Duke F Dariq Whitehead recovering from foot surgery

Duke freshman Dariq Whitehead is recovering from surgery Tuesday to repair a fracture in his right foot.The 6-foot-6 forward was the No. 2 overall recruit in the Class of 2022 and is a projected top-10 pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, per ESPN rankings.Whitehead sustained the injury during a team workout Monday. He will begin rehab immediately and is expected to play this fall, according to a Duke press release.”We are happy to share that Dariq underwent a successful procedure today, and is in the best care with our doctors and rehabilitation staff,” first-year Blue Devils coach Jon Scheyer said. “We’re confident he’ll be back on the court soon.”

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