April 26, 2016
Duke’s Derryck Thornton (12) is guarded by North Carolina’s Nate Britt during the Tar Heels’ 76-72 victory on March 5 in Durham, N.C.
The recruitment of former Duke University basketball point guard Derryck Thornton is about to get serious. Thornton, a 6-2 freshman who recently announced plans to leave the Durham, N.C., school after one season, announced Monday he will visit USC this weekend, then Kansas University a week from today. He also plans to make trips to Washington and Miami before settling on his transfer destination. By Gary Bedore