CHICAGO – Four-time Illinois state champion Jabari Parker and Indiana standout Taya Reimer have been picked as the national prep basketball players of the year.
The award, named for legendary Maryland high school coach Morgan Wooten, is awarded annually to the top male and female McDonald's All-American players. It was announced Monday.
Parker, a 6-foot-8 star from Chicago Simeon, has verbally committed to attend Duke next year.
Reimer, an all-state forward from Hamilton (Ind.) Southeastern, played on a gold medal U.S. Under-17 World Championship team. She is expected to play for Notre Dame.