Recent recruiting misses are no concern for Duke

Two of the top basketball players in the class of 2017, 5-star recruits Trae Young and Troy Brown, announced their lists of finalists last week.

Duke was absent from both lists.

That doesn’t mean, however, that things are trending poorly for the Blue Devils as they plan next year’s team.

Young, a 6-2 point guard from Oklahoma, and Brown, a 6-7 forward from Las Vegas, are both top-20 players in the class and held offers from Duke, but neither was a top target for the Blue Devils.

Duke remains solid with players ranked higher. One heavily recruited package deal in particular is high on the Blue Devils. Who are those players? To find out for free, sign up for basic access to