Duke Rumors & News

  • Marvin Bagley Will Miss Tonight's Game With Knee Injury

    247 Sports "Duke has announced that freshman forward Marvin Bagley III will miss tonight’s game at Georgia Tech as a precautionary measure with a mild right knee sprain. Bagley, who is leading the ACC in both scoring (21.2) and rebounding (11.4), sustained the injury in the first half of Thursday’s game..." February 11

  • Grayson Allen isn't kicking or screaming now -- he's just the solid senior Duke needs

    CBS Sports "Where have you gone, Grayson Allen? A nation is not turning its hateful eyes to you. Consider me surprised, and I suspect you feel the same. If you'd told me back in October that Duke would win 18 of its first 20 games, as it has, and would be subject of continual national debate over its..." January 24

  • Coach Cal takes another shot at Duke, Coach K

    College Basketball Talk "Duke and Kentucky have been at the forefront on the recruiting world for some time now, and as of late, it has been Duke that has been winning those wars. In the Class of 2018, Duke has beaten Kentucky on Cameron Reddish, R.J. Barrett and, on Saturday, Zion Williamson. Kentucky landed Kevin..." January 22

  • Zion Williamson, top basketball player, commits to Duke

    WRAL Sports "Zion Williamson, one of the top high school basketball players in the nation, announced his commitment to Duke during a press conference at his school on Saturday night. A 6-foot-6 internet sensation from Spartanburg, S.C., Williamson narrowed his list of schools to five – Clemson, Kentucky,..." January 20

  • Why 5-star Zion Williamson would fit better at Clemson than Kansas, Duke or Kentucky

    CBS Sports "The nation's top uncommitted prospect, Zion Williamson, will end his long and winding recruitment process on Saturday. The five-star forward from Spartanburg Day School in South Carolina, ranked as the No. 3 overall player in the Class of 2018, will pick his college destination between Clemson,..." January 18

  • Why Grayson Allen is Duke's unsung hero this year

    USA Today "The 2016-17 version of Grayson Allen could've used some advice in maturity from the 2017-18 version of Grayson Allen. In the midst of a horrid shooting slump in his senior season — Allen is 7-for-35 from three-point land in Duke's first five ACC games — the senior captain is finding ways to..." January 13

  • Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to miss Wake Forest game with virus

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Duke will be without the most important member of its team when it hosts Wake Forest at noon ET today. Super freshmen Marvin Bagley, Wendell Carter, Gary Trent and Trevon Duval as well as grizzled veteran senior Grayson Allen will all suit up. However, longtime coach Mike Krzyzewski won't be..." January 13

  • Freshman Jordan Tucker transferring from Duke

    Raleigh News & Observer "Duke freshman Jordan Tucker is transferring, the school announced Sunday evening. Tucker, a 6-7, 212-pound small forward, was a top-100 recruit coming out of Marietta (Ga.) Wheeler High School. He was ranked as high as No. 40, according to ESPN’s recruiting rankings. But he didn’t get much..." December 31

  • Grayson Allen is good but Duke's other star Marvin Bagley III is already shining bright

    CBS Sports "Mike Krzyzewski's coached through some uncanny comebacks in his career, but Duke's 85-78 overtime conquering of Texas on Friday was unlike anything the Hall of Fame coach has been a part of. His greatest comeback? No. But perhaps the most unnatural. Texas, which might need a few weeks to..." November 25

  • Now Kobe Bryant says he'd have picked Duke, not UNC, if he went to college

    CBS Sports "One of the most fun hypothetical games you can play as a fan of your favorite team is the "what if?" game. For example, what if Kevin Durant had stayed local and played for Maryland instead of opting to go cross country to play for Rick Barnes at Texas? What if Lonzo Ball picked Southern..." November 20

  • Duke's Marvin Bagley III misses most of game versus MSU after eye injury

    ESPN "Duke's highly touted freshman forward Marvin Bagley III left Tuesday night's 88-81 win against Michigan State midway through the first half and did not return after being poked in the right eye by teammate Javin DeLaurier. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said Bagley had a "scratched eye" and the..." November 15

  • 5-Star SF Prospect RJ Barrett Commits to Duke over Kentucky, Oregon

    Bleacher Report "The Duke Blue Devils added a major piece to their 2018 recruiting class Friday in the form of small forward RJ Barrett. According to ESPN Stats & Info, Barrett's commitment represents the continution of a recruiting hot streak for the Blue Devils. Barrett, who checks in at 6'6" and 180..." November 10

  • Duke's Mike Krzyzewski calls for major overhaul to fix college basketball

    CBS Sports "The FBI investigation that unearthed the dark underbelly of college basketball in September has led many to call for sweeping changes within the sport. It opened up a new forum of discussion about how to prevent corruption that wasn't previously on the table and spurred many, including Duke coach..." November 04

  • Duke's Trevon Duval suspended for exhibition finale

    Fanrag Sports "The Duke Blue Devils will play its exhibition finale against Bowie State without one of their top incoming freshman. Point guard Trevon Duval has been ruled out due a “violation of team standards,” the program announced in a statement. Duval is one piece of Duke’s decorated 2017 class. The..." November 03

  • Duke's Marvin Bagley III swears LaMelo Ball is going to be scary in five years

    CBS Sports "The former top-rated recruit in the Class of 2017, Marvin Bagley, had a wealth of experience battling against some of the top prep prospects in the country on the AAU circuit and in high school before signing with Duke, including the always-polarizing LaMelo Ball. Ball, who has committed to..." November 03

  • AP Poll ranks Duke No 1 for 2nd straight year

    Fanrag Sports "The Duke Blue Devils are ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 preseason poll for the second straight season and the ninth time overall, which ties rival North Carolina for the most all-time in the NCAA. On Wednesday, head coach Mike Krzyzewski and the Blue Devils received 33 of 65..." November 01

  • Five-star forward Joey Baker commits to Duke

    Scout "Four-star forward Joey Baker just verbally committed to Duke, he tells Scout. "I'm trembling," Baker said moments after his pledge. "It's cool." "I just feel like I fit there on the court and off the court," Baker said. "They are a family and I feel like I fit in there. I talked to the..." October 30

  • Nation’s No. 1 Recruit R.J. Barrett Sets Decision Date

    The Spun "R.J. Barrett, the No. 1 recruit in the class of 2018, is just over a month away from picking between his three finalist schools. On Sunday, Barrett confirmed his top three of Duke, Kentucky, and Oregon. He will be deciding between those three schools on November 10. However, he does not have..." October 06

  • Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski takes aim at NCAA college basketball problems

    USA Today "Responding to questions about the scandal that rocked college basketball and cost Rick Pitino his job at Louisville, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski took aim at a business model he feels lacks necessary leadership and is not equipped to handle the recruiting landscape. “We don’t have a good model, a..." October 04

  • Duke captain Grayson Allen: 'I'm still growing and maturing'

    ESPN "Duke senior Grayson Allen says he is healthy -- both physically and emotionally. Allen, who last season dealt with numerous injuries and a third tripping incident, is optimistic he will be able to control his emotions this season. However, he also understands previous transgressions may forever..." October 03

  • Marvin Bagley officially cleared to play immediately at Duke

    Larry Brown Sports "Marvin Bagley III committed to Duke as a class of 2017 recruit last month, but he still needed approval from the NCAA to be able to play immediately. The 18-year-old received it on Friday. Duke basketball announced on Twitter that its top recruit has been given the green light. Bagley..." September 08

  • Cam Reddish, top-five player in the class of 2018, commits to Duke

    CBS Sports "Reddish will wear blue. Duke was long considered an overwhelming favorite to land five-star small forward Cam Reddish. On Friday night, it became official. Reddish verbally committed to the Blue Devils via Twitter, in partnership with The Players Tribune. The dynamic wing, who is projected..." September 02