Duke fans may be down after the Blue Devils‘ shocking first-round loss to Lehigh. However, the program’s future is undoubtedly bright. One reason for that is five-star guard signee Rasheed Sulaimon.
Guest post from Chris Emaa, Purple Wildcats.com
The Houston native earned a convincing victory in the men’s three-point shooting contest at the Sprite Jam Fest on Monday.
Sulaimon connected on 18 of his 25 three-point attempts in the final round of the contest, including 14 consecutive baskets. He credits hard work for the success.
“I work out in the gym a lot,” said Sulaimon. “I work on my shooting, ball-handling. It paid off. Leading up to the week, I worked on shooting form the five spot. I just thank God today they were falling in, and I won.”
After winning the men’s competition, Sulaimon defeated women’s champion Morgan Tuck in the one-on-one showdown.
Sulaimon is rated the nation’s No. 2 shooting guard by Scout.com. He chose Duke over offers from Arizona, Baylor, Indiana, North C...