Is Rodney Hood Leaning Toward Duke? - SCACCHoops.com

Is Rodney Hood Leaning Toward Duke?

   Posted by WebMaster at  6/7/2012 7:33:03 PM  |  Follow us on Twitter: @scacchoops
Discuss     Bookmark and Share

Well you aren't supposed to believe everything you read, and that applies to random tweets on Twitter, but if I were to believe one source it seems Rodney Hood is leaning toward Duke.  According to Bob Baptist the Ohio State Men's Basketball beat writer for the Columbus Dispatch Hood is leaning toward becoming a Blue Devil.

From his Twitter handle @bbaptist he tweeted "Instincts tell me Duke. And I think he'd planned to leave Miss St before his coach got fired."

Now there was not much elaboration on why Baptist feels the way he feels and I certainly don't know the man to know how strong and accurate his instincts are but it is a reliable source and something worth keeping an eye on.

Hood, the Mississippi State transfer, who has yet to visit Duke, reportedly down to Ohio State, and Ohio State is said to be set to visit Memphis as well. He was initially interested in Duke during his early recruitment in 2009 but the Blue Devils never offered.

Things appear much different this time around as Duke has shown an interest in the athletic 6-foot-8 guard and if rumors are to be believed he is perhaps leaning toward becoming a Blue Devil.

Still no decision has been made and if you've followed recruiting enough you learn not to buy too much into rumors until actual decisions have been made.

Hood is getting some buzz especially since the Sporting News' Mike DeCourcy is predicting that Hood could in fact become one of the best players in the country following his year off after he sits out next season.

As a freshman he averaged 10.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists for Miss. St. He certainly could help Duke in practice next season and if he is as good as DeCourcy is suggesting he is likely to be a big contributor in 2013.

Stay tuned to the Duke Sports Blog for more news on Hood and his impending decision.

Follow us on Twitter @DukeBlogMKline and visit our Facebook page-Duke Sports Blog. Got question? E-mail us atdukesportsblogmkline@gmail.com

This article was originally published at http://DukeSportsBlog.com. If you are interested in sharing your website's content with SCACCHoops.com, Contact Us.

 

Post a Comment About this Article
Entry Link     0 Comment(s)
Subscribe  

There are currently no posts for this NewsBreaker


Post a Comment

Posting As:   Remember Me?
Subject:
Message:

Before submitting this form, please type the color of the second character:


Search
Search
Advertisement
 
Poll
Who is the 2nd best ACC football team behind FSU?
Clemson
Georgia Tech
Duke
Miami
Louisville
Someone Else


Newsbreakers
Notre Dame Puts Away Grambling, 81-54
11/27/2014 8:18:28 AM
Pitt takes 3rd in Maui Invitational with 70-47 win over Wildcats
11/26/2014 10:32:18 PM
Louisville looks sloppy, but Pitino picks up 700th win
11/26/2014 10:30:37 PM
Butler 74 UNC 66
11/26/2014 10:29:00 PM
Will's Week Fourteen Predictions
11/26/2014 10:10:52 AM
Virginia at Virginia Tech: Game Preview
11/26/2014 9:56:01 AM
Game Sim's college football week 14 predictions
11/26/2014 8:42:49 AM
ACC Morning Linkfest 11/26/2014
11/26/2014 8:17:26 AM
Pitt routed by San Diego State, 74-57
11/26/2014 8:00:31 AM
Can Marquise Williams Win ACC Player of the Year?
11/25/2014 10:00:39 PM
Syracuse 70 Loyola 37: Orange Improve To 4-1
11/25/2014 9:08:34 PM
Virginia blows by Tennessee State 79-36
11/25/2014 8:43:40 PM
Okafor, Harrell, and Terry Rozier projected as top 10 picks
11/25/2014 4:37:12 PM
ACC Morning Linkfest 11/25/2014
11/25/2014 7:06:48 AM
Pitt defeats Chaminade in Maui Invitational Opener, 81-68
11/25/2014 6:14:25 AM
Message Board
 
YBN Widget
RSS Feed  
SCACC Hoops has no affiliation to the NCAA or the ACC
Team logos are trademarks of their respective organizations (more/credits)