Guess Mike Krzyzewski is a one-and-done coach.
Last year, Kyrie Irving left after one season to become the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft.
Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports is reporting that current Duke point guard Austin Rivers, son of Doc, is leaving Durham to enter the NBA draft and will sign with an agent.
Rivers averaged 15.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists for the Blue Devils, who were bounced out of the NCAA Tournament as a No. 2 seed by No. 15 seed Lehigh.
Although many scouting services ranked Rivers as the best prep player last year, he has been overshadowed nationally this season by Kentucky’s Anthony Davis, also a freshman. In fact, a fair amount of college basketball observers deemed Rivers overrated. Rivers took 66 more shots than anyone else on the Duke team.
Draft Express projects Rivers as the No. 17 overall pick in the summer draft.
Rivers’ teammate, Mason Plumlee, is considering testing the NBA waters.
- Austin Rivers has Kentucky in his final five
- Duke’s future uncertain as Plumlee and Rivers evaluate options
- Rivers gets bitter taste of rivalry defeat