Jalen Johnson, the 6-foot-9 Class of 2020 Duke commit, has parted ways with IMG Academy (FL), a source told ZAGSBLOG. It remains unclear if Johnson will suit up for another school this season before going to Duke later this year. Johnson is part of the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation for the Blue Devils. In IMG’s most recent game on Sunday, they lost to Briarcrest Christian (TN) 32-22. Tennessee commit Jaden Springer also did not play in the game after injuring his foot at the City of Palms Classic. IMG. ranked No. 6 by USA Today, is due to meet No. 5 Huntington Prep on Friday on ESPN2 and No. 1-ranked Montverde Academy (FL) at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 19 at the Hoophall Classic in a game set for ESPN.
Ranked No. 4 in the Class of 2020 by ESPN.com, Johnson chose Duke over Arizona, Kentucky and Wisconsin in July. Follow Adam Zagoria on Twitter And Like ZAGS on Facebook
Full boxscore of Briarcrest’s upset over IMG Academy. Final score 32-22 (that’s not a typo). No one from IMG scored in double digits. Junior five-star Kennedy Chandler had a game high 12 points. pic.twitter.com/xyoZp6TeUt— Krysten Peek (@krystenpeek) January 5, 2020