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Simmons Receives Scholarship

Simmons Receives Scholarship

Sylva (N.C.) Smoky Mountain forward Jackson Simmons was the third player to commit to North Carolina from the class of 2011. This week he became the fifth player in the class to receive a scholarship from the Tar Heels.

Shortly after coming home from the gym on Monday night, Simmons fielded a phone call from North Carolina coach Roy Williams. After catching up a little bit the conversation took a more serious tone when Williams offered Simmons the final scholarship offer for the 2011-2012 season. "I was actually talking to my girlfriend (before) and my dad said Coach Williams called, so I had to cut that short...

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