It’s never too early for North Carolina head coach Roy Williams to start recruiting players for future teams and on Sunday night, he landed a commitment.
Day’ron Sharpe, an in-state prospect for the 2020 class, verbally committed to play for Williams and the Tar Heels while visiting Chapel Hill for the second time on Father’s Day.
UNC won the fight to land Sharpe over multiple other schools, including Georgetown, Virginia and East Carolina University.
The 6-foot-9 rising junior attends South Central High School in Winterville and put up solid numbers as a sophomore. In 26 games, the 220-pound man averaged 14.3 points to go along with 9.3 rebounds and 2.6 blocks. His play helped get his team to the 2018 East Regional.
There’s plenty of reason to believe the numbers will continue to go up for UNC’s first commit for 2020. He improved his points by a 5.4 mark between his first and second years and also saw his rebounds go up by over two a game.