Chase Jeter faces Duke competition
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Chase Jeter faces Duke competition

Sophomore big man didn't transfer despite incoming freshmen talent

Photo: Chase Jeter with Coach K

Let’s give Chase Jeter credit for facing a challenge. The Duke sophomore didn’t become one of 700-plus transfers this year among Division I college basketball teams.

The Blue Devils’ star-studded freshmen recruiting class that includes four highly touted big men could easily push Jeter into Cameron Indoor Stadium’s shadows. If it’s possible for a 6-foot-10, 230-pounder to disappear, Jeter could be the Duke’s forgotten big man. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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