Nine Duke targets invited to USA Festival

Two Duke commitments and seven potential Duke targets were invited to participate in the 2004 USA Festival in Colorado Springs at the US Olympic Training Center. Of the 48 players that were invited to participate-- 41 are rising seniors and seven are rising juniors.

Among those invited are Greg Paulus, the sharp 6-foot-2 PG from Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse, NY and 6-foot-10 crafty PF Josh McRoberts from Carmel High in Indiana.

Both juniors have already verbally committed to Duke and will enter their senior season as strong candidates for the McDonalds All American Game. A solid showing at the USA Festival would certainly boost their status for the prestigious honor.

Here is a rundown of the other confirmed/potential Duke targets that are scheduled to attend from the class of 2005 and 2006.

1- Jon Brockman, 6-7 245lbs, PF, WEST TEAM, Snohomish HS, Snohomish, Wash.

2- Chris Douglas-Roberts, 6-5, 190lbs, PG, NORTH TEAM, Cass Tech, Detroit, Mich.

3- Julian Wright, 6-7, 185lbs G/F, NORTH TEAM, Homewood Flossmoor, Flossmoor, Ill.

4- CJ Miles, 6-5, 180lbs G/F, SOUTH TEAM, Skyline High, Dallas, Tex.

5- Brandan Wright, 6-10, 190lbs, PF, SOUTH TEAM, Brentwood Academy, Brentwood, Tenn. (2006)

6- Derrick Caracter, 6-9, 286lbs, PF/C, EAST TEAM, Scotch Plains HS, Scotch Plains, NJ (2006)

7- Brian Zoubek, 7-0, 240lbs, C, EAST TEAM, Haddonfield Memorial, Haddonfield, NJ (2006)


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