LDS basketball star Jabari Parker shows up at BYU

The fast-acting pill that would help remedy what ails BYU basketball sat in his seat at the Marriott Center on Saturday night, watching what needs to be made whole.

Jabari Parker, the Chicago high school recruit of all recruits, the kid being wooed by the biggest college basketball names in the land, was on hand for the BYU-Cal State Northridge game. And the Cougar love washed over him — maybe we should rephrase that — with a building full of focus on him, with thousands of students and fans wearing T-shirts that read: "Chicago to Provo." A sign in the stands made vital stats clear to the phenom: "BYU — 15,994 Mormon girls, Duke — 13 Mormon girls."

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