Sierra Canyon Sheldon Basketball

Sierra Canyon guard Cassius Stanley, left, drives to the basket against Sheldon guard Kaito Williams during the second half of the boys' Open Division high school championship basketball game Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Sierra Canyon won 75-62. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke basketball program had one heck of an Easter weekend.

After landing elite forward Matthew Hurt on Good Friday, the Blue Devils landed a commitment from shooting guard Cassius Stanley on Monday afternoon to solidify the nation's top-ranked recruiting class.

Ranked 29th nationally and the third among shooting guards by 247 Sports, Stanley chose Duke over Kansas, Oregon, UCLA.

A 6-5, 180-pound wing from Chatsworth, Calif., located northwest of Los Angeles, Stanley is among the most athletic players in the Class of 2019 and projects as a strong defender in college. In both respects, he'll benefit from playing alongside Duke sophomore point guard Tre Jones, attacking passing lanes to create transition opportunities and using his offensive skills to finish them.

Led by assistant coach Chris Carrawell, Duke's recruitment of Stanley took off this month as the Blue Devils were added to his list of finalists. A surprise official visit to Durham on the weekend of April 12 seemingly clinched it, giving Duke yet another star-studded freshman class.

On Friday, Duke signed Hurt (No. 8, 247 Sports) to a class that already included big man Vernon Carey Jr. (No. 3,), forward Wendell Moore (No. 22) and guard Boogie Ellis (No. 34).

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