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Duke Basketball Recruiting News


From ESPNMediaZone.com: Myles Turner, No. 2 in the ESPN 100, will announce his college selection during ESPNU’s Recruiting Nation: Announcement Special on Wednesday, April 30, at 4 p.m. E.T. The 7’0’’ center from Bedford, Texas, is expected to choose between Duke, Kansas, Ohio… See…
24 April 2014 | 6:34 pm
The column, which suggests that the five-star prospect should choose a different school because of the Longhorn's weak home atmosphere, dim spotlight, and lame-duck head coach was shared vigorously by members of the Kansas faithful, many of whom tagged Turner in their posts and may have been respons…
24 April 2014 | 6:30 pm
Should he commit to the Blue Devils, Turner would join center Jahlil Okafor in a star-studded Duke frontcourt next season. Point guard Tyus Jones, combo guard Grayson Allen and small forward Justise Winslow round out the Blue Devils' 2014 recruiting class.
24 April 2014 | 11:51 am
Duke leads the series 5-4 with all nine games being played on neutral courts. In addition to providing an early test for the nation’s top-ranked freshman class of big man Jahlil Okafor, point guard Tyus Jones, wing Justise Winslow and shooting guard ...
24 April 2014 | 11:35 am
Duke lacked a true center this past season. Next year the Blue Devils will have one. Jahlil Okafor is not just a post player ... The Blue Devils also get help at point guard. Tyus Jones can pass the ball. Jones’ most memorable delivery in the Jordan ...
24 April 2014 | 7:38 am
Eastern girls basketball coach John Burdette and University of Dayton signee Jenna Burdette each came away with some serious hardware on behalf of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association this past weekend as the father-daughter duo were respectively announced as the Division IV coach and…
24 April 2014 | 12:13 am
Myles Turner, a five-star recruit in the class of 2014, has his college choices down to seven school, which includes Texas.
23 April 2014 | 7:05 am
A return trip to the Carrier Dome awaits Amile Jefferson, Quinn Cook and the rest of the 2014-15 Blue Devils.
23 April 2014 | 1:02 am
The Duke men’s basketball ... s top-ranked class of recruits in 6-11 Jahlil Okafor, generally ranked as the nation’s top prospect and fellow top 15 prospects in 6-1 point guard Tyus Jones and 6-5 wing Justise Winslow and 4-star 6-3 shooting guard ...
22 April 2014 | 10:10 pm
The 6-foot-9 big man visited campus last weekend before ultimately choosing the Blue Devils.
22 April 2014 | 9:13 am
Source: www.bbstate.com --- Monday, April 21, 2014Duke landed an impact transfer on Monday with Rice big man Sean Obi.
22 April 2014 | 4:11 am
Henry Ellenson 6’10, 235 | Class of 2015 Power Forward Rice Lake, Wisconsin At 6’10 235 lbs, Henry Ellenson can be a beast in the middle. He is big but knows how and when to use his size to his… See more › The post Recruiting Profile: 2015 Power Forward Henry Ellenson appeared…
21 April 2014 | 6:07 pm
Despite those losses, Duke could be a better team next season due to incoming freshman Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow and Grayson Allen. Duke also returns a trio of talented upperclassmen in Quinn Cook, Rasheed Sulaimon and Amile Jefferson.
21 April 2014 | 1:00 am
Partly that’s due to Coach K’s ability to mold a team. But it’s more because of Duke’s incoming class of Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow and Grayson Allen. Okafor brings Duke something it hasn’t had in years - a highly skilled center.
19 April 2014 | 8:07 am
Ohio State plugged its biggest weakness on its roster in the last two weeks by adding big men transfers Anthony Lee and Trevor Thompson.
18 April 2014 | 5:57 pm
6′-10″ post Chase Jeter, considered by many to be a top-25 caliber prospect in the 2015 class nationally, narrowed his recruiting list to six on Thursday. The talented big man from Bishop Gorman (NV) announced that the Duke Blue Devils, UCLA Bruins, UNLV Running Rebels, Oregon Ducks, Ar…
18 April 2014 | 12:55 pm
... land top five recruiting classes in each of the last two season at Duke, including the top-rated class of in 2014 with Grayson Allen, Tyus Jones, Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow. Scheyer, who lettered at Duke from 2007-10 and helped lead the Blue ...
18 April 2014 | 1:00 am
While it was fun to dream of them playing with Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow and Grayson Allen, the hangover would've been immense: the following year, Duke would have lost Parker, Hood and Okafor to the draft. So life works out. Best of luck ...
18 April 2014 | 12:25 am
NEW YORK On Wednesday, we found out when the highest-ranked uncommitted player in the class of 2014 would make his decision.
17 April 2014 | 10:55 pm
For some reason, though, America is not apoplectic about Myles Turner's recruitment.
17 April 2014 | 4:13 pm
Paul Biancardi, of ESPN’s Recruiting Nation, reported that Myles Turner has set his announcement date for April 30th: #SigningDayShow! Myles Turner has his announcement date set for April 30th. @ESPN_Schick talks with him today at 3PM ET on @ESPNU —… See more › The post Myl…
17 April 2014 | 11:10 am
Myles Turner, rated as the No. 2 college basketball recruit in the nation by ESPN and Scout.com , is expected to announce his decision from among eight prospective colleges next week.
17 April 2014 | 12:32 am
Parker's NBA decision, it is worth pointing out that the Blue Devils will still be among the best teams in the country next season either way because of Mike Krzyzewski's incredible recruiting.
16 April 2014 | 8:55 pm
College basketball recruiting has become a spectacle, and Myles Turner is embracing his first 15 minutes of fame during the prep All-Star tour over the last few weeks.
16 April 2014 | 8:55 pm
Myles Turner, the top uncommitted prospect in the 2014 basketball class, will unveil his college decision in a televised ceremony on ESPNU at 4 p.m. on April 30. For now, Turner is deciding amongst a list of schools that includes Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma State, Ohio State, SMU and Duke.
16 April 2014 | 8:30 pm
People arrive feeling a mixture of emotions ranging from sadness to anxiety to defiance in the face of hatred after Sunday’s attack that left two dead in the parking lot, and a third victim at the Village Shalom senior living center nearby.
16 April 2014 | 8:15 pm
McDonald's East All-American Myles Turner, of Bedford, Texas, competes in the three-point shootout during the McDonald's All-American Jam Fest at the University of Chicago in Chicago, on Monday, March 31, 2014.
15 April 2014 | 5:33 pm
With many early Top 25 rankings operating under the assumption that Parker won’t return, Duke is still a team expected to contend for a national title in 2014-15. The arrival of highly regarded freshmen Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow ...
13 April 2014 | 4:50 pm
The USA Junior National Select Team earned an 84-73 win over the World Select Team at the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon. Three future Duke Blue Devils had a huge impact on the win, as forward Justise Winslow led the USA team with 16 points, and also collected 6 rebounds. His future team…
13 April 2014 | 1:24 pm
Tyus Jones, Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow all had big games for the USA team at the Nike Hoop Summit. If the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit was any indication, fans in Durham have a ton to look forward to. Duke commits Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise ...
13 April 2014 | 9:04 am
Dayton coach Archie Miller's name popped up in the Oakland Tribune as the kind of " A-list candidate" that California would like to hire as its new basketball coach, which shouldn't surprise anyone at the Atlantic 10 school after the Flyers' dramatic run to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament.
11 April 2014 | 2:18 pm
Want to get another look at the biggest prospect on Oklahoma State's basketball radar? Tune into the Nike Hoop Summit this weekend.
10 April 2014 | 5:33 pm
Dave Greschner Sports editor Big Rivers boys' basketball in the 2013-14 season looked a lot like Big River boys' basketball in 2012-13.
10 April 2014 | 3:16 pm
Franklin's Luke Kennard accepted an invitation to the USA Basketball U18 National Team Training Camp in June in Colorado Springs.
9 April 2014 | 3:59 pm
MEQUAN, Wis. --- UNC continues to hunt for big men in the class of 2015. With four scholarship offers already out to post players in this class, there are still more players that the Tar Heel staff is in the process of evaluating.
8 April 2014 | 12:17 pm
In front of a hometown crowd that included a reported 17,116 people in attendance, Chicago-native and Duke Blue Devils-bound center Jahlil Okafor was named the game’s co-MVP as his West squad won the 2014 McDonald’s All-American game over the East team, 105-102. In the losing effort, fut…
3 April 2014 | 5:02 am
Fans, the media and NBA scouts have flocked around the 7-footer from Euless Trinity throughout the event.
2 April 2014 | 3:04 am
The second day of practice for the McDonald’s All-American teams was short and sweet. Both teams went at it for just over an hour, before they played a closed scrimmage later in the afternoon. Yesterday, it was the West team that came out with the intensity in drills and scrimmages, but today the…
2 April 2014 | 2:53 am
In college basketball more than any other sport, just one key player can lead a team to a conference title or get it to the Big Dance.
2 April 2014 | 1:40 am
The 2013-14 college basketball season is reaching its conclusion with the Final Four set for Saturday, but Duke's season already feels like a distant memory.
1 April 2014 | 8:26 pm
The Duke Basketball team continues to get top recruits, and they have one already for the 2015-16 season.
1 April 2014 | 4:41 pm
The McDonald’s All-American week has begun. While the skills competition, three-point shootout, and slam dunk contest will be broadcast on ESPNU this evening, the players showcased their skills to the media and NBA personnel in the morning. Both the East and West teams went through an hour and a h…
31 March 2014 | 8:59 pm
The list has been finalized for tonight’s Powerade Jam Fest. There will be three events broadcast live on ESPNU at 9pm ET (8pm CT). Duke will have participants in each of the men’s events tonight, and have a great shot… See more › The post 2014 Powerade Jam Fest Participant…
31 March 2014 | 6:21 pm
Secondary market materializes The complete dearth of unsigned prospects in the 2014 class could see a few additions to it – names that will be hotly, if briefly recruited by college basketball programs seeking to add a late pick-up. The “secondary market” of prospects released from…
31 March 2014 | 4:07 am
Luke Kennard, the #24 overall recruit in the ESPN60, just announced he will be attending Duke University in 2015. Kennard, a 6’5″ shooting guard from Franklin, OH, is the first member of the 2015 recruiting class for the Blue Devils.… See more › The post Luke Kennard Choose…
24 March 2014 | 11:49 pm
You can listen to his announcement live at http://radio.securenetsystems.net/v5/CINDAY We’ll have a story on his choice as soon as it’s announced. The post Listen to Luke Kennard’s Announcement Live appeared first on Duke Report.
24 March 2014 | 11:40 pm
Over the weekend, Josh Jackson -- the No. 1 player in the class of 2016 -- won himself a state title in Michigan.
24 March 2014 | 6:50 pm
Franklin High junior shooting guard Luke Kennard felt a connection with Duke during his official visit earlier this month.
24 March 2014 | 7:00 am
Recruiting wise, Duke Basketball is set for the 2014 season with the option of possibly adding either Myles Turner or perhaps a transfer. It’s hard to say at this point, and we as fans should be used to things being… See more › The post Are there any Recruiting Areas of Concern for D…
14 March 2014 | 3:11 pm
On the radar for Duke in recruiting: The 6-foot-11 big man, Myles Turner from Texas will visit Duke March 8 for the North Carolina game. Hard to say what his level of interest is but Duke is still on the… See more › The post Recruiting Tidbits: Myles Turner, Tyus Battle, a 7-Footer and…
25 February 2014 | 9:02 pm

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