Sources: Wilcher decommits from North Carolina
Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterJun 6, 2023, 07:43 PM ET
- Basketball recruiting insider.
- Joined ESPN in 2014.
- Graduate of University of Delaware.Top-30 senior Simeon Wilcher
decommitted from North Carolina on Tuesday, sources told ESPN, verifying reports.Wilcher’s decision comes simply over a week after top-10 guard Elliot Cadeau announced his strategies to reclassify into the 2023 class and bet the Tar Heels next season.Editor’s Picks 2 Related Wilcher, a 6-foot-3 guard from Roselle Catholic High School( New Jersey), initially committed to North Carolina
of 2021. At the time, he was the very first first-class prospect to commit to Hubert Davis following Roy Williams’retirement earlier that year.When Wilcher originally picked the Tar Heels, he chose them over Nebraska and a deal from Overtime Elite. Sources expect St. John’s to be involved this time around.Without Wilcher in
the fold, North Carolina is still well-stocked on the boundary. Cadeau will likely start at the point player area instantly, while returning starter R.J. Davis will play alongside him in the backcourt. Transfers Cormac Ryan (Notre Dame)and Harrison Ingram(Stanford )will also promoting starting jobs.The North Carolina affiliate of 247 Sports initially reported news of Wilcher’s choice.