Nolan Smith

Kevin Jones West Virginia Final Four Diary: Getting ready for the Duke Blue Devils

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Kevin Jones first appeared in Dime when he was a junior at storied Mount Vernon (N.


Say Hi to the Bad Guys

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College basketball's Decepticons are back. Duke is in the Final Four for the 11th time during Coach K's reign (and the first time since '04), so if you'd been missing Krzyzewski's scowl, the army of three-point bombers, the goofy big guys, the smug grins, the confident swagger, and Dick Vitale re-enacting an Extenze commercial with every TV cameo ("I'm bigger.

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My Top 10 Favorite Duke Blue Devils of the Past 25 Years

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As our editorial team was brainstorming content for the Sweet 16 games this Thursday and Friday we realized that most of us had some kind of attachment to at least a few of the squads represented.


Big-time Big Ten carries Day 4 of March Madness; T-Mac hosts the Rockets at MSG

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After the first three days of the NCAA Tournament belonged to lovable underdogs like Jimmer Fredette, Ali Farokhmanesh, Cornell and the St.

Nolan Smith

Duke’s “Big Three” Bringing Back the Cool Factor

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One by one, Kyle Singler, Jon Scheyer and Nolan Smith walk into the small media room inside Cameron Indoor Stadium and take a seat behind a wooden table with one mic amidst a sea of digital recorders.

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Highlight Factory comes to Miami

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Hawks/Heat was only notable last season for being the worst playoff series of '09: A brutal seven-game stretch of blowouts, dead crowds, a subpar Joe Johnson, an exhausted D-Wade, and some good ol' Pat Riley-approved '90s Knicks prison yard basketball sprinkled in here and there.

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Maryland’s Greivis Vasquez vs. Duke’s Jon Scheyer: Pick the Better NBA Draft Prospect

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Last night while watching Duke's Jon Scheyer and Maryland's Greivis Vasquez shoot it out in a great game on ESPN, we posed this question to our Twitter followers: Between Scheyer + Vasquez, who do u think will be a better NBA player.


Curry G.O.A.T.

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Depending on who you ask, Stephen Curry passed Brandon Jennings for second place in the Rookie of the Year race weeks ago.


Nuggetz With Attitude

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There were just too many elements conspiring against the Mavs going into last night's game in Denver.

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UCLA is in trouble

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More often than not, a reliable warning sign that a power conference is struggling is if its signature program is having a hard time.

William Buford

Matty D’s Top 25 College Basketball Preview (15-11)

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That's right, the start of the college hoops season is just one week away and you know what that means: it's time to unleash the mother effing fury! For the past seven months, I've been bottling up a vicious mixture of excitement and rage, just waiting for the moment to release my emotions onto the rest of the world.


Great Moments In Cinematic History With Duke Basketball

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As if this wasn't good enough, watch the guys from Duke reenact famous scenes from Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, The Godfather (with Steve Wojciechowski), Titanic and Gladiator.


Season Cancelled: Duke Basketball

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While normally the highlights from Midnight Madness are simply dunk contests and cameos from former players, the guys at Duke (with help from the school's improv department) took it to a whole new level.


NCAA Sweet Sixteen upsets, and Shaq doesn’t care about winning

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A couple of themes dominated last night's NCAA tourney Sweet 16 games: Defense and Onions.


The real contenders step up, and LeBron can’t lose at home

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Duke, Gonzaga and Purdue gave us the "Madness" part of March yesterday, but UConn, Memphis and Villanova made the biggest statements when it comes to what really matters: winning the 'chip.

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