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The final player in our series of incoming college freshman interviews may be the most exciting (and best) Duke recruit in recent memory. This week's draft will see plenty of one-and-done players chosen near the top, something you never expect from Blue Devils players. If Irving lives up to his potential next season though, and chooses to make a quick exit to the NBA, don't be surprised to hear his name among the most talked about come draft time in 2011.
High School: St. Patrick High School; Elizabeth, NJ
After averaging 27 points, 7 boards and 7 assists per game in his senior season, Kyrie Irving was viewed by many as the top point guard of the 2010 class. After seeing his spectacular performance at the Jordan Brand Classic, where he was named co-MVP, it only strengthened his case for that claim.\ufffd His play was so impressive that it only seems right that he would be heading to join the defending National Champion Duke Blue Devils next season. Sole Collector was able to catch up with Irving to talk kicks, college and about his time at the JBC.
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