Saturday, September 15, 2012
Anthony Barber commits to NC State
ESPN.com news services
NC State coach Mark Gottfried added a true point guard to the Wolfpack's 2013 recruiting class Saturday in Anthony "Cat" Barber, the No. 11 overall recruit in the ESPN 100.
Rankin: Barber Headed to NC State
Coach Mark Gottfried has landed his first commit in the 2013 class, and it's a big one. Anthony "Cat" Barber will provide the Pack with a lead guard who has blinding speed and quickness, writes Reggie Rankin. Blog
Barber, from Hampton, Va., plays on the travel team circuit with the legendary Boo Williams program.
Gottfried is continuing to make a statement on the recruiting trail, and landing a difference-maker at the point is another huge step forward for the second-year Wolfpack coach.
For the 2012 class, Gottfried brought in three four-star recruits: Rodney Purvis,
T.J. Warren and Tyler Lewis, another point guard.
Barber also had offers from Kansas and Alabama.