MSU target Jackson will announce Monday

Matt Charboneau
The Detroit News
Josh Jackson

Josh Jackson has known for more than a week now where he intends to play college basketball next season, and it appears he is close to letting everyone else know.

Jackson, the top-ranked recruit in the nation, told USA Today on Friday that he would announce his decision -- Michigan State is one of three finalists -- on Monday in his home state of Michigan.

“I’m committing Monday,” Jackson said at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon. “It’ll be at my house. I wanted my family around and I’m just ready to do it.”

Kansas and Arizona are the other finalists, though Jackson said last week he hasn’t let any of the coaching staffs in on his choice.

The 6-foot-7 native of Detroit has played at Prolific Prep in Napa, California, the past two seasons. He played for Detroit Consortium for two years before moving to California.

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