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No. 1 Recruit R.J. Barrett Announces Commitment

The No. 1 recruit in the nation knows where he wants to play his college ball.

R.J. Barrett, the No. 1 recruit in the 2018 class, is off the board.

The Canadian star dominated the United States team led by John Calipari this summer during the FIBA U19 World Cup in Cairo, Egypt.

Barrett scored a tournament-high 38 points in Canada’s upset win over the U.S. team, a game that officially put him on the map.


Duke entered as the favorite for Barrett, but Kentucky and Oregon remained in the mix until the very end.

The addition of Barrett give Duke an absolutely stacked 2018 class. The Blue Devils already have commitment from Cam Reddish, the No. 4 overall recruit, and Tre Jones, the No. 6 overall recruit.

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