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DBR Podcast #382: Duke Squeezes The Orange

DBR Podcast #382: Duke Squeezes The Orange

Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports A great day in Cameron! The Duke Blue Devils had a great day on the basketball court Saturday in a 20-point thrashing of the Syracuse Orange. Episode 382 of the DBR Podcast is here to recap the excitement we felt from that match, but not before we discuss some of our favorite Girl Scout cookies! Sam, Jason, and Donald first read through some of the great headlines we received from listeners before getting into their own, along with the good and bad they saw Saturday. They were huge fans of Duke’s defense as well as their success in moving...
18 hours ago
ACC Roundup - UNC Falls Hard, Again

ACC Roundup - UNC Falls Hard, Again

WINSTON-SALEM, NC - JANUARY 11: James Johnson #23 of the Wake Forest demon Deacons drives to the basket between Danny Green #14 and Deon Thompson #21 of the North Carolina Tar Heels at the LJVM Coliseum on January 11, 2009 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Demon Deacons defeated the Tar Heels 92-89. | Photo by Brian A. Westerholt/ And the fans are getting restless In Saturday’s ACC Action, Virginia Tech fell to Boston College 68-63, Notre Dame took down Louisville 82-70, NC State handled Virginia 77-63, Clemson crushed Pitt 75-48 and Wake Forest... ...Well, Wake...
19 hours ago
Memphis Update: Penny Hardaway Lashes Out, Thing Continue To Get Weirder

Memphis Update: Penny Hardaway Lashes Out, Thing Continue To Get Weirder

MEMPHIS, TN - DECEMBER 14: Penny Hardaway, head coach of the Memphis Tigers talks with DeAndre Williams #12 and Alex Lomax #10 against the Alabama Crimson Tide during a game on December 14, 2021 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis defeated Alabama 92-78. | Photo by Joe Murphy/ What a mess. Memphis is one of those programs that should be really good every year. It’s in a major basketball market where the Tigers are everyone’s favorites. Yet the program keeps running into issues. Gene Bartow did a great job but left for Illinois and then UCLA. Tony Yates...
20 hours ago
YouTube Gold: The Selecter

YouTube Gold: The Selecter

(Original Caption) : Picture shows singer,Pauline Black, of the Ska band, Selector, posing in a check shirt and a polka dot jacket. Undated photo circa 1980s. | Photo by Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via A brief but vibrant musical moment The Selecter is a band from England that, along with The Specials, pioneered the Two Tone movement, a musical style that borrowed from Ska and also mixed in punk and new wave. At its best it was an infectious, bouncy sound with a hint of danger. Two Tone emerged simultaneously with Thatcherism, the British political direction named for...
Jan 22, 2022
Duke Guts Syracuse By 20

Duke Guts Syracuse By 20

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - JANUARY 22: Wendell Moore Jr. #0 of the Duke Blue Devils sets the offense during the second half of their game against the Syracuse Orange at Cameron Indoor Stadium on January 22, 2022 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 79-59. | Photo by Grant Halverson/ Duke was more than ready for Jim Boeheim’s Orange Duke bounced back from Tuesday’s gut-wrenching overtime loss to Florida State with a decisive 79-59 win over Syracuse. Bounced back as in trampoline. Duke dissected Syracuse’s trademark 2-3 zone with surgical precision, shutting down a...
Jan 22, 2022
Duke Squeezes Syracuse Dry In Cameron Blowout

Duke Squeezes Syracuse Dry In Cameron Blowout

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - JANUARY 22: Paolo Banchero #5 of the Duke Blue Devils beats Jesse Edwards #14 of the Syracuse Orange to a loose ball during the second half of their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on January 22, 2022 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 79-59. | Photo by Grant Halverson/ The Blue Devils just hammered Syracuse Saturday afternoon Duke gave Syracuse a 20 point loss on Saturday afternoon in Cameron, and that sounds bad, but it was worse than that. Duke gave Syracuse a whupping - and without one of its best players. Trevor Keels, injured at Florida...
Jan 22, 2022
Next Up - Syracuse

Next Up - Syracuse

 DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils talks to head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange before their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 24, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina. | Photo by Streeter Lecka/ Syracuse is in decline, but still a dangerous opponent Date: 1/22 Time: Noon Venue: Cameron Indoor Stadium Video: ESPN Duke and Syracuse have developed an interesting rivalry since the latter joined the ACC. Duke has essentially maintained its position as one of the top national programs, Covid year aside....
Jan 22, 2022
Duke-Clemson Is Officially Rescheduled

Duke-Clemson Is Officially Rescheduled

 Jan 12, 2022; Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Wendell Moore Jr. (0) dribbles around Wake Forest Demon Deacons forward Isaiah Mucius (1) during the second half at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum.  | Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The trip to Littlejohn is now going to be in February. The Duke-Clemson game, postponed when Covid hit the Duke team, is back on: the game will now be played on February 10th rather than December 29th as originally scheduled. That probably is about the best you could hope for. Duke was never going to agree...
Jan 22, 2022
ACC Roundup - Looks Like A Good Saturday

ACC Roundup - Looks Like A Good Saturday

 Jan 15, 2022; Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; Wake Forest Demon Deacons guard Alondes Williams (31) celebrates with Demon Deacons forward Jake LaRavia (0) against the Virginia Cavaliers during the second half at John Paul Jones Arena. | Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Fun games all around! Saturday is a busy day around the ACC with Florida State and Miami going at it in Coral Gables, Virginia Tech off to BC, Notre Dame over to the ‘Ville, Jeff Capel takes Pitt down to Clemson and UNC has a snowy date with Wake Forest. Actually that could be a break for the Heels if it...
Jan 22, 2022
You Tube Gold: Sade

You Tube Gold: Sade

British singer songwriter Sade Adu, lead singer of the R&B group Sade, performimng on stage during the Live Aid concert at Wembley Stadium, 13th July 1985. | Photo by Mirrorpix/ What a brilliant singer There has never really been anyone on the music scene, at least not since the 1950s popularization of rock and roll, quite like Helen Fọláṣadé Adu. Born to a Nigerian father and Scottish mother and known professionally as Sade Abu, she grew up in the UK and worked as a model before starting her musical career. She has really not recorded all that much but her work...
Jan 21, 2022
Duke Fans Should Check Out This New Podcast

Duke Fans Should Check Out This New Podcast

College Basketball: NCAA Final Four: Kentucky Jack Givens (21) in action vs Duke Kenny Dennard (33) and Mike Gminski (43) during championship game. St. Louis, MO  | Set Number: X22239 TK2 You’ll like the first episode. Mike Krzyzewski has been at Duke for so long that people forget Duke basketball was here long before he was. Vic Bubas went to three Final Fours in the 1960s, something that, at the time, seemed prodigious. Coach K completely surpassed that, going to the Final Four in 1986, ‘88, ‘89, ‘90, ‘91, ‘92, ‘94, ‘99, ‘01, ‘04, ‘10, and...
Jan 21, 2022
Daniel Jones Does Something Decent

Daniel Jones Does Something Decent

MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 05: Daniel Jones #8 of the New York Giants throws the ball during warm-up before the game against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium on December 05, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  | Photo by Michael Reaves/ What a mensch Most of us never meet the athletes we watch but some guys you can kind of tell are good guys: Grant Hill, David Robinson and the Greek Freak all seem like really decent people. So does former Duke quarterback Daniel Jones. At Duke, we admired how he came out of nowhere and established himself as a...
Jan 21, 2022
YouTube Gold: The Boeheim Jacket Game

YouTube Gold: The Boeheim Jacket Game

Nov 30, 2021; Syracuse, New York, USA; Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim reacts to a call against the Indiana Hoosiers during double overtime at the Carrier Dome.  | Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Still one of the funniest things we’ve seen in Cameron In 2014, Syracuse entered the ACC with a bang. Tyler Ennis was in his one-year glory at point guard and seemed like he could do anything. Syracuse came into Cameron for the first time at 25-1. Duke, featuring Rodney Hood and Jabari Parker, was 21-6. The game came down to the final seconds and with just :10 left,...
Jan 20, 2022
As We Expected, Danny Manning Is Still Danny Manning

As We Expected, Danny Manning Is Still Danny Manning

Jan 15, 2022; College Park, Maryland, USA; Maryland Terrapins head coach interim coach Danny Manning looks onto the court during the first half against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Xfinity Center.  | Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Just as we saw at Wake Forest, the Terps are not Manning up No matter how bad he is, running off a coach is nearly always a risky thing to do. We’ve seen it a bit around here with Wake Forest and NC State both running off coaches and paying the price for years. In Raleigh, the fans grew to detest Herb Sendek. Thing is, he got the Pack...
Jan 20, 2022
Zooming With Mark Williams And Joey Baker

Zooming With Mark Williams And Joey Baker

 Nov 26, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Rasir Bolton (45) shoots between Duke Blue Devils forward Joey Baker (13) and center Mark Williams (15) during the first half at T-Mobile Arena. | Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports A look at what Duke learned in Tallahassee Last season we heard some variation of “we got knocked back” or “they knocked us back” with some regularity. That wasn’t supposed to the case this season. After all Duke brought in a quartet of freshmen who go 6-10, 250; 6-6, 221; 6-4, 221 and 6-2, 208. Grad-student...