Jabari Parker, the most coveted recruit in the class of 2013, is one step closer to deciding which school will have the benefit of his one-and-done services. Parker announced earlier this month that he’s narrowed his list to five schools: BYU, Duke, Florida, Michigan State and Stanford.
Although Parker, a 6’8” SF with extraordinary instincts and versatility, is a safe bet to be a star in any environment, his list presents him with widely varied options. Whether he’s joining a grand tradition at Duke or signing on as the new face of the BYU program, Parker’s college career could take him in a number of different directions.
Here is a look at all five of Parker’s finalists, with an eye towards the state of the program he’d be joining in the fall of 2013.