Top 10 basketball recruiting battles for 2017The battle over small forward Kevin Knox is shaping up between Florida State, Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina. Because his father played football at Florida State and because the Seminoles got an early start on Knox, they are not to be discounted. But, it is going to be a tough task to fight off the likes of Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina among others. (Rivals.com)
Video: P.J. Washington, John Petty lead Team Penny to undefeated Session 3 in HamptonWith the addition of the No. 1 shooting guard in the nation, Team Penny, led by P.J. Washington and John Petty, went 4-0 in Hampton, Virginia for Session 3 of the EYBL.
Andrew Platek Discusses Recruiting2017 SG Andrew Platek: My family is the one aspect of my life that comes before anything else. All of the things that I am: student, friend, and basketball player, come after the responsibility and love I have for my family. Because of my school, coaches, and family, I now hold scholarship offers from UNC, Stanford, Butler, Harvard, Davidson, Yale, Princeton, Miami and Indiana, among others. (Zag's Blog)
2017 center Mitchell Robinson playing his way to five-star statusOne of the bigger stories of the spring has been the class of 2017's No. 33 ranked player, Mitchell Robinson. The near seven-footer has backed off of his early commitment to Texas A&M and he's taken his game to five-star level. North Carolina and LSU are the first two to jump in feet first, but expect his recruitment to involve many big time programs. (Rivals.com)
Video: Highlights of top 25 power forward P.J. Washington2017 power forward P.J. Washington holds an offer from UNC and has been one of the most consistent producers in the EYBL. Here are highlights from a strong performance in Hampton.
Video: Wendell Carter Shows Off Power & Skill in EYBL Hampton2017 5-star power forward Wendell Carter from Pace Academy in Atlanta, Georgia posts a strong showing at the recent EYBL event in Hampton, Virginia. Carter holds an offer from the Tar Heels and is also considering Duke, Kentucky, and Harvard.
Providence Day’s Devon Dotson earns NBPA Top 100 invitationProvidence Day sophomore guard Devon Dotson has been invited to the National Basketball Players Association top 100 camp June 14-18 at the University of Virginia. Dotson, 6-1, is considered a top 60 national recruit, has more than 10 Division I offers from schools including Charlotte, Clemson, Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee and Wake Forest. (Charlotte Observer)
Wendell Moore invited to Nike Elite 100 campWendell Moore has been invited to the Nike Elite 100 camp in St. Louis in June. Moore, a 6-foot-5 wing, averaged 18 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and two steals last season for Cox Mill (Concord, NC). Moore has college offers from N.C. State, UNC and Tennessee. Duke is also recruiting him. Moore is ranked No. 6 nationally in the class of 2019 by Future150. (Charlotte Observer)
Scout.com Updated 2016 Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings#11 North Carolina: UNC has a trio of four-star recruits. Tony Bradley, Scout's No. 26 player, is terrific area rebounder with potential as a post scorer. Seventh Woods is an elite athlete with potential as a defender and Brandon Robinson, the No. 55 player, gives them an athlete that scores well from the perimeter. This is another quality class for Roy Williams. (Scout.com)
Video: 2017 SG Brandon Randolph on UNC Offer2017 shooting guard Brandon Randolph speaks for the first time about receiving an offer from Roy Williams and the Tar Heels, courtesy of Inside Carolina.
On the rise: Top spring stock boosters in class of 20172017 center Mitchell Robinson recently decommitted from Texas A&M. LSU and UNC have reached out. A big-time shot blocker, Robinson has been hovering around five-star status for most of his high school career. During the next rankings update he will break that barrier. He is the best shot blocker in 2017, has athleticism and rapidly improving offense. (Rivals.com)
Video: Kevin Knox - Episode 1At 16 years old Kevin Knox (Class of 2017) is already one of the best high school basketball players in the world. In this episode Kevin makes his City of Palms Classic Debut and gives you a look into his daily workout routine. He has offers from top schools including Kentucky, Duke and UNC.
Video: P.J. Washington Updates His RecruitmentKrysten Peek of Rivals.com catches up with 5-star power forward P.J. Washington on recent offers, in-home visits and official visits coming up.
Mohamed Bamba: “I don’t have anyone at the forefront right now”Mohamed Bamba says he not only wants to join a winning college program that can develop him, but one with lots of passionate alums because he understands the importance of networking in getting jobs once his basketball days are done. As far as a favorites list, Bamba says it’s wide open. He’s got games to play, skills to develop and research to do. He wants to cut it to a top-10 by August. (Fort Wayne News-Sentinel)
Jairus Hamilton, Rechon ‘Leaky’ Black invited to top HS basketball campTwo Cabarrus County basketball standouts have been invited to the adidas Nations camp for some of the nation’s top players in the classes of 2018 and 2019. Concord High’s Rechon Black and Cannon School’s Jairus Hamilton will attend the camp in Miami Friday through Sunday. Black, a UNC commit, was named to the AP all-state team and the MaxPreps All-American sophomore national team. (Charlotte Observer)
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail7/20/2016 - 7/22/2016|
Watching 2017 PG Collin Sexton, 2017 C Nate Watson, 2017 SF Kevin Knox, 2017 PF Brandon Huffman, 2017 PG Tremont Waters, 2017 SF Jermaine Samuels, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SG Romeo Langford, 2018 SG Zion Williamson, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 CG Coby White, 2019 SF Wendell Moore, 2019 PF Matthew Hurt in Las Vegas, NVThursday, July 14, 2016
Watching 2018 PF Zion Williamson, 2019 PF Christian Brown, and 2019 PG Ashton Hagans at the Champions Classic in Marietta, GA7/14/2016 - 7/15/2016
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Jalek Felton, 2019 SF Joey Baker, 2018 PF Miles Norris, 2017 C Nate Watson, and 2017 PG Trevon Duval at the Under Armour Association Finals in Cartersville, GATuesday, July 12, 2016
Watching 2017 center Mohamed Bamba, 2017 PF P.J. Washington, and 2017 PG Matt Coleman at Team USA U18 practice in Houston, TXSaturday, July 09, 2016
Watching 2017 PG Nick Weatherspoon, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 PF Zion Williamson, 2018 SG Romeo Langford at the adidas Gauntlet Series in Spartanburg, SC
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