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Duquesne Keeping Tabs on Trio of North Carolina Recruits



Over the weekend, the Duquesne staff was out recruiting several high-school prospects, including a four-star guard from North Carolina.

The Dukes’ sent a staff member out to Combine Academy (NC) to watch Jahseem Felton, Manny Okitondo, and Paul Jones according to On3’s Jamie Shaw.

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Felton is a 6-foot-5 combo guard in the class of 2024 who is ranked as the No. 131 prospect in the class (four-star) by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings. Felton holds several high-major offers, including Auburn, Arizona State, West Virginia, and others.

Okitondo is a 6-foot-7 wing with offers from Hampton, Rhode Island, Saint Louis, NJIT, Fairfield, Rutgers, and others. He is currently unranked according to 247 Sports, but has received consistent attention from the mid-major level throughout his high-school career.

Lastly, the Dukes were keeping an eye on Paul Jones, a 6-foot-4 lefty guard who also plays at Combine. Jones holds offers from Hofstra, Queens (NC), Milwaukee, Ohio, Radford, and American, and is ranked as one of the top ten guards in the state of North Carolina by PrepHoops’ Jay Anderson.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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Rob Radich
Rob Radich
12 days ago

These prospects look intriguing. Good luck to Coach Dambrot, the City’s best.

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