Duke’s 2020 recruiting class is shaping as much as be a great one. 

DJ Steward introduced Wednesday on Twitter he was committing to the Blue Devils. The 6-Three guard from Chicago is the 26th ranked participant within the 2020 class, in response to 247Sports activities. 

Steward additionally had presents from Texas, Arizona, North Carolina and Louisville, amongst others. He mentioned an enormous consider his resolution was having the possibility to play for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski.

“At Duke, we feel like I will be able to get the best of both worlds education-wise and on the court playing on the biggest stage possible night in and night out,” Steward informed 247Sports activities. “I will get to chase my goals and be one step closer to my dream of playing in the NBA. Also, I will be able to develop as a person off the court as well as a player while playing under the most winningest coach in history, Coach K.”

Steward mentioned he “felt at home” at Duke throughout his go to to campus.

“A lot of people say, once you know and when you feel that feeling that you know it’s the spot that you’re at home, just to go with it,” Steward mentioned. “Coaches made me and my family feel really comfortable. I was comfortable around the players and felt like I could be really successful off the court if things went wrong as far as basketball.”

Steward is the third five-star prospect in his class to decide to the Blue Devils, becoming a member of ahead Jalen Johnson and guard Jeremy Roach. 

Duke jumped as much as the No. 2 spot in 247Sports activities’ 2020 recruiting rankings after touchdown Steward.


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