Winslow Sets UNC Visit

North Carolina has already evaluated a handful of wing prospects for its 2014 recruiting class. The most recent evaluation trip included Justise Winslow, who put on a show.

UNC assistant Steve Robinson took in Winslow's game last week, during which the 6-6 standout at Houston (Tex.) St. John's nearly hit the 40-point mark and a triple-double in a matchup against fellow UNC 2014 target Justin Jackson.

"I think I'm playing pretty well," Winslow said. "I had a good night against Justin Jackson. I had 38 points, 18 rebounds and eight assists. But I've just been playing really aggressive, trying to score when I'm open and look for my teammates."

Winslow described himself as a multi-talented prospect that can play a variety of positions.

"I'm a pretty versatile player," he said. "When I'm playing with better players out there I can be more of a distributor and get them the ball where they need to get it. If I need to be more aggressive and score, I do that. I'm tall enough, quick enough and strong enough where I can play the one through the four."

UNC also watched Winslow over the summer with his Houston Select squad, but Robinson must have really liked what he saw last week, as the Heels quickly worked to get Winslow, a 6-foot-6, 190-pound wing, on campus for an early unofficial visit.

"It's going pretty well," he said of his recruitment. "I have a visits coming up ... I set them up, but we had to change them because I have this prom thing."

Winslow will be in Chapel Hill the weekend of Feb. 17. He has trips scheduled to Texas A&M Feb. 22 and Arizona on Feb. 23.

He also has interest from Texas, Baylor, Texas A&M, Rice, Houston, Harvard, Florida, Oklahoma State and Virginia, said UNC has been tracking his progress.

"They haven't offered me a scholarship or anything," Winslow said. "Coach was down here for the last game against Justin Jackson and HCYA. He said he was really impressed. He just wants me to get down there so I can get an early look at the school.

"Basically they said they are going to keep watching me throughout the high school season and during summer ball and if they like me then of course they'll offer," he added. "They said they want to see how I progress and how my game comes along in the next couple months."

When asked about UNC and what he likes about the program, Winslow said the tradition of putting guys in the NBA stands out.

"I think Roy Williams is a really good coach," he said. "I like the amount of pro players that come out of there. I like their discipline. They seem like a very disciplined team and very together."

Arizona is after Winslow hard as well. To go with the upcoming visit, Winslow already holds a scholarship offer from Sean Miller and the Wildcats.

"Arizona was one of the first schools to offer me," the talented Texas native said. "Coach is trying to get me down there to see what it's like and to see the basketball environment."

"With Arizona I really like their style of play and the whole environment about Arizona basketball."

Although just a sophomore, Winslow said he's starting to analyze the schools recruiting him and is looking at college basketball in a different light than before.

"I'm starting to pay a lot more attention to it now," Winslow admitted about the recruiting process. "I used to be a fan of the game when I saw a team play on TV, but now I pay more attention to it. I watch their sets and now I have to look at what recruits they have coming in so I have to pay a lot more attention to it now."

Winslow is currently regarded as the No. 15 player in the 2014 class by

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