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.
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.
Duke freshman Tyus Jones will enter the 2015 NBA Draft, head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced this morning.
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.
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.
The seventh-ranked Duke Blue Devils ended their three-game losing streak with an emphatic 15-8 victory over the sixth-ranked Virginia Cavaliers in front of 1,857 in attendance at Koskinen Stadium on Sunday.
When the Duke women’s basketball team boarded the plane for the Sweet Sixteen in Spokane, Washington they all wore the same uniform. The players wore a royal Duke blue shirt, but there wasn’t any trace of a name or number anywhere on the garment. Instead, a collage of the words ‘Cure Finders for Cystic Fibrosis’ pieced together to form a pair of lung on the front of the shirt. A phrase at the base of the lungs read ‘Just Breathe.’
Senior Andrew Istler was tremendous on the mound, propelling Duke to a 2-1 victory over No. 5 Louisville to even the series Saturday afternoon at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The new Morris Williams Track and Field Stadium at Duke University received high praise Saturday from new and former athletes attending a dedication ceremony for the new facility.
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