Hubert Davis has proved that he is up to the quality of North Carolina’s championship pedigree and can push this rivalry to the ultimate spectacle it’s capable of being. As Scheyer finally receives the baton, he must do the same for Duke.
Much has been made about Duke’s switch to a zone defense in the second half against Texas Tech in Thursday night's Sweet 16 win, but in reality, that switch didn’t slow the Red Raiders down.
With Duke set for one final road game Tuesday night against Pittsburgh, the Blue Zone takes a look at a player from both sides who can be a difference-maker for his team.
Placing as a finalist, winning a $5,000 prize and receiving the opportunity to present his paper titled “Expected Field Goal Position on Punts” was none other than Duke University undergraduate Jack Lichtenstein.
In basketball, iconic individual performances will always be remembered. But sometimes, the best way to succeed is with a bunch of big names each doing one of the little things just right, for the greater goal.
Coming off a thrilling 76-74 win against Wake Forest, Duke engaged in a back-and-forth first 20 minutes against Florida State Saturday. The Seminoles got off to a hot start from the field, but Duke got it going at the end of the half to take a 52-41 lead into the break. Here are five observations from the action so far.
Over the past three games, Griffin elevated his game to the best on the Duke team. With his silky smooth jumper and improved confidence off-the-dribble, the White Plains, N.Y., native is one of the most lethal offensive weapons in the nation right now.
Ahead of Saturday's historic matchup in Chapel Hill, join the Blue Zone in the film room for some last-minute insights.
The approach to a Duke offense hitting on all cylinders is simple—when you have a player uniquely capable of making shots worth 1.5 times more than anyone else in your lineup, you should use him as much as you possibly can.