Earlier this year, Chicago high school basketball sensation Jabari Parker graced the cover of Sports Illustrated. The caption declaredthe 2013 recruit"the best high school basketball player since LeBron James."Now via his Twitter account, Parker announced his college choices, a final 10. Georgetown made the cut.https:twitter.comJabariParker22statuses223194884776005632The 6-foot-8 forward just finished playing for Team USA in the FIBA U-17 World Championships where he helped the squad to a gold medal winning performance.Also on the team, Georgetown recruit Stephen Domingo, who surprisingly is headed to play for the Hoyas this upcoming season. Recruiting wars are crazy and Parker's Mormon faith could factor into his final decision. Then again, perhaps in 2013 Domingo and Parker can reunite as teammates.In that case, even those on theHilltopstill notover losing out this year's top recruit, Nerlens Noel, might finally move on.Ben Standig blogs about the Redskins, Wizards, Hoyas and the D.C. area college basketball scene for CSNwashington. You can reach him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, follow him on Twitter @BenStandig and catch his musings at the D.C. Sportalist.
SI cover boy Jabari Parker eyes Georgetown
July 12, 2012, 12:14 am