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Merrill's Jesperson Will Play College Basketball at Virginia

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.

 

Online reporter: Sean Giggy

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