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Matt Jones commits to Duke


Class of 2013 shooting guard Matt Jones has committed to Duke, according to Scout.com’s Evan Daniels. The 6-foot-4 guard out of Desoto, Texas is the 23rd-ranked player in the class and the fifth-best at his position. He held offers from a number of elite programs but Duke had been the favorite for quite some time.

I contacted Matt Jones via text message once I learned of the commitment and this is what he had to say:

“Hey man I’m eating at Qdoba right now with Hubby. Make sure you do the night post.”

People around Jones believe he will pursue a law degree at Duke. I’ve been told his plan is to practice for a few years at Jones & Bruce and then switch to a full-time radio and television career.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

26 responses to “Matt Jones commits to Duke”

  1. Roland

    Karma

  2. ruppmaster4000

    Lol Matt you trader

  3. The Way It Is

    What, exactly, is Matt “trading?”

  4. bigbluedude

    which one is the biggest dork?

  5. UKGirl

    So Mark Curry’s twin is playing at Duke huh?

  6. ukchampion

    Hahaha that’s weird.

    Q-doba?? Eeeeewwwww, gotta go Chipotle on that one.

  7. Nashcat

    Tell Hubby to put down the burrito and fix the KSR Shop server that has been down all afternoon.

  8. Blue Bayou

    Quality investigative journalism. I think we should boo him if we see him in Rupp.

  9. SeoulCat

    According to BallaScouts.com:

    Our service has rated Matt Jones the #1 overall best dork in the class of 2013. While not blessed with great athleticism, Jones’ defensive nature makes him a terror when his opponent has the ball or is placing a call. His unique ability to draw phantom charges and talk over his opponent will make him the perfect fit at Duke and/or talk radio.

  10. William Braskey

    Guess that removes the Harrison twins from Duke’s options

  11. WhatSheOrder?FishFilet?

    OMGOSH IS THAT REALLY THE MATT JONES THAT COMMITTED TO DUKE?

  12. Anthony

    BEST…….POST……EVER!!!! I totally lost it, and am still laughing…..This is way too much. And people can think I am weird for laughing so hard, but Drew Franklin is on a roll, as Woo said on the radio show, Drew once said: “No Consistency At All” then he reverses the cruse, and now this..Keep it up Drew.

  13. #1 Overall

    If the 2013 Matt Jones had Larry Bruner as his
    coach he would be the #1 SG in the class!

  14. Ag.Wildcat

    9 knocked it out of the park.

  15. Magically Delicious

    Drew Franklin; unfunny since ’85.

  16. jaxcats8503

    I bet the folks in Middlesboro are so proud…

  17. macon_volfan

    his biggest play, to date, is a three to defeat the KA B-Team.

  18. macon_volfanGetsNervousAroundEthnicPeople

    Hello Dewayne, have a good Thanksgiving?

  19. macon_volfan

    #18-yes. Spent it in K-town with the fam. Good times.

  20. coloradocat

    always thought matt looked like robert wadlow in that picture

  21. coloradocat
  22. KJ Choi

    D O R K…dork dork dork

  23. wkylawcat

    Funny post, but this could have ramifications for the Cats and not just in reference to the Harrisons as mentioned above. This may affect Julius Randle in a positive way for Duke.

  24. Doug

    Matt looks like the guy in “Pretty in Pink” in that pic… lol

  25. Joker Blows

    nerd alert

  26. Bob

    24, don’t know which is funnier… Matt’s pic or the fact that you referenced “Pretty in Pink”.