After cutting his list to three over the weekend, it appears five-star small forward R.J. Barrett is nearing a decision. Unfortunately, it also appears momentum is swinging away from Kentucky. The last four picks in Barrett’s Crystal Ball are for Duke, including that of recruiting guru Evan Daniels:
Barrett is down to Kentucky, Duke, and Oregon, and met with Mike Krzyzewski over the weekend. Kentucky’s chances looked good after Barrett’s official visit in early September — and Kevin Knox proved that analysts sometimes don’t have a clue — but with a decision coming soon, it might be wise to brace ourselves for another top ranked player heading to Durham.
|Small Forward||6-7 | 185 lbs.||Mississauga, Ont., CAN||Montverde/Nike UPlay Canada|
|ESPN: 1 | 1 SF||Top 247: 2 | 2 SF||Rivals: 1||Scout: 1 | 1 SF|