Christmas Eve is all about waiting for presents. New Year's Eve is all about waiting for the ball to drop. But for the basketball coaching staffs at BYU, Duke, Florida, Michigan State and Stanford, waiting for good news on Jabari Parker Decision Day Eve is even more difficult.
Parker, a senior small forward out of Chicago Simeon who is the No. 2 prospect in the ESPN 100, is set to end the long recruitment process Thursday when he announces his college decision at 4 p.m. ET live on ESPNU and WatchESPN.
So as the hours dwindle and there is a still-open field, we wondered: What last-minute pitches should the coaches at the five finalists make to sway his decision? So we gathered our RecruitingNation basketball experts to play the part of the five coaches and give an inside look at what the final pitches should include.