Quick links:
 Latest Team Rankings
 Free Rivals Alerts
 Member Services
ShopMobileRadio RSSRivals.com Yahoo! Sports

May 22, 2002

Kris Humphries commits to Duke

MBLogo-NewThe Blue Devils have earned their first commitment from the class of 2003 with the verbal of top 20 junior Kris Humphries.

After taking an official visit to Duke last weekend the 6'9, 228lbs combo forward had seen all he needed of the Blue Devil program and informed the coaches at all three schools last night as we speculated he would in our premium story.

The addition of Humphries, who is ranked as the #15 junior by Prepstars, means the Blue Devils can now concentrate their full efforts on fellow juniors Luol Deng and Ndudi Ebi.

According to Kris' father William it was the way in which Coach K handled the family that sold his son. "They [Duke staff] were just really down to earth with us, and we really liked that approach. Kris was sold on Duke and we saw no reason to wait [to commit]."

Even though the decision came easily to Humphries, calling to inform the coaches at Minnesota and Kansas didn't.

"He really agonized over that," said William, "Roy Williams put on a great presentation, but in the end he just felt he could be the kind of player he wanted to be at Duke."

Note: We will have much more on Humphries in our first installment of the War Room tomorrow including some candid quotes from all parties.


Michigan NEWS

[More]

Latest Headlines:


 

Rivals.com is your source for: College Football | Football Recruiting | College Basketball | Basketball Recruiting | College Baseball | High School | College Merchandise
Site-specific editorial/photos TheWolverine.com. All rights reserved. This website is an officially and independently operated source of news and information not affiliated with any school or team.
About | Advertise with Us | Contact | Privacy Policy | About our Ads | Terms of Service | Copyright/IP policy | Yahoo! Sports - NBC Sports Network

Statistical information 2014 STATS LLC All Rights Reserved.