April 12, 2024

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2023 center grabs Blue Devil attention

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2023 center grabs Blue Devil attention

Duke basketball is eyeing a single 2023 significant gentleman with a great deal of exterior activity.

In February, Cathedral (Ind.) center Xavier Booker expressed his desire in the Duke basketball application as a upcoming suitor. Now, it seems that fascination is mutual.

For every a tweet this 7 days from Jeff Rabjohns of 247Sporting activities, the Blue Devils have “entered the arena in the recruitment.” The 6-foot-11, 210-pound higher faculty junior ranks No. 84 overall on the 247Sports 2023 Composite.

Booker’s AAU group, G3 Rising Stars, explained to Rabjohns that the workers in Durham intends to examine him out throughout the second evaluation interval later on this thirty day period.

He presently retains about two dozen presents, and most are from significant-significant conferences. But here’s what Booker just lately advised Isaac Dennis of NY2LA Sports activities about his give-sheet aspirations:

“I am likely to be working to get additional delivers from educational facilities like Duke and Kentucky.”

A probable Duke basketball extend-four target

Judging by the Xavier Booker mixtape below, he was spot-on for the duration of his chat with Isaac Dennis in describing himself as a extend-four in the producing:

“I like to shoot the 3, and my mid-vary pull-up is getting genuinely good. I like placing the ball on the floor, and I can crack my defender down truly properly for an individual my height…I see the flooring pretty nicely and know how to set my teammates up…My IQ is going up over time as I find out far more about the activity and how to offer with selected conditions.”


At present, Duke head mentor Jon Scheyer and his gang, who personal the nation’s prime-ranked classes on the 2022 and 2023 recruiting trails, have nonetheless to extend a 2023 offer to a center.

It is attainable that Xavier Booker, a possible multi-calendar year school player, will quickly become the very first.

Continue to be tuned to Ball Durham for far more Duke basketball recruiting information and sights.

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