Five-star UNC basketball target visits Gonzaga

As Hubert Davis and the North Carolina Tar Heels continue to push through the 2023-24 season, recruiting is still a focus.

This year the Tar Heels will welcome in a top 10 class headlined by two five-star recruits, Ian Jackson and Drake Powell. But building on that class will be important in 2025. One target high on North Carolina’s list is five-star shooting guard Isiah Harwell.

The 6-foot-6, 200-pound Harwell is a Mount Pleasant, Utah, native who has racked up 22 offers so far. Over the weekend, Harwell visited Gonzaga to see Mark Few’s program.

Harwell released a top nine recently: Gonzaga, North Carolina, UCLA, Texas, Idaho State, Houston, Cal, Baylor and Alabama.

The shooting guard is ranked seventh overall nationally, second among shooting guards and first in the state of Utah per the 247Sports recruiting rankings.

It’s still early in his recruitment but it feels like Gonzaga is the favorite. However, UNC isn’t too far behind and is a legit threat to snag him away from Gonzaga and land a big-time recruit.

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