Only two days after the departure of twins David and Travis Wear left North Carolina with just two big men on next season's roster, Tar Heels coach Roy Williams may have found a potential replacement.
Unsigned 6-foot-9 forward Kadeem Jack, who initially turned down several scholarship offers to attend a Connecticut prep school next year, reportedly has been in contact with North Carolina and is planning to take a visit. The New York native's interest level in North Carolina is high enough that Manhattan Rice High School coach Maurice Hicks told Adam Zagoria that it's possible the senior could commit while in Chapel Hill.
"He's the type of kid, he'll probably wind up doing that," Hicks said. "If he goes down there for a visit, he'll probably go."
Swooping in to land a consensus top 50 recruit like Jack this late in the recruiting process would be a huge coup for a North Carolina program that was definitely put in a tough spot when the Wears announced they were transferring earlier thisRead More »from Short-handed North Carolina may have found a solution