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Trevon Duval's Decision Could Be Deciding Factor For Frank Jackson

The Duke freshman has declared for the NBA Draft.

Duke star freshman guard Frank Jackson declared for the NBA Draft on Saturday, but he won't be hiring an agent.

So, it's possible for the former top recruit to return to the Blue Devils for his sophomore season.

Jackson, a 6-foot-3, 205-pound guard, averaged 10.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game last season, and he's not considered a first-round pick by most NBA Draft analyst. Returning to school might be the safe bet.

His decision could reportedly be affected by the decision of five-star point guard Trevon Duval.

Duval, the No. 1 point guard in the 2017 class, is strongly considering the Blue Devils. If he commits to Duke, he's probably going to be starting. Grayson Allen is coming back, too, so playing time at the point guard spot could be somewhat limited.

This could prompt Jackson to leave for the NBA earlier than expected, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman.

Duval is expected to make a decision soon. He's also considering Arizona, Baylor, Kansas and Seton Hall.