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
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
Back in November when Duke and Louisville met in the Battle for Atlantis final, most knew that these two teams were elite, few probably thought they would meet in the Elite Eight. That is exactly though what will happen when the No. 2 seeded Blue Devils attempt to knock off the No. 1 seeded Cardinals
For the 13th time in Mike Krzyzewski’s storied career he is leading the Duke Blue Devils to the Elite Eight; and he has Seth Curry to thank for it. In what was primarily a defensive game, Curry proved to be one of the few bright spots offensively scoring 29 on 8-17 shooting and 6-9 from
When you think about Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans basketball program two words typically come to mind: Rebounding and physical. You don’t necessarily think about precision or flashiness, but what you do get from Michigan State is a hard nosed brand of basketball that is very blue collar and has been very successful
It will be the battle of the blues, just not the blues we are use to seeing and a battle that has never happened before. Duke the No. 2 seed in the Midwest bracket survived a first round game against Albany and will face No. 7 seeded Creighton who held on to knock off No.