UNC Women’s Basketball: Tar Heels land five-star guard

Make that two-straight weeks for the North Carolina Tar Heels’ Women’s Basketball program landing a commitment to their 2021 class

The North Carolina Tar Heels’ Women’s basketball program is on a roll on the recruiting front over the past week.

Last week they earned a commitment from five-star wing Teonni Key, becoming the second member of the 2021 recruiting class. But now they have added again and have a third member to that class.

On Saturday, the Tar Heels picked up a big verbal commitment from five-star Morasha Wiggins, as she announced her decision via Twitter:

Wiggins becomes the third player committed to head coach Courtney Banghart’s 2021 recruiting class. The 6-foot guard out of Kalamazoo, Michigan is graded as a 97 on ESPN’s recruiting rankings and is No. 50 overall and No. 19 at her position for the 2021 class.

UNC now has Key (97 grade), Destiny Adams (97 grade) and Wiggins (96) committed to the class, a heck of a start for the Tar Heels.

Wiggins had several offers throughout her recruitment including from some of the top programs in the country. USC, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio State, and Tennessee were among those who offered Wiggins but in the end it was the Tar Heels that won this recruiting battle for the talented guard out of Michigan.

Banghart is building a heck of a class and is coming off a 2019-20 season in which UNC showed signs of turning things around. At this rate it won’t be long before the program is back on track and competing for the ACC title.

UNC is also in the running for a few other recruits in the 2021 class including five-star prospect Kayla McPherson and four-star guard Jasmine Shavers, both in ESPN’s Top 100.

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