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Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Duke freshman Marques Bolden's first name isn't pronounced how you think.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Amile Jefferson, healthy and ready to play, is chatting with Jeff Goodman now. He told me earlier that his goal is to teach a young Duke team what it means to be "worthy" to win.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

No timetable for exact return, but rehab going well and it sure sounds as though Harry Giles on schedule to be cleared soon for full-contact practice and be ready for the opener.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Duke's Harry Giles just told Jeff Goodman that he can cook "a hamburger, but not anything you'd make for a date or anything." Giles' personality is as big as his game.

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Grayson Allen said he has dropped 10 pounds from last season. "I feel much quicker," Allen said. Played at about 210 last year, is back down to 200 -- which is what he came in as a freshman.

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2dDick Vitale

This year's ACC could be deepest yet

Duke is at the top. North Carolina, Virginia, Louisville and Syracuse will be close behind. The ACC is always king in college basketball, but this year's league could be deeper than ever.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

OK, maybe Frank Jackson really is 6-4. Maybe even 6-5 with the hair.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Jayson Tatum just told me that his roommate Harry Giles can't cook and doesn't clean the bathroom. Can't wait to hear Giles' response.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

For now, just me and the hum of the lights at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Soon enough that will change.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Here at Cameron Indoor Stadium -- where the historic building now has a brand-new lobby.

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3dAndy Katz

UNC, Duke among 16 teams set for Nike tourney

Sixteen schools, including Duke, North Carolina and Michigan State, will participate in a Thanksgiving week event in Portland to honor Nike founder Phil Knight's 80th birthday.

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4dJeff Borzello

The best recruiter for each top-25 team

To be a top 25 team, you need to get players. To get players, you have to have recruiters who can close the deal. That's why it helps teams in the top 25 to have these guys on staff.

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5dDana O'Neil

Which non-freshmen could steal the hoops show?

Freshmen offer promise for the future but rarely bring home college hoops' top honors. So which non-freshmen are likely to be among the country's best?

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8dJeff Goodman

Who's the favorite to win the Wooden Award?

The race for the Wooden Award appears wide open this season, with Duke's Grayson Allen and Villanova's Josh Hart among the contenders.

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ACC tournament won't be played in N.C.

Due to HB2. the ACC announced it is moving all neutral-site postseason games out of the state of North Carolina. The ACC tourney will be at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in 2017 and 2018, but it was previously scheduled for Charlotte in 2019 and Greensboro in 2020. Greensboro has hosted the event 26 times. Full story

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10dJohn Gasaway

Looking for points? These offenses will score at will

Defense might win championships, but offense is more fun to watch. Teams like defending champion Villanova are shaping up to be very efficient at putting the ball in the hoop.

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11dMyron Medcalf

Source: Duke plans to hold UK-style NBA combine

Duke will host its first-ever Kentucky-style scouting combine for NBA scouts and executives on Oct. 19 and Oct. 25, a source confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Transcript of Coach K on CNBC on NCAA decision to pull championship events this year from North Carolina: "Yeah, yeah, it's embarrassing for our state that this has happened. Our state has gone through, the economic stuff in our state as a result, not just of losing business, you know, events - image. How much do all these companies, states, areas spend on image? Our image is being tarnished. And it's embarrassing. My A.D. came out with a great statement, Kevin White last night, that I'm totally supportive of. It's sad, really, it's sad for our state."

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Campaign slogans for each top-25 college hoops team

Everybody needs something to put on a sign, bumper sticker or hat, right? Here's what each team in our top 25 will be slapping on everything. You can just see Coach K with a button, can't you?

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NCAA move strikes chord for many in N.C.

Reaction out of North Carolina was swift, widespread and ran the gamut Monday in the wake of the NCAA's removal of seven championship events from the state.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Statement from Duke AD Kevin White: Carolina "We agree with the NCAA's decision. Our position has been clear on this matter, which is that this legislation is discriminatory, troubling and embarrassing. We deplore any efforts to deprive individuals, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, of legal protection and rights. We will always be committed to diversity and inclusion, and applaud any efforts to ensure that those values are protected and enacted at all times, and in all places in the state of North Carolina."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 No. 27 Matt Coleman takes his official visit to Duke this weekend.

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

The NCAA tournament was one of seven championship events the NCAA removed from the state of North Carolina for 2017 due to the HB2 law. That means for just the third time since 2003 Duke or North Carolina will not play at least one NCAA game within state borders. That means a bit more to the Tar Heels than Blue Devils. Carolina is 33-1 all-time in the NCAA tournament in the state. Duke is 34-6, which includes a 2014 first round loss to Mercer in Raleigh.

Team Stats

Points Per Game77.3
Rebounds Per Game33.3
Assists Per Game11.7
Points Allowed77.0Tied-84th

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Tournament History

Final Fours16
Tournament Record107-35
Championship Seasons1991, 1992, 2001, 2010, 2015
Tournament Appearances40