Boogie Ellis picked the Duke Blue Devils over UNC and other schools in San Diego, CA. this evening. Ellis is considered a combo guard who
"Coach K had the best vision for me. He really put out a plan to help me succeed." can score the ball, said the new addition to the brotherhood..
Ellis joins Wendell Moore Jr. in the Class of 2019.
The Blue Devils are also actively pursuing frontcourt talent in Isaiah Stewart, Vernon Carey, and Matthew Hurt to round out the class.
Ellis trimmed his list to five schools on October 30th and the Blue Devils had his last official visit.
He is listed as a 6-2 PG on his Mission Bay, CA. team and he played his AAU ball for the notoriously tough Oakland Soldiers EYBL program.
Ellis averaged 17 ppg to go with pulling down 4 rebounds a contest for the Soldiers.
110% committed ..........thank you to my San Diego AllStars (SDA) family and Oakland soldier family for putting me on the biggest stage Mission Bay High School for standing behind me and all my teammates and coaches that have been there with me through this process #salutepic.twitter.com/lljgOMLYqB
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One of the nations top prospects, Wendell Moore Jr. has decided he will play basketball for Duke University. His announcement came in front of his hometown Cox Mill fans. Moore picked the Blue Devils over in state and ACC rivals North Carolina, N.C. State and Wake Forest.
Moore is a tough and physical wing player who some consider a power guard. He is a top-notch defender who can guard multiple positions and he possesses a 6-11 wingspan while standing close to 6-6, 210 pounds.
Moore helped lead his Cox Mill team to back to back state titles and has just returned from a stint with USA Basketball. He is expected to become the Cabarrus County’s all-time leading scorer during his senior season with the Chargers where he's 19 points shy of the record.
The newest Duke commitment was born in Richmond, Virginia but currently hails from Charlotte, N.C. He played his AAU ball for CP3 in the Nike EYBL. A season ago he averaged 25.4 points per game in high school and added 7.3 rebounds per contest.
Moore was named as the 2017-18 North Carolina basketball coaches player of the year. He was first-team all state in various publications including USA Today.
The Charlotte native has also won two gold medals while playing for USA Basketball in 2017 and 2018. He started all seven games where his USA team went undefeated this past summer in Santa Fe, Argentina.
Moore grew up a LeBron James fan and is the son of Marie and Wendell Moore Sr. He is the first commitment in the 2019 class for Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils.
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Fresh off his participation in the USA Basketball camp, Wendell Moore Jr. is set to make his collegiate basketball decision at Cox Mill High School at 7:00 this evening.
Moore is a key Duke target and he also has N.C. State, North Carolina and Wake Forest on his list. He is one of the nations top wing players and the Blue Devils hope to land him and build the 2019 class around him.
You can watch Moores decision as it happens in via ADSN on YouTube below.