Former Blue Devil Robinson named Duke’s Director of Basketball Player Development

Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer announced Wednesday the hiring of former Blue Devil captain, Justin Robinson, as the team’s director of player development.  Robinson, a four-year letterwinner and member of ACC Championship teams in 2017 and 2019, finished his five seasons at Duke as a team captain during his senior campaign in 2019-20.  “Justin Robinson embodies the values

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Scheyer agrees to new six-year contract at Duke

 Duke University Vice President and Director of Athletics Nina King announced Saturday that head men’s basketball coach Jon Scheyer has agreed to a new six-year contract through the 2028-29 season. The 2010 Duke graduate, who signed an initial five-year contract when he was named head coach, enters his second year as the head coach of his alma mater in

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OFFICIAL: Dildy named Assistant Basketball Coach at Duke

No secret here – this one has been out for a while. Duke finally made it official today though. Here’s the release from the the Blue Devils: Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer announced Tuesday the hiring of Emanuel Dildy as an assistant coach. Dildy fills the position vacated by Amile Jefferson, who was hired as an assistant coach

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Will Avery named Assistant Basketball Coach at Duke

Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer announced the hiring of former Blue Devil Will Avery as assistant coach. Avery, who starred at Duke from 1997 to 1999, has spent the last four seasons assisting with various aspects of the program while completing his undergraduate degree in African American studies. He left Duke after his sophomore year as the

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Lucas promoted to Associate Head Basketball Coach at Duke

Duke men’s basketball head coach Jon Scheyer announced Thursday the promotion of Jai Lucas to associate head coach. Lucas, entering his second year on the Blue Devils’ staff in 2023-24, was an assistant coach last season. One of the nation’s most highly regarded assistant coaches and recruiters, Lucas, 34, aids in the development of Duke’s backcourt while primarily serving

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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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