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College, GIFs / Nov 23, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Video: Duke’s Justise Winslow Blocks Layup While Clearing Shooter’s Head

Justise Winslow

A 6-6, 225 pound 18 year-old that starts for Duke, averages 15 points per game, and clears opposing players’ heads while blocking shots? Sounds like a pretty good NBA prospect to us. Watch Blue Devils freshman Justise Winslow jump over Chasson Randle for an epic block in his team’s win over Stanford. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Smack / Sep 1, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Mason Plumlee Handles Inane Question On Coach K Connection & Team USA

Mason Plumlee

Perhaps one of the more surprising members for USA Basketball this year, was Nets big man, Mason Plumlee. Some decided to shroud the selection in conspiracy, claiming Plum only made it because he played under Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski while at Duke and also endorses Nike, who is the official sponsor and outfits the FIBA World Cup men’s basketball team. Read More »

College, Latest News, NBA Draft / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:50 pm

Jabari Parker Declares For The 2014 NBA Draft

Jabari Parker

Duke freshman Jabari Parker sat down with Sports Illustrated’s Jeff Benedict to discuss why he’s decided to forego his three years of college eligibility to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. It was not a decision that came easily to the 6-8 standout from Chicago. Read More »

College, GIFs, Video / Nov 19, 2013 / 9:38 pm

Video: Jabari Parker Goes Coast-to-Coast For The Flush

Jabari Parker

Duke relaxed a little bit against Eastern Carolina University tonight in the second half, and the game was closer than many predicted for the No. 6 ranked Blue Devils. But Rodney Hood dropped 30 points, and Jabari Parker scored 21, including two on this electrifying coast-to-coast dunk. Read More »

College / Nov 13, 2013 / 12:45 pm

10 Takeaways From The NCAA’s Exciting Champions Classic

Jabari Parker

The Champions Classic lived up to its huge expectations last night when Kentucky and Michigan State battled down to the wire followed by the Freshman led Duke and Kansas teams battling onto the final minutes. With so much to talk about, we thought it only fair to provide 10 takeaways from the NCAA’s thrilling opening doubleheader. Read More »

College / Jan 13, 2013 / 11:26 am

How C.J. Leslie Saved a Wheelchair Court Stormer After N.C. State Upset Duke

n.c. state beats duke

Apparently, there is nothing that N.C. State’s C.J. Leslie can’t do. Not only was he a monster in his team’s 84-76 upset victory over No. 1 Duke yesterday (racking up 25 points in the process), but he also saved the life of a wheelchair-bound fan who stormed the court as the final buzzer sounded. Read More »

College / Dec 20, 2012 / 4:30 pm

It’s Official: Jabari Parker Chooses Duke

Jabari Parker

You’ve seen the highlight tapes, you’ve heard the praise but you never knew the destination. Now it’s official: Simeon Academy’s Jabari Parker, ranked at or near the No. 1 spot in all the relevant recruiting rankings and the top player in his class since he was a freshman, is going to Duke. The smooth, 6-8 player has drawn Paul Pierce comparisons, and chose the Blue Devils over Stanford, BYU, Michigan State and Florida during an announcement on ESPNU. Read More »

College / Nov 14, 2012 / 10:45 am

Video: John Calipari on Duke’s Defense: “In the NBA They’d All Be Suspended”

joh calipari duke flopping

Did you watch Duke/Kentucky last night? It was a great game, and a strong heavyweight matchup at the start of the season.

During this halftime interview, John Calipari didn’t hide his displeasure with Duke’s flopping on defense: Read More »

College / Nov 5, 2012 / 11:00 am

Duke Looks For Breakout Play By Seth Curry, Rasheed Sulaimon in 2012-13

Seth Curry

Midnight Madness is over, and with it went the smoke machines, dunk contests and laser shows that kick off the season. College basketball begins now, and while the excitement still remains it’s time to peel the hype back and see who the nation’s best truly are. That’s why Dime has you covered with individual previews of the nation’s top 15 teams and a few others just outside, all over the course of the next few weeks. Today, Duke. Read More »

College / Aug 17, 2012 / 4:00 pm

College Super Tournament Of Nike Schools Is Close To Happening

Michigan State

Sixteeen Nike-sponsored universities from eight college conferences are getting closer to creating a branded tournament as a tribute to Nike co-founder Phil Knight in 2017, ESPN reported yesterday. The names, as expected, are some of the biggest headliners in college basketball — Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky included. Technically, it will be two eight-team tournaments because NCAA rules prohibit two teams from the same conference playing at the same regular-season tournament. Working around that means the party for Knight’s 80th birthday is ready to go, as long as it can find a TV partner (and ESPN is very interested). Read More »