philadelphia 76ers are one loss away from matching the worst losing streak in NBA history—a record the franchise already co-owns with the Cleveland Cavaliers...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 2 months ago 130,478 reads 151 comments

  4. Duke Basketball: Early Concerns for Blue Devils in 2015-16

    There have been both good and bad things from the first piece of the 2015-16 college basketball season for Duke, and not just in terms of wins and losses...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 months ago 8,763 reads 46 comments

  5. Duke Basketball: Super-Early Grades for Blue Devils Starters

    Five games are in the books for Duke, not enough to be certain of how the 2015-16 season will go, but an adequate sample size to start assessing its performance...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 10,946 reads 17 comments

  6. Duke Basketball: Early Storylines to Follow in Blue Devils' 2015-16 Season

    Duke's 2015-16 season is only one week old, but already there are a number of storylines that have emerged and need to be monitored as the year progresses...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 3,353 reads 6 comments

  7. Duke Basketball: 5 Takeaways from Blue Devils' Opening Games

    Duke is among the 211 Division I college basketball teams that have already suffered a loss in the 2015-16 season—something the Blue Devils aren't used to so soon in a campaign...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 7,033 reads 36 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: Predictions for Blue Devils' Toughest Games in 2015-16

    Duke had its way with a pair of outmatched opponents over the weekend to kick off the 2015-16 season, but now comes the real work...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 4,230 reads 21 comments

  9. Duke's Grayson Allen Blows Past Defenders to Throw Down 1-Handed Slam

    Don't doubt Grayson Allen, because he will take what is rightfully his. The Duke Blue Devils sophomore guard blew past a trio of defenders to stuff the basket with a one-handed slam in the first half of Friday's game against Siena...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 40,368 reads 35 comments

  10. Duke Basketball: Complete Roster, Season Preview for 2015-16 Blue Devils

    To paraphrase the Christian Laettner commercial that even Duke fans were downright sick of by the end of the 2015 NCAA tournament, the Blue Devils cannot just kick back and rest on their laurels after winning the national championship...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 3 months ago 12,950 reads 15 comments

  11. Duke Basketball: The Biggest Goal for Each Starter in 2015-16

    From a team standpoint, the Duke men's basketball team's goal is simple and straightforward: repeat as national champions...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 7,152 reads 16 comments

  12. Duke Has Historic NCAA Title Three-Peat in Range After Harry Giles Commitment

    College basketball has changed in the 36 years Mike Krzyzewski has coached at Duke. In a climate in which teams have to reload every year, there were questions about whether the Krzyzewski reign on college basketball was over some seven years ago...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 3 months ago 23,277 reads 114 comments

  13. Projecting Duke's 2016-17 Rotation After Harry Giles' Commitment

    Duke has set itself up for another great run next season after securing the commitment from 5-star prospect Harry Giles. The power forward, rated No...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 18,700 reads 34 comments

  14. Harry Giles to Duke: Blue Devils Land 5-Star PF Prospect

    Harry Giles' basketball career is on hold, at least for the time being, but the 5-star power forward sorted out his future Friday. Giles announced he has committed to Duke, according to SportsCenter ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 45,725 reads 170 comments

  15. Duke Basketball: 5 Bold Predictions for Blue Devils in 2015-16

    What do the defending champions have in store for their encore performance? We'll find out in a little more than a week when Duke opens the 2015-16 season at home against Siena , the start of its quest for a sixth national title and second in a row...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 14,104 reads 44 comments

  16. Amile Jefferson Injury: Updates on Duke Star's Ankle and Return

    Duke senior Amile Jefferson suffered a left ankle injury during an exhibition against Livingstone College, according to ESPN.com's C.L. Brown . Continue for updates. Jefferson Avoids Ankle Fracture Friday, Nov...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 20,379 reads 5 comments

  17. Duke Basketball: 5 Burning Questions for Blue Devils in 2015-16

    Duke will begin the defense of its national championship in less than two weeks, opening with home games on back-to-back nights ahead of its first major showdown of 2015-16 against Kentucky at the Champions Classic in Chicago...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 8,415 reads 32 comments

  18. Duke's Brandon Ingram Could Be Sleeper for 2016 NBA Draft's Top Spot

    For the most part, the star power projected to drive the 2016 NBA draft discussion is fueled by two particular freshmen. I haven't heard of a preseason big board that didn't list LSU's Ben Simmons and Kentucky's Skal Labissiere at the top...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 months ago 27,178 reads 37 comments

  19. Duke Basketball Recruiting: Make-or-Break Players for 2016 Class

    Duke's recruiting work for its 2016 class has gone swimmingly to this point, with commitments from three highly regarded players...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 3 months ago 11,523 reads 5 comments

  20. Duke Basketball: Toughest Matchup Each Projected Starter Will Face in 2015-16

    As Duke continues its preparations for the 2015-16 season, the bulk of practice time right now is being spent on acclimating the newest players to the program and installing the offensive ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 9,048 reads 51 comments

  21. Duke Midnight Madness 2015: Score, Reaction for Countdown to Craziness

    The defending national champion Duke Blue Devils hosted their annual Countdown to Craziness on Saturday night as a way to get the hype train rolling for the 2015-16 men's college ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 5,973 reads 11 comments

  22. Duke, Nike Agree to Contract Extension: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The marriage between the Duke Blue Devils and Nike will continue for at least 12 more years after the two sides agreed to a new licensing deal...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 5,264 reads 6 comments

  23. Duke Basketball: Position-by-Position Breakdown of Blue Devils in 2015-16

    Duke's 13-man basketball team began practice for the 2015-16 season earlier this month; it's the first time the revamped Blue Devils have been together on an official basis since winning the national title...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 11,980 reads 30 comments

  24. Duke Basketball: Predictions for Blue Devils' 2015-16 Team Awards

    Duke is the defending college basketball national champion, having beat Wisconsin for its fifth title back in April...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 7,651 reads 11 comments

  25. Duke Basketball Recruiting: Top Targets in 2015 Early Signing Period

    The Duke Blue Devils just moved to No. 1 (per 247Sports ) in the recruiting rankings for 2016 after Sunday's commitment from 4-star power forward Javin DeLaurier ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 14,495 reads 20 comments