Found December 21, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Jabari Parker ended months of intense speculation by announcing on Thursday that he would attend Duke University after high school. Parker is a consensus top five recruit for the 2013 class. The 6-foot-8 forward from Chicago cited Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski as a big reason why he chose the Blue Devils. “What brought me to the decision is the history. Duke is always going to be a team in the tournament. You can’t go wrong at the program. And most importantly, the long-term investment — I feel like if I go there, I can get a good degree,” Parker said during his Thursday announcement. “Coach K, that’s one of the best coaches ever. I wanted to be able to experience the things that he has next year. “[Coach K] has played a key role in my development throughout high school, just telling me basic things and what I need to do,” Parker said, per the News & Observer. “I just felt comfortable.” When Parker first narrowed the list of schools he was considering for college, 10 made the cut....
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