The Carolina staff has offered a scholarship to Aliou Kane, as reported by Thad Mumau.
"The scholarship offer has changed things," Blue Ridge coach Bill Ramsey said. "Doug Wojcik met with Aliou and let him know Carolina is very interested if Aliou is, and that they would take a commitment from him right now if he were ready to make one.
"Carolina has made a hard push. They called a lot, wrote and then said a scholarship is on the table. They had to do their homework, and they know Aliou is a good student and a hard worker
"Carolina can offer Aliou a lot of playing time right away," Ramsey said, "and that is a big thing to consider, especially with the kind of program they have. (Heels Make Offer to Big Man Kane)
IC's Recruiting Insider Zeke Martins confirms the report.
The very odd thing about the article, dated yesterday, is that the rest of it is woefully out of date. As IC's premium subscribers already know, the in-home visit with Kane has already taken place, he has scheduled his official visit to Chapel Hill and there are now only four schools left in the running.
For much more on Kane, check out IC's Aliou Kane Profile.