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Three UNC Basketball Commitments Visiting Saturday

All three of North Carolina's basketball commitments for the 2018 and 2019 classes will be in Chapel Hill on Saturday: Rechon Black, Coby White, and Jeremiah Francis. Black and White are no strangers to North Carolina, as the N.C. natives have attended multiple basketball games in the past. Saturday will be Francis' first visit since committing to UNC on Aug. 11. (Inside Carolina)

Big college basketball recruiting weekend visits set to take place

Elite forward Nasir Little will head to UNC. The Tar Heels jumped into the mix with Little after seeing him in July, and now Roy Williams and his staff will have Little on campus for what could be a very important trip. Keldon Johnson is set to make his second official visit as he heads to NC State. The Wolfpack will also have four-star Immanuel Bates on campus for an official visit. (Scout.com)

Tar Heels set to host basketball and football recruits on Saturday

2018 UNC commit Rechon Black and Coby White will attend Saturday’s UNC-Louisville game. Nassir Little, a top 20 player in the 2018 class, is also making an official visit to Chapel Hill. Armando Bacot, Jeremiah Francis, and Wendell Moore will also be visiting. LB Payton Wilson, LB Dax Hollifield and DT Rick Sandidge top the list of football recruits who will be on hand. (Keeping It Heel)

Shooting guard Josh Nickelberry loving the atmosphere in Chapel Hill

Josh Nickelberry has been on UNC's campus at least six times since in the last year, which is no surprise given that Chapel Hill was just a 70-mile trip from Fayetteville. While it’s now a little bit of a further trek with his move to Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., there’s something about the campus that keeps bringing him back. “I mean, I love it out there,” Nickelberry said. (DieHards.com)

North Carolina working hard for 2019 guard Josh Nickleberry

Josh Nickelberry, the 6-foot-4 2019 shooting guard from Oak Hill Academy (VA), visited North Carolina again this past weekend and has become a key priority for the Tar Heels. Both North Carolina and N.C. State will come visit him at Oak Hill after college coaches can go out on Saturday to see recruits. "I don’t think he’s thought about a list yet,” Oak Hill coach Steve Smith said. (Zag's Blog)

UNC commit Coby White finds new motivation after the loss of his father

Of all the words Coby White could use to describe his basketball experience, he’s never picked refuge or escape. Yet here he is on an August afternoon demolishing the competition inside the gym at Greenfield School. Every three-pointer he drains, every hi-five he slaps is a moment he doesn’t have to mull over his reality. On August 15, White lost his father, Donald White, to cancer. (USA Today)

Ashton Hagans has big summer, interest continues to mount

Ashton Hagans has scholarship offers from Florida State, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Auburn, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma State, Wake Forest, LSU, UConn, UNLV, Baylor, USC, Alabama, NC State, Xavier, UNC, Virginia Tech and Kansas, among others. Who does Hagans feel is making him a priority? “Probably the in-state [schools], Georgia and Georgia Tech." (Scout.com)

Recruiting Roundup: James Wiseman, Vernon Carey, Devon Dotson, and more

Vernon Carey (UNC offer) is a strong and skilled big man who is by far the best shooter of the group. James Wiseman (UNC offer) is probably the most athletic and is more of the “upside”. If we are talking strictly college, Carey is the guy. If we are talking pure professional upside, then I would go with Wiseman. Devon Dotson reminds the Kansas staff a lot of the departed Frank Mason. (Rivals.com)

Tar Heels host 4-stars Joey Baker, Josh Nickelberry, football offers 2

With the home game against Cal on Saturday, plenty of recruits were in Chapel Hill taking in the scene, and not just on the football side. While this wasn’t expected to be as big of a weekend for visits as next weekend against Louisville will be, there were two guests from the Class of 2019 worth mentioning — 4-star shooting guard Josh Nickelberry and 4-star forward Joey Baker. (DieHards.com)

Video: Joey Baker Summer Highlights

Summer Highlights of 2019 4-star small forward Joey Baker from Fayetteville's Trinity Christian School. Baker has received interest from Roy Williams and the UNC coaching staff but has yet to receive an offer. Baker unofficially visited UNC this past weekend for the Tar Heels' football game against Cal. View Video...

In-Depth With Simi Shittu

Simi Shittu, an honors student at Vermont Academy who was born in England, recently cut his list of suitors to a final ten: Arizona, Arizona State, Connecticut, Kentucky, New Mexico, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Oregon, South Carolina, and Vanderbilt. A multi-skilled big man with an exceptional motor, Shittu went in-depth over his recruitment, development, and life. (247 Sports)

Nassir Little, Armando Bacot to Visit UNC

North Carolina will host 4-star 2019 power forward Armando Bacot on an unofficial visit on Sept. 9. Bacot, a Richmond, Va.. native, was one of the first players in the most recent batch of 2019 players to receive an offer from UNC. Not only will Bacot be in town, but highly coveted 4-star forward Nassir Little, the No. 17 player in the Class of 2018, will be on campus for his official visit. (DieHards.com)

Rechon Black, Wendell Moore among loaded field at Charlotte Hoops Challenge in November

This year’s Charlotte Hoops Challenge, being held Nov. 24-25 at Berry High School near uptown Charlotte, features seven players ranked in ESPN’s top 100. Six are from North Carolina. Cox Mill features state player of the year Wendell Moore. Cox Mill also added Rechon Black, a 6-foot-8 senior who has committed to UNC. Black and Moore plan to visit Chapel Hill this weekend. (Charlotte Observer)

Rivals Class of 2020 College Basketball Recruit Rankings

It’s time to introduce our first basketball recruit ranking for the class of 2020. There will certainly be changes and new faces finding their way in and out of the rankings between now and when these recruits graduate. The battle for the top spot wasn’t an easy one to decide and we had lots of back and forth between Jalen Green and combo forward Isaiah Todd from Virginia. (Rivals.com)

Zion Williamson, Juwan Gary earn Team USA mini camp invitations

Zion Williamson and Juwan Gary are among 54 players to get an invitation to the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team mini camp. The camp will be held in Team USA’s training facility in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Oct. 7-8. Eighteen participants, including Williamson, are members of the class of 2018 and are eligible for the 2018 USA Junior National Select Team. (The State)

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

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

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star forward Alonzo Gaffney at Garfield Heights High School in Cleveland, OH

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at Spartanburg Day School in Spartanburg, SC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
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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