Tomorrow night some of the best high basketball prospects in the country will grace their presence in the best venue in College Basketball; Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Cameron Indoor will host its annual Countdown 2 Craziness tomorrow night in Durham, NC.
This event debuts Duke’s basketball schedule when they open up next Saturday for a scrimmage against Northwest Missouri State at 7pm.
What is Countdown 2 Craziness?
Countdown 2 Craziness is a huge pep rally where the players are introduced to the fans by their favorite songs and entertain the crowd. During this spectacle, the team has a dunk contest, a blue and white team scrimmage, and unveil the 2019-20 team poster which will become available for purchase during this event.
Why is this event significant for recruiting?
The nations top high school prospects that are being recruited by Duke and are strongly considering committing get a first glance at the coaching styles, how well potential players mesh together, and how the chemistry would be. Players also get a magnified glance of the state-of-the-art facilities, along with extravagance of being inside Cameron Indoor Stadium along with the “Crazies”.
Which top prospects are expected to be in attendance?
- AJ Griffin
- Paolo Banchero
- Hunter Dickinson
- Jeremy Roach
- Jaemyn Brakefield
- Henry Coleman
Worth noting, these 4 and 5 star prospects attend these events together, due to the fact they may become teammates and want to endure that sense of camaraderie.
What to Watch For?
- We know how Tre Jones impacts the game defensively and that he’s the catalyst to running the offense, but has his jump shot improved since last year’s NCAA tournament run?
- How will the Freshman (Carey, Hurt, Stanley, Moore) fill the void of replacing Zion, Reddish and Barrett?
- Is Alex O’Connell adding reportedly 10 pounds of muscle the equalizer for him making that next hurdle to become a consistent and balanced all-around player?
- Who will be the long distance sniper from beyond the arc besides O’Connell? Hurt, Baker, Moore, Stanley, Baker?
Flip the page to see the top plays from last year’s Countdown 2 Craziness?