Well, this is why you go out and recruit big-time freshmen, regardless if you know that they’re going to leave after one year. Duke frosh Jabari Parker, who is widely regarded as one of the best first-year players in all of college basketball, was the difference in tonight’s Blue Devils victory over Maryland. Parker scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds, along with the game-winning drive and slam with just over a minute to play. Check it out:
Maryland sophomore forward Charles Mitchell had a chance to win it at the buzzer for the Terrapins, but his jump-hook rimmed out.