Duquesne has received 5 verbal commitments for the Dukes next recruiting class however Coach Ron Everhart said he hasn't received national letters of intent from the five players who have given Duquesne a verbal commitment, but expects to have them signed this week.
Coach Everhart received verbal commitments from:
6-9 1/2, 235-pound Ali Abdou Djim, a forward/center from Bethel High School in Hampton, Va.
Schenley's 6-4 Deandre Kane, who averaged 14.9 points for the PIAA Class AAAA champion Spartans
6-2 Johnny Higgins (15.5 ppg), who played at Notre Dame (Mass.) Prep last season under current Duquesne assistant Bill Barton
Detroit Northwestern High School's 5-10 Eric Evans (23.8 ppg, 7.1 apg)
6-7 Shawntez Patterson (14.8 ppg, 8.6 rpg).
Duquesne has five scholarships to offer.
I have been pestering Post Gazette beat writer Phil Axelrod everyday this week regarding commitments, as soon as i hear something I'll post it. Hopefully the Dukes hot start will encourage these guys to commit.