Austin Rivers: 10 Bold Predictions for the Duke Blue Devil's Freshman Season

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Austin Rivers: 10 Bold Predictions for the Duke Blue Devil's Freshman Season

Austin Rivers is widely considered the best incoming freshman in all of college basketball. Playing under Coach K at Duke, he will certainly have the proper guidance needed in order to succeed.

Rivers, son of Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers, can play solid defense, but he is a YouTube sensation due to his offensive game. He has step-in-the-gym range, great handles, excellent mid-range shooting abilities and he finishes well at the rim.

Many high school stars have had a tough time adjusting to collegiate play, but Rivers is very mature, both as a person and as a player. There is no reason to believe he won't have great success at Duke.

Just how great?

Personally, I believe that he is capable of accomplishing these 10 tasks in the 2011-12 season. And when you see him play in a Duke uniform for the first time, you will too.

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