Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 19, 2012
PointGuardU.com, an Arizona basketball fan site, is reporting that Rondae Jefferson has committed to play basketball for the University of Arizona.
Jefferson is a 6'7, 215 pound, 2013 small forward prospect from Chester High School (PA). Jefferson is one of the best players in his class.
Jefferson led his Chester High School basketball team to an undefeated season going 32-0 last year and winning a state title. Chester is currently on a 58 game win streak, the second longest in the nation.
Jefferson was impressed by all the usual selling points of the Arizona program winning history, NBA tradition, national exposure, outstanding facilities, and the coaching staff.
“I want to win,” Jefferson said. “Everything I do is to help my team win, and I really think Arizona is a place where we can win a national championship.”
Jefferson's commitment gives Arizona and Coach Miller four Top 10 players in the past 2 years.
Jefferson officially committed during his in home visit with the coaches last week. The commitment comes after two recent visits to the campus at the University of Arizona.
“The last few weeks have been very exciting,” Jefferson said. “It's great to celebrate my commitment with all my family and friends. Bear Down.”
Jefferson was a member of the USA Midwest team that won the Nike Global Challenge defeating Team Canada during the World Basketball Festival in Washington, D.C. this summer.
Jefferson also qualified for the USA U17 team that won the gold medal at this year's World Championships, but had to withdraw due to injury.