Keith Dambrot and Duquesne continue to make Michigan a state they prioritize as Dambrot has offer a talented junior from Ann Arbor.
Class of 2021 guard/wing Julian Lewis (6-foot-5, 205 pounds) received an offer from assistant coach Charles Thomas and Duquesne.
Lewis already held offers from Toledo, Eastern Michigan, Oakland, Youngstown State and Western Michigan so the offer from the Dukes is his biggest offer to date.
“Honestly, I’m excited when I’m fortunate enough to get an offer from any school”, Lewis told Pittsburgh Sports Now. “It’s really a blessing. I was very excited about the Duquesne news. They came to our open gym yesterday and saw our team play. They called me to the side yesterday and said they’d like to offer me. I’m just excited and happy right now.”
”They told me that they liked how I was versatile and can guard many positions on the court,” Lewis said. “They liked how I work hard. I take a lot of pride in my game so I work really hard all the time when I’m on the court. My dad always told me to play every game like it’s your last because you’re not guaranteed the next day. They also complimented my shooting and scoring abilities.”
Lewis said he currently plays shooting guard for his high school team and expects to play either the 2 or 3 position in college. As far as things he’d like to improve on, he mentioned his ball-handling and ability to get by his defender.
”Coach Thomas and Coach Dambrot are both great guys,” said Lewis. “The Duquesne program is getting really good. Coach Thomas and I have a pretty good relationship and bond. We’ve been talking now for a couple months. Being recruited by him is wonderful. The program itself is really turning around and getting better.”