Two current high school prospects and consensus top 10 talents in the 2014 class, Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow were selected to the USA Basketball U19 team on Monday night. The 12-man USA Basketball U19 World Championship Team roster was announced following the evening training session and…
18 June 2013 | 5:02 am
This was article reprinted with permission from BlueDevilLair.com, the Duke Basketball and Football Recruiting site on the 247Sports.com network. Follow their recruiting analysts on twitter here: Adam Rowe (@BlueDevilLair) and Andrew Slater (@ASlater247). 6’7″ Stanley Johnson is the…
17 June 2013 | 11:08 pm
Ben Simmons grew up as a Duke fan and now is the first player in his class to receive a scholarship offer from the Blue Devils. Could this lead to an early decision?
17 June 2013 | 4:25 am
Rasheed Sulaimon (Duke University/Houston, Texas) Mike Tobey (University of Virginia/Monroe, N.Y.) Nigel Williams-Goss (Findlay Prep/Happy Valley, Ore.) Justise Winslow (St. Johns H.S./Houston, Texas). So here's the list of those 16 making ...
15 June 2013 | 5:00 pm
Up until now, Duke target Kevon Looney has let his parents manage his recruiting.
15 June 2013 | 7:51 am
The Duke coaching staff have expressed interest in a number of rising juniors. Tonight at midnight, they'll be able to contact them directly. Who is most likely to get calls?
14 June 2013 | 3:00 pm
He's one of Duke's top targets in the class of 2014, and this week he's getting a chance to match up against some of the top players in the country at the NBA Top 100 Camp.
13 June 2013 | 8:32 pm
Marshall Plumlee is going to develop. Just like his brothers, it may take a few years, but he has the build and athleticism to become a starting Center at Duke. Jahlil Okafor has been courted by Duke for years now. Yesterday, Coach K offered 6'9 Center ...
13 June 2013 | 12:47 pm
Duke is targeting a point guard in the Class of 2015, and Californian Tyler Dorsey has been hearing from the Blue Devils lately.
13 June 2013 | 5:20 am
Recruitment of 2014 Center Goodluck Okonoboh picking up steam.
11 June 2013 | 6:25 pm
Trey Lyles has said for past several months that he planned on waiting until the spring signing period to make a college decision.
8 June 2013 | 7:25 pm
Trey Lyles sets tone early in Hoosiers' sweep at Kentucky-Indiana Junior All-Stars basketball series
Trey Lyles took control early, and the Indiana Boys' Junior All-Stars never looked back en route to an 86-73 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night at St. Xavier High School, capping a two-game, two-night series sweep.
8 June 2013 | 7:00 am
From one to 100 -- including No. 1 and No. 100, in fact -- I can't remember an MSU basketball recruiting summer like this one.
8 June 2013 | 7:00 am
Chicago Morgan Park's Josh Cunningham, right, shoots over Cahokia's Vincent Jackson Jr. during a game March 16, 2013, in Peoria, Ill.
7 June 2013 | 3:01 pm
Tyus Jones was rated as the new #1 player in the Class of 2014 by 247Sports.com's Jerry Meyer yesterday. Find out why he won't be playing USA Basketball & his upcoming visits.
7 June 2013 | 2:21 pm
From 1 to 100 -- including No. 1 and No. 100, in fact -- I can't remember a Michigan State basketball recruiting summer like this one.
7 June 2013 | 7:00 am
There is a lot of competition at the top of the 2015 class among big men, but 4th-ranked Stephen Zimmerman stands above them all.
6 June 2013 | 2:30 pm
According to reports from both Scout.com and UMhoops.com , Michigan coach John Beilein formally extended a scholarship offer to four-star 2014 wing Kameron Chatman following this past week's Michigan college practice camp in Ann Arbor.
4 June 2013 | 11:52 am
6'4" Malik Newman, a finalist for the 16U USA Basketball team & will likely be taking many calls on June 15th, when college coaches are allowed to reach out to rising juniors.
3 June 2013 | 7:53 pm
Although player rankings for the class of 2016 haven’t been widely published just yet, there’s a more than fair chance that Harry Giles, a 6′-9″ forward from Wesleyan Christian (NC) will be at or near the top of most lists. In fact, Giles is our choice for No. 1 in our init…
3 June 2013 | 7:04 pm
Duke targets Harry Giles (2016), Diamond Stone (2015) and Ivan Rabb (2015) are among 16 finalists for the USA Basketball 16U Team.
2 June 2013 | 4:30 pm
USA Basketball did a terrific job in bringing 30 of the top 2015 and 2016 prospects nationally to Colorado Springs, Colorado to compete for a slot on the U16 Developmental Men’s National Team. Following five practices and training sessions, a roster of 12 young players will be assembled to tra…
2 June 2013 | 3:32 am
5-Star forward Justise Winslow is visiting Duke and UCLA this weekend after being selected to tryout for USA Basketball's 19U team. Is a college decision coming soon?
31 May 2013 | 5:29 pm
Tech standout junior Trey Lyles will not play in the two exhibition games pitting the IndyStar Indiana Junior All-Stars against the Senior All-Stars June 10 and 12, due to a conflict with training camp for the Canadian National Team in preparation for the FIBA World Championships in Prague, Czech Re…
31 May 2013 | 2:35 pm
Recent interest from Duke could indicate that there will be two big man taken in the 2014 recruiting class. Another name to keep an eye on is Kiski Prep's Satchel Pierce.
30 May 2013 | 8:22 pm
Moving forward, the Wolverines' surge to the national title game is starting to make waves on the recruiting trail as well.
30 May 2013 | 6:05 pm
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29 May 2013 | 8:12 pm
6′-9″ junior center Jahlil Okafor of Whitney Young (IL), currently the nation’s consensus top prospect in the ’14 recruiting cycle, has narrowed his list of potential colleges to eight. Okafor posted that he is considering, in no particular order, the Arizona Wildcats, Bayl…
29 May 2013 | 7:15 pm
After being named Chicago Sun-Times' Player of the Year, Jahlil Okafor will represent his country as one of only two high school players on USA Basketball's U-19 team in June.
29 May 2013 | 4:00 pm
Despite being the #1 ranked player in the nation, Jahlil Okafor just wants to be known as a "kind young man."…
29 May 2013 | 4:00 pm
Okafor, a 6-foot-10 center, visited Duke unofficially last year for Countdown to Craziness along with close friend Tyus Jones and Theo Pinson, who committed last week to North Carolina. Okafor and Jones, a point guard and the No. 2 player in 2014, are ...
29 May 2013 | 11:56 am
The Adidas Chicago Classic was another Memorial Day travel team event full of top players and teams from around the nation.
28 May 2013 | 3:53 pm
Saturday at the Adidas Chicago Classic saw some new teams, and prospects, emerge as standouts on the circuit.
26 May 2013 | 11:35 am
Twenty-four players, including 16 with previous USA Basketball experience, have accepted invitations to attend the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Championship Team Training camp that will be held June 14-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo. The USA Basketb…
23 May 2013 | 3:41 am
Wesleyan Christian (NC) wing Theo Pinson, who is among the most athletic wing players nationally in the 2014 class, has decided on a college. Pinson committed on Wednesday at his school to the North Carolina Tar Heels over the Indiana Hoosiers, Duke Blue Devils, Georgetown Hoyas and Louisville Cardi…
22 May 2013 | 4:14 pm
Duke Basketball recruiting analyst Andrew Slater is joining the BlueDevilLair.com staff beginning today.
20 May 2013 | 2:20 pm
Point guard is a position Duke is likely to fill in the Class of 2015. Mac Irvin Fire's Jalen Brunson is one of a few lead guards who have been hearing from the Blue Devils.
17 May 2013 | 6:40 pm
Tyus Jones is one of Duke's top targets in the Class of 2014. BDL's Zach Lambert watched Tyus play last weekend in Dallas and caught up with him after the game.
17 May 2013 | 5:04 pm
Shooting guard Devin Booker has remained in contact with Duke and despite the commitment of Grayson Allen. Find out where he'll be this summer.
15 May 2013 | 1:00 pm
Today was all about Andrew Wiggins, as the #1 player in the Class of 2013 announced for Kansas. In 2014, the main attractions will be the duo of Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor.
14 May 2013 | 6:57 pm
Jahlil Okafor, the 247Composite's #1 ranked player in the Class of 2014, talks about his summer plans, which will include playing with Tyus Jones.
13 May 2013 | 5:40 pm
Session #3 of the Nike EYBL Circuit went through Dallas, Texas this past weekend and Zach Lambert was there to see Grayson Allen re-emerge on the scene. 7 interviews coming.
13 May 2013 | 5:08 am
As the top-ranked point guard prospect in the 247Composite rankings for the Class of 2015, Tyler Dorsey has a long list of suitors. Duke is one of those schools.
9 May 2013 | 6:12 pm
Jalen Brunson, a top 2015 Illinois point guard prospect and the son of former Temple/NBA standout Rick Brunson, is playing "up" this spring for the Mac Irvin Fire. How involved is Duke?
8 May 2013 | 4:58 pm
Watch this clip from last week of Class of 2014 6-8 Kevon Looney (Milwaukee Hamilton High School) putting his defender on a poster on the break. Beastly: Looney has offers from Duke, Cincinnati, Florida, Georgetown, Kansas, Louisville, and more.
7 May 2013 | 2:49 pm
Able to score from any number of spots on the floor, Jalen Coleman finds himself worrying less about point totals this spring. He is high on the Blue Devils' radar.
6 May 2013 | 7:31 pm
[jwplayer config="BIL-Pre-Roll-Auto-Play" mediaid="38314"] Check out one of the top point guards and who many scouts call the best passer in the nation, Josh Perkins out of Aurora, CO. Josh impressed many scouts this past weekend at the 2013 Pangos Spring Spectacular. Look out for more of Josh comin…
25 April 2013 | 12:31 am
Duke is on the books for the class of 2014. The Blue Devils got their first commitment from next year’s class in the form of guard Grayson Allen who announced via Twitter that he would be a Blue Devil after… See more ›The post 2014 Guard Grayson Allen Becomes Duke Basketball’…
24 April 2013 | 8:46 pm
Allerik Freeman picked UCLA over Duke, Kansas, Villanova and Ohio State back in Novemeber but with the departure of Ben Howland the top 100 guard has decided to reopen his recruitment. Freeman would likely have found himself playing sparingly behind Jordan Adams or out of position at the point had h…
24 April 2013 | 6:24 pm
Whitney Young center Jahlil Okafor, ESPN's No. 1-ranked junior in the country, will hold in-home visits for Baylor, Duke, Kansas and Michigan State next week and already has hosted Ohio State, according to Okafor's father. Chukwudi Okafor said ...
17 April 2013 | 6:25 pm