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Edrice Adebayo Looking to Cut List Soon

Edrice Adebayo is looking to cut his list to 10 schools sometime soon. “I’ll probably cut it down after July and I’ll probably make my decision before senior [year] basketball starts,” the 6-foot-10, 243-pound power forward said here at the adidas Uprising All-American Camp. “Probably 10 [schools].” Kentucky head coach John Calipari and assistant Tony Barbee sat courtside Friday morning watching Adebayo against Rawle Alkins. (Zag's Blog)

Kentucky offers scholarship to Dennis Smith Jr.

Class of 2016 point guard Dennis Smith Jr. has long-standing scholarship offers from most of the colleges he is seriously considering. There haven't been many developments in Smith's recruitment over the last year, but Kentucky coach John Calipari was responsible for one when he extended a scholarship offer Tuesday night. Entering the July evaluation period, the college programs drawing the most interest from Smith were N.C. State, Duke, UNC, Wake Forest, Kansas and Louisville. (Fayetteville Observer)

Five-star forward Miles Bridges breaks down finalists

Class of 2016 Huntington Prep (W.V.) forward Miles Bridges released his final five schools after last week’s Peach Jam and the five-star prospect will have a hard time going wrong with any of his remaining choices. Bridges, the No. 18 prospect in the 247Composite, is still considering Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State and North Carolina. North Carolina – “They’re new. They offered me two days ago and I’ve been talking to coach Roy (Williams). I like their offense.” (Inside the Hall)

Four-star big man Tony Bradley talks improvement, recruiting

Class of 2016 Bartow (Fla.) forward Tony Bradley is continuing to stockpile offers from the nation’s top programs. His lengthy list of offers is a who’s who of college basketball and includes Kansas, North Carolina, Florida, Illinois, Connecticut, and Indiana, which offered a scholarship in May. During the Nike EYBL Finals at the Peach Jam, the 6-foot-10, 230-pound big man showed why the offers will likely continue to pile up. (Inside the Hall)

Video: Miles Bridges Nike Peach Jam Highlights

Highlights of 2016 SF Miles Bridges (Huntington Prep, WV) at last weekend's Nike Peach Jam. Bridges holds an offer from North Carolina and is also currently considering offers from Kentucky, Michigan State, Indiana, and Michigan. View Video...

Trevon Duval Hits Game-Winner, Talks Recruitment

Trevon Duval is about as good as it gets, and he showed out on Wednesday night, hitting a game-winning layup en route to 24 points in a win in the UAA Finals. Playing in front of close to 100 coaches, including Roy Williams, John Calipari, Sean Miller, Tom Izzo, Avery Johnson, Gregg Marshall, as well as assistants from Syracuse, Duke, Maryland, Texas, South Carolina, LSU and Miami, Duval says that he does notice the schools that are present. (Zag's Blog)

UNC offers Maryland shooting guard Markelle Fultz

North Carolina has offered class of 2016 shooting guard Markelle Fultz (Hyattsville, MD/DeMatha Catholic), Fultz confirmed to 247Sports' Jerry Meyer on Tuesday afternoon. The 6-foot-4, 170-prospect has offers from Arizona, Kansas, Ohio State, Kentucky, and Louisville, among others. Fultz is a 247Sports Composite five-star prospect. He is ranked as the No. 5 shooting guard and No. 21 overall prospect in the 2016 class. (Carolina Blue)

Roy Williams Extends Offer to Rawle Alkins

Rawle Alkins received a phone call on Monday evening from Roy Williams. The UNC head coach, who had watched Alkins lead his NY Rens team to the adidas Uprising title last week, offered the 6-foot-4 wing from Middle Village (N.Y.) Christ The King (who will attend a prep school this fall) a scholarship. Alkins was one of the leading scorers on the adidas circuit this year, (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams Offers Miles Bridges

On Monday morning Miles Bridges narrowed his list to five schools. On Monday afternoon, he landed a Tar Heel scholarship offer after Roy Williams and his assistants tracked Bridges throughout the Nike Peach Jam. “They just offered me, like just now,” Bridges said. Bridges, a 6-foot-7, 220-pound wing prospect out of Huntington (W.V.) Prep, also narrowed his list of schools to Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State and North Carolina. (Inside Carolina)

First July Eval Period: Top Performers

There might not have been a more exciting player to watch at the Peach Jam than Miles Bridges. The strong and athletic forward had it working while running with The Family. He was doing a better job of hitting shots, and also using his athleticism to finish at the rim. With coaches from Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana and North Carolina tracking his every move, Bridges really impressed and proved why he is one of the best in the country (Scout.com)

Video: Sacha Killeya-Jones's Progression

Sacha Killeya-Jones gave a strong performance at the UA All-America Camp. He and his coach, Frederick Cannon, both talked about how far he's come in the last year and about his future college decision. (Inside Carolina)

Five-star Kobi Simmons cuts list

Five-star guard Kobi Simmons has narrowed his list of school to six, his father, Demond Stephens, told Scout on Sunday. Simmons is now down to Arizona, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and Xavier. He did in-home visits with all six schools in the spring. The next step for Simmons is taking college visits. Simmons is regarded as the No. 5 player in the 2016 recruiting class. (Scout.com)

Jayson Tatum Commits to Duke

Five-star wing prospect Jayson Tatum will play college basketball at Duke, he announced Sunday afternoon at the Nike Peach Jam. Tatum, a standout at St. Louis (Mo.) Chaminade, picked Mike Krzyzewski and the Blue Devils over Kentucky, North Carolina and St. Louis. Tatum, who ranks No. 3 overall in the 2016 top 100, led the Peach Jam in scoring with 24.8 points and 8.6 rebounds a game. (Scout.com)

Updated Rivals.com 2016 Basketball Rankings

A few days ago, Rivals.com released its new basketball prospect 2017 rankings, today it has released its 2016 top 150. Three of the top seven players - Harry Giles, Dennis Smith, Edrice Adebayo - are from North Carolina and overall, seven of the 150 are from the Old North State. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Jayson Tatum to announce on Sunday

Jayson Tatum will announce his college decision at the Nike Peach Jam on Sunday, his father Justin Tatum told Scout late Saturday night. Tatum, a five-star prospect out St. Louis (Mo.) Chaminade, has narrowed his list to Duke, St. Louis, North Carolina and Kentucky. Tatum is currently ranked No. 3 on Scout. (Scout.com)

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

Monday, November 02, 2015
Watching 2016 combo guard Seventh Woods work out at Hammond School in Columbia, SC

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Watching 2016 combo guard Seventh Woods work out at Hammond School in Columbia, SC

Monday, September 28, 2015
On an in-home visit with 4-star stretch forward Lauri Markkanen in Helsinki, Finland.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
On an in-home visit with 2016 4-star center Udoka Azubuike in Jacksonville, FL

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Visiting 2016 PF Harry Giles at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, VA

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Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Rawle Alkins2016 SG
Wendell Carter2017 PF
Jalek Felton2017 SG
Udoka Azubuike2016 C
Tony Bradley2016 C
Brandon Robinson2016 SG
Seventh Woods2016 PG

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