Power forward prospect James Johnson, who visited Cal a week ago, has chosen Virginia, after visiting the Charlottesville, Va., campus this weekend, his father told scout.com.
“James felt so good about the program,” Ted Johnson told scout.com. “It’s the ACC. James always wanted to play in the ACC.”
Johnson, rated as the nation’s No. 31 prospect by scout.com, gave his decision to first-year coach Tony Bennett’ before returning home from Virginia. A senior at Elsinore HS, Johnson also was considering Cal, Arizona, Arizona State, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State.