Video: Nassir Little Senior Season HighlightsSenior season highlights of North Carolina McDonald's All-American small forward signee Nassir Little. Little and his Orlando Christian Prep teammates recently completed their season as Florida 3A State Champions.
Ashton Hagans Blog: Decommitment from Georgia, reclassification, rumor control and moreAshton Hagans: "Since I opened (my recruitment) back up the schools that have reached out the most are Florida State, Marquette, Ohio State, South Carolina, Florida, of course Georgia too. North Carolina has talked with my AAU coach, but not with us. The other thing is that people were saying that I’m reclassifying to 2018, but that’s not true. I’m staying 2019." (USA Today)
Nassir Little, Orlando Christian Prep Win Florida 3A State TitleEven with McDonald’s All-American Nassir Little playing sparingly and finally fouling out in the fourth quarter, Orlando Christian Prep overwhelmed Fort Myers Canterbury for a 66-48 win in Tuesday night’s Class 3A boys basketball state championship. Little finished the game with 11 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists in his limited role due to foul troubles. (Orlando Sentinel)
Ashton Hagans and North Carolina's Point Guard SituationUNC's recruitment of 5-star point guard Ashton Hagans depends on whether Hagans stays in the class of 2019 or moves to 2018. Roy Williams is going to be more apt to look at point guards in 2019 than he is in 2018 where getting a big man - like five-star E.J. Montgomery - may trump landing another guard. They feel like they are okay at the point guard position. (Rivals.com)
Video: Nassir Little Florida Playoff Semifinal HighlightsNassir Little and Ronaldo Segu were firing on all cylinders for Orlando Christian Prep on Monday night in their Final 4 matchup with FAMU High. They'll be playing for a back-to-back State Title Tuesday night in Lakeland.
Video: Coby White High School Mix TapeNorth Carolina signee and 6'4" Goldsboro native Coby White scored over 3,500 points in his high school career at Greenfield School. White was recently selected to the 2018 McDonald All-American game. Despite the passing of his father over the summer, he used it as motivation to further succeed on and off the court.
Update on UNC Basketball Recruits in the PlayoffsOn Saturday, North Carolina signee Rechon Black, recruit Wendell Moore and Cox Mill High School topped Ben L. Smith 61-49 to advance to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 3A state championship game. Armando Bacot and Trinity Episcopal fell to Kendall Marshall and Marcus Ginyard's alma mater Bishop O'Connell in the VISAA Division I playoffs. (DieHards.com)
North Carolina recruiting: Tar Heels go in for 5-star PFs Armando Bacot, E.J. Montgomery againNorth Carolina split its efforts Wednesday night to catch two high-profile recruits. In addition to visiting Armando Bacot, UNC was on hand for E.J. Montgomery’s playoff game in Covington, Ga. Montgomery scored 30, including 14 in the fourth quarter. The visit was the second for Williams this month to see Bacot, the nation’s No. 7 center and No. 20 overall player. (DieHards.com)
Coby White discusses Jalek Felton, future at private school all-star gameThe suspension of Jalek Felton by UNC on January 30 and his subsequent withdrawal from the school rocked the Tar Heels’ basketball world. Coby White gave his reaction to the news. “It hurts. He’s part of the family and such a talented player. Things happen and I hope he stays mentally strong through it. He’s a good kid, a good player and I wish him nothing but the best.” (Charlotte Observer)
UNC, other schools watch Ashton HagansGeorgetown, Marquette, N.C. State and North Carolina were all in the crowd last night for Ashton Hagans, who just decommitted from Georgia. Georgetown and Marquette offered on the spot after watching Hagans go for 31 points. Both schools had their entire staffs on hand. A powerful 6-4 point guard, Hagans is ranked No. 8 in the 247Sports Composite. (247 Sports)
Best N.C. 3A team ever? Is Cox Mill that good? The Chargers could be on the vergeCox Mill (27-3) will face Greensboro Smith (27-3) at 6 p.m. at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem. The winner advances to play in next week’s N.C. 3A state championship game in Raleigh. Cox Mill is led by 6-6 junior Wendell Moore and 6-8 senior Rechon “Leaky” Black. Black, who has a 6-foot-10 wingspan, can play and guard every position. He’s a walking mismatch signed to UNC. (Charlotte Observer)
Coby White earns 3rd NCISAA 1-A all-state selectionGreenfield School seniors Coby White and Elijah McCadden were named to the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 1-A boys basketball all-state team Saturday. It was the third all-state honor each for White and McCadden. White, a UNC signee and McDonald’s All-American, averaged 31 points, nine rebounds and eight assists per game. (Wilson Times)
Video: Armando Bacot Championship Game Highlights2019 5-star power forward Armando Bacot led Trinity Episcopal to a Virginia Prep League championship this past weekend. His team now enters the state tournament hoping to come home with a VISAA State Championship. Bacot holds an offer from UNC, and Roy Williams attended his game Wednesday night in Richmond.
Life as Leaky: Rechon Black has learned valuable lessons on his young journey through lifeA UNC recruit before he left Concord for Florida after his sophomore season, Rechon Black signed his National Letter of Intent with the Tar Heels in December. Tar Heels past and present treat him as if they’ve known him long before Rechon “Leaky” Black became a household name in recruiting circles. A month later, he was nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game. (Concord Independent Tribune)
Roy Williams watches Armando BacotBoth North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and Virginia Tech head coach Buzz Williams watched Armando Bacot on Wednesday night. Bacot, a 6-10 center out of Richmond (Va.) Trinity Episcopal School, unofficially visited Virginia Tech on Monday night for the Duke game. The physical and athletic big man is ranked No. 20 in the 2019 247Sports Composite. (247 Sports)
|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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