Top national prospect Austin Rivers chooses Duke over Kansas, UNC
Rivers on Twitter: "World i have decided to go to duke! Let's go blue devils ha'"
Rivers chose Duke over Kansas and North Carolina
He verbally committed to Florida in 2008 but reopened his search
WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) -- The son of Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers and one of the nation's most highly recruited players says he is heading to Duke.
Austin Rivers posted on his Twitter site Thursday: "World i have decided to go to duke! Let's go blue devils ha'." Rivers, who later made the announcement on ESPN, chose Duke over Kansas and North Carolina.
The 6-foot-4 guard of Winter Park, Fla., is considered a terrific athlete and prolific scorer. He verbally committed to Florida in 2008 but reopened his search after the Gators struggled to sustain the success that won them back-to-back national titles.
Rivers led Winter Park High School to the Class 6A championship last season. He also played for the world champion USA Basketball 18-under team.
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