Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Don't Call It A Comeback: Mr. Duke Blog Comeback

It’s been almost 2 years since I made the full time move over to stobblog.com. While I’ll still contribute to stobblog.com, I’m back to being Mr. Duke.

Not sure how different Mr. Duke will be from the first run, but I can tell you what my plan is this time around.

First, don’t read this blog is you’re looking for breaking news on the sleezy recruiting battles of college basketball. Don’t read this blog if you want to read about what Jabari Parker ate for lunch, and other breaking news. Don’t read this blog really if you are looking for breaking news of any type. “News” in any form may come at a premium here. I’ll comment, analyze and force my opinions on you from the news, sure, but breaking it or reporting it isn’t my job. There are plenty of other outlets for that, but only one Mr. Duke (blog…I suppose there are other Mr.Duke’s out there).

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Read Mr. Duke on STOB!

Mr. Duke (or Ben as he is known for STOB'ers) will be doing all of his Duke write ups on http://www.stobblog.com/ for the time being.  If you like what you got from Mr. Duke last Blue Devil's season, then make sure you check out STOB for Ben's post game write ups and more on the Duke Blue Devils in his "Blue Devil's Corner" pieces.

Mr. Duke will still be around and may fire right back up someday, but for now find his content on STOB blog. 

I thank you for your understanding and support.

Go Duke!

Friday, November 11, 2011

Mr. Dukes Reactions to Dukes 77-76 Win Over Belmont

Duke has played Belmont before, and it was a game much like today's.  A scrappy Belmont team took on a talented Duke team and stuck with them and refused to go away.  In the end Belmont had a chance to win, but Duke pulled out a 1 point victory, just like their previous meeting in the 2008 NCAA tournament.  Coach K got his victory #901, 77-76 and Duke has to quickly rebound for a game tomorrow afternoon against Presbyterian.

Quick Takes on Tonight's Game -

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Mr. Duke's 2011/2012 Duke Season Preview

Mason Plumlee will need to step up for Duke to be a contender.

With the season just around the corner, it's time for a Duke Season Preview.  I'll be breaking down all the players, the teams strengths and weaknesses, the key games on the schedule and then giving my prediction for what the season holds for this version of the Duke Blue Devils.  Haters, lovers and indifferent college basketball fans all should find at least one nugget of either info or opinion that they can take into this season in a near 4,500 word preview.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Reactions to Duke's Sweep Completing Win Over China Monday

Duke won again 93-78 on Monday over the Chinese Junior National Team, and I have finally got around to looking at the game on the DVR.  I came away with some positives and some negatives...let's take a look.