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UNC coach Roy Williams hits Duke basketball target with last-ditch pitch

Woodward Academy (College Park, Ga.) senior Walker Kessler, who ranks No. 15 overall and No. 3 among centers on the 247Sports 2020 Composite, has stressed the importance of playing alongside a point guard who suits his game. From all accounts, Duke basketball five-star commit Jeremy Roach, a pass-first facilitator who ranks No. 20 overall and No. 3 among floor generals, fits the bill.

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Eight of the 10 Crystal Ball picks reflect the notion that Mike Krzyzewski’s program checks enough boxes to be the lucky winner when Kessler announces his college choice sometime between now and the early signing period (Nov.