August 27, 2008

Lubick a top Duke target?

The Duke Blue Devils have set their sights on putting together a huge 2010 recruiting class, as they've heavily targeted some of the nation's top players. While names such as Josh Smith,'s No. 1 rated player, Brandon Knight, Harrison Barnes and Josh Hairston receive a lot of attention, there are others that are prominently present on Duke's recruiting board. Included in that list is Nate Lubick, a 6-foot-8, 227-pound power forward from Southborough (Mass.) St. Mark's.

Rated a four-star player and the nation's 17th best power forward by, Lubick has garnered a lot of attention over the course of the year. While many of college basketball's top programs have already offered Lubick, the Blue Devils are still in their evaluation stage of the skilled big man. Prior to the Duke coaching staff's trip to China for the 2008 Summer Olympics, Lubick had a chance to see members of the staff sitting in the stands while his New England Playaz played in Las Vegas.

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