North Carolina forward J.P. Tokoto’s recent decision to forego his senior season and enter the NBA Draft surprised a lot of people. Not James Michael McAdoo. McAdoo faced the exact same choice last year — come back to UNC for his senior season or embark on an uncertain path. Even after being undrafted and spending most of his rookie year in the D-League, McAdoo said recently he was happy with his decision to go pro. Of course, it helps that he was speaking from the locker room at Golden State, the No. 1 seed in the West, which enters the playoffs at home today (3:30 p.m., WTVD) against the No. 8 seed New Orleans Pelicans.
With a year under his belt at North Carolina Central, football coach Jerry Mack is making a few adjustments in the coaching staff.
Thursday was a busy day as Duke added a commitment for men's basketball and former Northern standout Ricky Council II signed with Providence along with a host of student-athletes from Jordan making their college choices official.
Duke senior Elizabeth Williams earned a seat in Mohegan Sun
Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut, for the Women's National Basketball
Association draft Thursday evening.
Anton Vrankovic, a 6-foot-11, 265-pound center from Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Pine Crest School verbally committed to the Duke basketball program Wednesday night.
Plus, NCCU's volleyball program is loading up in this installment of Fanfare.
Ricky Council II was a fantastic scorer at Northern High School, but offers for him to play basketball at big-time schools didn't come right away.
Duke senior Elizabeth Williams is not expected to have to wait long to hear her name called in the first round of the WNBA draft.
With NCAA champion classmates Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow already headed to the NBA draft, Final Four Most Outstanding Player Tyus Jones of Duke followed suit Wednesday morning. ... Who's coming back and who's joining program for 2015-16 season, including current recruiting targets.
Duke's Tyus Jones plans to join fellow freshmen Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow in the upcoming NBA draft.
Like most everything surrounding this Duke basketball team, things worked out nearly perfectly on Tuesday. The city of Durham’s celebration of the Blue Devils’ 2015 NCAA Tournament championship at the American Tobacco Campus started and ended without any of the lingering rainclouds unleashing a drop of precipitation.
Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann explores UNC's basketball brotherhood and the pace of play in college hoops.
Half of Duke’s fabulous freshman class will not be back for its sophomore season. Like Jahlil Okafor last week, Justise Winslow is leaving the Blue Devil basketball program early to become a professional. Winslow, a 6-6, 225-pound forward who starred during Duke’s run to the 2015 NCAA Tournament championship, announced Tuesday that he is entering the NBA Draft.
Freshman joins Okafor in heading to Duke early
Senior Elizabeth Williams and freshman Rebecca Greenwell took home the majority of the honors Monday night at the Duke women’s basketball team’s annual end-of-season banquet at the Washington Duke Inn.