``It was all about the support they showed me and how much they worked with me as far as my academics were concerned," Price said.
Price (Scout.com, No. 27) averaged 17 points and 12.4 rebounds per game as a junior.
``I was ready now," Price added. "I really didn't want to wait any longer. I had my heart set on where I wanted to go."
Price, 17, has the size, can score in the low post and can also step out and knock down shots from mid range. He still needs to work on his footwork and become a better shot-blocker.