UNC Basketball News and Notes - SCACCHoops.com
UNC Basketball News and Notes
>> Next Article Michigan Transfer Evan Smotrycz To Visit Maryland
<< Previous Article Antwan Space to transfer from FSU
UNC Basketball News and Notes
   Posted by Tar Heel Fan at  4/13/2012 1:43:51 PM  |  Follow us on Twitter: @scacchoops
Discuss     Bookmark and Share

Transfer wire.

  • UConn’s Alex Oriakhi who is still going through the process of visiting schools. After Mason Plumlee announced his return to Duke, Oriakhi removed the Blue Devils from his list. At present Orakhi has entertained in-home visits from Kentucky’s John Calipari, Missouri’s Frank Haith and Xavier’s Chris Mack with plans to visit both Missouri and Kentucky in the works. Oriakhi is friends with Missouri player Phil Pressey having played basketball with him since eighth grade. Newly committed UK recruit Nerlens Noel has been working Twitter to try and convince Oriakhi to head to Lexington. Conversely, UNC and Roy Williams have been very quiet so far which is not unusual but sure to create plenty of angst in the fan base.
  • In other transfer news, UNC is also in contact with former South Carolina freshman Anthony Gill who is leaving Columbia after the firing of Darrin Horn and hiring of Kansas State’s Frank Martin(not sure that I blame him.) Gill is originally from Charlotte, is 6-8, 235 lbs and averaged 7.6 ppg and 4.6 rpg in 25 minutes last season for the Gamecocks. Besides UNC, Gill has received interest from Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, Clemson and Ohio State. Gill would be available to play in the 2013-14 season and if anything gets full points for this quote.

“The only think I can do is speculate,” Lewis said. “I just think he’s going to be wide open in the process. Everybody’s speculating Virginia, but (North) Carolina is interested in him. It’d be hard to not look at [UNC] real serious, too. (North) Carolina is still Carolina. Y’all think you’re Carolina, but UNC is still UNC.”

  • Kendall Marshall and Tyler Zeller have both chosen agents. Marshall went with Virginia-based Octagon previously known to UNC fans as the agency that hired Joe Forte’s mother. Zeller went with Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports Management who also represents his brother Luke Zeller as well as fellow Tar Heels Jerry Stackhouse and Tyler Hansbrough.
  • Speaking of Zeller, a couple of more videos for you. The first one, seen below, is Zeller talking to Doug Gottlieb on camera after his appearances on ESPN outlets earlier in the week. Stick around to the end when Gottlieb asks him if he would want to be drafted by the Pacers and go against Hansbrough in practice. The second, if you are so inclined, Zeller discussing the role of his faith during his time at UNC.

This article was originally published at http://tarheelblog.com. If you are interested in sharing your website's content with SCACCHoops.com, Contact Us.

 

Post a Comment About this Article
Entry Link     0 Comment(s)
Subscribe  
>> Next Article Michigan Transfer Evan Smotrycz To Visit Maryland
<< Previous Article Antwan Space to transfer from FSU

Comments on UNC Basketball News and Notes

There are currently no posts for this NewsBreaker


Post a Comment

Posting As:   Remember Me?
Subject:
Message:

Before submitting this form, please type the characters displayed above:




Newsbreaker Archives

2014
  January 2014 (169)
  February 2014 (142)
  March 2014 (144)
  April 2014 (87)
  May 2014 (73)
  June 2014 (63)
  July 2014 (102)
  August 2014 (136)
  September 2014 (2)
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
Search
Search
Advertisement
 
Poll
Who is the top Wide Receiver in the ACC?
Rashad Greene, FSU
Tyler Boyd, Pittsburgh
Devante Parker, Louisville
Jamison Crowder, Duke
Quinshad Davis, UNC
Someone Else


Newsbreakers
Game Day: Louisville Vs. Miami
9/1/2014 5:01:12 PM
ACC Digital Network Previews Louisville/Miami
8/31/2014 7:38:32 PM
10 quick takes on the ACC after week 1
8/31/2014 7:37:36 PM
Syracuse: Terrel Hunt Will Not Be Punished For Villanova Ejection
8/31/2014 7:36:54 PM
After Georgia loss, Clemson is who we thought they were
8/30/2014 11:39:30 PM
UNC 56 Liberty 29
8/30/2014 10:10:25 PM
Tyler Boyd Injury Update: Pitt wide receiver has dislocated finger but could play against BC
8/30/2014 7:50:34 PM
Pitt crushes Delaware in 62-0 win, Tyler Boyd injured in victory
8/30/2014 7:50:34 PM
Video: Syracuse beats Villanova with a Fake Field Goal
8/30/2014 9:13:35 AM
Pitt vs. Delaware TV Schedule, Time, Game Information
8/30/2014 8:04:28 AM
Syracuse Survives Season-Opener Against Villanova, 27-26 (2OT)
8/30/2014 8:03:25 AM
Syracuse QB Terrel Hunt Ejected For Punching Villanova Player
8/30/2014 8:03:25 AM
I'm jealous of the SEC Network and the ACC should be too
8/29/2014 7:33:15 PM
Game Preview: #23 UNC vs Liberty
8/29/2014 2:10:31 PM
Syracuse Links - Terrel Hunt is 'a Different Young Man'
8/29/2014 8:07:34 AM
Message Board
 
YBN Widget
RSS Feed  
SCACC Hoops has no affiliation to the NCAA or the ACC
Team logos are trademarks of their respective organizations (more/credits)