APRIL 7, 2009
CHICAGO (AP) -- The son of Michael Jordan has announced that he
will be playing basketball at Central Florida next season.
Marcus Jordan, a 6-foot-3 and 180-pound senior guard at Chicago
Whitney Young, made up his mind after visiting the campus in
Orlando, Fla., last week.
Whitney Young coach Tyrone Slaughter says Marcus Jordan was
looking for a place he could play, have an impact and feel
comfortable on campus.
His decision came Monday, the same day his Chicago Bulls'
six-time champion father was elected into the Basketball Hall of
Last month, the younger Jordan scored a game-high 19 points to
lead Whitney Young to a 69-66 victory over Waukegan in the Illinois
Class 4A championship.
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