The fact Trae Hannibal’s phone was buzzing early Monday afternoon wasn’t all that newsworthy. Hannibal, a South Carolina basketball signee over a month removed from scoring 62 points in his final high school game, is a popular guy.
But Hannibal’s social media inbox was being filled by someone he least expected. That’s the part that caught the Hartsville senior by surprise.
“Mike rarely uses Twitter,” Hannibal said, “and here he was messaging me for my number.”