Duke Looking at Another Fantastic Year

Austin Rivers is headed to the NBA next season. (Streeter Lecka, Getty ...Duke University is one of the most respected schools in college athletics today. Striving for excellence while giving students a well rounded education is an important goal that Duke is constantly pursuing. The Blue Devils are a perennial powerhouse in basketball in the men’s or woman’s division.

The guys are once again headed up by coach Mike Krzyzewski, fresh off of coaching Team USA to a gold medal in the Olympics. The Devils have a strong team returning and managed to recruit one of the top high school prospects in Matt Jones out of DeSoto, Texas. Matt is a 6’4″ shooting guard that looks to be tailored for the college game already and is sure to add instant scoring and rebounding to the position. Read more »

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Really Kind of Glad to See Rivers Leave Duke for the NBA

Austin_rivers_mediumPerhaps Austin Rivers was the best player on the 2011-2012 Duke Blue Devil basketball team, but to be honest I am just fine to see him go to the NBA. I was immensely unhappy watching the type of ball last year’s team played and I would pretty much be happier losing if we at least played more of a team concept. I think this is going to be a pretty rough season that shall be starting next month, but I am looking to it a lot more than I would have if it were going to be more of the Austin Rivers show. I just do not see how any team can ever be truly successful with a guy like him dominating the ball. Read more »

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