Tyrese Proctor is the only scholarship player on the 2022-23 Duke basketball roster who was not in town for summer school or the team’s workouts and intrasquad scrimmages.
However, according to a tweet from the program’s official account on Monday night, the heralded Australian talent will arrive in Durham on Thursday.
In early June, the 6-foot-5, 180-pound point guard announced his reclassification from 2023 before finishing No. 27 overall on the 247Sports 2022 Composite.
Sure, given Proctor’s late move to 2022 and his distance from Durham, his absence was not entirely unexpected. Plus, it’s not as if he was sitting at home Down Under all summer munching on Vegemite sandwiches; no, he spent much of June and July as the only non-professional on the Australian senior national basketball team.
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