Duke received a commitment from five-star small forward Cameron Reddish on Friday night.
The 6-foot-8, 195-pounder out of Westtown School in Norristown, Pa., made his announcement in a video and story on the Players’ Tribune website. Reddish chose the Blue Devils over a final five that also included UConn, Villanova, Kentucky and UCLA. He just narrowed his recruitment to those five schools a month ago.
“People say I’m laid back,” Reddish said in the video. “They say I’m quiet, but they don’t see what’s most important. They don’t see the work. To me, basketball is about what you do when no one’s watching. The way I see it, I’m not a prospect. I’m a work in progress. There’s always more to learn. And that’s why I’m going somewhere that I can be challenged as a leader, challenged as a student, challenged to grow up, on and off the court. That’s why I’ll be attending Duke University.”
Reddish averaged 22.6 points and close to eight rebounds in the Nike EYBL summer league this year. He’s rated as the fourth-best prospect in the senior class and the third-best small forward by the 247Sports Composite Index.
The commitment gives Duke two top-10 prospects in the Class of 2018. Tre Jones, the top point guard and sixth-overall senior, committed to Duke earlier this summer.