1:08 PM EST, Wed December 07, 2022
5 hours ago

Duke Blue Devils news: Mark Mitchell’s showing, Elko honored again, more

It was another eventful Tuesday for the Duke Blue Devils as the men’s basketball team took center stage at Madison Square Garden for the Jimmy V Classic. Freshman forward Mark Mitchell made his Garden debut one to remember as he gave Duke a spark on both ends of the court. The Kansas City, Kansas native […] Duke Blue Devils news: Mark Mitchell’s showing, Elko honored again, more - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
6 hours ago

Duke basketball defense dominates All-American candidate

The Duke basketball team flexed its muscles against another Big Ten opponent.  It was a contrast of styles inside Madison Square Garden that the Duke basketball team had to overcome at the Jimmy V Classic. The Blue Devils tenacious defense was pinned up against the flying offensive attack of the Iowa Hawkeyes as Duke looked for its […] Duke basketball defense dominates All-American candidate - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 6, 2022

Duke Basketball Game Tonight: Duke vs. Iowa Injuries, Odds, Prediction

The Duke basketball team battles Iowa in an anticipated neutral site showdown. The lights shine the brightest on the Duke basketball program and there are no bigger lights in the sport than those at Madison Square Garden. The No. 15 Blue Devils (8-2, 1-0 ACC) will face the Iowa Hawkeyes (6-1) and its potent offense […] Duke Basketball Game Tonight: Duke vs. Iowa Injuries, Odds, Prediction - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 6, 2022

Duke basketball defense under unique challenge in Jimmy V Classic

The Duke basketball defense will have a massive challenge on Tuesday night.  The best aspect of the Duke basketball team this year has been its defense but the No. 15 Blue Devils (8-2) will have one of its toughest tests of the season on Tuesday night when it battles with the Iowa Hawkeyes (6-1) in […] Duke basketball defense under unique challenge in Jimmy V Classic - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 6, 2022

Duke Blue Devils news: Mike Elko honored, new rankings unveiled, more

There is a lot to be happy about with the Duke Blue Devils as the holiday season rolls around in Durham and the games become bigger and more important in the Bull City. Duke football head coach Mike Elko was presented with his ACC Coach of the Year Award during the men’s basketball game against […] Duke Blue Devils news: Mike Elko honored, new rankings unveiled, more - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 4, 2022

Duke basketball: Kyle Filipowski continues to impress as ACC play begins

The Duke basketball team opened conference play with an impressive victory.  Is there anything that Duke basketball freshman Kyle Filipowski isn’t capable of? The starting forward for the Blue Devils has shown no signs of slowing down as he is posting 15.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, and 1.2 assists on the season and Filipowski has proved to […] Duke basketball: Kyle Filipowski continues to impress as ACC play begins - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 4, 2022

Duke basketball freshmen shoulder load in conference debut

The Duke basketball freshmen led the Blue Devils in its conference opener.  The beginning of December brings the challenge of conference play to the Duke basketball team and the No. 17 Blue Devils were up for the task on Saturday afternoon despite a slow start. Struggling Boston College (5-4) graced the floor inside Cameron Indoor […] Duke basketball freshmen shoulder load in conference debut - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 2, 2022

Duke basketball: Time to worry about Dereck Lively, Dariq Whitehead?

Is it time to worry about Duke basketball freshmen Dereck Lively and Dariq Whitehead?  The Duke basketball team surprisingly dropped two games in the month of November and its star freshmen are still adjusting to the college game, but is it time to panic yet? Dereck Lively II and Dariq Whitehead entered Durham as two of […] Duke basketball: Time to worry about Dereck Lively, Dariq Whitehead? - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 1, 2022

Duke basketball superstar shines in front of royalty

Duke basketball superstar Jayson Tatum put on a show in front of the royal family. Playing in front of celebrities in nothing new for former Duke basketball superstar Jayson Tatum but the Most Valuable Player candidate put his abilities on display in front of a unique pair of notable people on Tuesday night. As the […] Duke basketball superstar shines in front of royalty - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 1, 2022

Duke basketball: Improvements still needed following victory

The Duke basketball team took down a gritty Ohio State team in the latest edition of the ACC vs. Big10 Challenge. It’s quite clear that the Duke basketball defense is ahead of the offense as the No. 17 Blue Devils (7-2) continue to struggle shooting the ball and finding their rhythm offensively despite its 81-72 […] Duke basketball: Improvements still needed following victory - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Dec 1, 2022

Duke basketball responds with impressive victory over No. 25 Ohio State

The Duke basketball team responded with a much needed victory over Ohio State.  There was no time for the Duke basketball to sulk in its loss to Purdue, which jumped to No. 5 in the AP Top-25 Poll, on Sunday night. The No. 17 Blue Devils had to board its flight back to Durham and […] Duke basketball responds with impressive victory over No. 25 Ohio State - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Nov 28, 2022

Duke Basketball: Purdue size and strength too much for Blue Devils

Duke basketball team travels home to Durham with loss in Portland.  The Duke basketball team got handed its most lopsided loss in the Jon Scheyer era at the hands of the Purdue Boilermakers in the Championship Game of the Phil Knight Legacy Tournament, an event the Blue Devils have won in the past. The program won […] Duke Basketball: Purdue size and strength too much for Blue Devils - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Nov 25, 2022

Duke basketball captain leads charge in tough victory over Xavier

The Duke basketball captain led the charge in Friday’s victory over Xavier.  Things were a bit more aesthetically pleasing for the Duke basketball team on Friday afternoon in Portland following its ugly victory over Oregon State on Thursday. The No. 8 Blue Devils only posted a total of 54 points against the Beavers with some […] Duke basketball captain leads charge in tough victory over Xavier - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Nov 25, 2022

Duke basketball showing many concerning signs in ugly victory

The Duke basketball team is showing concerning signs so far this season.  Putting up big numbers and impressive stats against lesser talented, mid-major teams is not easy but certainly much more achievable for the Duke basketball team than finding those same results against power conference opponents. However, through two games against power conference teams the […] Duke basketball showing many concerning signs in ugly victory - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Nov 22, 2022

Duke basketball: Victory over potent mid-major nothing to scoff at

A Duke basketball victory over Bellarmine should not be dismissed Five games into a season is certainly not enough time or reps for most college basketball teams to have themselves figured out quite yet, but the Duke basketball team might be getting further away from that point. In a good way. Jon Scheyer still differs […] Duke basketball: Victory over potent mid-major nothing to scoff at - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.