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Nelson Ready For The Challenge

He committed way back during the summer of his sophomore season. At that time DeMarcus Nelson was ranked as one of the top ten players in the class of 2004. Now, over two years later, the state of California's all time leading scorer is ready to become a Blue Devil.

Since committing a lot has changed for Nelson. For starters Duke added David McClure and then there was the whole Shaun Livingston saga that played out. Factor in a trip to the Final Four and the drama of another rash of early entries to the NBA Draft and you've got the recipe for Nelson to become a ‘forgotten recruit' of sorts. And that's just fine with him. "It's kind of like motivation...

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