Five-star UNC basketball recruiting target reopens recruitment

The North Carolina Tar Heels are in pursuit of one of the top prospects in the 2025 recruiting class, shooting guard Darryn Peterson.

With Hubert Davis and the staff showing significant interest in the shooting guard, there is hope the Tar Heels can reel him in. But with recent coaching changes around college basketball, Peterson has made an update to his recruitment.

Per Joe Tipton, Peterson is set to reopen his recruitment and is no longer down to his top eight schools of UNC, Baylor, Kentucky, Kansas, Ohio State, Arkansas, Indiana and Michigan. That means other schools can get involved again in his recruitment, which changes some things for the future.

The 6-foot-5, 195-pound shooting guard out of Huntington Prep in West Virginia has 20 offers and was getting set to schedule visits. Peterson could still visit UNC, which would be great news moving forward but this is certainly a significant update to his recruitment.

Which teams will get involved now? That will be something to keep an eye on in the coming weeks.

Peterson is ranked No. 3 nationally, the No. 1 shooting guard and No. 1 player in the state of West Virginia per the 247Sports recruiting rankings.

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