The 18th birthday for R.J. Davis – Oct. 21, 2019 – is one not soon soon forget.
During his ceremony at White Plains (N.Y.) Archbishop Stepinac – Monday morning, Davis announced and verbal commitment to North Carolina. He chose North Carolina over finalists of Marquette, Georgetown, and Pittsburgh.
“I want to achieve,” t Davis told 247 Sports. "They were unbelievable."
And the Sharpe in the Tar Heels 2020 class. T Davis is ranked No. 1. 57 overall in the senior class according to the 247Sports Composite. In addition to his finalists, California, Illinois, Indiana, Louisville, Maryland, UCLA, and Vanderbilt.
After signing only one player from New York in the first 13 seasons, Roy Williams and his staff t Junior Andrew Platek signed in 2017, freshman Cole Anthony in 2019, and now Davis. They join a long list of N.Y. Jimmy Kearns, Jimmy Black, Kenny Smith, King Rice, Derrick Phelps, and Ed Cota.
Patrick Massaroni, the Tar Heel coaching staff – led by UNC lead recruiter, coach Hubert Davis – Davis's mettle likes.
"What does it come down to, and get involved guys," explained Massaroni. (Hubert). T (Hubert). T
Hubert Davis had his eyes on one court, but kept seeing R.J. Davis score on another. Jazzjonijiet, ja kujen, je takjas jejs, ku jejs, kujumo jajs. R.J. R. R. t Hampton, finished with 30 points (9-12 FG, 6-6 3pt, 6-7 FT) and had a new admirer in UNC's assistant coach.
The conversation continued over the next few weeks. T The entire UNC staff got a look at R.J. Davis at the NBPA Top 100 Camp in Charlottesville, Va. Hubert Davis t Hubert Davis departed the tournament after one look at R.J. Davis.
"He shoots in the mid-40s," Massaroni said. He's just the unbelievable kid. He's just the unbelievable kid. "
Davis picked up the kit from UNC on July 17, a little more than a week after his standout in the Augusta, S.C. For the Nim. Rens, a Carolina staff member was posted at 20.6 points (45.1% FG, 42.5% 3pt, 81.6% FT), 4.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 2.1 steals per game.
"He's a phenomenal, phenomenal kid and a great student, "said Rens head coach Andy Borman." The best thing about R.J. is his efficiency. He's really good at a lot of time. It's really good basketball player. "
After taking his official visit a week ago, Davis told Inside Carolina what qualities he wanted in his college choice.
"I want to have a real college experience at a winning program," Davis said. "I want to have a lot of conversations." T
The North Carolina Basketball program.