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
For weeks analysts, fans and even the Duke coaches have been talking about the Blue Devils getting Ryan Kelly back and re-integrating him back into the lineup. The thought was that with Kelly back, Duke would surge back to the top of the college basketball world. It appears that Kelly, whose return was a 36-point
It is understandable that after Ryan Kelly’s 36 point performance, one head coach Mike Krzyzewski called a performance “for the ages,” that many would be in a frenzy. The excitement in the Duke fan base is palpable, but some members of the media also have taken Kelly’s re-emergence and subsequent performance to say that Duke
Like so many times in games coming off a loss Duke came out determined to put it behind them and put their opponent out of the game early. On Thursday night the Blue Devils did just that and they managed to do it on the road in an environment that hasn’t always been particularly friendly.