Chase Jeter ready to announce

Five star power forward says he made his decision last week and is just waiting to announce it.

LONG BEACH -- Five-star Las Vegas native Chase Jeter is nearing his college decision and the 6-foot-10 big man is one of the most coveted recruits in the country.

Jeter confirmed to reporters on Friday night that he will make his announcement at adidas Nations on Monday during the ESPNU telecast of the third place and championship games. The big man is currently down to four schools -- Arizona, Duke, UNLV and UCLA -- and broke down each of the four schools to TDD.

Duke: "It's a great school. Coach K, I have a good relationship with him and all of his staff. Duke has a great history in basketball and they have a great style of play in terms of how they get up-and-down with their recruits."

Arizona: "I got a chance to play for Coach Miller at USA Basketball. That was real special. And another thing was their style of play as well. They get up-and-down and they run sets. I feel like I would fit into their program pretty well."

UNLV: "UNLV is in my backyard and they have a great style of play. I have a great relationship with Coach Rice and all of his staff and they're at all my stuff. My Dad played there and won the championship there in 1990 so that's special and I'd like to continue to type of lineage."

UCLA: "Another place that's close to home. Love their style of play. Coach Alford has done a great job of skill development and developing pros. And I just feel like that would be a great spot that is close to home."

While some recruits will wait out a decision and mull it over until the very last moment, Jeter said that he already has his mind made up and that he is just waiting on the official announcement.

"I made my decision last week," Jeter said. "I'm 100 percent positive in my decision and I feel comfortable. I talked about it with my family. They said I should go wherever I feel most comfortable and that's what I did."

At adidas Nations on Friday, Jeter got off to a strong start as his Team Howard defeated Canada soundly, 84-61, as the big man finished with 13 points and eight rebounds.

Playing alongside talented players like five-star small forward Jaylen Brown, Arizona commit Justin Simon and UConn commit Jalen Adams, Jeter's team is one of the favorites to win the four-day international tournament.

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