In an offseason that has resulted in the loss of four of Duke's five top scorers from last season, the Blue Devils finally had some good news come their way Sunday.
Five-star recruit Angela Salvadores verbally committed to the Blue Devils via Twitter. ESPN has her slated as the No. 5 overall player in the Class of 2015.
Salvadores had visited with Purdue, Kentucky and Louisville in addition to Duke. The commitment—like all verbals made by recruits—is not official until she signs with the Blue Devils.
The move is crucial for Duke, which lost starting point guard Alexis Jones to Baylor via transfer in July. Although she would have not played this upcoming season due to a pair of knee injuries, the loss of Jones was still tough for a squad that also graduated seniors Tricia Liston, Haley Peters and All-American point guard Chelsea Gray... Read more