UNC signee Jalek Felton dishes on what fuels his fireThe greatest motivating factor that’s gotten Jalek Felton to where he is today: “Seeing my mom in the stands and thinking about how she took care of me and my sisters as a single parent. I want to get to the point where she doesn’t want or need anything. She made so many sacrifices for me to be able to showcase my talents. Same for my sisters; I want to take care of them all.” (USA Today)
Zion Williamson made this in-game 360 windmill dunk look way too easyZion Williamson is the No. 2 recruit in the nation, and he doesn't want anyone to forget it. The 6'6" high school junior flaunted his skills with this seriously impressive 360-degree windmill dunk during a game on Monday night. His defenders didn't even try to stop him. That's probably why they lost 94–32. (Sports Illustrated)
Video: Jalek Felton receives his Jordan Brand Classic invitationGray Collegiate guard and North Carolina signee Jalek Felton received his invite to play in Jordan Brand Classic in New Jersey next month.
Basketball Recruiting Roundup: Knox, Williamson, BambaA decision for top 10 senior Kevin Knox might not be far off. This weekend, the high-scoring forward from Tampa will make his final official visit when he sees North Carolina as it hosts ACC foe Virginia. Zion Williamson's recruitment looks to be one that is tracking as a battle of the bluebloods with Duke, Kansas and North Carolina also showing major love to the big time athlete. (Rivals.com)
ICTV: UNC Sees Andrew Platek's FitAndrew Platek will enroll at UNC in four months, but on Sunday he played his first game at the Smith Center. His high school team made the trip from Massachusetts to face UNC's JV squad. The loaded prep school ran away with a 92-63 win, with Platek posting five points, five assists, and eight rebounds. UNC assistant coach C.B. McGrath says that Platek is an ideal fit for Roy Williams. (Inside Carolina)
Roy Williams Watches Romeo LangfordNew Albany junior Romeo Langford made his return to the hardwood Friday night, and it didn’t take long for the five-star guard to reacquaint himself. In his first game back from a dislocated pinky finger, in front of a sellout New Albany crowd that included Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and UNC coach Roy Williams, Langford tallied 14 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 blocks. (Louisville Courier-Journal)
Video: Rising Basketball Star Zion Williamson Keeps Going ViralAfter being supported by Drake on Instagram and scoring his 2,000th point, Spartanburg Day School Junior Zion Williamson has gone viral again for his incredible skills on the basketball court. Listed as one of the top high school basketball recruits in the country, Williamson is drawing huge crowds to Spartanburg and earning the attention of every major college program. (WSPA.com)
Five-star SF Christian Brown has attention of bluebloods2019 five-star small forward Christian Brown says Wake Forest, Kansas, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Clemson and Tennessee are all contacting him regularly. On UNC: “It was really nice. They have a great campus. The coaches are nice. The players are cool there. I know Seventh Woods and some of the guys really well.” (Rivals.com)
Kevin Knox does not attend UNC-Duke gameFive-star small forward Kevin Knox did not make the trip to Duke for Thursday’s game against North Carolina, as had been previously planned. The 6-foot-9 recruit from Tampa has already taken official visits to Duke, Florida State and Kentucky, and he’s set for an official visit to UNC — his other finalist — next weekend. Thursday’s trip to Durham would have been an unofficial visit. (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Christian Brown Blog: Growing college list, 3.8 GPA and more2019 SF Christian Brown: "As far as my recruitment, schools can’t contact me directly until June, but my coaches have told me that the schools that talk to them the most about me are Kentucky, North Carolina, Louisville, UConn, Washington, Kansas, Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia State, South Carolina, Texas, Western Kentucky, Florida, Florida State and a lot of other schools." (USA Today)
Top freshman forward Isaiah Todd has UNC, Kansas in pursuitBaltimore forward Isaiah Todd, possibly the No. 1 freshman recruit in the country, already has the attention of North Carolina and Duke and has secured offers from Kansas, Maryland, Baylor, Wake Forest, Virginia and seven others. Todd has been to the UNC and Maryland campuses this season. "I love UNC. I always have. I have liked their style of play and I like Coach Roy Williams." (Rivals.com)
Video: Jalek Felton Highlight MixExtensive highlights of 2017 5-star North Carolina point guard commit Jalek Felton (Gray Collegiate Academy, Columbia SC). Jalek is the nephew of former Tar Heel great Raymond Felton.
Roy Williams watches Jairus Hamilton on Tuesday nightCannon School closed within one game of Providence Day in the CISAA race in front of UNC coach Roy Williams and coaches from N.C. State. Williams was on hand to watch 2018 small forward Jairus Hamilton, who holds an offer from the Tar Heels. Cannon ended the Chargers’ 39-game conference win streak on a night Providence Day played without three starters. (Charlotte Observer)
Video: Zion Williamson is a man among boys vs. Oakbrook PrepUNC's top 2018 recruiting target, 5-star small forward Zion Williamson, may not have faced much in the way of competition in his recent game against Oakbrook Prep, but his athletic dominance sure led to some great highlights.
2018 PF Silvio De Sousa lists UNC among schools recruiting him hardestSilvio De Sousa put on the most impressive performance on Sunday at the Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfestl. The 6-foot-8 Class of 2018 forward put up 27 points as IMG Academy handled Patrick School, 75-66. De Sousa, a native of Angola, listed Louisville, Kansas, North Carolina and Kentucky as the schools working the hardest. He holds offers from Louisville, Maryland, Florida and Syracuse, among others. (Zag's Blog)
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail4/22/2017 - 4/23/2017|
Watching 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2020 PF Isaiah Todd, 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2018 SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer), and Armando Bacot in Dallas, TXFriday, April 21, 2017
Watching 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2019 C D.J. Burns, 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, and 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard in Hampton, VAWednesday, April 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2017 five star SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FLFriday, April 07, 2017
Visiting 2017 UNC signee Jalek Felton and 2019 UNC target Juwan Gary at Gray Collegiate Academy in West Columbia, SCFriday, April 07, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson in Spartanburg, SC
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