Category Archives: Shabazz Muhammad

No Current Leaders for 2012’s Shabazz Muhammad

A few weeks ago, Blue Devil Insider broke the news regarding Shabazz Muhammad’s visit to Durham for the annual Duke-UNC matchup at Cameron Indoor Stadium.  While in town Muhammad also stopped by the campus of rival North Carolina.  The visit to UNC occurred the day after the Blue Devils’ victory over the Tar Heels.  Not long after the visit to UNC several recruiting analysts began labeling North Carolina as the leader to land Muhammad.  This idea was further reinforced by the fact that Roy Williams flew out to visit Muhammad in Nevada just 2 days after visiting North Carolina.  Despite this action and the chatter of many recruiting analysts, BDI has learned that UNC is not the leader for Muhammad at this point in time.  A source close to Muhammad noted that the young wing forward currently has no leaders and is simply looking to take the recruiting process one step at a time.  The source also noted that Muhammad was unlikely to make a decision about where he would attend college anytime soon, although the class of 2012 wing is considering several schools including Arizona, Duke, UCLA, UNC, Texas, and a few others.

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6 Top Recruits & Prospects watch Duke Dominate UNC

For Duke Basketball fans, very few things are more pleasing than Saturday night’s 82-50 drubbing of rival North Carolina.  However, it turns out that there is more good news for Duke fans.  In addition to the win over UNC, Blue Devil supporters will be pleased to know that 6 top recruits and prospects were in the house for the victory over the Tar Heels.  Attendees from the class of 2010 included Kyrie Irving, Michael Haynes, and Josh Hairston.  Also attending were Michael Gbinije and TJ Warren from the class of 2011.  The final attendee was highly ranked recruit Shabazz Muhammad from the class of 2012.  All in all, the victory over UNC was a great night for Duke Basketball in more ways than one.

Top Recruits & Prospects Attending Duke vs. UNC

Several Duke Basketball recruits and prospects from the classes of 2010, 2011, and 2012 are expected to attend the upcoming Duke vs. UNC game.  Here is an overview of the players who may be at the matchup.

2010

Kyrie Irving – Confirmed

Tyler Thornton – Confirmed

Josh Hairston – Confirmed

2011 

Austin Rivers – Confirmed (State title game may prevent attendance)

Marshall Plumlee – Expected to attend

Quincy Miller – Expected to attend

Michael Gbinije – Invited, attendance not confirmed

2012

Shabazz Muhammad – Confirmed

Justin Anderson – Invited, attendance not confirmed

JP Tokoto – Invited, attendance not confirmed

 The annual Duke – North Carolina game at Cameron Indoor Stadium continues to be a favorite stop for top recruits and prospects.  Let’s hope this years matchup between the Blue Devils and the Tar Heels does not disappoint those in attendance.