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Scheyer adds Baker as Duke Men’s Basketball General Manager

Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer has announced the addition of Rachel Baker to the program as general manager. In this exclusive position, Baker will specialize in helping players enhance their personal and professional skill sets, capitalize on strategic partnerships, including NIL opportunities, and work to support players in navigating the opportunities and challenges that come with being

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OFFICIAL: Scheyer adds Lucas to Duke Basketball Staff

 Duke University men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer has announced the hiring of former University of Kentucky assistant coach Jai Lucas (pronounced “jay”), who will hold the same position on Scheyer’s inaugural staff. A heralded recruiter with Durham ties, Lucas, 33, is regarded as one of the nation’s top assistant coaches. His mother, Debbie, and father, Houston Rockets assistant

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Kentucky’s Lucas headed to Duke

Kentucky assistant coach / recruiting coordinator Jai Lucas is headed to Duke. UK head coach John Calipari tweeted the following earlier today: Lucas had been at Kentucky since 2020, and was an assistant at Texas before that. Duke has not made an official statement yet.

Jefferson promoted to Assistant Coach at Duke

 Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer has announced the promotion of Amile Jefferson to assistant coach. A national champion and three-time team captain for the Blue Devils during his playing career, Jefferson served as director of player development during the 2021-22 season. “Having a front row seat for the evolution of Amile’s career has been special,” said Scheyer.

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OFFICIAL: Nolan Smith joins Louisville Basketball staff

No secret here…Louisville finally releases an official statement on the hiring of Nolan Smith… Nolan Smith, a member of the Duke University men’s basketball staff for the last six years, has become the first assistant coach hired by University of Louisville head men’s basketball coach Kenny Payne on the Cardinals’ staff. “I’m thrilled to welcome home one of

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Schrage resigns at Elon; Set to join Duke staff

Elon University Director of Athletics Dave Blank has announced that Mike Schrage, who recently completed his third season with the Phoenix, has submitted his resignation as head coach of the men’s basketball program. Elon will begin a national search for the program’s 19th head coach immediately. Schrage is expected to join the men’s basketball staff at Duke. “I would like

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Krzyzewski out tonight; Ewing to miss tomorrow night

Duke’s head coach Mike Krzyzewski will miss tonight’s game at Wake Forest with a “non-COVID virus”, and Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing will be out tomorrow night will be unavailable for tomorrow’s match-up vs Butler in accordance with DC Department of Health guidelines. Associate head coach Jon Scheyer will fill in for Krzyzewski, while assistant coach Louis

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Smith promoted to assistant coach at Duke

Duke Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski has announced the promotion of Nolan Smith to assistant coach. Smith, a national championship player for the Blue Devils on the 2010 squad, has served as a member of the basketball staff since 2016. Smith’s promotion comes following the departure of Associate Head Coach Nate James to Austin

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