Recently saw the tweet below and it appears the Minnesota Gophers are officially out of the Tyus Jones’ sweepstakes. They were never a truly viable option for the young point guard, but it is still a shame that this is now official. Let’s be real though; this was inevitable and it was only a matter of when.
— Keith Leventhal (@KeithLeventhal) July 12, 2013
Jones and his good friend and top ranked center Jahlil Okafor are close to a package recruiting deal and wherever they go will be a national title contender. A piece later today will point out that they are the best package recruiting deal in NCAA history. Not too shabby.
Tyus Jones all but committed to Duke. At this point it would be a shock to see him wind up anywhere other than w/ the Blue Devils.
— Probasketballdraft (@Probballdraft) July 11, 2013
There are some quality teams left in the running for Jones and an elite point guard deserved an elite program. We will just have to see what happens here.
BBall: Top 5 2014 recruits Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor say they will go to the same school. MSU is on their lists. http://t.co/PBkogSZ0Gf
— Michigan Sports News (@SportingNewsMI) July 12, 2013
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