Roy Williams Offers Booker

North Carolina is looking for one more wing to add to its 2014 recruiting class. On Tuesday evening, Devin Booker joined the list of candidates.

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams visited Moss Point (Miss.) High School on Tuesday to see the junior shooting guard and present him with a Tar Heel scholarship offer.

"Roy was at the gym a bit ago," Booker said. "The offer means a lot. That's the last school that was recruiting me that hasn't offered.

At 6-foot-5, Booker is considered one of the nation's top shooters. He was in Chapel Hill on Feb. 23 to see UNC's win over N.C. State. At the time, Williams conveyed that he'd yet to see Booker play and Booker expected an offer to follow that first viewing.

That was indeed the case this week.

"I like how Roy did it also," Booker said. "He came down and did it in person which means a lot more to me. You would never think a legendary Coach like Roy would be in the small town of Moss Point to see me."

UNC's objective for its 2014 class was to secure two wing recruits. Justin Jackson committed to the Tar Heels a week ago, leaving one spot. Booker joins three wings that have been already offered by UNC: Theo Pinson, Rashad Vaughn and Justise Winslow.

Over the last month, in addition to the UNC visit, Booker has been to Duke, Florida, Michigan and Michigan State. He's also made repeated visits to Missouri, his father's alma mater.

Booker is ranked the No. 3 shooting guard and No. 23 prospect overall in the 2014 class by Scout.com.

"Blessed for the opportunity and need to stay focused and keep working," Booker said.

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