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Why everyone is talking about Dennis Smith Jr.
Dennis Smith's coming out party, at least nationally, was just last month at the High School OT Holiday Invitational. There he averaged 28 points, eight...

UNC basketball recruits converge on Raleigh for Holiday Invitational
Several North Carolina basketball commits and recruits will participate in the 2013 HighSchoolOT.com Holiday Invitational this weekend (December 26th-28th) at Raleigh's Broughton High School. Among the...

UNC basketball recruiting roundup: Dozier, Vaughn, Late Night visitors, etc.
Several current and former North Carolina recruiting targets made visits to various Midnight Madness events over the weekend. UNLV's "Scarlet & Gray Showcase" attendees:
Rashad Vaughn...

Rivals.com releases 2016 basketball recruit rankings
When looking at the class of 2016 and who should start off ranked at the top, three names kept coming up over and over again:...

Scout.com Releases 2016 Top-25 Basketball Recruits
Harry Giles tops our first 2016 list of top 25 recruits. Giles, who missed the summer and will miss his sophomore season due to a...

UNC Basketball Recruits Attending LeBron James Skills Academy
Several of UNC's top basketball recruits and commits are attending the LeBron James Skills Academy July 6-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Workouts began on Saturday,...

Harry Giles, Thon Maker headline 247Sports 2016 basketball recruit rankings
Despite suffering a significant knee injury this summer playing for the USA 16U National Team, Harry Giles leads the way in the initial 247Sports 2016...

ESPN Lists Top-25 2016 Basketball Recruits
ESPN recently released its list of top-25 recruits in the 2016 basketball recruiting class. Several UNC targets are on the list, including PF Harry Giles,...

UNC Basketball Recruits to Attend NBA Top 100 Camp This Weekend
The NBA Top 100 Camp blends elite talent with former NBA players who are looking to make their mark in the coaching ranks. Running Thursday...

Is 16-Year-Old Thon Maker Basketball’s Next Big Thing?
It’s not every day you see freshmen competing at AAU basketball’s highest level. Even more rarely are they 7-foot, 200-pound centers with advanced skill sets...

Basketball Recruiting Notes from EYBL Hampton
Last weekend marked the second basketball evaluation period for April, and the majority of coaches and top recruits assembled at the EYBL event in Hampton,...