Category: Duke Blue Devils

Seth Curry Says The NCAA Tournament is His Last Chance to Leave His Legacy at Duke

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The last time Duke won their National title, Seth Curry was sitting on the bench waiting to get his eligibility back. The Liberty transfer didn't get a ring nor did he get to enjoy the glory. He has one final shot to get that NCAA title at Duke. It's this ...

Tom Izzo: “Florida Gulf Coast is a Little Different than the Others”

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Tom Izzo is used to this. He's brought the Michigan State Spartans to the Sweet 16 11 times since 1998, but to get back to the Final Four for the first time since 2010, his guys will first have to upset Duke. Beyond that, they'd draw Oregon or Louisville but ...

Mike Krzyzewski Will Use Last Year’s Loss to Lehigh to Motivate Duke

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Mike Krzyzewski still doesn't think his Duke Blue Devils were overlooking Lehigh when they lost in a second-round game a year ago. That said, he's making sure this year's team takes Albany very seriously. The Blue Devils open their tournament as a No. 2 seed against Albany on Friday. Mike Krzyzewski ...

Ryan Kelly’s Performance Against Miami Leaves Him Speechless

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Duke senior forward Ryan Kelly had watched the previous 13 games prior to Saturday night's showdown against Miami with his foot in a walking boot and crutches at his side. He watched as Duke went from National Title Contender to just another team this season. He watched wondering when, or if, he ...

Jerry Colangelo is Prepared With a Plan B and a Plan C If Coach K Doesn’t Return to Team USA

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

There was a time when the rest of the world looked like it was catching up to the United States when it came to basketball on the international level. In 2002, at the FIBA World Championships, the U.S. failed to win a medal. In 2004, at the Summer Olympics, the ...

Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski: USA Basketball Made Me a Better Coach

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Life continues to go pretty well for Mike Krzyzewski. His Duke Blue Devils are again expected to contend for a national championship and have survived a turbulent college hoops season despite losing Ryan Kelly for about the past two months. He's also got a couple gold medals to fall back on, ...

Mike Krzyzewski Doesn’t Sound Like a Coach Who Has Any Plans to Leave Duke Any Time Soon

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

While Mike Krzyzewski is most known for his incredible success at Duke over the years, Coach K has proven to be much more than just the winningest coach all-time in Division I Men's College Basketball. In 2006, he decided to expand his coaching to the United States Men's Basketball Team ...

Mike Krzyzewski Says The One-And-Done Rule Hurts The College Game

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The landscape of college basketball has completely changed recently. Even though coaches have no idea how long blue-chip prospects will stay with the program, top programs are still trying to recruit those prospects even if they turn out to be one-and-done players. Those are the kinds of players that win ...

Miami’s Shane Battier Adds Another Championship Title to His Resume

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Shane Battier experienced winning his first major championship when he was a 22-year-old at Duke. About 11 years later, he added another one to the list last week when he won an NBA title ring with the Miami Heat. And he ended up playing a bigger role in it than ...

Austin Rivers Doesn’t Mind if You Call Him Cocky, as Long as You Define It Correctly

Monday, June 18th, 2012

There are several reasons why Austin Rivers has seemingly found himself branded as a cocky athlete. Undoubtedly some have labeled him that simply because he went to Duke and played so many nationally televised games with the Blue Devils. Perhaps it's because he's the son of Boston Celtics coach Doc ...