Shawn Krest

Shawn Krest

Shawn Krest has covered Duke for the last decade. His work has appeared in The Sporting News, USA Today, CBSSports.com, ESPN.com and dozens of other national and regional outlets. Shawn's work has won awards from the USBWA, PFWA, BWAA and NC Press Association.

Duke recruit Dariq Whitehead named SIAA Player of Year
Basketball

Duke recruit Dariq Whitehead named SIAA Player of Year

Incoming Duke freshman Dariq Whitehead added to his postseason honors.

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Two Duke recruits named SIAA All-American
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Two Duke recruits named SIAA All-American

SI All American released its second team All-American squad and a pair of Blue Devil recruits were named to the five-man team. 2022 signee Mark Mitchell and 2023 commit Jared McCain were second-teamers.

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Amile Jefferson hired as Duke assistant coach
Basketball

Amile Jefferson hired as Duke assistant coach

Jon Scheyer filled one of two vacancies on his coaching staff when he promoted Amile Jefferson to a full-time assistant. Jefferson spent last season as Duke's Director of Player Development

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Jon Scheyer hires Elon head coach as special assistant
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Jon Scheyer hires Elon head coach as special assistant

Duke coach Jon Scheyer hired Elon's head coach to join the Blue Devils as a special assistant.

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Mark Williams earns Academic All-ACC
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Mark Williams earns Academic All-ACC

Duke big man Mark Williams was named Academic All ACC, giving the Blue Devils a member on that team for the 28th straight year. Williams is the 101st Duke player to receive that honor

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Three Blue Devils earn academic honors
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Three Blue Devils earn academic honors

Jake Bobo, Casey Holman and John Taylor were named to the NFF Hampshire Honor Society, giving Duke three players receiving the honor for the 10th time in the last 11 seasons.

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Reports: Nolan Smith leaving Duke for Louisville staff
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Reports: Nolan Smith leaving Duke for Louisville staff

New Duke coach Jon Scheyer may have two spots to fill on his assistant coaching staff. Scheyer, taking over for the retired Mike Krzyzewski, already had to replace himself. Now, there are multiple reports that Nolan Smith is leaving Duke to join the staff at Louisville.

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Last Final Four for Coach K
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Last Final Four for Coach K

"Our locker room is filled with guys that were crying. It’s a beautiful sight. It’s not a sight you want. You prefer the other.”

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Carolina, Duke meet in Final Four
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Carolina, Duke meet in Final Four

It's time. For the first time ever--Duke, Carolina, Final Four. Let's do this. We're posted up in New Orleans and our gameday blog is live. Here. We. Go.

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Duke's individual player prop over/unders for the Final Four
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Duke's individual player prop over/unders for the Final Four

Online sports books have released the player prop over/under lines for the Final Four game between UNC and Duke. Here's a look at the over/unders on points and rebounds for Duke's starters, and which lines look good to take the over

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Noise, distractions no problem for focused Duke
Basketball

Noise, distractions no problem for focused Duke

Coaches often want their players to tune out all the "noise" and distractions, but Coach K knows his players like a little noise. He just wants them listening to the right things, and so far, his voice is the one that's gotten through

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Coach K, Duke rise from ashes of final home loss
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Coach K, Duke rise from ashes of final home loss

UNC gave Duke an embarrassing loss in Coach K's final game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. After the game, Mike Krzyzewski took the mic and issued the team's war cry for its tournament run

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