Freshman from Chicago leads Kentucky to NCAA title
April 3, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) --
Leading Kentucky to the NCAA basketball title was the freshman from Chicago, Anthony Davis, college basketball's national player of the year.
If Davis elects to turn pro, he could be the first player selected in the upcoming NBA draft. It has been a remarkable journey for Davis, who just last year attended a little known Chicago charter high school.
Perspectives Charter in the South Loop is abundant with pride. A recent alumnus reached extraordinary heights Monday night: Anthony Davis, a graduate of Perspectives, most outstanding player of the Final Four, helped his Kentucky teammates win the NCAA championship.
"I'm glad he won the championship, and he won all of the accolades and awards he did. But it's just exciting that he came through here," said Perspectives college counselor Jonathan Daniels. Read Full Story Here