Austin Rivers: Future Blue Devil?

Austin GradeContributor IApril 8, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS - APRIL 05:  Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils receives the trophy as his players celebrate after they won 61-59 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)
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Wednesday, the #2 overall recruit in the ESPN Super 60, decommitted form the University of Florida. While Duke has been pursuing Rivers for a short time now, it is official that with Florida, Duke is a front runner to get Rivers. Rivers is a tremendous athlete who is in the 2011 class, and puts winning ahead of anything else. That could be another reason he might come to Duke. As the #1 Shooting Guard, Rivers is also being recruited by UNC, Kansas, and Kentucky.

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