* Quartlebaum is heading to New York today to check out Xaverian High star Chris Taft. The 6-9, 220-pound junior post player has mentioned North Carolina in recent interviews with IC. (11/13/01 -- Junior to Watch: Chris Taft, 01/17/02 -- Chris Taft update)
* In light of recent viewings, the Tar Heel staff is showing an increased interest in Anthony King, the 6-8, 225-pound junior double-double machine at Durham (N.C.) Southern. King is teammates with David Noel, the senior wing who will walk on the Tar Heel basketball team next fall.