May 1, 2008

Miles Plumlee gets release, joins ACC power

When Trent Johnson left Stanford University to become the head coach at LSU, three-star big man Miles Plumlee asked to be released from his national letter of intent not long after. Rumor immediately spread that the 6-foot-10, 230 pounder would be then be heading to Duke to join his younger brother, Mason, who is slated to join the Blue Devils in 2009.

While none of the rumors were confirmed right away, confirmation started pouring in from multiple trusted sources that should the elder Plumlee receive his full release from Stanford, he was indeed set to be a Blue Devil. Late on Thursday, news came out of Stanford that athletics director Bob Bowlsby had signed off on the release.

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