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Would the North Carolina Tar Heels Be the Right Fit For 2013 Star Recruit Andrew Wiggins?

Brian Spurlock-USA Today Sports

On Tuesday afternoon, 2013 star prospect Andrew Wiggins will announce his collegiate decision to the world.

Wiggins, an original native of Ontario, Canada, currently attends Huntington Prep (WV) and on Tuesday afternoon he will share his long-awaited decision with the public. Wiggins however, is not one for attention, as he has decided to sign his National Letter of Intent behind closed doors and among close family and friends — instead of the usual press conference.

Wiggins, a 6-foot-7 small forward, has long been rumored as the top target within the high school ranks. Wiggins was an original member of the class of 2014, but even despite his decision to re-classifying to 2013, he remained the top recruit in the nation. Wiggins has even drawn some comparisons to LeBron James — in which he is the most notable prospects since the King declared for the NBA Draft in 2003.

North Carolina has some interesting preseason hype — the Tar Heels are losing Reggie Bullock to the NBA Draft, but James Michael McAdoo and P.J. Hairston are both returning to Chapel Hill. Toss in an improved sophomore guard in Marcus Paige, a developing front court rotation and a recruiting class that is headlined by two top 100 prospects and you got a potentially dangerous UNC squad.

Now take in the potential addition of Wiggins and North Carolina may just have found its missing link. Wiggins would instantly be the Tar Heels’ most talented player, but there would be enough around him for Roy Williams and his squad to compete for a National Championship.

Wiggins in a North Carolina uniform would be an ideal fit.

 

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