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Kansas Basketball Recruiting: North Carolina’s Roy Williams Recruiting Vaughn and Jones

2014 shooting guard Rasahd Vaughn and 2014 point guard Tyus Jones received attention from a famous ACC power. On January 5th, North Carolina’s head coach Roy Williams traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota to watch the junior guards.

Vaughn currently has offers from nineteen teams. The teams to have offered at him include: Kentucky, Maryland, Texas, Arizona State, Baylor, Colorado, Florida State, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas, Louisville, Memphis, Miami (FL), Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon State, Syracuse, Tennessee, Wisconsin.

Vaughn is a 6’5″, 190 pound shooting guard from Oxon Hill, Minnesota. He currently plays at Robbinsdale Cooper High School.

Nov 9, 2012; Chapel Hill, NC, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams during the game against the Gardner Webb Runnin Bulldogs at Dean E. Smith Center. Mandatory Credit: Curtis Wilson-USA TODAY Sports

Jones has offers from eleven teams. The teams to have offered at him include: Baylor, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan State, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio State, Arizona, Indiana, and Nebraska.

Jones is a 6’1″, 170 pound point guard from Saint Paul, Minnesota. He currently plays at Apple Valley Senior High School.

Robbinsdale Cooper is 4-5 on the season while Apple Valley is 8-1.

Both teams faced off in the Timbervoles Shootout on January 5th. Apple Valley defeated Robbinsdale Cooper, 80-70.

Vaughn racked up 35 points and seven rebounds.

When asked after the game if he believes he opened some eyes with his performance, the Class of 2014 recruit simply said, “Yea. I believe so.”

Jones had 18 points and eight assists for Apple Valley. Jones and Vaughn were teammates before high school.

Jones is No. 1 and Vaughn is No. 10 on ESPN’s list.

Vaughn is ranked 2nd in the state of Minnesota, 2nd among shooting guards, and 5th nationally among Class of 2014 recruits by 247Sports.

Jones is ranked 1st in the state of Minnesota, 1st among point guards, and 3rd nationally among Class of 2014 recruits by 247Sports.

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Topics: Basketball, Kansas Jayhawks, North Carolina Tar Heels, Rashad Vaughn, Recruiting, Roy Williams, Tyus Jones

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