Top-ranked 2024 prospect 'likely' to visit North Carolina




 

The UNC basketball program continues to be a team fighting it out for some of the top talent in the country during this recruiting cycle. And, that should be the same memo with one of the best players in the country regardless of class.

2024 five-star shooting guard Ian Jackson is in the middle of planning out some of his junior year official visits and the Tar Heels are expected to receive a visit.

According to Rivals national analyst Travis Graf, Jackson is most likely to visit four schools at the moment.

Jackson is the No. 1 ranked player in the Rivals rankings for the class of 2024. Jackson is a 6-foot-6 shooting guard who plays for Cardinal Hayes (NY) and New York Wiz Kids on the Adidas 3SSB Circuit.

Jackson is just one of a few players in the 2024 class that hold an offer from North Carolina.

While Jackson is currently in the 2024 class, reclassification has been a topic of discussion with the talented wing. While a decision about joining the 2023 class is a bit away, he did discuss that earlier this year.

North Carolina has just one committed player in the 2023 class after the de-commitment of No. 1 overall player GG Jackson. That commitment is from five-star combo guard Simeon Wilcher.

Regardless of class, Jackson is going to be a player that will make a big impact once he steps on a college campus.

While Kentucky has garnered most of the attention with Jackson up to this point, he has a long ways to go in his decision making process and once he gets on campus for official visits and has feedback on the programs he visits, it's anyones guess as to who has a lead at the moment.

Follow us @TarHeelsWire on Twitter and like our page on Facebook to follow ongoing coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels news, notes and opinions.

Let us know your thoughts, comment on this story below. Join the conversation today.

Story originally appeared on Tarheels Wire

COMMENTS

More Related News

UNC defensive keys to the game vs Virginia Tech
UNC defensive keys to the game vs Virginia Tech

The defensive keys to the game for the UNC football program against Virginia Tech this weekend.

Cyclone Ian batters South Carolina in second US landfall
Cyclone Ian batters South Carolina in second US landfall

After wreaking deadly havoc in Florida, Ian smashes piers in South Carolina and floods neighbourhoods.

Man used dating app to meet with 12- and 14-year-old girls, North Carolina cops say
Man used dating app to meet with 12- and 14-year-old girls, North Carolina cops say
  • US
  • 2022-09-30 17:31:05Z

A "suspicious" car led police to the girls, officials said.

Live Updates: Hurricane Ian destroys 4th South Carolina pier
Live Updates: Hurricane Ian destroys 4th South Carolina pier

Hurricane Ian has destroyed at least four piers along South Carolina's northern coast. Police said the Pawley's Island Pier was washed away first. Then...

Factbox-U.S. Supreme Court to tackle a raft of new cases
Factbox-U.S. Supreme Court to tackle a raft of new cases
  • US
  • 2022-09-30 10:09:42Z

Here is a look at some of the cases that the justices are due to hear during the term. A legal fight coming before the court on Oct. 31 gives its...

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Comments

Top News: Basketball