UNC Basketball Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

McDonald's Recap: Nassir Little, R.J. Barrett steal the show

UNC signee and Duke signee stole the show during the 41st McDonald’s All-American game. Little, a 6-foot-7 combo forward out of Orlando Christian Prep, led the West Team to a 131-128 win and took home the game MVP award, scoring 28 points. “I work out three times a day every day, so this performance is not really surprising,” Little said. (247 Sports)

Roy Williams Visits 2019 SF Jalen Wilson

North Carolina basketball coach and assistant were at Guyer High School in Denton, Texas on Wednesday visiting 2019 4-star small forward (6'6", 185). Although Wilson does not yet have an offer from UNC, he does hold offers from Kansas, Texas A&M, Arizona State, Oklahoma, and others. Read More...

Video: Nassir Little vs. Zion Williamson in McDonald's All-American Game

North Carolina signee gets the better of Duke commit on both ends of the court during the 2018 McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday. Little finished the game with 28 points, winning MVP honors in the process. Read More...

Video: Will Baker Spring Highlights

Spring Highlights of 2019 5-star power forward (Westlake High School, Austin, Texas). Baker is a top recruiting priority for North Carolina coach . Baker also recently listed a top 7 list including Kansas, UCLA, Texas, Texas A&M, UNC, Virginia and Stanford. Read More...

MVP Nassir Little leads the West past the East at the McDonald's All American Game

The consensus among NBA scouts at McDonald’s All American practices this week was that Orlando Christian Prep wing was one of the more intriguing prospects because of the energy he brought every time he stepped on the court. He carried that motor over to the game and parlayed it into 28 points to lead the West past the East 131-128. (USA Today)

Coby White prepares for basketball at UNC

will be the last of Bonita White's three children to leave home. He'll head to UNC this summer, part of the Tar Heels' 2018 basketball recruiting class. And Coby, a tough competitor and the leading scorer in North Carolina high school basketball, gets emotional when he talks about leaving. “I might cry when I leave my mom,” he said. “That’s my rock." (Charlotte Observer)

Nassir Little Receives Praise from McDonald's All-American Teammates

We caught up with several players to discuss which of their fellow McDonald's All-Americans have impressed them with their play. “( has) been playing pretty well these past couple of days at practice. He’s really vocal, real loud and bringing a lot of energy out there on the court. Sometimes it gets a little dead and he heats it up and gets us going." (

McDonald's AA Game: Where the recruits almost committed

: "I wouldn’t say after UNC there was a second choice for me. The FBI thing kind of eliminated schools for me and kind of helped me out, but UNC was just the clear favorite for me." : "I committed (to North Carolina) so early I didn’t have that much to choose from. Probably Virginia or Clemson. Those were the two were recruiting me really hard." (

North Carolina, Kansas Working Hardest for Matthew Hurt

A top-five recruit in the 2019 class and arguably the most polished of his elite peers, the recruitment of has been a blueblood affair for some time now. While there is no clear leader, North Carolina and Kansas have done the most work with the Minnesota native. The Tar Heels and Jayhawks have invested a ton of time and attention with the 6-foot-9 forward. (

Vernon Carey Jr. named Florida's Mr. Basketball

After leading University School to its first state title, Jr. has been named Florida's Mr. Basketball. The nation’s top-ranked junior recruit, Carey Jr. was a dominant force all season long, using his size and athleticism to bully opponents. Carey has narrowed his recruitment to Duke, UNC, Miami, Michigan State, Kansas, UCLA, Florida and Kentucky. (South Florida Sun-Sentinel)

McDonald's All-American Practice Tuesday Takeaways

likes to play the game from outside in because he has some face-up game. I think he's got things a little backwards and would like to see what happens once he is expected to operate on the low block first and then take his game outside. Montgomery has some serious feel in the post and it would be to his benefit to use it to his advantage a little more. (

Seven schools standout for Will Baker

247Sports caught up with 2019 five-star big man at the University Sports Spring Preview in Houston this past weekend. A 6-11, 238-pound center out of Austin, Texas, Baker said that he doesn't yet have any favorites. He did, however, name Kansas, UCLA, Texas, Texas A&M, North Carolina, Virginia and Stanford as the main schools that he is interested in. (247 Sports)

Little, White Impress at McDonald's All-American Practice

Two 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. , a 6-7 small forward, will suit up for the West team, while , 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 practice

North Carolina basketball signee and shooting guard 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. Read More...

McDonald's AA Game: UNC's Nassir Little excels at practice

Festivities 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 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. (
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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Watching 2019 C Armando Bacot (UNC offer) and 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at the Peach Jam in North Augusta, S.C.
Friday, July 13, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (UNC offer), 2019 SF Josh Green, 2020 SG Anthony Edwards, 2020 CG R.J. Hampton, and 2020 PG Jalen Suggs at the Under Armour Challenge in Atlanta, GA
7/11/2018 - 7/12/2018
Watching 2019 PG Cole Anthony (presumed UNC offer), 2019 C Armando Bacot (UNC offer), 2019 PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer), 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer), 2019 C James Wiseman, 2019 SF Keion Brooks (UNC offer), 2019 PF Trayce Jackson-Davis, 2019 PF E.J. Liddell, and 2020 SG Jonathan Jackson (brother of Justin Jackson) at the Peach Jam in North Augusta, S.C.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Hosting 2020 power forward Day'Ron Sharpe (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill, NC
6/14/2018 - 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, Canada
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Cole Anthony2019 CG
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Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
Day'Ron Sharpe2020 PF
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