The Duke Blue Devils received a verbal commitment from Michael Gbinije, the 20th rated prospect in the Class of 2011 by Prep Stars. Gbinije is a solid addition for Duke making him the first player in the 2011 class to commit. Gbinije is a 6-6 WF who plays his high school basketball for Benedictine in Richmond, Virginia which is about 2.5 hours north of Durham and as you will read, proximity played a role.
The Blue Devil Nation caught up with Gbinije and got his thoughts on wanting to play his collegiate career for Coach K at Duke -
Duke fans got a present just before what they hope is another one, that being an ACC Tournament Championship on Sunday.
“I decided early this morning that I was going to do it. I was really excited and called Coach K after practice to tell him the news,” said a happy Gbinije.
That news would later
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