Joel James huge get for UNC 

October, 2, 2011
PM ET confirmed on Sunday that ESPNU 100 center Joel James has verbally committed to North Carolina.

The 6-foot-10 Fort Lauderdale native chose the Tar Heels over offers from Florida, Louisville, Florida State, Massachusetts and Ohio State.

James joins fellow ESPNU 100 prospects Marcus Paige and J.P. Tokoto in what is sure to be a top 10 class.