Miller chooses JMU over walking-on at UNC

Potential Tar Heel walk-on Wes Miller has reportedly committed to James Madison.

Dave Telep, of TheInsidersHoops, reports that Miller picked JMU last week.

The North Carolina staff had told the Charlotte native that there was a spot for him on the Tar Heels roster as a walk-on if he chose to attend UNC.

"I talked to Coach Doherty and Coach Wojcik and those guys, and they have offered me a spot on the team as a walk-on," Miller said in an interview with IC in late February. "It's a good opportunity to be a part of something special."

Miller, a 5-11 point guard at New Hampton (NH) Prep, had received scholarship offers from James Madison, UNC-Greensboro, Wofford, Furman and American University, and was also strongly considering Dartmouth.

"Going to a school like Carolina, the positive is being a part of something really special, a big-time program, playing in the Dean Dome, and playing in the ACC," he said in the Feb. interview. "Going to a lesser school, like a mid-major or a low-major division one school, I could definitely walk in and play from the beginning and have a bigger role, more of a leadership role, so that's just something that I have to sort out."

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