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

February 17, 2013 by


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


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 […]

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

February 7, 2013 by


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


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 […]

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

January 19, 2013 by


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


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 […]

Jabari Parker Feeling Better After Making Duke Decision, According to Simeon Coach

January 12, 2013 by


Jabari Parker made a great decision when he decided to join Duke University last month and it appears that the timing of that decision has paid off for Parker as well. Since making the decision, the Simeon (Ill.) senior has been able to relax and be a kid again.

Duke Basketball 2014 Target, Justise Winslow Posterizes Defender, Will Trim Offers in January (VIDEO)

January 4, 2013 by


Justise Winslow, one of the top 2014 prospects in the country, is ready to narrow his list of offers down. It’s clear to see why he has a lengthy list following this dunk (see below).

Duke Basketball Meet Victor Dukes and This Dunk (VIDEO)

January 3, 2013 by


By now, many in the basketball world have seen the video of Nettleton High (Ark.) sophomore Victor Dukes absolutely posterizing a far less athletic opponent.

Jabari Parker Picks Duke For His College Basketball Home

December 20, 2012 by


The moment has come and Jabari Parker has selected the Duke Blue Devils as his home for at least one year of his basketball future. The No. 2 player in the country, Parker chose Duke over Michigan State, Florida, BYU and Stanford.


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