In Tales from the Duke Blue Devils Locker Room, readers will laugh, dream, and sweat alongside the players of one of the most successful and storied college basketball teams to ever take to the hardwood. In this treasure trove of Duke history, Jim Sumner brings to life the legendary games and unique players that have come to define this championship team.
Jim Sumner is a historian, scholar, and writer with a passion for southern sports. A graduate of Duke University, Sumner worked as a public historian for the North Carolina Division of Archives and History for thirty years. During that time he helped establish and curate the permanent North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History. He has received numerous awards including being named a member of the Order of the Long-Leaf Pine, the highest civilian honor available to citizens of North Carolina. He is a columnist for Go Duke: the Magazine, Duke Basketball Report, goduke.com, and the Collegechalktalk.com. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.