Duke basketball makes second offer in as many days to 2025 recruit

Duke basketball head coach Jon Scheyer (Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports)
Duke basketball head coach Jon Scheyer (Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports) /

The Duke basketball program made another offer to a 2025 prospect. 

Thursday was another exciting night in Duke basketball world as the Blue Devils extended an offer to Jalen Haralson, an elite wing who is ranked as the No. 9 player in the the 2025 class, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

This marks the second consecutive day of prominent news for Haralson after he announced yesterday that he would be attending La Lumiere (Ind.) for the upcoming season of high school basketball.

It also marks the second straight night that Duke offered a 2025 prospect after Jon Scheyer made the call to Brayden Burries on Wednesday.

Haralson announced his offer on Twitter.

The 6-foot-6 combo guard is an exceptional talent with an incredibly smooth game and very good handle.

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He also holds offers from Auburn, Florida State, Gonzaga, Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, and others.

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One of the standout strengths from Jalen Haralson is his excellent jump shot, which is often set up by a hesitation dribble to freeze the defense that allows him to get a clean shot off.

Additionally, his physicality sets him apart from other players at his position.

In transition, Haralson utilizes his athleticism, size, and strength to his advantage, making him an absolute handful to deal with. He constantly seeks to attack the rim for explosive finishes, which adds to the challenge of defending against him.

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The rising high school junior exhibits a very good understanding of pick-and-roll play. He patiently navigates screens, displaying a very good feel and ability to read defenses.

In addition to Haralson and Brayden Burries, the Blue Devils have also offered 5-star recruits Meleek Thomas, Cooper Flagg, Cameron Boozer, and Caleb Wilson in addition to 4-star prospect Cayden Boozer.

Jalen Haralson is a very productive and efficient player that thrives on the offense end and Duke fans should be ecstatic about this offer.

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