Kennedy Meeks Chooses UNC, Georgetown as His Final Two


The top center in the 2013 class and consensus five star prospect Kennedy Meeks has narrowed his list down to two programs, North Carolina and Georgetown.

Meeks has shown strong interest in Carolina visiting Chapel Hill on at least two different occasions recently.  After losing out on several top prospects and going without a commitment yet in 2012, Meeks has turned into a need for UNC.  The center is one of three current offers out in the class along with #1 prospect Andrew Wiggins and Noah Vonleh, both of whom recently reclassified.

Roy Williams offered Meeks in late April after scouting him several times and coming away impressed with the big mans exceptional passing ability which is viewed as the best amongst big men in the country.   Like current freshman Joel James, the concern right now is with his weight.  Once listed as high as 295 pounds, Meeks is down now to a reported 275.

A versatile player on the offensive end, Meeks has soft hands, can score in the post and can face up.  His combination of sheer girth and skill make him a potential match-up nightmare.  Even if Meeks cannot get down to an ideal weight by his freshman season, his ability to rebound and own his area of the paint will be valued at the next level.  If he chooses Carolina his ability to start the break as an excellent outlet passer will be a big asset.


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Tags: Georgetown Hoyas Kennedy Meeks North Carolina Tar Heels

  • Sevydamus

    Kennedy Meeks if you read this come to UNC & be a superstar with the chance to win a championship.Not gonna happen a Georgetown sorry,but its the truth.Been very high on you as a player for awhile now.So reward me by making the right decision for the both of us.Don’t be greedy & just think about yourself…Not cool man!!!

    • http://twitter.com/coltsguy510 John Vogt

      Kennedy, just so you know, that last part was sarcastic.

  • Souvanh

    I think the playing style will be the deciding factor! Want to play fast he choose UNC ! Want to play slow he choose Georgetown ! But man he would look good in baby blue! Come on down Sean May Jr.