Cal Lands Big Man

David Paris, one of the premier big men on the West Coast, drew interest from schools across the country. In the end, though, he decided to stay close to home and committed to Ben Braun and the Cal Bears...

David Paris, 6-8 PF Modesto (Calif.) Modesto Christian, took an official visit to Cal this weekend and committed to Cal coach Ben Braun at the end of the visit.

We spoke with David this afternoon and asked him about his decision. "It's the number one public school in the country," David said. "And I liked the staff and players. I could see myself doing well there and I think it's a program that's on the rise in the Pac-10."

David told us that Ohio St., Michigan, UTEP and New Mexico were the other schools that he was seriously considering.

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