North Carolina Basketball: Best Local Recruits in Tar Heels History

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North Carolina Basketball: Best Local Recruits in Tar Heels History
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For a program that can have its pick of elite high-school players from Chapel Hill to Sacramento, North Carolina has found an extraordinary number of its greatest players in its own backyard.

The roster of Tar Heel stars who hailed from the Tar Heel State would put many another school’s entire history to shame.

Antawn Jamison, recruited out of Charlotte’s Providence High School, narrowly missed scoring 2,000 points in just three seasons of college ball. The truly amazing thing, though, is that Jamison isn’t even close to being the most dangerous scorer that UNC has recruited from its home state.

Read on for more on Jamison and the rest of the 10 greatest Tar Heels who stayed at home by wearing Carolina blue.

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