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Prep Star of the Week: Duke-bound Jabari Parker of Simeon Career Academy

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Friday's Prep Star of the Week was an easy choice: Chicago basketball sensation Jabari Parker of Simeon Career Academy.

The whole college basketball world was watching Thursday, as Illinois' reigning Mr. Basketball – and the No. 2 ranked senior in the country - announced where he would go to college next year.

The finalists were BYU, Duke, Florida, Michigan State and Stanford. He chose Duke, the alma mater of Good Day Chicago's Dawn Hasbrouck.

SEE: Jabari Parker is headed to Duke

Jabari admitted it was a tough call, and didn't make his decision until two hours before the news conference!

Congratulations to Jabari Parker, his proud parents, his encouraging coaches and the Simeon Career Academy community for this great accomplishment and honor.

 

Calling all high school fans! We want your nominations for Prep Star of the Week.

Share your best prep sports video highlights of the past week with us by posting your videos at foxpix.myfoxchicago.com. Every Friday, we'll pick out our Good Day Prep Star of the Week.

Don't forget to include the athlete's full name, a photo of the player, school name, location and what makes your play of the week entry special.

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