|No. 2 – North Carolina Tar Heels|
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
|League||Atlantic Coast Conference|
|Born||February 16, 2000|
Goldsboro, North Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school||Greenfield School|
(Wilson, North Carolina)
|College||North Carolina (2018–present)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Alec Jacoby "Coby" White (born February 16, 2000) is an American college basketball player for the North Carolina Tar Heels of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). White was a top high school player, finishing his career as the top prep scorer in North Carolina history.
High school career
White, a 6'5" combo guard, played high school basketball at the Greenfield School in Wilson, North Carolina. He scored 3,573 points over his four-year career, a record previously held by JamesOn Curry. At the close of his senior season, White was named North Carolina Mr. Basketball as the state's top high school player. He was named to the 2018 McDonald's All-American Game alongside fellow UNC signee Nassir Little.
In the Summer after graduating, White was named to the United States U18 National team to compete in the 2018 FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship in Canada. White helped lead the team to a Gold medal, earning all-tournament honors.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||Commit date|
|Goldsboro, NC||Greenfield School (NC)||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||165 lb (75 kg)||Jul 28, 2016|
|Recruiting star ratings: Scout: N/A Rivals: 247Sports: ESPN: ESPN grade: 91|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Rivals: 26 247Sports: 25 ESPN: 23|
White signed a National Letter of Intent to play for UNC on November 8, 2017. White made his college debut in a game against Wofford on November 6, 2018. He started at point guard, scoring eight points.
- Blake, J. Mike; Pope IV, Jonas (January 27, 2018). "UNC basketball recruit becomes NC's all-time scoring leader, but where will the record go?". The News & Observer. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
- Martin, Ross (February 27, 2018). "Coby White Concludes Prep Career With N.C. Record 3,573 Points". 247Sports.com. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
- Wertz Jr., Langston (March 31, 2018). "UNC, Duke recruits named Mr. Basketball in North, South Carolina". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
- Lindsay, Michael (March 27, 2018). "White one of two Tar Heels in McDonalds All-American Game". The Wilson Times. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
- "Goldsboro native, future Tar Heel Coby White named to U18 national team". The Wilson Times. June 5, 2018. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
- "White earns all-tournament honors as U.S. U18 team downs Canada for gold". GoHeels.com. June 17, 2018. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
- Condon, Bridget (November 8, 2017). "A bittersweet signing day as Coby White commits to UNC". abc11.com. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
- Alexander, Jonathan M. (November 6, 2018). "North Carolina withstands a late push by Wofford to win season opener on the road". GoHeels.com. Retrieved November 9, 2018.