Reid Travis will be attending Stanford University.
The power forward, ranked No. 23 in the nation by ESPN.com announced his long-awaited decision in a crowded conference room at De La Salle High School on Friday, which is also the Gophers season opener.
Travis is the first of the local 'Big Three' -- including Tyus Jones and Rashad Vaughn -- to make his college decision.
Travis was also considering the Gophers and until this morning, Duke.
More to come soon on this blog and on Startribune.com.
Marcus Fuller joined the Star Tribune in 2016 after 11 years covering Gophers sports – and just about every other team and league in town -- for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Before making the Twin Cities his home, Marcus spent two years in The Kansas City Star sports department. Marcus grew up in Hawaii and is a 2002 graduate of San Jose State. Follow Fuller on Twitter @Marcus_R_Fuller.
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