North Carolina waited eight months between Armando Bacot's commitment in 2019 in August and Cole Anthony's sentinel from 2019 on Tuesday.
It only had to wait a matter of hours for his next commitment.
Anthony Harris A 6-3 high-level combo guard in Fairfax (Va.) Paul VI., Who was verbally assigned to Roy Williams and the Tar Heels on Tuesday during the year official visit to Chapel Hill.
"I've really gotten to know the coaches in the last two or three weeks," Harris said. "The culture there is different than any other. I also had a great time in Indiana, but UNC is closer to me and it's easier for my family to watch me play. I also have family in North Carolina. Just to be a part of this culture and family, and it's just different. "
Harris said the family atmosphere and bond he built with the players and co-workers played a big role in his decision to become a Tar Heel.
"I liked it all, he said about the visit. "I liked all the staff, the coaches, the players, it just seemed to be a family environment I would like to be in and their fans would have put everything together somehow."
During the visit, Harris stated he had time with Roy Williams he met at his school recently two weeks ago. Among other things, they combined their competitiveness.
"He's a great guy," said Harris of Williams. "He's very competitive, just like me. He tries to beat you when you get to the car, no matter what. It is always a competition with him. "
At the EYBL race track, Harris played alongside Bacot for the Team Takeover last summer and offered Jeremy Roach 2020 Point Guard having done fierce minutes in arguably the best team in baseball basketball for Harris' trust and recruiting.
He had official visits to Virginia Tech (September 7), Wake Forest (September 21), and Duke (September 28), although he was officially visiting Duke – and seemed to be walking a verbal Commitment to the Blue Devils – he was never officially offered – just days after his visit to Durham he became involved with the Hokies and former head coach Buzz Williams when Williams relocated to Texas A & M, Harris reopened his recruiting.
While Harris had offers from a long list of schools, his second decision fell on Heels, Indiana, which he visited last weekend, Maryland and Virginia Tech.
Harris s Help North Carolina. "I feel like I can develop as a player. You have a great strength and conditioning program and a doctor who can make my knee work at a high level. "
Harris missed the majority of his high school season when he suffered a battered ACL last December. Paul VI coach Glenn Farello told 247Sports that Harris is expected to be ready after his school enrollment in the school of his choice.
"Anthony's withdrawal is going smoothly and he's on his way to a full recovery this summer," Farello said. 19659004] According to the 247 Sports Composite, Harris ranks 65th overall and Combination Watch No. 8 in the 2019 recruiting class.
"To be just an energy guy, a playmaker, of course a defender and whatever you need I do it, it's kind of wide open, "he said when asked how he could help the Tar Heels. "I'll play Mando again with Big & # 39; Cole, that will be great."
Harris and Anthony – who are number 3 in the 247sports composite rankings – are both known for their intensity, their engines and their performance defensive skills. The two should make a common return when they lie together on the ground.
"I feel we can play really well together," Harris explained. "We can both play on the ball and off the ball, we're both playmakers. It will be a great duo in the back room. "
Harris is North Carolina's fourth signer / senior. He joins Bacot, Anthony and Pickerington (Ohio) of the Central Guard Jeremiah Francis . Harris is the third player in the last four classes to sign with UNC this spring after being released from a national memorandum of understanding ( Garrison Brooks and Kenny Williams ).
North Carolina's four-man class now consists of a five-star pair, a four-star offspring, and a three-star recruits, ranking # 6 in the standings of the 247Sports team.
Anthony Harris is versatile, able to play junior points and is one of the best defenders in the class to be on the ball. He is a true combination guard. But he has proved his worth in combat after playing in the country's arguably best high school league (WCAC) and supporting the team's Takeover to the Peach Jam crown. He is physical, a high-ranking competitor and a two-way guard.