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Here's What Duke's Starting 5 Will Probably Look Like This Year

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With Marvin Bagley's recent commitment, this will most likely be Duke's starting lineup.

Monday night, the No. 1 ranked high school player in the nation, Marvin Bagley III, committed to Duke.

This is bad news for every other team in college basketball, and it arguably makes the Blue Devils the favorite to take home the national championship next year.

Their 2017 recruiting class is ranked No. 1 in the nation, and with that in mind, here's Duke's projected starting five:

  • Trevon Duval, G, (Fr.)
  • Grayson Allen, G, (Sr.)
  • Gary Trent Jr., G, (Fr.)
  • Marvin Bagley III, F, (Fr.)
  • Wendell Carter Jr., F, (Fr.)

Four freshman (all of whom are ranked in the top 5 nationally at their respective positions according to 247 Sports)—and Grayson Allen.

The roster as a whole will also look completely different. The Blue Devils lost four players to the draft, three to graduation and two more to transfer, so there's definitely a lot of youth on this squad.

The Blue Devils will certainly be a young team this year, but they'll also be talented as hell and a scary team come March.

Most analysts will have Duke ranked No. 1 in the preseason polls.