Five-star forward Nassir Little, the number nine overall player in the class of 2018 (per 247) and the number four small forward, announced his commitment to North Carolina on Wednesday.
Little is thought to be the player Adidas officials wanted to pay $150,000 to commit to Miami over Arizona. In the suit, An Adidas official states that Arizona had offered $150,000 to “Player-12,” thought to be Nassir.
North Carolina was not included in any of the three suits stemming from the F.B.I.’s two-year investigation into college basketball.
“They’ve never helped me get any player, never insinuated, never done anything,” UNC head coach Roy Williams told ESPN on Tuesday.
“I’ve dealt with Nike and Jordan Brand since I came back here, but we never even discuss things like that. So I know it’s foreign to me.”
Little joins a North Carolina team fresh off its sixth national championship.