October 7, 2008

Smith getting strong looks from Duke

Duke basketball has clearly put a full court press on its recruitment of the 2010 class, earning three commitments from some of the top players in the country. The quest to build one of Duke's best classes in the last several seasons continues and among those being targeted is five-star small forward Roscoe Smith of Baltimore (Md.) Walbrook High.

The 6-foot-7.5, 180 pound recruit made a rapid climb up the rankings and onto some of the nation's top programs' recruiting boards over the last year. He did this without participating in summer AAU ball, a decision his father, Brian Thompson, said was to allow Smith to focus on his upcoming SAT exams.

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