The race to land the No. 1 shooting guard in the 2017 class just got tougher.
Over the last 24 hours, Duke and Kentucky have both offered a scholarship to Hamidou Diallo, a five-star prospect out of Queens Village, New York.
The 6-foot-4, 170-pound recruit is ranked the No. 8 player in the class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.
Extremely Blessed To Receive an offer from Duke University
— Hamidou diallo (@Diallo1Hamidou) April 19, 2016
Blessed To Receive an offer From University of Kentucky
— Hamidou diallo (@Diallo1Hamidou) April 20, 2016
Kentucky is believed to be the favorite to land Diallo, though he’s being pursued by pretty much every program in the country.