Little, White Impress at McDonald's All-American PracticeTwo 2018 North Carolina signees are participating in the McDonald's All-American game this week. Practices started Monday in Atlanta, Ga. and the game will take place Wednesday at 7 p.m. Nassir Little, a 6-7 small forward, will suit up for the West team, while Coby White, a 6-5 combo guard, is on the East team. Both signing with the Tar Heels in November. (Inside Carolina)
Video: Coby White Shoots Lights Out at McDonald's All American practiceNorth Carolina basketball signee and shooting guard Coby White couldn't miss during day two of practices for the McDonald's All American game playing in front of an audience of NBA scouts and executives.
McDonald's AA Game: UNC's Nassir Little excels at practiceFestivities for the McDonald's All-American Game kicked off Monday as the East and West squads held practices. In front of several NBA scouts and media, North Carolina-bound Nassir Little impressed the invited visitors ahead of Wednesday's game. Playing for the West squad in the first practice of the day, I thought Little had the best day of anybody I saw. (Rivals.com)
E.J. Montgomery setting visits soonOne of three uncommitted players at the McDonald's All-American Game, five-star E.J. Montgomery is ready to make some moves. The former Auburn commit sat down for an interview with Rivals.com where he discussed a variety of topics. Montgomery talked about winter visits to North Carolina, Duke, and Kentucky along with Tom Crean's efforts to get Georgia involved. (Rivals.com)
Little vs. Williamson Among Top Storylines for McDonald's All-American WeekOne of the individual matchups I'm looking most forward to watching is the one between No. 3 Zion Williamson
and No. 5 Nassir Little. Williamson is headed to Duke and Little is ticketed for North Carolina so it will be a nice preview to a future rivalry. Williamson and Little are close friends and they are also extreme athletes who compete and play fan-friendly styles. (Rivals.com)
Nassir Little Named Central Florida's Player of the YearMcDonald’s All-American and UNC signee Nassir Little (Orlando Christian Prep) averaged 21.7 points and 9.2 rebounds per game to lead the Warriors to a repeat Class 3A state championship. Little evolved into one of the most versatile players Central Florida has ever seen. He’ll play in the McDonald’s All-American Game, Wednesday, and the Jordan Brand Classic, April 8. (Orlando Sentinel)
Video: Vernon Carey Junior Season HighlightsJunior season highlights of 2019 5-star power forward Vernon Carey, Jr. Carey, from University School in Fort Myers, Florida, holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina and is also considering Duke, Michigan State, Miami, and Kansas. Roy Williams last visited Carey on March 13, 2018.
Roy Williams to Visit Armando BacotNorth Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams and assistant Hubert Davis arrived in Richmond, Virginia on Thursday to visit 2019 5-star power forward Armando Bacot at Trinity Episcopal School. This is Williams' third visit to see Bacot in the last 5 weeks. Bacot holds a UNC offer and is one of UNC's top priorities in the 2019 recruiting class.
Nassir Little Named To Allen Iverson Roundball ClassicAllen Iverson unveiled Wednesday the rosters for the 2018 Allen Iverson Roundball Classic. The 2018 Iverson Classic will feature two teams comprised of the country’s most talented prospects. Team Loyalty features recruits like UCLA commit Shareef O’Neal, Kentucky commit Immanuel Quickley, UNC commit Nassir Little and Syracuse commit Darius Bazley. (Zag's Blog)
4-star sophomore PG Ace Baldwin getting early looks from top programsSophomore Ace Baldwin is already starting to generate interest from some of the top programs in the country. The four-star point guard in the 2020 class out of Baltimore has been in contact with Kentucky, North Carolina and Villanova lately. Offers have already come in from Miami, Rutgers, Tulsa, UConn and VCU. He’s already taken visits to UNC, VCU and Villanova. (Rivals.com)
Cox Mill’s Rechon Black, Wendell Moore named to N.C. coaches all-state teamCox Mill junior Wendell Moore is the 2017-18 N.C. Basketball Coaches Association all-state boys high school player of the year. Moore, a 6-foot-6 junior, averaged 25 points and eight rebounds this season. He led his team to a second straight N.C. 3A state championship and repeated as state finals MVP. Teammate and UNC signee Rechon Black was also a first-team selection. (Charlotte Observer)
North Carolina recruiting: What schools might 5-star PF E.J. Montgomery visit?Things have been quiet with 5-star power forward E.J. Montgomery. The Marietta, Ga., native has taken three unofficial visits — UNC, Duke and Kentucky. But since the Kentucky visit on Feb. 24, the trail has gone mostly cold. In an interview earlier this month with 247Sports, Montgomery identified three schools that he’d like to visit: Georgetown, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest. (DieHards.com)
Rechon Black left speechless after winning elusive state titleCox Mill senior basketball player and UNC signee Rechon Black isn’t prone to long-winded answers or many shows of emotion – at least not with the media. However, after the Chargers defeated Jacksonville Northside on Saturday, 65-63, for their second straight 3A state championship in thrilling fashion, Black was quiet for a different reason: he was speechless. (Concord Independent Tribune)
Duke, N.C. State, UNC and Wake want Cox Mill’s Wendell Moore. Here’s why others do, tooThere are two McDonald’s All-Americans in North Carolina this season, but one N.C. recruiting expert believes the state’s best player is 6-foot-6 junior Wendell Moore Jr. from Cox Hill High School. “As talented as he is,” said Rick Lewis, who writes for the Phenom Hoop Report, “he makes his teammates that much better. And he just wins at whatever level he plays at." (Charlotte Observer)
Roy Williams Visits Vernon Carey, Jr.Before the North Carolina Tar Heels open up their 2018 NCAA Tournament vs. Lipscomb on Friday, head coach Roy Williams is hitting the recruiting trail. According to Rivals recruiting expert Corey Daniels, Williams was scheduled to take a trip to visit 2019 5-star power forward Vernon Carey Jr. (UNC offer) at University School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Tuesday. (Keeping It Heel)
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting TrailSunday, June 17, 2018|
Hosting 2020 power forward Day'Ron Sharpe (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill, NC6/14/2018 - 6/15/2018
Watching Coby White, Cole Anthony, Armando Bacot, Matthew Hurt, and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl play in the FIBA Americas Men's U18 Championship in Ontario, CanadaSunday, April 29, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer), 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2019 SF Jalen Wilson, 2019 SG Josiah James, 2020 PF Isaiah Todd (UNC offer), and 2020 PF Day'Ron Sharpe in Atlanta, GA4/27/2018 - 4/28/2018
Watching 2019 PF Armando Bacot (UNC offer), 2019 PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer), 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer), 2019 CG Cole Anthony, 2019 SF Keion Brooks, 2019 SF Juwan Gary, 2020 SF Scottie Barnes, and 2021 PG Carter Whitt at the Nike EYBL even in Indianapolis, INTuesday, April 24, 2018
Hosting 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to UNC
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