Devils Drop In On Four Star Forward

With freshman Taylor King's decision to transfer now public, the Blue Devils will have another scholarship to work with in the class of 2009. One potential target for that additional offer is Montrose Christian's Terrell Vinson.

"Coach K and Coach Wojo visited this week," said 6-foot-7, 195lbs Terrell Vinson. "They couldn't talk to me, but they watched me work out and they met with my high school coach for a while as well. It was pretty neat to have them there."

It's likely that the visit from Krzyzewski and Wojciechowski coaching staff wasn't the last time Vinson's recruiting process will include the Blue Devils, either. With an edict to recruit and add more athleticism to the roster already in place, the Duke staff in on the right path according to Scout's National Recruiting Director, Dave Telep.

"Vinson is a very good athlete who can play either forward spot," Telep told TDD. "His game resembles that of [North Carolina junior] Danny Green in that he's versatile enough to fill a number of niches on the floor."

For his part, Vinson says he has not yet been offered by the Blue Devils, but that it's safe to say Duke remains among his list of favorite schools - a list that will begin to solidify over the summer.

"Right now they haven't offered, but I know they are interested and they have been in contact as much as they can be with my step-father. They have made it clear they are interested in me. During the season I got to see Duke against Maryland [in College Park] and against North Carolina. Seeing how things run with them was really helpful. Playing in Cameron looks like it would be amazing. Their fans are great."

Unlike most prospects from Montrose Christian, Vinson doesn't expect his recruiting process to last too far past the end of the summer AAU circuit.

"My plan is to continue to listen to all the schools who are recruiting me and to try and make a decision before my senior season starts so I can focus on that."

In addition to Duke, Vinson lists Georgetown, Villanova, Maryland, and Memphis.

Ranked as the nation's 60th overall prospect in Scout's last rankings (November), Vinson is considered a four star prospect.

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