Duke Recruit Quinn Cook Has Huge Shoes to Fill

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With Nolan Smith graduating and Kyrie Irving likely the top pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, Duke has a huge hole fill at the point next season.  Enter McDonald’s All-American Quinn Cook who is one of the top point guard recruits in the country.

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Prepare Yourself for Plumlee Overload at Duke

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You know what I cannot wait for once the 2011-2012 college basketball season starts… all the feature stories that will be done on the Plumlee brothers since all three of them will be playing together at Duke.  That will not get old at all.  No, seriously… I am in no way hoping you are reading this opening paragraph with the heavy sarcasm that I am intending it to have.

McDonald’s All-American Marshall Plumlee will join his older brothers, Miles and Mason, next season at Duke and provide Coach K. with another athletic big man.  But will Marshall finally be able to provide the Blue Devils with a true inside presence; something his big bros have been unable do.

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Three Duke Blue Devils Recruits Make McDonald’s All-American Team

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Yesterday the McDonald’s All-American team was announced, and four schools landed two recruits on the roster. Only two schools- Kentucky and Duke- landed three recruits into the game.

Yes indeed, the rich of college basketball are getting richer.

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Duke Blue Devils Unveil #2 Ranked Recruiting Class

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Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski who’s not just a basketball coach but a leader who happens to coach college basketball announced Tuesday the signing of Quinn Cook, Michael Gbinije [Ben-ih-jhay], Marshall Plumlee and Austin Rivers to national letters of intent. Duke’s recruiting class is ranked No. 2 in the nation by ESPN, Scout.com and Rivals.com.The team itself is currently ranked #1 in both polls

“We are extremely excited about this recruiting class,” said Krzyzewski. “In addition to being outstanding talents on the court, all four members of the class are outstanding young men and terrific students. Quinn, Michael, Marshall and Austin are each students of the game with high basketball IQs and well-rounded skill sets. They each have a bright future in our program and we look forward to watching them develop on and off the court.”

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