John Cannon, the 6’11” native of Burnsville, North Carolina, is set to make his announcement this Saturday about which college he will be attending next fall.
Cannon has offers from Northwestern, Georgia, Old Dominion and a “walk-on” opportunity on the table from North Carolina.
He averaged 21.9 points, 12.3 rebounds and 6.5 blocks a game this past season for the Mountain Heritage Cougars (21-7) and was named the Western Highlands Conference Player of the Year. Cannon also received all-state honors from The Associated Press and N.C. Basketball Coaches Association.
Of the four three incoming bigs that Mark Fox has signed this off-season, it appears that John Cannon is the most-polished and could possibly play his way into a starting role immediately.