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  • No. 2 prospect Dereck Lively II commits to Duke

    The Score "The second-ranked player in the 2022 recruiting class is headed to Duke, as five-star big man Dereck Lively II announced his commitment Monday. The 7-foot-1 Lively chose the Blue Devils over other top schools, including Kentucky, North Carolina, and Michigan. " September 20

  • 5-star PG Caleb Foster Commits to Duke

    Bleacher Report "The Duke Blue Devils landed a major victory on the recruiting trail Thursday when point guard Caleb Foster joined their 2023 class. Foster, who checks in at 6'5" and 190 pounds, attends Oak Hill Academy and is a 5-star prospect, per 247Sports' composite..." September 16

  • Duke's Paolo Banchero becomes 1st college player featured in NBA 2K

    The Score "Duke freshman Paolo Banchero is making history as the first college basketball player to appear in the NBA 2K video game series. Banchero has signed a first-of-its-kind deal with 2K Sports that will make him a playable character in NBA 2K22 and allow him to create..." September 12

  • Class of 2022 4-star Jaden Schutt commits to Duke men's basketball

    The Chronicle "The recruits just keep coming for head-coach-in-waiting Jon Scheyer. Four-star shooting guard Jaden Schutt announced he is coming to Duke, first reported by Joe Tipton Of On3Sports and confirmed with a tweet from Schutt's Twitter minutes after. He is the No. 1 recruit in..." September 03

  • Ranking Duke's toughest 2021-22 nonconference games

    CBS Sports "Back in the 2018-19 season, Duke played four teams during nonconference play that were ranked in the top 15 at the time, and the Blue Devils won three of those games. They spent that entire season ranked in the top five of the AP Top 25 with freshmen phenoms Zion Williamson, R.J...." August 04

  • 5-Star SF Dariq Whitehead Commits to Duke over Kansas, FSU, G League

    Bleacher Report "Highly touted wing Dariq Whitehead committed to the Duke Blue Devils, according to ESPN's Paul Biancardi. Whitehead is the No. 3 small forward and sixth-best player nationally in the 2022 class, per 247Sports' composite rankings. 247Sports' Jerry Meyer..." August 01

  • Kyle Filipowski Commits to Duke

    SI "Syracuse basketball target Kyle Filipowski has committed to Duke over the Orange and several other programs. He had recently been offered by Kentucky as well, but elected to pick the Blue Devils.  Filipowski was offered by Syracuse in April, quickly scheduled an official visit,..." July 29

  • Jon Scheyer's first Duke recruiting class leads top summer storylines

    ESPN "Jon Scheyer could have been forgiven if he fumbled his words the first few times. After all, only one person in the past 41 years has been able to use the "Duke head coach" tag when making men's basketball recruiting calls. So did Scheyer have to correct himself at all..." July 06

  • Five NCAA basketball teams poised to bounce back in 2021-22

    CBS Sports "Years from now, the 2020-21 men's college basketball season will be remembered for three things. No. 1: Baylor winning the national championship. No. 2: Gonzaga going 31-0, then getting rolled by Baylor in the NCAA title game, thus failing to become the first men's..." June 24

  • Inside Duke’s secret search to replace Coach Mike Krzyzewski

    The Athletic "It started as an ordinary staff meeting. On April 12, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski summoned his three assistants – Jon Scheyer, Chris Carrawell and Nolan Smith – to the conference room adjacent his office on the sixth floor of the Schwartz-Butters Athletic Center. Krzyzewski had just..." June 21

  • How will Duke bounce back in Mike Krzyzewski's final season?

    CBS Sports "Duke's 2021-22 basketball season was already shaping up as an intriguing storyline before coach Mike Krzyzewski announced earlier this month that he will retire once it's complete. For the first time in more than a quarter-century, the Blue Devils are entering a new campaign after..." June 16

  • Chris Duhon: Mike Krzyzewski Needs A Statue After Retirement

    TMZ "What do you get a man who has everything?!? How about being immortalized with a statue -- 'cause Chris Duhon says Mike Krzyzewski deserves the honor after announcing his retirement this week. Of course, Duhon was part of the incredible 2001 Duke national..." June 06

  • Duke's Jon Scheyer: 'I am not afraid' to follow Mike Krzyzewski

    Yardbarker "One day after iconic Duke Blue Devils men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski held a retirement news conference at Cameron Indoor Stadium even though Coach K isn't stepping down until after the 2021-22 season, assistant Jon Scheyer, set to replace the living legend, spoke with..." June 05

  • Duke coach-in-waiting Jon Scheyer: Goal is to 'win the whole damn thing' for Mike Krzyzewski

    ESPN "Mike Krzyzewski opened his introductory news conference at Duke in 1980 by spelling his last name for the media in attendance. Forty-one years later, his replacement started the same way. "So, I don't want to break any tradition yet," Jon Scheyer..." June 04

  • John Calipari sends classy note about Mike Krzyzewski

    Larry Brown Sports "John Calipari sent a classy note on Wednesday in response to Mike Krzyzewski’s announcement. Coach K announced on Wednesday that he would be stepping down as Duke’s head coach after the season. Jon Scheyer has been approved as his replacement. Coach K is 74..." June 03

  • Jon Scheyer approved as next Duke head coach

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Krzyzewski is retiring as head coach of the Duke Blue Devils after next season, and his replacement has already been approved. According to Stadium’s Jeff Goodman, there was a meeting on Wednesday where Jon Scheyer was approved as the next Duke head coach. " June 02

  • Where Mike Krzyzewski ranks among the top college basketball coaches

    CBS Sports "Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is stepping away from college basketball and retiring at the conclusion of the 2021-22 season, ending a tenure in Durham, North Carolina, that lasted over four decades. Krzyzewski is the winningest coach in men's college basketball history with his name..." June 02

  • Duke HC Mike Krzyzewski retiring after 2021-22 season

    The Score "Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, the winningest head coach in NCAA Division I men's basketball history, will retire after the upcoming season, sources told Stadium's Jeff Goodman. Assistant coach Jon Scheyer, who played for the Blue Devils from 2006-10, is reportedly the..." June 02

  • Duke to promote Nina King to athletic director

    The Athletic "Duke is expected to promote Nina King to be the school's next athletic director, a source told The Athletic on Wednesday, confirming a Yahoo Sports report. King joined the Blue Devils in 2008 and has served most recently as senior deputy AD for administration/legal affairs and..." May 19

  • Ten thoughts on Duke’s 10 scholarship players — a team with the pieces to win it all

    The Athletic "Under Mike Krzyzewski, Duke doesn’t have subpar seasons — or at least, it hadn’t had one in more than two decades. Which means the 2020-21 campaign, during which the Blue Devils went 13-11 and missed the NCAA Tournament, is one fans will be fast to forget. The good..." May 14

  • Four-star guard Jaylen Blakes commits to Duke men's basketball

    The Duke Chronicle "While Duke's 2021-22 roster isn't yet set in stone, head coach Mike Krzyzewski is busy making moves to address the team's depth. Four-star guard Jaylen Blakes committed to the Blue Devils Monday evening, per his Instagram page. Ranked as the No. 85 overall recruit in the..." April 20

  • Duke Blue Devils strengthen frontcourt by adding Marquette Golden Eagles transfer Theo John

    ESPN "Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball transfer Theo John is going from a Coach K protégé to Coach K himself. John, who spent the past four seasons playing under former Duke star and assistant Steve Wojciechowski with the Golden Eagles, announced..." April 16

  • Duke basketball recruiting: Trevor Keels commits as Blue Devils land third five-star prospect in 2021 class

    CBS Sports "Duke already had a loaded recruiting class on the way next season with five-stars Paolo Banchero and A.J. Griffin signed and ready to make immediate contributions. But the group got even better on Friday as another blue-chipper -- five-star shooting guard Trevor Keels -- opted to join the..." April 02