DeSoto junior hoops star Jones pledges to Duke

Lost in the football playoff coverage was some big basketball news that came down earlier this week.

DeSoto shooting guard Matt Jones, ESPNU's No. 21 overall junior recruit, gave his verbal commitment to Duke.

Texas, Florida, North Carolina and Kansas were also finalists for the services of the 6-foot-4, 180-pound sharpshooter.

Read more about Jones' decision here.