And then he headed to the NBA.
But the decision wasn’t unexpected, and the Blue Devils had already been working to find another floor general that was capable of stepping in early on.
Enter five star point guard Derryck Thornton, who reclassified from the class of 2016 and will enroll at Duke this summer.
Thornton is expected to step in right away as the starter at the lead guard position for Duke after a tremendous final high school season. Here’s the most recent highlights of Thornton from our friends at EliteMixTape.com.