We're not sure how so many people missed it, but Duke made it fairly clear early Wednesday that Jabari Parker would not be announcing as had been reported.
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Still, most sites we saw suggested he'd be getting around to it. Just didn't happen that way.
Also on Wednesday night Duke had its annual banquet, where Parker won the Swett-Baylin Most Valuable Player Award, the first freshman to do so since Johnny Dawkins did it in 1983.
The other awards, including our favorite, the Dr. Deryl Hart Award (won by Amile Jefferson), are listed below.
Everything was overshadowed by the farewells between Coach K and Wojo.
Coach K said again that he had lost a brother and felt like he was losing a son as well.
Wojo replied by saying that he would always be part of Duke.
Wojo unfortunately lost a player this afternoon, when Ahmed Hill decommitted.
- Swett-Baylin (Most Valuable Player) – Jabari Parker
- Dr. Deryl Hart (Top Scholar-Athlete) – Amile Jefferson
- Glenn E. "Ted" Mann (Player Contributing Most to Team Morale) – Tyler Thornton
- Pagliuca Family Coach’s Award (Player Exemplifying Commitment and Values) – Rodney Hood
- Iron Dukes Award (Most Minutes) – Rodney Hood
- Bill Krzyzewski Captains’ Award – Tyler Thornton, Josh Hairston, Rodney Hood
- Best Field Goal Percentage Award – Amile Jefferson
- Best Free Throw Percentage Award – Quinn Cook
- Best Rebounding Average Award – Jabari Parker
- Most Assists Award – Quinn Cook
- Best Defensive Player Award – Rodney Hood
- True Blue Award (Most Charges) – Tyler Thornton
- Gopal Varadhan Senior Manager Award – Scott Lamson & Jamie Stark
- Harry Rainey Spirit Award (Outstanding Cheerleader) – Debbie Xie
- Charles Hogan Memorial Band Award – Madeline Barrow