When people ask who is Duke’s top assistant, one answer just might be Jeff Capel. Capel has helped Duke have three consecutive top-2 recruiting class. The Fayetteville, NC native has an ability to relate to high school prospects on a level unsurpassed that many does not have. One of biggest things he did was snag Brandon Ingram late when he was being recruited by the Blue Devils and the North Carolina Tar Heels. Ingrram and Capel will be in the Green Room tonight with one another.
Ingram will be selected in the top 2 and this will be the first time since UCLA 1977 when three of the schools former players will be picked in the top three for three consecutive seasons. Capel, who recruited Jarbari Parker in 2013, in Jahlil Okafor in 2014 and Ingram in 2016.