Byron Sanders update

We've received a ton of emails and message board inquiries about the weekend visit of Byron Sanders. In order to address all the requests for info on the visit, we write this story.

As you know, Byron Sanders is on campus this weekend. A few brief notes about the visit by the 6-9, 215-pound power forward from Gulfport (Miss.) Harrison Central.

* First of all, as we write this on Sunday afternoon, he's still on campus. The visit will conclude tomorrow with his flight back to Mississippi.

* Sanders traveled with both of his parents.

* He attended the UVa game on Saturday, with his parents, and was welcomed by Raymond Felton. The future Tar Heel floor general (pictured above) made the trip from Latta, S.C.

* Sanders gave the local stores some good business, purchasing a nice collection of Tar Heel merchandise.

* He has had a typical itinerary, meeting with athletic and academic personnel, and getting to know his potential future teammates.

* As of Sunday afternoon and barring any unforeseen events, Sanders will be offered a scholarship by the UNC staff and will accept before the conclusion of the visit, according to IC's Zeke Martins.

* Stay tuned to IC for the latest on Sanders. We'll be sure to have post visit quotes tomorrow when he returns and we've lined up a bunch of great photos of Sanders in order to give you a better idea of what he looks like.


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