Top 2018 recruit RJ Barrett commits to Duke

Canadian Hoops Phenom RJ Barrett Has Decided To Play For Coach K At Duke In 2018

RJ Barrett, the No. 1 basketball recruit in the world, commits to Duke over Kentucky, Oregon

Teenaged Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett has announced his commitment to Duke University in 2018.

Barrett is a dominant physical force, with a 6-foot-10 wingspan to go along with an athletic 6-foot-6 frame. "Overall, he's a victor and could lead a franchise one day".

Barrett, a 6-6, 180-pound, five-star small forward who plays for Montverde Academy in Montverde, Fla., announced his decision on the Canadian sports channel TSN Friday night.

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In the tournament, Barrett averaged 21.6 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per game on 43.9 percent shooting from the field.

Barrett chose the Blue Devils over OR and Kentucky, with the Canada native visiting all three schools in September. He also became the Blue Devils' third recruit in the top 6 of the 2018 class, via 247 Composite Rankings, joining Cameron Reddish and Tre Jones.

During the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup, Barrett showed why he is the best recruit in his class, leading Canada to the Gold Medal. Duke is expected to lose Bagley, the most highly regarded recruit in the class of 2017 and SI's projected freshman runner-up in points per game (16.5), to the pros this offseason, but it would have been hard for the Blue Devils to find a better way to replace his scoring than by adding Barrett.

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Christmas is coming early for the Duke Blue Devils.

Originally from Mississauga, Canada, Barrett will head to Duke next year as a polished scorer and defender. All three are ranked among the top six prospects nationally.

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