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Report: 2014 Duke Target Devin Booker Will Visit Duke, North Carolina Next Weekend

February 17, 2013 by

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A few weeks ago it broke that Duke and North Carolina were starting to look at 2014 Mississippi guard Devin Booker. Now it seems that Booker will be visiting each school next weekend to watch each of Tobacco Road’s finest. About these ads

Duke Basketball Recruits Matt Jones, Jabari Parker Named to 2013 Jordan Brand Classic Roster

February 12, 2013 by

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It isn’t the McDonald’s All American Game, but the Jordan Brand Classic has been approaching the levels of the most renowned high school basketball all-star game for the past few years. The roster for the 12th annual all-star game sponsored by Michael Jordan’s company was announced Tuesday and Duke recruits Jabari Parker and Matt Jones […]

Contructing My 2013 High School Basketball Dream Team Using Dave Telep’s System

February 7, 2013 by

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Last year I was running my own basketball recruiting site after the 2012 Hoophall Classic sparked my interest in high school basketball. Around this time, ESPN’s Dave Telep came up with a little game that would lead one to create their high school basketball dream team using the ESPN 100 rankings.

Duke, North Carolina Evaluate Five-Star 2014 Shooting Guard Devin Booker

February 7, 2013 by

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Duke’s 2013 recruiting class filled itself out quite nicely with Jabari Parker, Matt Jones and Semi Ojeleye all likely to be impact players for the program over the next few seasons. The 2014 class is empty thus far but the Blue Devils took steps towards one of the country’s premier guards when they stopped in […]

Jeff Capel Ecourages Recruits to Watch Duke Basketball Games to Avoid ‘Scare Tactics’ Used By Other Coaches

January 31, 2013 by

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Recruiting is a business. There are companies (teams) vying for the top talent (high schoolers) to help make their product better than the other products on the market. And just like in the business world, coaches will use any advantage they can get to try to convince talented players that their program is better than […]

Jabari Parker, Duke back to #1 in the AP Poll discussed with Steve Wiseman of ‘The Herald Sun’ on the Speak of the Devil podcast (audio)

January 22, 2013 by

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Discussion that includes Duke back to #1 in the AP Poll, how Duke is adjusting to life without Ryan Kelly, Jabari Parker and his performance at the Hoophall Classic and how Duke will perform on the road against the #25 ranked Miami Hurricanes.

Jabari Parker: ‘I Want to Just Win. At Duke They’re Always in the Tournament’

January 21, 2013 by

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The Hoophall Classic has become just another road game for Jabari Parker. Since he was a freshman the Duke-bound forward has been impressing the crowd in Springfield. This year, however, the biggest difference for Parker wasn’t on the court.

Jabari Parker, Simeon (Ill.) Use National Stage to Showcase School’s Unique Style

January 21, 2013 by

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Monday's 81-68 win over Oak Hill (Va.) was the second of three nationally televised games for Jabari Parker and his Simeon (Ill.) squad. The games are different but the product rarely changes as Simeon proves time and again that they are one of the best high school basketball factories in the country.

Jahlil Okafor impresses Hoophall Classic crowd with blend of size, athleticism

January 19, 2013 by

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For the first few minutes, the crowd Blake Arena waited with baited breath for that moment when Jahlil Okafor, the No. 2 player in the class of 2014, would bring the house down. Just moments into the first quarter, Okafor obliged by throwing down one of his five thunderous slams on Day 3 of the 2013 Spalding Hoophall Classic.

The Duke Fan’s Guide to Watching the 2013 Hoophall Classic featuring Jahlil Okafor and Jabari Parker

January 15, 2013 by

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This weekend is the Spalding Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass. and some of the best high school basketball players in the country will be in the building, facing off on one of the biggest stages there is. Great high school players like Kevin Durant, Ty Lawson, Nick Johnson, Kyrie Irving and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist have all […]

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