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Best Player: Harry Giles, Duke Best Potential: Harry Giles, Duke Best Scorer: Frank Jackson, Duke Best Shooter: Kyle Guy, Virginia Best Rebounder: Javin DeLaurier, Duke Best Passer: Ty Jerome, Virginia Best Defender: Harry Giles, Duke Best Glue Guy: DeAndre Hunter, Virginia Best Athlete: Dennis Smith, NC State 1. Duke Blue Devils Frank Jackson | 6′-3″ | PG | Lone Peak (UT) Jayson Tatum | …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 29, 2015, 4:59 pm
Height: 6′-10″ Weight: 254 Wingspan: 7′-4″ Position: C High School (State): DeSoto (TX) Club Team (Affiliation): Pro Skills (Nike) Our Take: A powerful post player with tremendous size, length and bulk, Bolden is a true center who shows the potential to be a “take no prisoners” interior prospect down the road. Despite his prodigious frame, Bolden is mobile …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 18, 2015, 9:07 pm
The end of college basketball’s early signing period is exactly a month away – November 18. With that in mind, it seemed appropriate to evaluate which college basketball programs are currently off to a great start in the 2016 recruiting cycle. There’s bound to be plenty of changes as oodles of elite talent is still on …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 18, 2015, 8:46 pm
Height: 6′-3″ Weight: 190 Wingspan: 6′-6″ Position: PG High School (State): Lone Peak (UT) Club Team (Affiliation): Utah Prospects (adidas) Commitment: Duke Blue Devils Our Take: An athletic guard with a proclivity for scoring points by the bushel, Jackson is one of the pre-eminent scorers from the backcourt in the 2016 class. Jackson has thrived at the high school level in …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 16, 2015, 3:17 pm
As is often the case in life, the rich got richer in the world of college basketball on Sunday, as the Duke Blue Devils added to a 2016 recruiting class currently ranked as the top in the nation by Hoopniks.com. 6′-8′ power forward Javin DeLaurier, a top-50 prospect from Virginia, announced his pledge to Duke. He …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 28, 2015, 2:04 am
Height: 6’-8” Weight: 200 Position: SF Wingspan: 6’-10” High School (State): Chaminade (MO) Club Team (Affiliation): St. Louis Eagles (Nike) Commitment: Duke Blue Devils Our Take: Against high school competition, Tatum has demonstrated the ability to excel while playing all five positions with success. Especially gifted on the offensive end of the floor, Tatum showcases an old …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 22, 2015, 3:06 am

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsDerryck Thornton (Fr)Derryck Thornton (So)Derryck Thornton (Jr)Derryck Thornton (Sr)
Frank Jackson (Fr)Frank Jackson (So)Frank Jackson (Jr)
WingsMatt Jones (Jr)Matt Jones (Sr)Grayson Allen (Sr)Luke Kennard (Sr)
Grayson Allen (So)Grayson Allen (Jr)Luke Kennard (Jr)Brandon Ingram (Sr)
Luke Kennard (Fr)Luke Kennard (So)Brandon Ingram (Jr)Jayson Tatum (Jr)
Brandon Ingram (Fr)Brandon Ingram (So)Jayson Tatum (So)
Jayson Tatum (Fr)
PostsMarshall Plumlee (Sr)Sean Obi (Jr)Sean Obi (Sr)Chase Jeter (Sr)
Amile Jefferson (Sr)Chase Jeter (So)
Chase Jeter (Jr)
Antonio Vrankovic (Sr)
Sean Obi (So)Antonio Vrankovic (So)Antonio Vrankovic (Jr)Javin DeLaurier (Jr)
Chase Jeter (Fr)
Javin DeLaurier (Fr)Javin DeLaurier (So)
Antonio Vrankovic (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Frank Jackson6'-3"PGLone Peak (UT)HSVerbal
Jayson Tatum6'-9"SFChaminade (MO)HSVerbal
Javin DeLaurier6'-8"PFSt. Anne's-Belfield (VA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Luke Kennard6'-5"SGFranklin (OH)HSSigned
Chase Jeter6'-10"CBishop Gorman (NV)HSSigned
Antonio Vrankovic6'-11"CPine Crest (FL)HSSigned
Derryck Thornton6'-1"PGFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned
Brandon Ingram6'-8"SFKinston (NC)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Grayson Allen6'-4"SGProvidence (FL)HSSigned
Jahlil Okafor6'-10"CWhitney Young (IL)HSSigned
Tyus Jones6'-2"PGApple Valley (MN)HSSigned
Justise Winslow6'-6"SFSt. John's (TX)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Matt Jones6'-3"SGDeSoto (TX)HSSigned
Semi Ojeleye6'-6"SFOttawa (KS)HSSigned
Jabari Parker6'-8"PFSimeon (IL)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Rasheed Sulaimon 6′-4″ SG Strake Jesuit (TX) HS Signee
Amile Jefferson 6′-8″ PF Friends Central (PA) HS Signee

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Austin Rivers 6′-5″ SG Winter Park (FL) HS Signed
Quinn Cook 6′-1″ PG Oak Hill Academy (VA) HS Signed
Michael Gbinije 6′-6″ SF Benedictine (VA) HS Signed
Marshall Plumlee 7′-0″ C Christ School (NC) HS Signed
Alex Murphy 6′-9″ SF St. Mark’s (MA) HS Signed

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