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Duke Signees Wendell Carter, Trevon Duval Named SLAM Magazine All-Americans

A pair of Duke signees have garnered more All-American honors.

SLAM Magazine has unveiled its Class of 2017 High School All-American First Team, and two of the five players on the squad are headed to Duke.

Five-star point guard Trevon Duval and five-star big man Wendell Carter both made the list, alongside DeAndre Ayton (Arizona), Michael Porter Jr. (Missouri) and Mohamed Bamba (Texas).

Here is what SLAM said about Carter:

This future Duke Blue Devil is a threat in the paint and from distance. He led his high school team to a 26-8 record and the Class AAA state title while averaging 22.7 points, 15.5 rebounds and 5.8 blocks per game this season. Carter will follow in the footsteps of Jabari Parker, Jahlil Okafor and Jayson Tatum as the latest five-star forward to suit up for Coach K.

And what they said about Duval:

Regarded as the No. 1 point guard in the country, Duval’s athleticism and explosiveness made him one of the toughest matchups in all of high school ball. He averaged 16.2 points and 7.7 assists for the IMG Academy Ascenders, who finished this season with a 26-2 record. Although he was born in Queens, Duval’s lived in Wilmington, DE since middle school, so he’s constantly looking to put his often slept-on home state on the map.

Duke is going to need both of these guys to be standouts as freshmen.

They probably will only play one year in Durham, so we'll have to see if they make it a memorable one.