Duke currently has the best class in the ACC. With a pair of five-star recruits on board and ready to sign, Mike Krzyzewski has a solid class that will fill some needs on the perimeter.
Semi Ojeleye, Scout.com’s No. 25 prospect, is a physical specimen with tremendous athleticism. He’s a capable shot maker off the catch and the type of prospect that will excel on the defensive end in college.
The Blue Devils will also bring in Scout.com’s No. 30 player Matt Jones. Jones is one of the best shooters in the 2013 class and shot lights out in the Nike EYBL. He hit 49.5-percent of his 111 three-point attempts in 20 games.
Duke could add to this class, as they are in great position with Scout.com’s No. 2 player – Jabari Parker. Parker is also considering Michigan State, Florida, BYU and Stanford.
Duke is currently ranked No. 9 overall in the 2013 recruiting class rankings.
While Duke sits atop the current ACC rankings, by the end of the early signing period it will likely be North Carolina State that holds that spot.
North Carolina State is expected to sign Anthony Barber (No. 11) and Kyle Washington (No. 85) on Signing Day. But they’ll likely add another top 50 recruit during the signing period.
BeeJay Anya, Scout.com’s No. 45 prospect, will announce his college choice on Friday at Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha Catholic. Anya had narrowed his list of schools to North Carolina State and Indiana, but IU backed out of the recruitment.
With the addition of Anya, N.C. State would jump to No. 1 in the ACC class rankings and would move into Scout.com’s top 10.
North Carolina also has a solid 2013 class that consists No. 20 Isaiah Hicks and four-star recruit Nate Britt. Florida State, Maryland and Virginia all have a pair of four-star prospects headed their way.
How did the ACC stack up?
This time last year the ACC had the best incoming class. This year the ACC is bringing in the third best class of the big six schools.
Heading into the initial signing period, the ACC is expected to sign four five-star recruits, 12 three-star prospects and four three-star players.
Barber is the top rated recruit set to sign with an ACC school.