September 11, 2007

Nicholas & Butler talk about commitment

There has been a lot of talk over the last several weeks about whether or not some of Duke's early commitments will stick with their decisions to choose the Blue Devils. After Duke dropped its first game to UConn by a wide margin, the rumors picked up even more. However, despite Duke's loss on Saturday to Virginia, many of these players in question have since started feeling a little more comfortable with their choice.

Recently, Devils Illustrated caught up with two players that have been mentioned most often when discussing the possibilities of defectors - Lee Butler and Nigel Nicholas.

LEE BUTLER SOLID WITH DUKE?

Lee Butler's name has come up more often than anyone's when it comes to prospects potentially looking to back out of their commitment to Duke. For Butler, he has let it be known that he is not happy with the Blue Devils' performance on the field and what he at one time perceived to be a lack of desire. These beliefs were never more evident than in his comments last week.

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