2019 NCAA Tournament: Ranking the Sweet 16 Teams

March 26, 2019

Duke hopes to end in Minneapolis how they started… as the No. 1 team Usually at this time of year, we’re all discussing whether Cinderella can continue their magical run through the NCAA Tournament. This year however? Chalk. Lots of it. While the field has been narrowed down from 68, it’s not necessarily a bad thing that those plucky little underdogs are nowhere to be found. All those high seeds…


NCAA Football 2018 Season Preview: ACC

June 12, 2018

Complete ACC preview for the 2018 season. Clemson is once again the pick to win the ACC title for the 2018 college football season, but the conference has continued to improve its depth in recent years. Miami took a step forward under coach Mark Richt last season by winning its first Coastal Division title and are the pick to win the division once again in 2018. Virginia Tech isn’t far behind,…


March Madness Round 64 Preview: Iona vs. Duke

March 14, 2018

March Madness Round 64 Preview Iona vs. Duke With one of the most talented freshman classes in recent NCAA history, Duke earned a No. 2 seed in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Tournament. The Blue Devils take aim at another deep run through the bracket beginning with Thursday’s date with 15th-seeded Iona in Pittsburgh. This is the 23rd straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament for Duke, which finished second…


CBB Game of the Week Preview: Duke at North Carolina

February 8, 2018

Duke at North Carolina Eighth-ranked Duke and host North Carolina are both searching for answers after some recent uneven play as they meet for the 246th time Thursday night in another ACC showdown. Duke dropped two of its last three, including a shocking 81-77 defeat at St. John’s last Saturday, while the 22nd-ranked Tar Heels ended a three-game losing streak Saturday by beating last-place Pittsburgh. The Blue Devils averaged 15.3…


CBB Preview: Notre Dame at Duke

January 29, 2018

Notre Dame at Duke Fourth-ranked Duke won’t have too long to think about its first home loss in ACC play this season as injury-plagued Notre Dame pays a visit Monday night for another league battle. The Blue Devils trailed by 10 at halftime and a rally fell short in the 65-63 home loss to second-ranked Virginia on Saturday, ending their streak of 80 or more points at 16 straight games….


CBB Preview: Duke at Miami-Florida

January 15, 2018

Duke at Miami-Florida Offense meets defense in a clash of ranked ACC foes when No. 19 Miami hosts sixth-ranked Duke on Monday. The Blue Devils have one of the most explosive offensive teams in the nation, but they’ll take on one of the stingiest defensive clubs in the country in the Hurricanes. The Blue Devils have won two straight and four of five overall but have lost their first two…


CBB Preview: Duke at Pittsburgh

January 10, 2018

Duke at Pittsburgh Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski doesn’t need to be told his team needs to get better, specifically on defense. After surrendering close to 100 points to a North Carolina State team which was coming off an embarrassing loss to Notre Dame, the sixth-ranked Blue Devils will get a chance to regroup Wednesday when they visit a young Pittsburgh squad that is just trying to find its footing. Marvin…


Fanpicks Games of the Week – ACC Conference Games

Daily Fantasy Sports
October 19, 2017

ACC Games of the Week Saturday lives for College Football and FanPicks has your fantasy football fix. If you are a fan of the ACC conference, then you’re in luck because we got the ACC Games of the Weeks contest. Only ACC games are allowed.With 6 games on tap, there will be no shortage of draft picks. Check out all of the ACC Saturday games preview below and join the…


NCAA Football 2017 Season ACC Coastal Division Preview

Daily Fantasy Sports
July 24, 2017

NCAA Football 2017 Season ACC Coastal Division Preview Miami won the coastal division last year and there is little doubt that they won’t repeat that success this year. Virginia Tech are their closest competition for top spot. Georgia Tech and Pitt are the dark horses of this division. Anything can happen this year in the division. The new season of fantasy college football kicks off Saturday August 26 at FanPicks. Miami…


NCAA March Madness Preview – Duke Blue Devils

Duke Blue Devils
March 18, 2017

Duke Blue Devils ACC (27-8, 11-7)  by Joel Welser By Duke standards, last season was a disappointing trip to the NCAA Tournament. They snuck past UNC Wilmington and upset minded Yale in the first two rounds. Those were not easy games. The Blue Devils then lost 82-68 to Oregon in the Sweet Sixteen. This time around Coach Mike Krzyzewski and company will hope to repeat their 2015 tournament performance when…


ACC Games of the Week Preview – Wednesday CBB Contests

February 22, 2017

ACC Games of the Week Preview Be part of the new conference bundle Games of the Week. The ACC gets into hyper drive with three games on slate for Wednesday’s action. Here’s a look at what’s up before jump ball (Enter Contest). No 11 Duke Blue Devils (22-5) vs Syracuse Orange (16-12) Two of the most successful coaches in college basketball history will go head-to-head. Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski holds a slim 4-3…


NCAA Basketball Preview – UNC vs Duke rivalry game

UNC vs Duke
February 6, 2017

NCAA Basketball Preview North Carolina Tar Heels vs Duke Blue Devils As the great sports writer Al Featherston intelligently points out from time to time, ESPN treats the first Duke-UNC game (Enter contest) as a demarcation between the end of football season with the Super Bowl and the brief reign of college basketball from February to early April. It’s a nice position to be in for both programs and for the ACC in…


NCAA Fantasy Basketball 2016-17 Team Preview – Duke Blue Devils

Duke Blue Devils
November 24, 2016

Duke Blue Devils 2016-17 Preview Two seasons ago, the Duke Blue Devils won an NCAA crown with a nucleus of one-and-done talent and experienced complementary parts. Built on nearly the same blueprint, this year’s Blue Devils look poised to do something similar. Three key members of Duke’s 2015 title team and a pair of contributors from last season’s Sweet 16 squad are still around. They’ll play alongside the nation’s No….