Chaminade’s Jayson Tatum, who is ranked No. 1 junior class of 2106 by Scout.com., revealed his top 10 choices for a college to play at Monday (Sept. 1) on Twitter.
Tatum listed his choices in alphabetical order. More importantly for local basketball fans, Missouri, Illinois and Saint Louis University are on the list.
Here are the other schools: Arizona, Connecticut, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Wake Forest. All of the programs are among the top annually in the nation.
The 6-foot-9 Tatum had an eye-turning sophomore season. He scored almost 26 points a game along with 10.4 rebounds. The forward who also can play shooting guard also averaged four assists a game. For his efforts, Tatum was named the Gatorade Missouri Player of the Year.
This summer, Tatum helped the United States U17 basketball team win the FIBA World Championships in Dubai. The U.S. squad went 7-0 in the competition. Tatum averaged 11.3 points during the tournament.