The twin McDonald's All-Americans were highly toured big men from Mater Dei High School in southern California and each averaged more than 10 minutes of playing time last season. Travis averaged 3.5 points and 2.2 rebounds per game while David averaged 2.9 points and 1.7 rebounds a game.
The boys' father called coach Roy Williams yesterday to ask that they be released from their scholarships. Williams said the request "came as a complete surprise" to him.
Before deciding on North Carolina, the duo considered UCLA and Arizona.