Earlier today, 2018 Duke commits R.J. Barrett, Cameron Reddish, and Zion Williamson were all named Naismith High School Finalists. There were five players selected along with Bol Bol and Romeo Langford.
Only these five candidates will continue competing for the Naismith Trophy.
Austin Rivers is the last Blue Devil to win the award in 2011. Shane Battier also won in 1997.
The award for the Naismith National Boys’ High School Player of the Year will be revealed on March 8.