By Sean Giggy
(WAOW) - Merrill boys' basketball standout Paul Jesperson announced Wednesday night that he will play his college basketball at the University of Virginia.
Jesperson, a 6-foot-7 forward, averaged 20.5 points and 6 rebounds per game as a junior last season. He led the Blue Jays to a 20-6 record before losing to Antigo in the sectional final game.
He chose the Cavaliers from a final trio of schools that also included Minnesota and Notre Dame.
Jesperson is currently ranked as the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2011 by wissports.net.
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