UCLA basketball: Matt Carlino signs while Wear twins wait on release
Matt Carlino, a guard from Bloomington (Ind.) South High, signed his letter of intent with UCLA on Friday. Carlino, who is graduating from high school a year early, announced last week that he would attend UCLA.
Meanwhile, twins David and Travis Wear are still awaiting their official release from North Carolina. The 6-foot-10 freshman forwards announced they would not return to the Tar Heels. UCLA is believed to be interested and are among the schools the Wears will consider.
Carlino, a 6-2 guard, averaged 13.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 4.3 assists a game while leading Bloomington South to a 23-1 overall record as a junior in 2009-10.
“I'm really excited about Matt Carlino joining our basketball program and family," Howland said. "He is an outstanding shooter, a very good passer, a good athlete and an outstanding kid. I look for him to make an immediate impact and be a very good player for us. I think he is an outstanding addition to our team."
Here's an in-depth video on Carlino.