Episcopal Stars Commit to ACC Powers

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  On 5/18/05, Episcopal Academy junior Gerald Henderson made an oral commitment
to attend Duke in Sept. 2006. On 5/24, teammate Wayne Ellington followed with an oral
commitment to North Carolina. Here are some photos . . . (Gerald's first; Wayne's below). 

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Gerald's dad, Gerald, a former NBA player, speaks with the media before the press conference.

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Gerald Sr., Gerald Jr., sister Jade and mom Marie.

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Gerald is now wearing a Duke hat and his sister, Jade, a student
at runner-up Villanova, is thinking, "Why has he made things so
difficult for me?" (smile)

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Mom, dad, sis, G, Episcopal coach Dan Dougherty and AAU coach Jimmy Salmons.

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Dan Dougherty speaks with a TV guy.


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Wayne Sr., Wayne, mom Elaine, sister Alexi-rae, sister Ericka. The little ones, Wayne's nieces, are Alaina (older) and Ava.

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On with the Tar Heel hat. At left is EA's AD, Gina Buggy.

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Coach Dan Dougherty is interviewed by everybody's favorite DN sports
writer, Dick Jerardi.

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Wayne bites his lip as Gerald says Duke is going to squash UNC (smile).

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Wayne is still amazed at the doo-doo Gerald is talking (just kidding).

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Wayne, Dan, Gina and Gerald.