1. Jereme Richmond's Uncle Says He Is as Good as Harrison Barnes

    Jereme Richmond's uncle had a lot to say about the NBA after his nephew's name went uncalled in the recent NBA draft . "NBA executives have to be a fool not to consider him," said Crawford Richmond ...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 1,179 reads 4 comments

  2. North Carolina Basketball: James McAdoo Continues a Legacy

    In 1972 Robert McAdoo spent one glorious year at Chapel Hill. The 6’9” forward enrolled two years previously at Vincennes Junior College but then transferred to his original college choice, North Carolina, after he qualified academically...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 3,677 reads 4 comments

  3. Andre Drummond Won't Be Enrolling at UConn This Fall

    There were rumors linking Andre Drummond to UConn this fall which Andy Katz has reported won't be happening. Drummond attends school in Connecticut and is ESPN's top recruit for 2012...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 2,328 reads 10 comments

  4. Duke Basketball: Ranking the Top 13 Dunkers in Blue Devils History

    Duke had a reputation of preferring the most efficient play rather than the spectacular. Take the charge rather than try to block the shot, which is more highly likely to draw a foul...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 4,139 reads 18 comments

  5. NBA Draft 2011: Can Kyrie Irving Deliver Redemption for Duke?

    Mike Krzyzewski wrote in his book, Five-Point Play, that he had an NBA official reveal to the team that the average NBA career is three and a half years and 95 percent of players will work after their careers are over...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 791 reads 43 comments

  6. Did Bill Self, Kansas Jayhawks Steal Prized Recruit from San Diego State Aztecs?

    San Diego State coach Steve Fisher has accused Bill Self of stealing an impact recruit from him. Self maintains that the recruit had de-committed before Kansas started recruiting him...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 1,975 reads 14 comments

  7. NBA Draft 2011: Is Jimmer Fredette Better for Utah Than Kemba Walker?

    "It was great to be able to go against him," Jimmer Fredette told the Associated Press . "That's what you want. You want to play against the best, at least I do. I want to go out there and compete against the best players...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 683 reads 8 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: 5 Recruits the Blue Devils Would Love to Land for 2012

    With the recruitment of Harrison Barnes, Kyrie Irving and Austin Rivers, Duke is giving a clear signal that it is now a major contender in the recruiting business...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 9,685 reads 35 comments

  9. NBA Draft 2011: Brandon Knight Dodges Jimmer Fredette

    The upcoming draft is considered weak. In weak drafts a lot of mistakes are made because players do not clearly differentiate themselves from their peers...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 2,403 reads 11 comments

  10. North Carolina's Dexter Strickland: “I'm Just Really Focusing on My Shot"

    Ever since Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Piece joined forces in Boston, we have all become obsessed with the "Big Three...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 3,428 reads 5 comments

  11. 2011 NBA Draft: Is Kyrie Irving Making a Mistake Only Working out for Cleveland?

    I came across this story on Fox Sports Ohio where Irving says that he has spoken to a few teams, but he will only work out for the Cleveland Cavaliers. If they guarantee that they will pick him, that’s great...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 780 reads 50 comments

  12. Duke Basketball: Comparing Each Current Blue Devil to a Former Duke Player

    After watching any college team play enough times it is easy to notice that certain players adopt a similar playing style to past players of the same program...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 1,860 reads 5 comments

  13. NCAA: Duke's Coach K Should Be Asked About One-and-Done on Show with Joe Paterno

    Coach Mike Krzyzewski is about to do a show with Joe Paterno called Life Lessons with Paterno & Krzyzewski ...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 1,152 reads 27 comments

  14. Dwyane Wade: Is He the Third-Best Shooting Guard of All-Time?

    In Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Mark Jackson said that Dwyane Wade is the third-best shooting guard behind Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant . There is no doubt that Wade is extremely talented...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 11,480 reads 282 comments

  15. Duke Blue Devil's Top Recruit Austin Rivers: Call Me Subzero

    Austin Rivers tweet on Monday has caused a stir: Wearing number 0 next year! My nick name is going to be subzero! Cause of number and because my moves freeze people, got ice in ...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 8,320 reads 110 comments

  16. DeAndre Daniels to UConn Means Jim Calhoun Will Definitely Be Back Next Season

    What better way to retire a 39 year career than after winning a third NCAA championship? That was the speculation surrounding 69 year old coach of UConn Jim Calhoun this year...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 639 reads 1 comments

  17. College Basketball Recruiting: The Most Important Incoming Player for the Top 25

    Roy Williams inherited a very talented team from Matt Doherty in his first season with North Carolina. Sean May was a great post player, Raymond Felton was the leader and Rashad McCants provided clutch shooting, just to name a few outstanding players...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about 3 years ago 101 reads 13 comments

  18. Duke Basketball: Austin Rivers Says I Would Love to Be a One-and-Done

    Not many people can experience being recruited by the last three NCAA champions. Austin Rivers kept a diary chronicling his recruiting process, and if you missed it you can find it here ...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about over 3 years ago 5,165 reads 51 comments

  19. Duke Basketball: Are They Missing out on DeAndre Daniels?

    DeAndre Daniels is in no hurry to become a college student. He missed the deadline to sign a national letter of intent, and he is currently holding Kansas and a few other schools to ransom...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about over 3 years ago 5,476 reads 4 comments

  20. What Does Kyrie Irving and Elton Brand Potentially Have in Common?

    Australian Kyrie Irving is a man in demand as the NBA draft approaches. After Cleveland beat the odds to win the draft lottery, it appears that the Duke freshman has a good chance of being drafted first overall...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about over 3 years ago 1,229 reads 27 comments

  21. Duke Blue Devils Gets Early Shot at Being Ranked No. 1

    On November 29, No. 5 Duke takes on No.3 Ohio State in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at Ohio, while No. 1 North Carolina welcomes Wisconsin to the Dean Dome. If Duke Beats OSU and UNC loses, Duke will make a strong case to be No...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about over 3 years ago 5,559 reads 36 comments

  22. Duke Basketball: Coach K's Consistency a Major Reason for Success

    One thing Mike Krzyzewski has taught the world is you do not become a successful coach by being a rigorous unbending force. The days of the authoritative “my way or the highway” coach is no more...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about over 3 years ago 1,695 reads 30 comments

  23. Duke Blue Devil: Is It Fair to Compare Alex Murphy to Kyle Singler?

    At 6-foot-8, playing the same position and being of the same race, Alex Murphy will inevitably suffer comparisons to one of the greatest Duke players of all time, recently graduated Kyle Singler ...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about over 3 years ago 4,899 reads 15 comments

  24. Duke Blue Devils' Other Benefit of Hiring Jeff Capel as an Assistant Coach

    By making room for him on its staff, Duke’s bonus is not just former player Jeff Capel’s head coaching experience at a prominent hoops powerhouse, but also having coached ...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about over 3 years ago 4,083 reads 34 comments

  25. Duke Blue Devils: A Frank and Pessimistic View on Next Season

    Last season Kyrie Irving was just as good as or even better than advertised. In just 11 games he shot to the top of his class and is being considered at least a top-three pick in the 2011 draft...

    Ro Shiell Written by Ro Shiell about over 3 years ago 1,487 reads 8 comments