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Hicks Begins Tar Heel Career

Hicks Begins Tar Heel Career

Perhaps no hoops signee in recent years has wanted to attend North Carolina as much as Isaiah Hicks. His commitment nearly two years ago – which came just a couple of hours after receiving an offer from Roy Williams – has become recruiting lore because of its quick turnaround.

He's a quiet, reserved 18-year-old on the exterior, but a passionate, budding star on the inside. So, when Hicks said he was just "excited" about enrolling at UNC this past weekend, you have to consider his point of reference. It's not a slight, but more so a sign of his maturity. For Hicks, the show is over. It's time to go to work. "I mean, it was crazy when I committed, but that's over with... Recommended Stories

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