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Complete coverage of North Carolina Basketball Recruiting.

Recruiting analysts weigh in on the Zion Williamson sweepstakes

Who do you think will win the Zion Williamson sweepstakes and why? Ask me this question two weeks ago and I would say Kentucky. Now, my certainty has begun to diminish. Do I believe the Wildcats remain in a strong spot for the five-star forward? I sure do, but Duke is a program that is not getting enough attention, nor is its rival at UNC. Let's not discount Clemson either. (Rivals.com)

Video: Rechon Black happy to be a Tar Heel

2018 4-star guard Rechon Black officially joined the North Carolina basketball family on Wednesday during a signing ceremony at Cox Mill High School in Concord, NC. WCNC was there to capture the moment and speak with UNC's new signee, his mother, and to recap his recruitment. View Video...

Video: Coby White Scores 32 in First Game Since Losing His Father

UNC signee, Coby White, and his Greenfield School team took on the Raleigh Hawks in their opening game of the season Thursday. White finished with 32 points and 14 assists in just under 29 minutes of play. This was the first game for White since the passing of his father during the summer of 2017. View Video...

UNC Basketball signee Coby White lights it up in season opener

On Wednesday, Coby White signed his Letter of Intent to attend North Carolina. And just a day later he was lighting up the stat sheet in his first high school basketball game of the season. White scored 32 points in Greenfield High’s 83-41 win over the Raleigh Hawks on Thursday. In addition to his 32 points, White dished out 11 assists in just under 29 minutes of play. (Keeping It Heel)

Weekend Basketball Recruiting Visits and Tidbits: Williamson, Langford, Shittu

Zion Williamson, the 6-foot-6 small forward from Spartanburg (SC) Day School, visits Clemson this weekend for his fifth and final official visit. Simi Shittu, the 6-9 forward from Vermont Academy, won’t visit North Carolina on an official as initially planned. Romeo Langford, the 6-5 shooting guard from New Albany (IN) High, will trim his list to three schools on Saturday morning. (Zag's Blog)

Coby White ready for the big time

Coby White, listed as the No. 1 player from North Carolina in the class of 2018 and the No. 5 senior point guard nationally, is part of a three-player class that includes five-star small forward Nassir Little. White owns the single-game, single-season and career scoring marks. His 1,069 points last season is the most ever scored in a season by a high school boys basketball player in North Carolina. (Wilson Times)

Romeo Langford will cut list to three Saturday morning, dad will limit access from coaches

Romeo Langford will trim his list to three schools on Saturday morning, and his father will limit his access to college coaches after the cut. Langford is currently considering Vanderbilt, Indiana, Kansas, North Carolina, Kentucky and UCLA. “Romeo is going to make the reduction to three Saturday morning,” Tim Langford, the player’s father, said. (Zag's Blog)

UNC Signee Nassir Little on a Mission

"My offensive versatility, honestly, I feel like it's unmatched," said Nassir Little, the 6-6 wing who plays at Orlando (Fla.) Christian Prep. "I can score inside, shoot from outside, shoot midrange, I'm really athletic. I'm also a willful passer, and I make right plays. Defensively I fly around, block shots and just rebound at a high level. I just bring anything I've got to, to win." (Inside Carolina)

Coby White's Mother on UNC, Roy Williams, and Her Son

Class of 2018 guard Coby White signed with North Carolina on Wednesday. Following the ceremony, Inside Carolina spoke with Bonita White, Coby's mother, about her son's growth, UNC, and Coach Roy Williams. White said that Coach Williams was the main thing that stood out about the Tar Heel program. "He's just a wonderful individual in addition to a wonderful coach." (Inside Carolina)

Romeo Langford set to narrow list to 3

New Albany High School star basketball recruit Romeo Langford is reportedly set to narrow his list of potential colleges to three in the coming days, his father told the Indy Star and other outlets. There are five schools believed to currently be in the running for Langford, a five-star recruit who has visited each of them: Indiana, Kansas, North Carolina, UCLA and Vanderbilt. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Video: Coby White On His Game, Joining Carolina Family

Class of 2018 guard Coby White signed with North Carolina on Wednesday. Following the ceremony, the 6-foot-5 guard spoke with Inside Carolina to break down what drew him to UNC, his improved game and signing with the Tar Heels. "It's a dream come true. I have been waiting for this day for a pretty long time," White said about finally signing with North Carolina. (Inside Carolina)

Rechon Black relieved to finally make it official by signing with the Tar Heels

Rechon Black, his lean, 6-foot-8-inch frame towering over the crowd, exchanged hugs and posed for pictures for several minutes before making his way to a table and taking a deep sigh. Finally, he thought, the day was here. A short time later, Black clutched a pen and jotted his signature on a National Letter of Intent to play for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels. (Concord Independent Tribune)

What’s the latest on top basketball recruit Zion Williamson? ‘Literally no one knows.’

Two weekends ago, Zion Williamson was scheduled to take an official visit to UCLA. Instead, he cancelled that trip and showed up for an official visit to Chapel Hill. A few days later, Roy Williams visited Williamson in South Carolina. Now, UNC has a little more momentum in this recruitment, though there’s still nothing to indicate they should be considered one of the frontrunners just yet. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Video: Coby White Signs With North Carolina

On Wednesday, 2018 guard Coby White signed with UNC. The 6-foot-5 recruit from Goldsboro committed to the Tar Heels in July of 2016. White made it official with a ceremony at Greenfield School in Wilson, N.C. White thanked his family, Coach Rob Salter, and the Greenfield community before signing his National Letter of Intent alongside his mother, sister, and brother. (Inside Carolina)

A bittersweet day as Coby White signs with UNC

On Wednesday, Greenfield School's Coby White signed his National Letter of Intent to attend the University of North Carolina and play basketball for Roy Williams. But, there was something missing on Coby's special day. On August 15, Coby lost his father to cancer. "I wake up thinking about my dad every morning and today it hurts hard because he's not here," White said. (WTVD)

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

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at his high school in Spartanburg, SC

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star forward Alonzo Gaffney at Garfield Heights High School in Cleveland, OH

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at Spartanburg Day School in Spartanburg, SC

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Watching UNC commit Rechon Black and Wendell Moore at Cox Mill High School during open gym in Concord, NC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF

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