Interview with 2015 Duke Recruit Carlton Bragg
Carlton Bragg is an extremely talented power forward, ranked tenth in the 2015 class by ESPN, with long list of schools interested in him. He holds offers from Ohio State, Arizona, Maryland, Michigan State, Texas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, UCLA, Rutgers, NC State, Penn State, Akron, Georgetown, Uconn, Louisville, Cleveland State, Cincinnati, Xavier, Indiana, Dayton, DePaul, West Virginia and Kentucky. Along with those offers, he has interest from Michigan, Duke, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, and Wisconsin. With a very long list, Duke will have its work cut out to last this extremely talented player. Despite the competition, Duke has shown interest in landing Carlton Bragg.
Thomas Eames: When did you first hear from Duke and do you expect an offer from them down the road?
Carlton Bragg: It was in the summer of 2013 during AAU season. I've been in contact with Nate James. He calls and checks on me every other week. I also talked to Wojo twice. I hope to get an offer from them one day.
Thomas Eames: What is attractive to you about Duke as a student athlete?
Carlton Bragg: They always play good competition, their style of play match mines (fast pace) and how all the kids get good grades.
Thomas Eames: If you decided to attend Duke, what would you bring to the basketball program?
Carlton Bragg: A power forward that runs the floor very well with a nice jumper out to 3 point range. Also, a vocal leader and a good teammate!!
Thomas Eames: Do you plan on visiting Duke in the future?
Carlton Bragg: Yes, this spring or summer after my high school season is over.
Thomas Eames: What other schools are high on your list? When do you hope to make your college decision?
Carlton Bragg: I'm just in the process of being recruited. I hope to narrow the list down to 5 schools in September 2014.
Thomas Eames: What are you hoping to most improve on before you begin your college career?
Carlton Bragg: My ball handling.
Thomas Eames: What college or NBA player do you most compare your game to?
Carlton Bragg: Kevin Durant and Kevin Garnett.
Thomas Eames: Are there any last thing you want Duke fans to know about you?
Carlton Bragg: I will bring energy to the team and high intensity on defense.
Thomas Eames: Thanks so much for your time and best of luck with your high school season and college decision.
Carlton Bragg: Thank you.