October 26, 2008

Elite junior back from Duke

The weekend of October 24 was one in which Duke basketball fans waited for with great anticipation for nearly an entire month. Not only did this weekend serve as the date for Duke's first exhibition game, it also marked the arrival of one of the Blue Devils' primary targets from the Class of 2010, Harrison Barnes, who was in Durham for his first unofficial visit to the program.

After arriving in North Carolina Friday afternoon, the five-star small forward from Ames (Iowa) Senior High and his family headed straight to the Duke campus to take in the Blue Devils final practice session before tipping off against Virginia Union. Though the talented junior missed the beginning of Duke's practice, he arrived in time to witness a large portion of the workout, a period that set the tone for the rest of his two day stop in Durham.

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