UNC Basketball: Is the recruitment of this five-star player still in progress?
A four-star striker recruited a class in 2021
to participate in the UNC basketball program. Another miss rejected them to go to Purdue University.
The UNC basketball plan finally determined their destiny to become a four-star recruiting target in the 2021 recruiting class. This is not good news.
On Friday night, Trey Kaufman officially announced his university decision via a live broadcast on YouTube to determine the relationship between North Carolina, Purdue University, Indiana, Indiana and Virginia. In the end, Kaufman chose to stay in the state, but not in Indiana. Instead, he is heading to West Lafayette to the Purdue boiler manufacturer.
For the boiler manufacturer, the prospect of the top 40 is a big gain, and was named Gatorade Player of the Year by Indiana. He is a potential client who has attracted much attention in several programs in Indiana, but has aroused some interest in a pair of Atlantic Coast conference programs in UNC and Virginia.
Kaufman even visited UNC and the University of Virginia in the summer, and checked on campus to see if it was suitable. In the end, it was not because the number of Tar Heels recruits decreased, but the factors of staying in the state and being close to home came into play.
Currently, Tar High Heels have only two promises in the 2021 class, and hope to add wings like Kaufman. Now, the focus has shifted to all the five-star recruits of Hunter Sallis, Patrick Baldwin and Chet Holmgren.
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