Latest imported feed items on Duke Report <![CDATA[Experts weigh in as Duke basketball recruiting race nears finish line]]> 2021-02-28T20:00:54Z Unless folks are mistaken, a Duke basketball target now seems out of reach. IMG (Fla.) center Charles Bediako, who ranks No. 26 overall on the 247Sports 2021 Composite, gave some Duke basketball fans at least a glimmer of hope two weeks ago. He did so by pointing out during a chat with Jamie Shaw of […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball: Blue Devils showing interest in intriguing recruit]]> 2021-02-28T17:41:37Z A top-notch prospect has recently attracted some Duke basketball attention. In describing his repertoire to Stock Risers recruiting insider Jake Weingarten this weekend, Gill St. Bernard’s School (N.J.) sophomore small forward Mackenzie Mgbako brought up the name of former Duke basketball one-and-done sensation and two-time NBA All-Star Jayson Tatum: “I would describe my game as […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball recruiting: LeBron James Jr. suffers significant setback]]> 2021-02-26T23:00:15Z A high-profile Duke basketball recruiting prospect might be out for months. The Duke basketball recruiters haven’t even fully dived into their 2022 efforts yet. So it could be a while before they hand out 2023 offers. Whenever that day comes, though, chances are Sierra Canyon (Calif.) combo guard LeBron James Jr. will land one. Yes, […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball: Two future Blue Devils taste bittersweet honor]]> 2021-02-24T21:47:45Z Duke basketball is set to enjoy at least two more McDonald’s All-Americans. Due to COVID-related precautions, there will not be a McDonald’s All-American Game for the second year in a row. Naturally, that nugget makes this week’s McDonald’s All-American nods taste bittersweet for the five-star pair of 2021 Duke basketball signees to date: O’Dea (Wash.) […]

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<![CDATA[2021 McDonald's All-American Game roster revealed]]> 2021-02-23T16:33:43Z For the second year in a row, Covid-19 has forced the cancelation of the McDonald’s All-American Game. While there will be no game, making the team is still a tremendous

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<![CDATA[Monday dish: Has a leader emerged for Coach of the Year?]]> 2021-02-22T17:04:26Z
Is a leader emerging for National Coach of the Year? Is top 30 big man Charles Bediako nearing a decision? National Basketball Director Eric Bossi looks at those topics and

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<![CDATA[Two-time All-Star calls Duke basketball signee ‘best HS player’]]> 2021-02-20T21:30:53Z Will Duke basketball welcome its fourth Naismith High School Trophy winner? O’Dea (Wash.) senior Paolo Banchero is a five-star bruiser in the paint with deft perimeter skills to boot. At No. 3 on the 247Sports 2021 Composite, the 6-foot-9, 235-pound power forward is set to accompany Archbishop Stepinac (N.Y.) senior small forward AJ Griffin (No. […]

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<![CDATA[Checking the Crystal Ball, Bossi's latest picks]]> 2021-02-17T16:51:48Z There are only a handful of big-time prospects in the class of 2021 who have yet to make their college decisions. There are even less for whom I have made a Crystal Ball

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball: 7-footer ‘building a relationship’ with Blue Devils]]> 2021-02-16T21:52:17Z A towering 2022 prep continues to hear from the Duke basketball recruiters. Westtown School (Pa.) big man Dereck Lively II, a 7-foot-1, 220-pound four-star who ranks No. 39 overall on the 247Sports 2022 Composite, was among the first in his class to hear directly from the Duke basketball staff last summer. ALSO READ: Blue Devils […]

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<![CDATA[Updated predictions for Duke basketball target Patrick Baldwin Jr.]]> 2021-02-16T20:26:16Z Duke basketball may be on the verge of officially losing a longtime battle. In July 2018, Hamilton (Wis.) small forward Patrick Baldwin Jr. received a Duke basketball offer. On Monday, for the first time since then, a 247Sports Crystal Ball prediction popped up forecasting someone other than the Blue Devils to land the 6-foot-10, 205-pound sharpshooting […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball staff acting fast for decommitted big man]]> 2021-02-15T19:15:43Z A large Canadian center has reentered the Duke basketball recruiting radar. George Harris Prep (Ont.) big man Enoch Boakye should be a familiar name to those who closely follow Duke basketball recruiting. The 6-foot-11, 240-pound four-star was once seen as a prime candidate to receive a 2022 offer from Mike Krzyzewski. Yet the interest out […]

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<![CDATA[Monday dish: Kentucky has a new target, scouting an upcoming decision]]> 2021-02-15T11:00:00Z John Calipari and Kentucky have a new five-star target in the class of 2021? What should Wildcats fans make of the news of a new target? A potential top 150 player in the

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<![CDATA[Kentucky swoops in for major Duke basketball recruiting target]]> 2021-02-13T01:15:22Z Out of nowhere, a familiar foe entered a Duke basketball recruiting battle. Paul VI (Va.) shooting guard Trevor Keels, who ranks No. 20 overall on the 247Sports 2021 Composite, was already down to three finalists in his recruitment. That’s been the case since September. At that time, the 6-foot-5, 210-pound versatile prospect announced a list […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball target Patrick Baldwin Jr. knows his decision, for now]]> 2021-02-11T19:03:56Z There may already be a winner in one key Duke basketball recruiting battle. Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski has been in strong pursuit of small forward Patrick Baldwin Jr. for quite some time. In fact, more than 2.5 years ago, before his sophomore season at Hamilton (Wis.), the velvety shooter became the youngest recruit […]

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<![CDATA[LOOK: Fresh Patrick Baldwin, Jr. Highlights From Five Star Prospect's Senior Season]]> 2021-02-11T00:38:15Z The top target on the Duke recruiting board continues to look the part of a 2022 NBA Lottery Pick.

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball staff eyeing five-star guard with NBA range]]> 2021-02-10T18:55:50Z A beyond-his-years prospect is drawing Duke basketball recruiting interest. Lightfooted and lethal from deep, Kanaan Carlyle oozes potential. As only a sophomore prep, the 6-foot-2, 170-pound slick guard has been a leading force in helping Milton (Ga.) tally 19 wins in a row. The powerhouse program — alma mater of ex-Duke basketball player Alex O’Connell — has […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball signee shows flashes of Blue Devil legend]]> 2021-02-05T18:56:33Z A future Duke basketball big man continues to resemble a former Blue Devil. This week is not the first time that 2021 five-star Paolo Banchero has sparked memories of 2001 Duke basketball national champ Carlos Boozer. ALSO READ: The 100 greatest Blue Devils under Mike Krzyzewski No, the noted parallels — mostly centering on their […]

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<![CDATA[Naismith Player of the Year semifinalists]]> 2021-02-05T01:56:21Z The ten semifinalists for the Jersey Mike’s Naismith Player of the Year have been announced, and Chet Holmgren, Jaden Hardy and Paolo Banchero headline the list.

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball gets national television recruiting pitch]]> 2021-02-03T18:42:37Z Duke basketball got a free national television recruiting pitch.  There is no debate that the Duke basketball coaching staff has the best recruiters in college basketball, but even the best sometimes need a little help. On Tuesday night, the Brooklyn Nets (14-9) battled the Los Angeles Clippers (16-6) on national television in one of the […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball: Crafty point guard hoping for Blue Devil interest]]> 2021-01-31T21:30:54Z A younger brother of an NBA player wants to draw Duke basketball attention. The Jordan Goldwire experiment sure has turned out better than most folks expected when he arrived in Durham in 2017 as a mere three-star recruit. With that in mind, it wouldn’t be a bad idea for the Duke basketball coaches to seek […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball signee Paolo Banchero faces fellow five-star forward]]> 2021-01-31T20:05:53Z A soon-to-be Duke basketball sensation held his own versus top competition. It’s no exact science. Yet battles between five-stars do provide a clearer picture of what to expect from said five-stars on the college level. However, in the case of Saturday’s individual matchup for future Duke basketball big man Paolo Banchero, the 247Sports Crystal Ball forecasts […]

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<![CDATA[Key Duke basketball recruiting target tallies second triple-double this week]]> 2021-01-30T22:18:49Z A smooth recruit continues to deliver as Duke basketball awaits his choice. Somehow, despite obvious signs of growth to his frame and fine-tuning to his game, Paul VI (Va.) senior shooting guard Trevor Keels has been trickling down the 247Sports 2021 Composite Rankings as of late. After peaking at No. 15 in July, the prime Duke basketball […]

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<![CDATA[Ask EBoss: What's next for Kentucky, Michigan and North Carolina]]> 2021-01-30T18:26:17Z After a few weeks off, I’m back to answer questions that my followers on Twitter have been asking me for my #AskEBoss column.

The season has been an interesting one

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball: Underrated prospect anticipates offer from Blue Devils]]> 2021-01-29T22:08:22Z One overlooked Midwesterner should wind up on the Duke basketball wishlist. Grand Island (Neb.) forward Isaac Traudt sits near the top of the list in terms of 2022 recruits who seem to check enough boxes to warrant a Duke basketball offer. Traudt plays with a strong motor and high IQ. He exudes confidence on the floor. […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball: Blue Devils trending for five-star 2021 guard]]> 2021-01-28T19:49:47Z Duke basketball looks to be sitting pretty for coveted senior Trevor Keels. Three 2021 recruits remain on the Duke basketball wishlist. All three boast five-star ratings and rank inside the top 30 on the 247Sports 2021 Composite: Hamilton (Wis.) small forward Patrick Baldwin Jr. now at No. 4 overall, Paul VI (Va.) shooting guard Trevor […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball still has time to recruit best 2022 big man]]> 2021-01-27T22:22:23Z A top post prospect should be near the center of the Duke basketball radar. Although freshman Mark Williams provided a promising six-point, six-rebound performance in a home win over Georgia Tech on Tuesday night, the lone center on the 2020-21 Duke basketball roster is obviously still raw. All in all, he hasn’t posed a consistently […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball: Another 2022 recruit expresses Blue Devil fandom]]> 2021-01-23T19:31:44Z Duke basketball recruiting efforts should include a call to Eric Dailey Jr. Go ahead and add IMG (Fla.) power forward Eric Dailey Jr. to the growing list of 2022 prospects who have admitted to growing up as Duke basketball fans. The top-tier four-star recently gave a firm answer when Joseph Tipton of Tipton Edits asked […]

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<![CDATA[Duke basketball: Five-star defensive specialist wants Blue Devil offer]]> 2021-01-22T20:51:42Z A sensation on both ends of the floor is seeking Duke basketball attention. Given that perimeter defense has so often been a Duke basketball specialty over the years, one would think Richardson (Texas) combo guard Cason Wallace will eventually catch the eyes of Mike Krzyzewski and his staff. Wallace, who ranks No. 18 overall on the 247Sports […]

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<![CDATA[With Banchero & Griffin Duke places two on midseason Naismith list….with two more to follow?]]> 2021-01-20T00:12:29Z The list of the best high school players in the country features two Duke commits and two top targets.

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<![CDATA[Five-star Duke basketball target notices love among Blue Devils]]> 2021-01-19T22:39:47Z A key prospect on the Duke basketball wishlist is fond of Blue Devil bonds. Paul VI (Va.) senior sharpshooter Trevor Keels recently told Eric Bossi of 247Sports that he’s unsure when he’ll finally decide on a college destination. Evidently, as the 6-foot-5, 210-pound five-star detailed during the interview, one explanation for the delay is his strong feelings […]

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