UNC receives commitment from 2019 point guard

Jeremiah Francis, a top point guard prospect in the class of 2019, has committed to North Carolina. Francis on Friday announced his commitment in a post on Twitter.

Francis is a 6-3, 190-pound rising junior at Pickerton Central High in Pickerton, Ohio. He is the No. 61 overall prospect in his class, according to 247Sports.com, and nationally he’s among the top 10 point guard prospects in his class.

Francis is UNC’s first commitment from the class of 2019. He has committed to UNC over scholarship offers from Ohio State, Indiana and Florida State, among others, according to 247Sports.com.

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