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Recruiting the Next Carolina Tar Heels

RECRUITING THE NEXT Carolina TAR HEELS What makes Carolina basketball so successful? Hint:It's not the pretty uniforms. Having a winning basketball team year after year requires a steady influx of great talent. That's why Coach Williams and his staff work year-round scouring the country for future Tar Heels. After all, it's not x's and o's that win basketball games. It's the Jimmys and the Joes. WHERE Marvin Williams Bremerton, WA UNCRecruits STEPBY STEP Rashad McCants. New Hampton, NH Recruiting Key: 6 10 15 Y 20 Avg pts/game #1 Recruit Wayne Ellington Merion, PA Danny Green Manhasset, NY Top 5 Recruit Top 15 Recruit Top 100 Recruit Sean May Bloomington, IN Ed Davis Richmond, VA Coach Williams and his staff scout out Tyler Hansbrough Poplar Bluff, MO talented players across the country. Prospective recruits may be as young Deon Thompson Torrance, CA Tywon Lawson Mouth of Wilson, VA Brandan Wright Brentwood, TN Raymond Felton Latta, SC as middle schoolers. Contact between UNC and its recruits is strictly limited by NCAA Division I Recruiting Regulations and cannot officially begin until after a player's sophomore year of high school. Data range: 2002-2009 John Henson Tampa, FL UNC'S NEWESTRecruits Beginning June 15th following an athlete's sophomore year of high school, UNC may contact the recruit with generic recruiting materials. JAMES MCAD00 Norfolk, VA No. 3 Power Forward in the nation. No. 7 Overall. McAdoo boasts intense quickness and speed. His fast-paced game is well-suited to the Tar Heels' playing style. Signed The NCAA regulates the number of telephone calls Coach Williams is allowed to make to a recruit in a given time period: once per month during the recruit's junior year and up to twice per week during his senior year. P.J. HAIRSTON Chatham, VA No. 6 Wing Guard in the nation. No. 20 Overall. Hairston is a strong shooter and rebounder. At 6'5" and 225 pounds, his strength makes him a powerful force on the court. 2011 Signed JACKSON SIMMONS Sylva, NC During a recruit's senior year of high school, Coach Williams and his staff Invited Walk-on. Simmons is a power forward with speed and sheer determination. He runs the court well, picking up easy baskets along the way. may have up to three off-campus contacts with the player. Official visits to UNC's campus are also allowed. Signed MARCUS PAIGE Marion, IA No. 5 Point Guard in the nation. No. 30 OveralI. Paige is a strong ball handler and passer. He can drive to the basket or shoot jumpers. 2012 6. Coach Williams Committed makes a written offer of athletically related financial aid to the recruits he wants ANNUAL Recruiting BUDGET to sign. $169,746; Matt Dougherty's first season as head coach Budget Increase to $175,000 To accept the offer, recruits sign an official "Letter of Intent" during special signing periods in the fall or spring of their senior year. Their commitment to UNC is Budget Increase to $146,500 $134,078 $128,995; Three number one recruits signed $130,388 $124,843; Roy Williams's first season as head coach, $126,757 $123,966 $119,490 now binding according to NCAA regulations. Recruiting Budget $104,859 $101,203 >$98,517 Sources: UNC Athletic Department, ncaa.corg Photos: (Davide De Pas) Andrew Pearson, Andrew Shurtleff ......Y... $96,500 '99-'00 '00-'01 '01-'02 '02-'03 '03-'04 '04-'05 "05-'06 '06-'07 '07-'08 '08-'09 '09-'10 Research and Design by Kathryn Faulkner Actual Cost

Recruiting the Next Carolina Tar Heels

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And this one looks at the recruiting philosophies — and results — of the current Carolina coaching staff.




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