Duke lands No. 1 recruit R.J. Barrett, jumps UNC for top recruiting class in nation
Barrett, a lefty from Montverde Academy, picked the Blue Devils over Kentucky and Oregon
The No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2018 will play his college ball at Duke.
"It feels a lot like home, and they also have a really good coach," Barrett said of Duke after committing on TSN. "They are all great coaches. I just felt at home with Duke. I love Coach K, I've been watching Duke since I was young. it made it a lot easier."
Barrett's commitment gives Duke three five-star commitments in the Class of 2018, and boosts the Blue Devils to the No. 1 spot in the 247Sports team rankings over North Carolina.
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