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One word for Duke men's basketball vs. Louisville: Maturation

(03/11/21 4:17am)

In one of the most impressive performances of its season, Duke stayed alive in the ACC Tournament in a 70-56 win over Louisville Wednesday. Thanks to the two-headed monster of Mark Williams and Matthew Hurt, the Blue Devils now face Florida State in the quarterfinals in less than 24 hours. With that, the Blue Zone is here to recap the action against the Cardinals in just one word:




Duke vs. UNC preview: Backcourt

(02/03/21 12:46am)

The Duke-North Carolina rivalry has extremely rich guard history, from the likes of legends such as Michael Jordan and Bobby Hurley to more recent NBA draftees such as Tre Jones and Cole Anthony. While this year's guards may not stack up to those names, it'll certainly be a competitive matchup in the backcourt Saturday.










Film room: Analyzing Duke men's basketball graduate transfer Patrick Tapé

(07/30/20 5:51am)

Another year, another new crop of men's basketball players coming  to Durham. In this series, we will analyze film on each of Duke’s  signees and transfers for the 2020-21 season. Previous film rooms  include Jalen Johnson, DJ Steward, Jeremy Roach and Mark Williams. Let’s continue with Duke's graduate transfer, Patrick Tapé:


What are the top 5 jersey numbers of the Coach K era?

(06/23/20 6:17am)

One of the most-followed, most-watched and most-hated programs in college basketball’s history owes much of its success to the leadership of head coach Mike Krzyzewski, who’s led five Duke teams to national championships in three different decades. If we were to group his men’s basketball alumni into teams by jersey numbers, though, whose contribution would be the most significant?


Duke men's basketball 2019-20 player review: Tre Jones

(04/06/20 9:33pm)

Season breakdown: With the departures of freshman phenoms Zion Williamson, R.J. Barrett and Cam Reddish last spring, the 2019-20 Blue Devils became Tre Jones’ team. Jones rarely left the floor this season, averaging a team-high 35.4 minutes per game, while also leading in numerous other categories, such as steals and assists.


X-Factor: Duke men's basketball needs a veteran presence from Justin Robinson against North Carolina

(03/07/20 8:45am)

Following a buzzer-beater winning performance in the last Duke-North Carolina game, the Blue Devils look to finish the regular season strong with a win against the Tar Heels on Senior Night. The Blue Zone gives you a player to watch from each team for Saturday’s edition of the greatest rivalry in college basketball:


X-Factor: Duke men's basketball needs Wendell Moore Jr. as a scoring threat against N.C. State

(03/02/20 11:50am)

Duke suffered one of the worst losses in the Mike Krzyzewski era Feb. 19 at North Carolina State, losing by 22 points. Following three losses to unranked teams in their last four games, the Blue Devils will seek revenge in their penultimate regular season game at home against the Wolfpack. The Blue Zone gives you a player to watch from each team Monday night: