Home / Sports / basketball / The Missouri Sports Podcast / Ep. UNC Basketball target and five-star guard Caleb Love will make his decision between the Tar Heels and Missouri Tigers on Tuesday evening. Ultimately, it comes down to Love's ability to run a team at the college level and beyond, but there is no doubt he can score. For the Tar Heels, they are hoping to pull Love out of the Midwest and add another five-star recruit to their already impressive 2020 class that features center Day’Ron Sharpe and power forward Walker Kessler. My parents were just always put in my head to just stay in the gym, so that's all I did. He hadn't gotten a chance to strictly play the point guard as much as I wanted him to and probably as much as he wanted to because he was so versatile, and they had some other guys on his high school team that could play. That's what I play with every time I step out on to the court, whether I'm slept on or not, I just play with a chip on my shoulder, wanting to get a win.". The five-star visited UNC the weekend of September 20th, taking his official visit the same weekend as Kessler who committed to the Tar Heels shortly after. Love is a 5-star prospect and rated as the top 4 point guard in the country; a position he was perfecting two summers ago. North Carolina ends seven-game win streak after devastating loss to Florida State, 31-28. I went out and saw him a couple of times and I mean he has the whole package. That's what works.". Williams acknowledges the excitement of having two explosive point guards, "Think Caleb was in the Final Four (in his state tournament) when they stopped play, and he had some great, great games. RELATED: Caleb Love torn in his decision. After I talked to Coby I was sold! “It’s not gonna be an easy decision for me,” said Love, who is … Next season, Williams has two top 10 point guards entering his program. Evaluating Caleb Love: Top PG to choose between UNC, Mizzou ... That worked out pretty well for White and the Tar Heels as White steadily improved his decision-making over the course of the season. After a 3-0 start, the Tar Heels head down to Tallahassee to play a hungry FSU squad. Playing in the Wohl Community Center, Love is reminded of the greats that came before every time he walks by the trophy case, Jayson Tatum, Bradley Beal, and Larry Hughes; all great men he looks forward in making proud. On both ends of the sidelines, you can see former players backing their coaches into war, Dre Bly, Sean May, Kevin Donnalley, and Kendall Marshall are just a few of the players who returned to where it all started. North Carolina Tar Heels news from FanSided Daily, UNC Football: Four-star OLB unofficially visits Tar Heels again, UNC Football: Tar Heels open as favorites vs. Georgia Tech. Alongside Love, RJ Davis will also be attending Carolina. Their willingness to come back to their programs showcases the commitment and dedication that is given when they agreed to wear Carolina Blue. The five-star point guard out of the state of Missouri will finally make his college decision with an announcement on Tuesday night, ending his recruitment once and for all. Love got down to his two finalists after cutting both Kansas and Louisville just over a week ago, signaling the end of his recruitment. 24 in USA Today Sports’ Chosen 25 for 2020. However, it may not be a done deal. He's a tremendous athlete. Obviously, they have a lot of tradition there, and with Cole (Anthony) leaving after this year, I'll have the chance to step in and be the point guard.". He knew that this decision didn't just impact him but also his commitment to his high school team, Christian Brothers College. Four-star QB Drake Maye will be joining UNC football program in January. “I knew it would be tough, but I didn’t know how tough. That's what pretty much pushed me. Jason Jordan, USA Today High School Sports, UNC gets a commitment from Walker Kessler, Watch: Hail Mary answered as Spring jars Westfield in Texas, Watch: Euclid's Armond Scott with astonishing TD catch, Trainer violates Washington COVID-19 guidelines by staging his own football game, Arch Manning guides Isidore Newman to win in national TV debut, Montana delays winter sports, adjusts spectator numbers for fall postseason, USA TODAY Sports Super 25 high school football rankings for Oct. 13, 2020, USA TODAY Sports high school football regional rankings for Oct. 13, 2020, AVCA/USA TODAY Super 25 national high school volleyball rankings Week 7, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. 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Going into this announcement, everything that we have heard and learned is that the Tar Heels are likely the favorites and it would be an upset to hear Missouri’s name being called on Tuesday night. When it came to making a decision, Love thought outside of himself. Arizona, Indiana, Mizzo, Carolina, Kansas, and Louisville, were his top 6. When Daniels logs a prediction, he’s usually spot on which means good news for the Tar Heels come Tuesday night. 9. 57 – Troy Preview, Caleb Love Decision. David Noel and Quierra Luck bring you their viewpoints weekly, featuring various sporting topics and games around the ACC, and specifically, North Carolina. “It’s not gonna be an easy decision for me,” said Love, who is ranked No. Love is an example of "hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard." It seems to be a perfect match. By: USA TODAY High School Sports, Second-biggest city in Massachusetts postpones fall high school sports season, AVCA/USA TODAY Super 25 national high school volleyball rankings Week 6, How an orphaned Ethiopian shepherd became one of Indiana's top distance runners, Arizona parents debate hiding COVID test results to keep fall sports season going, https://usatodayhss.com/2019/chosen-25-pg-caleb-love-torn-between-north-carolina-and-missouri, Chosen 25 PG Caleb Love ‘torn’ between North Carolina and Missouri. McGowens, a class of 2021 shooting guard, decommitted from Florida State on October 8. That was the standard, being in the gym, being humble. https://twitter.com/uncequipment/status/1316816606308294659?s=21. UNC quickly picked up some Crystal Ball predictions on 247 Sports including one from lead analyst Evan Daniels. Love told Jason Jordan of the USA Today that Tuesday’s decision will be a tough one as he sees a fit for him at both programs. On a blog he wrote for USA Today, Love knew that Carolina was the choice on his first visit. Adding Love would bump UNC’s class up in the rankings from where they currently stand now at No. "Four years ago, I wasn't highly recruited at all; I wasn't ranked. The Missouri Sports Podcast | October 7, 2019. 299k Followers, 988 Following, 69 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Caleb Corprew (@cxco_) Right now, he is more comfortable taking shots than setting up teammates, but his passing has improved and he is doing a better job of running a team. On Tuesday at 8 p.m. Carolina got a dawg, and hopefully, Williams lets him off the leash. Growing up in St. Louis, Love is apart of a tight-knit community. I’m 50-50 on it.”. Staying in the lab and not worried about nothing else. He was barely out of playing football before he recognized his potential in setting the basketball world on fire. His father, Dennis Love, knew he was going to be a problem when he didn't have to force his son into the gym. "After my visit, I knew that I wanted to be there. Obviously, they have a lot of tradition there and with Cole (Anthony) leaving after this year I’ll have the chance to step in and be the point guard. “It’s just really gonna come down to what’s best for me at the end of the day. The No. Coach Mack Brown and Roy Williams have all stressed the importance of not just taking kids based on talent but their want for more than just playing time; Coach Mack calls it a "40-year commitment".

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