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Why Cox Mill basketball player Wendell Moore has college coaches flocking to Concord

Last year, Wendell Moore became one of the few freshmen that North Carolina coach Roy Williams has ever offered a scholarship. He also has offers from Charlotte, Florida, Georgia, N.C. State, Syracuse, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. Moore will leave Saturday’s regional final and head to Chapel Hill for an unofficial visit to watch UNC play Duke at the Smith Center. (Charlotte Observer)

Video: Kevin Knox Score 40 in Front of Roy Williams

Five-star recruit Kevin Knox, a top-10 prospect in the Class of 2017, posted a monster game of 40 points and 20 rebounds on Wednesday in the Florida 5A state semifinals. His 40 points matched his season high. His 20 rebounds tied a career high. Better still, he did it with UNC coach Roy Williams in attendance. View Video...

Video: Matthew Hurt Scores 47 Points

2019 power forward Matthew Hurt (Rochester, MN) shows why Roy Williams and North Carolina have offered him a scholarship, as he lights up the scoreboard with 47 points in his high school game last week. View Video...

Long List of UNC Basketball Recruits Expected for Duke Game Saturday

UNC will host its most impressive group of recruits in recent memory during its regular-season finale against Duke on Saturday. Among the expected visitors are the Tar Heels' highest-rated signee, Jalek Felton, their lone remaining target in 2017, Kevin Knox, their top target in 2018, Zion Williamson, and the first player they offered in the sophomore class, Wendell Moore, among others. (Inside Carolina)

Kevin Knox to Visit UNC, Duke this Weekend

Five-star forward Kevin Knox will visit North Carolina and Duke this weekend, his father, Kevin Knox Sr., told Scout. Knox plays in the Florida 5A state championship game Saturday morning. Following the game, he will jump on a plane to be at the North Carolina/Duke game, which is being played at UNC. Knox will then visit with the Duke staff for two hours on Sunday. (Inside Carolina)

Scout Updated 2018 Top 100 College Basketball Recruits

At No. 2 is 6-foot-6 Zion Williamson, who is regarded as one of the most exciting recruits in high school basketball. Williamson is known for his highlight reel dunks and ridiculous athleticism. He's also strong, tough, a talented rebounder and a good passer. Schools involved include North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Clemson, among others. (Scout.com)

Duke and UNC basketball recruits make their picks for Round 2 in the Battle of the Blues

Jalek Felton: "North Carolina will win by 5-10 points. Duke got them at home, but now our players and staff will be more prepared because we’ll know how everyone plays and what everyone is going to do. I think we’ll have guys step up and make shots; we’re at home so that always helps. That’s worth an extra five points at least and that’ll probably be the five that we’ll win by." (USA Today)

Kevin Knox Scores 40 in State Semifinals with Roy Williams in Attendance

Kevin Knox scored 40 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in a virtuoso performance that helped the Crusaders cruise to a 92-67 win over the Villages in the Florida Class 5A state semifinals. His 40 points matched his season high. His 20 rebounds tied a career high. Better still, he did it all with North Carolina coach Roy Williams in attendance to watch the prized recruit. (Tampa Bay Times)

Offers pouring in for 2019 guard Josh Green

Josh Green, who moved to the United States from Australia in the eighth grade, is regarded as a top 50 prospect in the 2019 class and is starting to add high major scholarship offers. Green currently holds scholarship offers from Arizona State, who offered this week, Arizona, California, TCU and UNLV. Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Stanford and North Carolina are also showing interest. (Scout.com)

Roy Williams to watch Kevin Knox on Wednesday

Kevin Knox is the Tar Heels’ last remaining recruiting target in the class of 2017 and one of the few players in the class to remain uncommitted. Wednesday night, UNC head coach Roy Williams and assistant coach Steve Robinson will be in Lakeland, Florida to watch Knox and Tampa Catholic take on The Villages in the FHSAA Boys Basketball State Championship Final Four. (Keeping It Heel)

2019 center D.J. Burns recaps ACC and SEC visits

Four-star center D.J. Burns is becoming a hot commodity in South Carolina in the 2019 class. Already ranked No 68 in the 2019 Rivals150, the 6-foot-9, 250-pound post player is averaging 14 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks as his sophomore season nears its end. On North Carolina: “I like the way Carolina plays inside out mostly and how they use Kennedy Meeks.” (Rivals.com)

Top junior Romeo Langford not planning to announce college decision until next season

Point guard Romeo Langford, a New Albany (Ind.) star and one of the nation’s top basketball recruits in the 2018 class, told the Courier-Journal recently that he doesn’t plan on making a decision on a college until next season at the earliest. “It’s going to be at the beginning of the season or after the season,“ said Langford, leaving open the possibility he could wait until April’s late signing period. (USA Today)

Wendell Moore thrills in Chargers’ third-round thrashing of Kings Mountain

Wendell Moore (UNC offer) has been phenomenal for the Cox Mill boys basketball team this season, but none of his performances have generated the response that his game did on Saturday. Before his Chargers buried visiting Kings Mountain 78-41 in their third-round 3A state playoff matchup, the final bucket of Moore’s 36-point night was a two-handed tomahawk dunk off the backboard. (Concord Independent Tribune)

How high-scoring junior Coby White made decision to choose Tar Heels

Last June, Coby White accepted an offer from North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams to visit Chapel Hill and the university. White, a 6-foot-5 point guard at Greenfield School in Wilson, said he and Williams hit it off during the visit. “We really just talked about an hour or two,” said White, 17. “He talked about how he was going to recruit me and I fell in love with it." (Charlotte Observer)

Video: Zion Williamson Scores 51 in State Championship Game

Check out Zion Williamson's 51 point highlights against Myrtle Beach Christian in Saturday's SCISA 2A State Championship. Spartanburg Day defeated Myrtle Beach Christian 76-51. View Video...

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

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford (UNC offer) at the FIBA World Cup U-19 practices in Colorado Springs, CO

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Watching 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 PF Armando Bacot, 2018 SF Nassir Little, 2019 PG Ashton Hagans, and 2019 SF Christian Brown at the Adidas Uprising in Atlanta, GA

4/28/2017 - 4/29/2017
Watching 2019 SF Joey Baker, 2018 PF Miles Norris, 2018 PF Nazreon Reid, 2018 C Moses Brown, 2018 PF Ian Steere, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 UNC CG commit Coby White, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard, and 2020 SG Jonathan Jackson (Justin's brother) in Fishers, IN

4/22/2017 - 4/23/2017
Watching 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2020 PF Isaiah Todd, 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2018 SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer), and Armando Bacot in Dallas, TX

Friday, April 21, 2017
Watching 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2019 C D.J. Burns, 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, and 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard in Hampton, VA

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Garrison Brooks2017 PF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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