Jabari Bird commits to California

Updated: September 5, 2012, 2:57 PM ET
By Dave Telep | ESPN.com

Top recruit Jabari Bird (Richmond, Calif./Salesian) committed to California on Wednesday.

Bird, the son of former Golden Bear star Carl Bird, cancelled his remaining recruiting trips before announcing his decision. The shooting guard also had been considering Washington, Oregon and Colorado.

"It's the hometown school," Bird said. "It's been one of my favorites for a long time. It's perfect right now."

California coach Mike Montgomery has to be quietly hoping that Bird's decision ...

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