Farewell Alex, we hardly knew you. Rumors began circulating last night regarding Duke forward Alex Murphy transferring and as of the morning several websites were confirming those rumors that Murphy will leave the program. The redshirt sophomore hasn’t played in the Blue Devils last five games and even when he played he did so sparingly.
There was a lot of promise and excitement about the Duke Basketball team, but lets be honest, nothing about the Blue Devil’s last two games that has been exciting. Duke has struggled against two teams, East Carolina and Vermont, that they were expected to defeat by 20 or more points each. Instead the Blue Devils
By Bermuda Bob Alex Murphy (6-foot-9 230 pounds) came to Duke a year earlier than expected when he was academically reclassified andthat led to his being Red Shirted for the 2011-2012 season. The move was said to have been made to allow him to mature physically. Early on last season, it seemed to have paid
The news that former Memphis basketball player Tarik Black has opted to transfer to Kansas instead of Duke means really one thing for the Blue Devils: They’ll be small, very small. Black the 6-foot-9 big man graduated from Memphis and opted to transfer for his final year of eligibility. Apparently he found a home in
The expectations for the Duke 2013-2014 Blue Devils men’s basketball team are sky high, but their opportunity to meet those expectations could be limited. The Blue Devils return a solid nucleus and will surround them with an exciting recruiting class, but as often is the case in this day and age it might be a
There is only one word, okay maybe too words that pop into my head when I think about next year’s Duke Men’s Basketball team: Fun and Possibilities. The talent that Mike Krzyzewski has amassed and appears to be retaining should make for some fun basketball. The possibilities will seem endless but there will be a
The 2012-2013 Duke men’s basketball season was one that started with a great deal of uncertainty and ended with one big disappointment but all in all it was a successful season. It was not a great season, Duke did not win the ACC regular season or tournament championships, and they failed to make the Final