Best high school player in Wisconsin will play college ball at Duke

Best high school player in Wisconsin will play college ball at Duke

August 15, 2019 1 By Stanley Isaacs


>>, AM EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE
NEXT YEAR I WILL BE PLAYING FOR
COACH K AND DUKE UNIVERSITY.>>ONCE I GOT THE RELATIONSHIP,
I KNEW THAT WAS A PLACE I WANTED
TO BE. I SEE MYSELF GROWING AS A
BASKETBALL PLAYER AND A PERSON. IT WAS HUGE FOR ME IN MY FAMILY. THAT IS WHAT LED THE DECISION. STEPHEN: IS YOUR GOAL TO BE IN
THE NBA?>>OF COURSE MY GOAL IS TO BE IN
THE NBA. WHATEVER HAPPENS AT DUKE
HAPPENS. I DON’T WANT TO RUSH ANYTHING. STEPHEN: IS WISCONSIN A
BASKETBALL STATE?IT
IS AMAZING THE TALENT HERE.>>I THINK WISCONSIN IS
UNDERRATED. I HAVE LOOKED UP TO SO MANY
PEOPLE WHO CAME THROUGH. I REMEMBER LOOKING AT ZACH
SHOWALTER, LOOKING AT THE
RANKINGS, KEEPING TABS ON WHAT
THEY ARE DOING. IT HAS GONE ON FROM HERE. WE HAVE ME, PAT, MICHAEL, SO
MUCH TALENT. WISCONSIN WILL BE ON THE MAP
VERY SOON. STEPHEN: WHAT MOTIVATES YOU?>>MY FAMILY MOTIVATES ME
BIG-TIME. THAT IS MY BIGGEST MOTIVATION. I DON’T WANT TO SEE MY PARENTS
WORK ANOTHER DAY IN THEIR LIFE. THEY GAVE UP SO MUCH TIME FOR US
TO BE HAPPY, IT IS CRAZY. IT IS A BLESSING. STEPHEN: IF 10 YEARS AGO I TOLD
YOU YOU WOULD BE ATOP FIVE
PROSPECT GOING TO DUKE TO WHAT
WOULD YOU HAVE SAID TO ME?>>NAH. SIMPLE. MY FRIENDS WOULD’VE TOLD YOU, HE
IS JUST TALK. IT IS CRAZY. IT DOESN’T SEEM REAL, JUST HOW
FAR I HAVE GROWN AS A PERSON, A
BASKETBALL PLAYER. STEPHEN: WHAT WOULD YOU TELL
YOUR YOUNGER SELF ABOUT WHAT
THIS PROCESS AND JOURNEY HAS
BEEN LIKE?>>IT HAS BEEN CRAZY. I CAME A LONG WAY,