Johnson goes with Kansas State

Darrell Johnson had his list narrowed to schools. Tuesday afternoon the talented power forward sliced it to one, when he verbally pledged to Kansas State.

Darrell Johnson's decision is in.

After narrowing his list of schools down to Virginia Tech and Kansas State, the 6-foot-8 power forward out St. Louis (Mo.) Parkway North opted to verbally commit to Kansas State.

"I went up on a visit this past weekend and the guys were real nice and coach [Bruce] Weber is really good people," Johnson told "They've been recruiting me for a while."

"The guys were good," he added. "There's another kid that's also from St. Louis that goes there."

Johnson took an official visit to Virginia Tech as well. He also considered Memphis and Minnesota at one time.

"It was really coach Lowry recruiting me," Johnson said. "He was at Carbondale recruiting me. Weber came to one or two games, but he wasn't recruiting me then."

Johnson was also excited to talk to a student that was involved with construction engineering at Kansas State. He said that conversation stood out to him.

"They are were taking me around their basketball facility and as I was going through the tour I talked to one of the guys that set up the events and he did construction engineering. They had planned and set up everything."

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