Duke basketball received national letters of intent from two top-50 prospects with the signing of shooting guard Matt Jones and small forward Semi Ojeleye, head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced on Wednesday.
“We are excited about the additions of Matt [Jones] and Semi [Ojeleye],” said Krzyzewski. “Both of them are very good shooters and skilled players that will fit into the Duke system and culture very well. They have bright futures in our program, and we look forward to watching them develop on and off the court.”
Jones, a 6-4, 180-pound guard from DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas, is ranked as the No. 8 shooting guard in the country by ESPN, the No. 10 shooting guard by Rivals.com and No. 7 shooting guard by Scout.com. Overall, ESPN ranks him as the No. 36 overall prospect, Rivals.com ranks him 35th overall, and Scout.com ranks him 30th overall.
Jones plays for Texas powerhouse DeSoto, which enters the 2012-13 season ranked No. 2 in the Texas Coaches 5A Preseason Rankings....