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Lead Us, Captains.

Source: YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0R8V4N5Knk Since November, when Duke shocked Kentucky at a score of 118-84, all the talk has been centered around two players whose play is difficult to believe. RJ Barrett can score from just about anywhere. Zion Williamson is a 285-pound monster who dances around the rim like a ballerina. Both are humble and unselfish; … Continue reading Lead Us, Captains.

Duke Takes On Yale Before Exams

Zion Williamson runs in Duke's 113-49 win over Stetson. Source: Duke Basketball Report https://www.dukebasketballreport.com/2018/12/5/18126894/a-yale-look-at-yales-odds-vs-duke-zion-reddish-barrett-jones-coach-k Duke will get one last test before taking a week-long break (okay, well, one last basketball test) for exams as Yale visits in the "Brain Bowl": these two universities are some of the premiers of the country. It's also a rematch of the 2016 … Continue reading Duke Takes On Yale Before Exams

Duke Pulls Out for W vs. Hartford, 84-54

Despite a sloppier first half and a persistent, experienced opponent, Duke flexed its muscles and got it going, later on, to pull it out against Hartford, 84-34. Hartford was not going away and stayed in it, with the lead for Duke at just eight points with 12 minutes to go. It was about then that … Continue reading Duke Pulls Out for W vs. Hartford, 84-54

Duke Rides Shutdown First Half to 84-46 Win over Eastern Michigan

Duke Rides Shutdown First Half to 84-46 Win over Eastern Michigan

A brilliant first half. A hard-playing team that made just about every Duke fan proud. Oh, and, by the way, Zion put on a dunk show. Yeah, this was a pretty fun game. Duke smacked Eastern Michigan 84-46 as Zion Williamson led the way with 21 points and 9 rebounds. RJ Barrett came a close … Continue reading Duke Rides Shutdown First Half to 84-46 Win over Eastern Michigan

Duke Puts World on Notice, Routs #2 Kentucky, 118-84

I must say, I had faith in our squad, sure,  but not this much faith! In an unprecedentedly smashing win, Duke embarrassed number-two ranked Kentucky by thirty-four, 118-84. Other than after a few minutes at 11-8, after which a 9-0 run made it 20-8 you kept thinking "it's got to get close at some point". It … Continue reading Duke Puts World on Notice, Routs #2 Kentucky, 118-84

Duke Scores 132 in Annihilation of Ferris State

The fury ran wild today in Cameron Indoor as Duke's young team absolutely ravaged Ferris State, 132-48, a team that fought hard but failed to contain Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett (and the rest of the Blue Devils), who combined for a total of 55. These youngsters have a special talent for sharing the ball, … Continue reading Duke Scores 132 in Annihilation of Ferris State

Intro Video, Player Intros, Top Plays and More from Countdown to Craziness

Intro Video, Player Intros, Top Plays and More from Countdown to Craziness

It was an epic night as we got a glimpse of our team in a real scrimmage for the first time since August. The hype video got the night started, then the players took the floor for the first time in uniform, and the Blue-White Scrimmage began. First of all, the Intro Video is fire. Literally. … Continue reading Intro Video, Player Intros, Top Plays and More from Countdown to Craziness