UNC Basketball: Tar Heels’ five-star recruit attends thrilling Sweet 16 game

Written by sidhanta

Written by sidhanta

A five-star UNC basketball recruit was in attendance for the Tar Heels’ thrilling victory over the UCLA Bruins in the Sweet 16.

As if there wasn’t enough to be excited about on the court last night during the Tar Heels’ back-and-forth, wire-to-wire thriller against the UCLA Bruins,

Wilcher and his father, Sergio, who live in nearby Roselle, New Jersey, were in Philadelphia to watch his future team in their first Sweet 16 appearance since 2019. 

It was fitting that Wilcher, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound guard, got to watch a current UNC guard, Caleb Love, go off for his career-best 30-point game, 

Wilcher will have that opportunity, too, but he’ll have to wait until the fall of 2023 as he’s still just finishing his junior year at Roselle Catholic.

Wilcher, fresh off leading his team to the New Jersey Tournament of Champions title, is the No. 13 prospect in the 2023 class according to the 247Sports Composite. 

 He’s second among players at his position and No. 3 in the state of New Jersey.

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