By ADAM ZAGORIA
Kerwin Walton, the 6-foot-5 guard from Hopkins (MN), made the call for North Carolina on Monday — two days after his initial announcement date.
Walton chose the Tar Heels over Arizona, Creighton, Georgetown, Minnesota and Vanderbilt.
“Next season I plan to play college basketball at the University of North Carolina,” he said on 247Sports.com.
Four-star guard Kerwin Walton joins @247Sports to make his college announcement.
“Next season I plan to play college basketball at the University of North Carolina.”
— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) April 27, 2020
He had taken visits to North Carolina, Arizona, Creighton and Minnesota.
According to 247Sports, Walton is ranked as the No. 99 overall player in the Class of 2020 and the No. 17 ranked shooting guard.
Kerwin Walton Senior Season Mixtape! Top Unsigned Senior In Minnesota! @K_Walton24
— Fresh Coast Hoops (@FreshCoastHoops) April 7, 2020
Walton joins the No. 3 recruiting class in 2020, a six-man group that also includes guards R.J. Davis and Caleb Love, small forward Puff Johnson, and centers Walker Kessler and Day’Ron Sharpe.
UNC is losing freshman guard Jeremiah Francis and junior forward Brandon Huffman to transfer.