North Carolina makes final list for 5-star forward Matas Buzelis
North Carolina is a finalist for one of the top players in the country in the class of 2023.
The Tar Heels are 1 of 5 destinations being considered by 5-star forward Matas Buzelis. He announced his top 5 on Thursday afternoon.
In addition to UNC, Buzelis is also considering Kentucky, Florida State, Wake Forest and the G-League Ignite program.
2023 five-star Matas Buzelis is down to five finalists, he tells @On3Recruits.
— Joe Tipton (@TiptonEdits) June 2, 2022
Buzelis is the No. 7 overall player in the country for the class of 2023, according to 247Sports Composite rankings. Listed at 6-foot-9, Buzelis is capable of making plays off the dribble and is a good shooter from distance.
Last week, he discussed what a potential fit could look like alongside North Carolina commit GG Jackson.
North Carolina’s recruiting class is in a very strong spot for 2023. Last week, Jackson was upgraded to the No. 1 overall player in the country. The Tar Heels also have a commitment from 5-star guard Simeon Wilcher.
Buzelis attends Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.