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Gabriel Trumpets His Commitment To Kentucky

Fast-rising big man chooses the Wildcats.

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John Calipari has reason to smile.
John Calipari has reason to smile.
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Wenyen Gabriel has chosen Kentucky, and it's not a huge surprise that he picked UK over Duke.

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Duke already has Jayson Tatum and Javin DeLaurier. Tatum will almost certainly start and will play pretty much everywhere. DeLaurier will also take minutes.  Sean Obi, Chase Jeter may still be around and Antonio Vrancovic and Justin Robinson both are late bloomers. And then Harry Giles may be at Duke as well.

So for Gabriel, if he sees a better opportunity there, best of luck to him. He seems like a nice kid.