Duke announces top-ranked class

November, 21, 2013
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Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the signing of four ESPN 100 prospects on Thursday, including two of the top five players in the 2014 class.

During the early signing period, which concluded on Wednesday, the Blue Devils landed three players: C Jahlil Okafor (Chicago/Whitney Young), the No. 1 overall player, PG Tyus Jones (Apple Valley, Minn./Apple Valley), the No. 1 player at his position, and SF Justise Winslow (Houston/St. John's), the No. 5 wing forward. The trio joins SG Grayson Allen (Jacksonville, Fla./Providence), who committed to Duke in April.

"We're ecstatic about the four young men that are coming to Duke," Krzyzewski said. "Grayson Allen committed to us very early. We believe he's an explosive wing. Terrific offensive and defensive player. We consider Jahlil Okafor as good a big man as there is in the country, but not just a big man, we think he's a great basketball player. He's had an amazing amount of experience playing for the United States and for a great high school program. In Tyus Jones, I think we have the best point guard in the country. Someone who has won state championships, USA championships and is the consummate leader on the court. Justise Winslow is a great wing player. He is a guy that can guard every position and is an amazing rebounder and scorer. The great thing about all four of the kids is that they want to share a spotlight and they want to be on a great team. They're team first guys, even though they have this excellent amount of individual talent."

The Blue Devils have the No. 1 class in ESPN.com's RecruitingNation Top 40.

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