— George Mallet (@georgemallet) April 19, 2019
ROCHESTER, Minn. - The wait is finally, and one of the best high school players to come out of Minnesota will play college basketball for legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils.
The 6-foot-9 power forward, who is a five-star recruit according to Rivals, made his announcement Friday afternoon at John Marshall High School.
Hurt, a McDonald's All-American, scored 3,819 career points and was named Minnesota Mr. Basketball. He is the seventh-ranked overall recruit in the country.
Two of the previous five Mr. Basketball winners - brothers Tre and Tyus Jones - played at Duke.
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