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The Latest On The NBA Draft Decisions For Duke's Star Freshmen

Duke's mascot pumps up the crowd.

INDIANAPOLIS - APRIL 05: The mascot from the Duke Blue Devils performs against the Butler Bulldogs during the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 5, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Duke's 2017-18 men's basketball season is over. Now, the offseason speculation begins.

The Blue Devils were led, in part, by several star freshmen players this season. All four of them are considered to be top NBA Draft prospects.

Here's the latest on their decisions.

Duke's NBA Draft prospects

Marvin Bagley

NBA Draft projection: Top three pick

What he's said: "I’m not even thinking about it (NBA) right now. This loss is tough, especially playing in a big tournament like this. This is all that’s on my mind right now. Whatever happens after this, we’ll see. We’ll sit down talk about it and take it day by day," Bagley said after Duke's loss to Kansas.

Wendell Carter, Jr.

NBA Draft projection: Top 10 pick

What he's said: Nothing yet, but he's widely expected to declare.

Gary Trent Jr.

NBA Draft projection: Early second round pick

What he's said: Nothing, but there are some who believe he'll opt to return for his sophomore season and lock up first-round status.

Gary Trent shows off some Duke shoes after committing to play for the Blue Devils.

Trevon Duval

NBA Draft projection: Late first/early second round pick

What he's said: Nothing, but most people expect him to declare.


April 22 is the early-entrant deadline. Prospects are allowed to declare and then return to school as long as they don't hire an agent.

Stay tuned.