Folks in Durham, North Carolina have reason to celebrate today.
Jabari Parker, considered by many to be the best high school senior in the nation, announced this afternoon that he will attend Duke University in 2013, instantly boosting the Blue Devils’ title chances a year from now.
Parker is a 6’8″ forward who attends Simeon Career Academy in Chicago.
His all-around game has been compared to players such as Grant Hill and he’s considered a surefire top pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.
In the end, Parker selected Duke over Michigan State, BYU, Florida and Stanford.