UNC Basketball Recruiting: 5 Reasons Heels Are Desperate to Get Andrew Wiggins

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UNC Basketball Recruiting: 5 Reasons Heels Are Desperate to Get Andrew Wiggins
Wiggins is considered the world's top recruit. (nationofblue.com)

The college basketball recruiting landscape is abuzz about the impending decision for Andrew Wiggins, a sensational Canadian prospect who is considered the best high school player in the world. The 6'7" forward suits up for Huntington Prep (W. Va.) and was just named winner of the 2013 Naismith Trophy, which is given annually to the top high school hoopster in America. 

Wiggins averages about 24 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks per contest. He excels in every facet of the game, while flourishing in the spotlight that has surrounded him for years.

It comes as no surprise the nation's premier programs are in hot pursuit of Wiggins. North Carolina is among those jockeying for position in the final race for his services.

The opportunity to play for a storied program and a Hall of Fame coach would look appealing to any high school basketball player. So what do the Tar Heels stand to gain if the team can lure Wiggins to Chapel Hill?

Let's take a look at the impact he could make in Carolina blue.

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