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Morton's Perez commits to play for University of Chicago

Senior forward led Morton in scoring this season

Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:16 p.m. CDT
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(Erica Benson – ebenson@shawmedia.com)
Morton senior Waller Perez in action this season at Proviso East.

CICERO — Throughout the high school season Morton senior forward Waller Perez said academics would play a large part in what school he would pick.

Now that he's committed to the University of Chicago, it's clear he was serious about that statement.

Perez will play for the prestigious school's Division III basketball program after averaging 16.2 points and 7.1 rebounds this season for the Mustangs.

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