Marquette’s transfer and former four-star big man Dawson Garcia North Carolina have committed to his heels, he told Sports.
“I’m going to North Carolina,” Garcia told 247 Sports. “Just for me because of Hubert’s plan and just being close to the team. I really enjoyed the campus environment. I’m going to get on a bigger stage and I think we will have a chance to win the national championship. ”
Marquette transfer The 6-foot-11-inch, 220-pound big man was ranked 32nd in the 2020 recruiting class and was more involved with Hubert Davis than Illinois, Marquette and Arizona.
“It’s not a bad school, great vs. great vs. great,” he said of what set North Carolina apart. “However, I will say that what sets North Carolina apart is how he will use me, just Hubert’s plan to combine these two things.”
The transfer portal is a big hurdle for Garcia Hubert Davis and Tar Hills staff. Great size for his position and has an advanced skill set in both mid post and low block and he is also a great rebounder.
“I think I’ll come up with the ability to create and score plays,” he said. “Coming back with some experience in the second year I would also say some leadership and just say my competition.”
Garcia has capitalized on this cycle with the addition of North Carolina’s fifth addition, Justin McCoy and Brady Manek, for the Class of 2021 and its third relocation, and the upcoming new Dontrex Styles and D’Marco Dunn.
In his new season at Marquette, Garcia is 29 per game. Minutes averaged 13 points per minute and ounds..6 rebounds.