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5-Star Kentucky Signee Wenyen Gabriel Says He's "Proud" He Said No To Duke

Duke won a hard-fought recruiting battle with Kentucky today for the services of five-star center Marques Bolden. The Blue Devils also overtook the Wildcats for the No. 1 recruiting class in the country. 

Both of these programs are recruiting at insanely high levels, but Duke really was able to land whoever it wanted this cycle. According to ESPN's Adam Finkelstein, only one player turned down strong overtures from the Blue Devils: five-star Kentucky signee Wenyen Gabriel. 

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Gabriel clearly doesn't regret his decision. In fact, he quoted Finkelstein's tweet and said he's "proud" to have turned down the Blue Devils. 

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Gabriel may not know it, but he probably just became a lot of Kentucky fans' favorite Wildcat.