Babbitt Close To Announcing

Luke Babbitt, the number one rated power forward in the West Coast class of 2008, will announce his college choice shortly. Schools in the Pac-10, Big 10, WCC and WAC are still in the race for the talented lefty...

Luke Babbitt, 6-7 SR PF Reno (Nev.) Galena, told us today that he has a tentative plan for announcing his college choice.

"I'm probably going to announce on Friday at some sort of press conference," said Babbitt. "I still need to talk with my high school coach about the details, but it would probably be after school on Friday."

We asked Babbitt if by "details" he meant his decision or just the logistics of the announcement.

"No, just the logistics," said Babbitt. "I've decided where I want to go."

Babbitt told us that he'll choose from one of his five finalists -- Nevada, Ohio State, Gonzaga, UCLA or Arizona."

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