December 30, 2008

Duke keeping an eye on five-star Morris

With three solid commitments, Duke's basketball coaching staff has a head start on its recruiting class for 2010. Though several pieces to the puzzle are already in place the Blue Devils have not quite completed the picture, as they are hoping to land another productive wing. A potential fit is five-star recruit Jason Morris from the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn.

At 6-foot-5, 195 pounds, Morris is built for the two guard position, and despite a commitment from Andre Dawkins, who is very similar in size, the nation's No. 22 over player has the physical gifts, and athleticism to make him a good fit within the Duke class.

His head coach at Hotchkiss, Fred Benjamin, spoke with Devils Illustrated about Morris, and discussed what makes the junior such a special player.

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