Through the early signing interval in November, Duke basketball secured signatures from 5 2023 pledges: Notre Dame (Calif.) guard Caleb Foster, Centennial (Calif.) guard Jared McCain, Roselle Catholic (NJ) ahead Mackenzie Mgbako, Worcester (Mass.) ahead TJ Energy, and Montverde (Fla.) ahead Sean Stewart.
On the time, all 5 Blue Devils prospects held a five-star composite score and sat within the high 25 of the 247Sports 2023 Composite.
However after Thursday’s replace of the 247Sports rankings, certainly one of Duke’s signees, TJ Energy, fell out of the highest 25 and noticed a fifth star drop from his composite score.
He is not the one one which caught the attention of 247Sports. All of them did, inflicting all however certainly one of their composite rankings to drop at the least one place whereas one remained the identical:
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- Mgbako fell two locations to No. 7, dropped his composite rating one notch to No. 6
- Stewart fell 4 spots to No. 12, dropping his composite rating two notches to No. 10
- Foster fell 10 spots to No. 19, dropping his composite rating two notches to No. 15
- McCain fell one spot to No. 26, didn’t have an effect on his No. 18 composite rating
- Energy fell 5 spots to No. 27, dropping his composite rating two notches to No. 26
Regardless of the drops, the 2023 Duke basketball recruiting rankings nonetheless rank No. 2 collective within the nationwide class rating behind Kentucky’s five-deep assortment.
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If the Blue Devils keep there when the ultimate rankings updates come out within the spring, it is going to mark this system’s ninth top-three haul prior to now 10 recruiting cycles.
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