By Mark Watson on October 17, 2013
Duke Senior Captain Tyler Thornton represented Duke University during yesterdays ACC Operation Basketball and he took time out to talk of the Blue Devils trip to New York with Blue Devil Nation.
By Duke Sports Information on September 27, 2013
DURHAM, N.C. – Redshirt sophomore Rodney Hood and senior Tyler Thornton have been named team captains for the 2013-14 season, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced at a preseason press conference Friday. Hood and Thornton are both first-time team captains for the Blue Devils, who open the season with an evening practice Friday. Hood, a […]
By Mark Watson on March 30, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS – When Tyler Thornton came off the bench for Duke he knocked down a three pointer in short order. As it turned out, the only points Thornton would score but his defensive play was crucial in the Blue Devils 71-61 win over Michigan State. Thornton had two steals and he played a solid floor […]
By Mark Watson on March 28, 2013
The Blue Devils junior duo of Josh Hairston and Tyler Thornton chatted up Blue Devil Nation in Indy today as they prepare for the Midwest Regional match up with Michigan State. More to come from the Nation as we approach tip off tomorrow evening.
By Mark Watson on February 14, 2013
Duke won its 22nd game of the season by defeating their arch rival North Carolina 73-68 last evening and while it wasn’t the prettiest of games compared to classics past, it was still the kind of affair that was hard-fought and victory earned. In the first half, UNC knocked Duke back a bit with a […]
By Tom Rubinson on October 29, 2012
Next on our class-by-class preview of this year’s Blue Devils is the junior class, which consists of just two players, guard Tyler Thornton and forward Josh Hairston. The third original member of the class was a guy you may remember, name of Kyrie Irving. Irving was always going to be the obvious star of the […]