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Basketball Recruits On Campus: Weekend of September 24th

North Carolina gets their shot at five-star power forward P.J. Washington this weekend. Washington, Scout's No. 14 overall recruit, landed in Chapel Hill (N.C.) last night and will be there through Friday and Saturday. The Tar Heels will have a host of underclassmen on campus as well. UNC commit Coby White, Wendell Moore, David McCormack and Christian Brown. (Scout.com)

Kevin Knox Sets Four Official Visits

Kevin Knox, the 2017 5-star small forward from Tampa (FL) Catholic, has set four official visits: Duke (Oct. 28-30), Florida State (Jan. 7-9), Kentucky (Jan. 28-30), and North Carolina (Feb. 4-6). The Tar Heels will host Notre Dame on Feb. 4 during Knox's visit. Knox and his family have stated that he will take all of his scheduled official visits before making a decision some time in the Spring. Read More...

P.J. Washington official visit primer

North Carolina will host their most important recruit for the 2017 class on an official visit this weekend. P.J. Washington, a 2017 forward from Texas via Findlay Prep in Las Vegas, will be in Chapel Hill starting Friday. CarolinaBlue spoke exclusively with P.J.'s father, Paul Washington ,to the get the scoop on what the Washingtons are expecting from the visit to UNC. (Carolina Blue)

2019 SF Wendell Moore to visit UNC

2019 four-star recruit Wendell Moore (North Carolina offer) will unofficially visit North Carolina this weekend according to recruiting analyst Rick Lewis. A well built and athletic 6-5 wing from Concord (N.C.) Cox Mill High School, Moore is ranked No. 25 in the Top247. (247 Sports)

P.J. Washington Headlines UNC Basketball's Visiting Recruits This Weekend

P.J. Washington will be on his official visit to UNC this weekend. He has the Tar Heels as one of his top four schools, along with Texas, Kentucky and Arizona. Kentucky received its official visit last weekend, and Arizona and Texas visits will follow in October. This will also be Coby White's first time back on campus since committing to UNC in late July. (Inside Carolina)

Mohamed Bamba Working With Group of 7 Schools

Mohamed Bamba, the 7-footer from the PSA Cardinals and the Westtown (Pa.) School, is working with a group of seven schools and met with two of them on Tuesday, sources said. The No. 2-ranked power forward in the Class of 2017, Bamba is considering Duke, Kentucky, UConn, Michigan, Syracuse, Texas and Harvard, although he never announced a formal cut. (Zag's Blog)

Roy Williams visits 2019 forward Matthew Hurt

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams visited elite 2019 prospect Matthew Hurt on Tuesday according to Andrew Slater of 247Sports. Williams watched Hurt on the circuit numerous times during Las Vegas in Las Vegas. A 6-9 combo forward from Rochester (Minn.) John Marshall Senior High, Hurt is ranked No. 4 in the 247Sports Composite. (247 Sports)

Five-star wing Kevin Knox hands out the post-visit hardware

And the award for Best Presentation goes to: “That was a tie between North Carolina and Kentucky. North Carolina brought a few really cool pictures of me in a jersey swap so I had the Carolina jersey on. That was cool. Then Coach Cal brought this panoramic video on an iPad or something and I could walk around inside of Rupp! It’s like I was actually there. It was crazy! Definitely a tie for Best Presentation.” (USA Today)

Wendell Carter Down to Four Schools, Eliminates UNC

Wendell Carter Jr., who this summer won a gold medal with the USA U17 team and was named to the All-Star Five Team at the U17 World Championship in Spain, has cut his list to four schools: Duke, Harvard, Georgia Tech, and Georgia. The 6-foot-10 Carter Jr. trimmed North Carolina, Arizona, Kentucky and Cal from his previous list of eight. Duke remains the favorite. (Zag's Blog)

The college basketball recruiters who land the players who make teams great

6. North Carolina Tar Heels: C.B. McGrath: The North Carolina brand speaks for itself, but the Tar Heels still need to beat out other blue bloods for players, and McGrath has been busy the past few classes. He was the lead recruiter on a long list of players, including Marcus Paige, Brice Johnson, Kennedy Meeks, Joel Berry, Isaiah Hicks and J.P. Tokoto. (ESPN.com)

P.J. Washington to take official visit to UNC this weekend

A 6-7, 225-pound versatile forward, P.J. Washington takes his UNC official visit this Saturday, Sept. 24. It will be his second official visit, following last weekend's trip to Kentucky and before he heads to Arizona on Oct. 21 and Texas on Oct. 28. Washington's father told CarolinaBlue that there is no timetable for a decision. Washington will make his decision after taking all four official visits. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Jalek Felton Junior Season Mix Tape

It’s hard to argue if there’s a more creative passer than Jalek Felton in the Class of 2017. The future UNC Commit will be looking to over the reigns once he arrives on campus for Coach Roy Williams. View Video...

Moving for senior year, Jalek Felton sets sights on a championship

Jalek Felton has achieved many things playing during high school basketball, but one thing that’s eluded him is a championship. Felton said he hopes to change that during his senior season at Gray Collegiate, where he’ll join one of the most talented rosters in South Carolina. Felton, a UNC commit, played four years at Mullins before making the move to the Midlands. (The State)

4-star PF Garrison Brooks discusses offseason development, recruitment

2017 power forward Garrison Brooks (UNC offer) is experiencing a high volume of attention from college coaches, such as his recent visit from the Auburn staff. When asked which programs were showing him the most attention, he answered with a grouping of North Carolina, Arizona State, Auburn, Georgia and SMU. Brooks currently does not have a timeline for a decision. (Today's U)

Garrison Brooks' recruitment picks up steam

Garrison Brooks' recruitment has gone into warp speed. It all started last Saturday. Brooks was paid a visit by North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and assistant Hubert Davis. Before Williams and Davis departed, Brooks had an offer in hand. Auburn kicked it up a notch Wednesday; not only did the Tigers do an in-home visit, but every member of the staff were in attendance. (247 Sports)

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

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star PF Jeremiah Robinson at his game in Coffeyville, KS

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer) at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star SF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at his game in Rochester, MN

Thursday, January 05, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), and 2019 SF Joey Baker in their game at the Greenfield School in Wilson, NC

Thursday, December 29, 2016
Watching 2017 5 star SF Kevin Knox (UNC offer), 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), and 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at the John Wall Invitational in Raleigh, NC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF

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