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Scout Updated 2019 Top 100 College Basketball Recruits

James Wiseman, who recently transferred from Nashville (Tenn.) Ensworth to Memphis (Tenn.) East, has moved to the No. 1 spot in Scout’s 2019 top 100. An impressive talent, Wiseman continues to progress and is certainly worth betting on as a long term prospect. Checking in at No. 2 is Florida native Vernon Carey. Carey had a sensational summer, playing for Nike Team Florida. (Scout.com)

Report: Zion Williamson to take final official visit to UNC

Coaches from North Carolina made an in home visit with 6-6 Zion Williamson of Spartanburg Day Sunday. Williamson was at South Carolina Saturday night for an unofficial visit, as he was at Clemson for the Auburn game. He will not take official visits to the in-state schools. He apparently will take his officials to North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and UCLA. (GoUpstate.com)

Romeo Langford to host Roy Williams on in-home visit

Five-star shooting guard Romeo Langford is ready for the first official visit of his recruitment. Langford — a 6-foot-5 recruit from New Albany, Indiana — will take an official visit to Vanderbilt this weekend, his father told the Herald-Leader on Monday. Tim Langford also said that the family is scheduled to have in-home visits with coaches from North Carolina and Indiana this week. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Two UNC recruits among top five in latest Prep Hoops NC 2018 statewide rankings

Coby White and Rechon Black played together all summer on Chris Paul’s CP3 travel basketball team. After their senior years at Greenfield School in Wilson and Cox Mill High in Concord, the pair will team up in Chapel Hill. The two UNC recruits are ranked No. 1 and 3 in the latest Prep Hoops NC statewide rankings for the class of 2018. They are sandwiched around Providence Day All-American Devon Dotson. (Charlotte Observer)

Roy Williams has plans for versatile Rechon Black, update on CB Steven Gilmore

If Rechon Black’s latest conversations with Roy Williams are any indication, it seems like point guard might be the most likely spot. While Williams hasn’t committed to anything, he did tell Black that he wants to see him with the ball in his hands. S.C. cornerback Steven Gilmore was supposed to pick between UNC, South Carolina, Georgia and Louisville on Sunday, his birthday, but there was no decision. (DieHards.com)

UNC Basketball: Pair of 2020 recruits to visit UNC next weekend

A pair of 2020 basketball recruits, Mark Williams and Henry Coleman will be taking unofficial visits to Chapel Hill next weekend. The 6-foot-11 Williams is ranked as a four-star recruit per 247 Sports. He’s out of Norfolk, Virginia and has drawn early interest from Clemson and Virginia. Coleman is a 6-foot-7 power forward who has offers from Virginia Tech, Penn State, and Oklahoma State. (Keeping It Heel)

Coby White Hosts Roy Williams on In-Home Visit

2018 combo guard and UNC commitment Coby White shot up the rankings after a great summer on the AAU Circuit. His versatile scoring ability and explosive plays in the lane have made him one of the more highly anticipated incoming Carolina freshman in recent memory. After taking an unofficial visit to UNC on Saturday, White hosted UNC coach Roy Williams on Sunday. (Inside Carolina)

5-star PF Matthew Hurt schedules unofficial visit, RB Coleton Beck narrows to 3

The next couple of months will see several UNC recruiting targets on campus for official and unofficial visits. We can add 5-star 2019 power forward Matthew Hurt to the list. Hurt’s father, Richard, said his son will head to Chapel Hill on Oct. 21. On Thursday, UNC got good news on Blacksburg, Va., native RB Coleton Beck when it was included in his top three schools, along with Virginia Tech and Pitt. (DieHards.com)

4-star SF Wendell Moore at the top of Rechon Black’s wishlist

There are several 5-star targets on the UNC's recruiting board like 2018 forwards Zion Williamson and Nassir Little and 2019 forwards Vernon Carey Jr. and James Wiseman. But none are at the top of 4-star Tar Heels commit Rechon Black’s wishlist. That spot belongs to one player in particular, and it’s his high school teammate — 4-star 2019 small forward Wendell Moore. (DieHards.com)

Zion Williamson’s official visit schedule almost full

Zion Williamson has scheduled official visits for Kentucky and Kansas and is now slated to take official visits to Kentucky (Sept. 22), Kansas (Sept. 30), Duke (Oct. 22) and UCLA (Oct. 27). Recruits are allowed to take five official visits, so Williamson will have one remaining. Clemson, North Carolina and South Carolina are among the other schools seriously pursuing Williamson. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Roy Williams busy with in-home visits

It’s been a busy week for Roy Williams. On Monday, he went on in-home visits to both Class of 2018 commits — 4-star combo guard Coby White and 4-star forward/guard Rechon Black. Williams also visited 4-star 2019 shooting guard Josh Nickelberry in Mouth of Wilson, Va. Williams continued his trek Tuesday with a visit to Vermont for 5-star power forward Simi Shittu. (DieHards.com)

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Visit was ‘one of my best’ for Tar Heels commit Rechon Black

Last weekend was an important one on the recruiting trail for North Carolina’s basketball program. Coby White, Rechon Black and Jeremiah Francis, the three commits in the 2018 and 2019 classes, were on campus. Joining them were three major targets: 5-star 2018 small forward Nassir Little and 4-star 2019 small forwards Armando Bacot and Wendell Moore. (DieHards.com)

North Carolina, Kentucky among schools flocking to see Simi Shittu

Thirty-seven coaches flocked to a 5:45 a.m. workout at Vermont Academy on Tuesday to check out Simi Shittu, the 6-foot-8 power forward. UNC’s Roy Williams, Kentucky’s John Calipari, South Carolina’s Frank Martin, Notre Dame’s Mike Brey, Arizona’s Sean Miller and Vanderbilt’s Bryce Drew were all in the building. Shittu recently listed UNC among his top ten schools. (Zag's Blog)

Roy Williams to Visit Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson will make an official visit to Duke on Oct. 22 and UCLA on Oct. 27. Williamson will have several in-home visits this week including with South Carolina. Duke and Kentucky were scheduled for Monday but were postponed because of bad weather. Kansas and UNC are set for Tuesday. UCLA will visit Wednesday and the Gamecocks are set for a Thursday visit. (The State)

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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Jeremiah Robinson Earl at his Bishop Miege high school practice in Overland Park, KS

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star forward Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) in Rochester, MN

Saturday, December 09, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star North Carolina small forward signee Nassir Little at his game in Orlando, FL

Monday, December 04, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC point guard signee Coby White at his game against Cape Fear Christian Academy in Erwin, NC

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at his high school in Spartanburg, SC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF

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