College basketball: J.P. Tokoto to attend North Carolina
In the end, J.P. Tokoto couldn't pass up the opportunity to play for one of the marquee programs in men's college basketball.
Tokoto, a highly recruited junior forward from Menomonee Falls, announced Thursday night during a press conference at Dave and Buster's that he's heading to North Carolina after his prep career is over. Tokoto can make his decision official by signing a letter of intent in the fall.
One of the most hotly recruited players in the history of Wisconsin prep basketball, Tokoto chose coach Roy Williams and the Tar Heels over a host of successful programs that included two schools in his backyard, the University of Wisconsin and Marquette.
"It felt like it was home to me," Tokoto said of his visit to North Carolina two years ago after his freshman season. "Wisconsin's definitely home, but when I got down to North Carolina it felt like something different."Read More jp tokoto..