North Carolina Tar Heels Will Be Fine Without Andrew Wiggins

By Trevor Lowry
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The North Carolina Tar Heels did not win the Andrew Wiggins sweepstakes, but that is okay because this team will be fine in the 2013-14 college basketball season without him.

Don’t get me wrong, Wiggins would have made the Tar Heels a much better team, but there is still plenty of talent on North Carolina. James Michael McAdoo, P.J. Hairston and Marcus Paige will all be back, among others. According to ESPN, the incoming recruiting class consists of one 5-star and two 4-stars as well, so it is safe to say that North Carolina will be just fine with Wiggins not joining the team.

Not to mention, the Tar Heels have that one guy named Roy Williams, who is just kind of a good coach. North Carolina will still be a top 10 team and a national championship will still be the goal, and will actually be within reason.

For this team’s sake, at least the Duke Blue Devils didn’t land Wiggins and at least he did not land at any team in the ACC. Speaking of which, this conference will be one of the best in college basketball next season, so while Wiggins is doing his thing in the Big 12, ACC teams will have their own problems to worry about.

It is always tough as a fan to see the No. 1 recruit not go to your school, but believe me, there are many schools that are disappointed that Wiggins did not end up playing for their team. Only one program can land Wiggins. It was not the Tar Heels, but there is still plenty of players on this team that will help them compete.


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