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James McAdoo

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N. CarolinaCOMMITTED (09/06/2009)NoneRoy Williams
VirginiaNoneNoneRitchie McKay, Tony Bennett

Scouting Report on James McAdoo

by Jerry Meyer - 09/02/2008
Long and skilled, McAdoo has a bright future as a hybrid forward. Defensively, McAdoo is an adept shot-blocker and rebounder. Offensively, he scores with his back to the basket but also has face-up skills.

Jerry Meyer serves as a national scout and recruiting analyst for He played at Lipscomb University where be became college basketball's all-time career assist leader. Meyer earned Mr. Basketball honors in the state of Tennessee as a high school junior and senior. He has served as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt and also co-authored the book, "Basketball Skills and Drills."

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Meyer's mail: Can UNC recruits fill void?03/30/2012 Basketball Recruiting

Will UNC be able to plug the holes left by four starters with Marcus Paige and other new recruits? Jerry Meyer breaks down that and much more in the mailbag.

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Year RebBlkPts
2008 (Fr.)
2007 8.0-12.0