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Duke Basketball Recruiting: Wendell Moore Update

How is NC State dealing the Adidas fall out as they also recruit the rising Concord star?

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North Carolina State v Duke
Mark Gottfried, Dennis Smith and Adidas may have an impact on the recruitment of Concord star Wendell Moore.
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Wendell Moore is the subject of an intense Tobacco Road recruiting battle with Duke, UNC, Wake Forest and NC State all hot on his trail.

State has some particular issues right now with the cloud of the Adidas scandal and the alleged payments to Dennis Smith and his family.

The NCAA may opt to sanction NC State in some way but that’s yet to be determined. And what are Kevin Keatts & company telling recruits like Moore?

Don’t sweat it, according to Moore.

“[Theyl me that all the time. The situation is kind of past them because they are a new coaching staff. Obviously they have a certain (amount) of accountability because of the school itself, but the basketball program should be fine, they say.”

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