Jackson enters combine with options still open

One question remains for what North Carolina’s roster will look like next season as the Tar Heels seek more success after this past season’s national title run.

Will Justin Jackson be back?

It’s an important question for a UNC team that’s already losing its most productive player in Brice Johnson and its clear leader in Marcus Paige. Jackson’s plans will play a significant part in how high the ceiling will be for Roy Williams’ group next season.

Jackson will be in Chicago this week for the NBA Draft Combine, which runs from Wednesday through Sunday. How he performs there could make the difference in whether or not he pulls his name out of the draft before the May 25 deadline.

As far as Jackson’s NBA potential…