Those who follow basketball recruiting knew Cole Anthony was a special talent. The five-star guard introduced himself on a huge stage last night.
Anthony took home the McDonald's All-American Game MVP award, after leading the East team to a 115-100 victory. He finished with 14 points, seven assists, and five rebounds.
The 6-foot-3 guard from Oak Hill Academy showed off his talent in a game featuring most of the best amateur talents in the country. Highlights from ESPN:
Anthony is the highest-ranked uncommitted player in the country.
247Sports has him at No. 4 overall, and No. 2 among guards, behind only Georgia-bound Anthony Edwards.
Cole Anthony says he's down to five schools, and it is a pretty interesting list.
North Carolina, which is currently battling for a national title as a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is the biggest name in the group of schools.
They are joined by Georgetown, Notre Dame, Oregon, and Wake Forest.
Oregon is the only other team from the group that made this year's NCAA Tournament, and the Ducks are the lowest seed remaining in the field, at No. 12. They will face Virginia in the Sweet 16.
The Tar Heels are likely the program that fits the bill that he lays out, per Boone's tweet. He could either slide in to the point guard role if Coby White leaves for the NBA, or join him to form a star-studded backcourt in 2019-2020.
In 247's crystal ball, nine of 10 analysts believe he'll be a Tar Heel, with the remaining prediction going to Oregon.