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Tuesday, 06/10/08

Heels land Leslie McDonald

# Top 100 guard Leslie McDonald of Memphis-Braircrest Christian, Tenn., ranked No. 17 in Class 2009, has given a commitment to North Carolina over Duke, Georgetown, Memphis, Ohio State and Tennessee, among many others. The Heels now have pledges from five Class 2009 Top 100 prospects.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 05/21/08

Heels add guard from Durham

# North Carolina gained Class 2008 guard Justin Watts of Durham-Jordan, NC.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Saturday, 05/17/08

Stepheson to leave Heels

# Sophomore forward/center Alex Stepheson of North Hollywood/Harvard-Westlake, Cal., is transfering from North Carolina in order to be closer to his home in California because of family health issues. He played in 37 games last season.

Check May for more news. Search: Class 2008/2009/2010
Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan/Feb/Mar/Apr.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/13/08

Top guard Strickland picks Heels

# Top 100 guard Dexter Strickland of Elizabeth-St. Patrick's, NJ., ranked No. 9 in Class 2009, is headed to North Carolina over Florida and Michigan State. Among many others were Indiana, Arizona, Ohio State, Rutgers and Villanova.

The Heels recently gained three Class 2009 Top 100 forwards, including twins from Santa Ana-Mater Dei, Cal., Travis Wear, rated No. 23 overall; and David Wear, ranked No. 30; plus John Henson of Round Rock, Tex., rated No. 26.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/09/08

Heels snare 2010 standout in Bullock

# Touted Class 2010 guard/forward Reggie Bullock of Kinston, NC., is headed to North Carolina.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/04/08

Wear Twins chose North Carolina

# Top 100 twin forwards from Santa Ana-Mater Dei, Cal., Travis Wear, rated No. 23 overall in Class 2009; and David Wear, ranked No. 30 overall, have committed to North Carolina over UCLA and Arizona. The Heels recently gained Class 2009 Top 100 forward John Henson of Round Rock, Tex., rated No. 26 overall.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/03/08

Heels pledge top 2009 forward

# Top 100 forward John Henson of Round Rock, Tex., rated No. 26 overall in Class 2009, has committed to North Carolina. Among others were Oklahoma State, Southern California, Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA, Rice, Arizona, Baylor and Memphis.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 11/05/07

Zeller announces for North Carolina

# Top 100 center/forward Tyler Zeller of Washington, Ind., rated No. 16 overall in Class 2008, has committed to North Carolina over Purdue, Indiana and Notre Dame.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 11/04/07

Marcus Johnson to leave UConn

# Junior forward Marcus Johnson of Los Angeles-Westchester, Cal., is transfering from UConn. He played in 31 games last season, started 19 and averaged 5.5 points.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 10/18/07

Iman Shumpert to ACC and Georgia Tech

# Top 100 guard Iman Shumpert of Oak Park/Oak Park-River Forest, Ill., rated No. 21 overall in Class 2008, has announced for Georgia Tech over North Carolina and Marquette. Among many others were Bradley, Clemson, Illinois, Notre Dame and Wisconsin.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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