After a long, drawn-out wait that left the faithful followings of several basketball programs on the edge of their seats, coveted power forward recruit Tony Parker has announced that he will play at UCLA.
After 57 minutes, Tony Parker commits to #UCLA— Michael Carvell (@RecruitingAJC) April 23, 2012
The decision is of course a blow to Georgia, who has been hopeful to land the in-state recruit. He starred at Miller Grove High School in Lithonia, GA, and appeared serious about his interest in playing for the Bulldogs throughout the process.
In heading west to join the Bruins, Parker will join fellow top recruit Shabazz Muhammad to form one of the best classes in the country. The Bruins program has swooned in recent seasons, and this pair of freshmen will be counted on to help restore tradition.