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The internet seems to think Jayson Tatum will soon pick Duke

According to several reports around the interweb, Jayson Tatum will announce his college decision in the next two weeks and it’s unlikely Kentucky will be the choice.

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Charlie Marlow of FOX2 in St. Louis spoke with the 2016 star and Tatum told him he’s down to Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina and Saint Louis, and the world will know his destination sooner than later.

Word on the street is there is a very strong possibility of a Tatum-Harry Giles package dealĀ at Duke. If that’s the case, it’s hard to imagine any class topping that one. Those two are the real deal.

At this point it may be best for us to root for Saint Louis in his recruitment. Anywhere but Duke.

Got some last minute magic in you, Cal?

Article written by Drew Franklin

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

16 Comments for The internet seems to think Jayson Tatum will soon pick Duke

  1. Alan
    4:20 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    We are in on a lot of the top guys for 2016, BUT… none are favoring UK! Negative recruiting!!

  2. UKBlue
    4:32 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    That kid totally looks like a Duke kid. After all the things Cal has done especially with the number of kids he has put in the NBA & the nearly $780 million in contracts he has help create; if you’re a kid & decide to go somewhere else, you must really question the kid.

    • DukeCrazie
      4:46 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

      Lol. Kids wants to win a championship in college, not just be drafted.

      Coach K has 5.

    • DukeCrazie
      5:18 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

      And I’m here for validation.

    • RealCatsFan
      5:51 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

      Dookie, yes, you are correct, coach buy-a-vowel does indeed have 5 championships – which represents ALL of the titles for duke. Meanwhile, UK has won titles under – count them – 5 different coaches – Rupp, Hall, Pitino, Smith, and Cal. So when the vampire finally retires (dude is what, 75?), dook may very well be done as far as titles are concerned. UK will continue to win championships even after Cal leaves – they did it before, and they will do it again. Dook will go the way of UCLA and slide off into irrelevance. Enjoy it while it lasts!

  3. Ben Staples
    4:48 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    Ummmmm DukeCrazie why are u on KSR

    • J-Dub421
      4:49 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

      Because he’s lame and has nothing better to do with his time.

  4. JaredCarterIsMyHomeboy
    4:55 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    Well damn. Guess our magic has run out. Losing Coach O hurt is that bad I guess.

  5. J-Dub421
    4:56 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    Here’s a list of current Duke players in the NBA:

    Carlos Boozer
    Elton Brand
    Luol Deng
    Mike Dunleavy
    Gerald Henderson
    Rodney Hood
    Kyrie Irving
    Dahntay Jones
    Tyus Jones
    Ryan Kelly
    Josh McRoberts
    Jahlil Okafor
    Jabari Parker
    Mason Plumlee
    Miles Plumlee
    J.J. Redick
    Austin Rivers
    Kyle Singler
    Lance Thomas
    Justise Winslow

    Kyrie is very good, but injured ALL THE TIME. Boozer, Brand, and Deng have all had good careers, but are probably close to being done now. I’ll reserve judgment on the three rookies and Parker, but the rest are unimpressive journeymen.

  6. Angelo
    4:57 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    Have any 2 player package deals ever been any good? Like first round draft picks?

    • J-Dub421
      5:04 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

      Most of them never actually happen.

    • Alamo_CatFan
      5:07 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

      Okafor/Jones 2014-2015 season.

  7. IhateDook
    6:04 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    Its ironic that Coach K is now recruiting EXACTLY like Calipari does yet no one is accusing him of ruining college basketball.

  8. clefus
    6:09 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    is it too soon to start worrying?

  9. Scott
    7:22 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    Coach k recruiting these one and done’s is ruining college basketball

  10. Don
    10:18 pm July 8, 2015 Permalink

    Cal was first to offer this kid and has been on him the longest. Uk fans seem to always think the worst when it comes to recruiting against another top school.