Davis Checks Out Chapel Hill

With a number of scholarships available for the 2008 class, Roy Williams will likely take at least two post players. Ed Davis, of Richmond (Va.) Benedictine, is among UNC's targets and made a trip to Chapel Hill last weekend.

The 6-foot-8, 200-pound power forward attended the Tar Heels game against Dayton on Saturday. Before the game spoke with Roy Williams and took a tour of the Dean E. Smith Center.

"It was nice," said Davis, who is ranked the No. 4 overall prospect in the junior class by Scout.com. "We just talked about their team and my team and everything."

In October, Davis put North Carolina in his top five and although the Tar Heels still haven't offered him a scholarship, he said they are still near the top of his list.

"They are one of my top schools," Davis said. "North Carolina is a great program."

Davis has scholarship offers from Georgetown, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Connecticut. He also mentioned UNC and Kentucky as being among the schools recruiting him the hardest. Davis has already been to Virginia and now Carolina and he hopes to take a few more visits.

"I don't know exactly when, mostly just as I go based on my schedule," he said. "I do know that I'll be at some more games [this year]."

Like most recruited prospects, Davis is looking for a good atmosphere and coaching staff.

"Just a team that is on the rise and has a good program and a good coaching staff and it also needs to be in a nice area."

Roy Williams has already attended two of Davis' games this season, while UNC assistants have made additional trips to Richmond. Benedictine is 13-1 thus far, with its lone loss coming against the famed Oak Hill Academy (Va.).

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