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Moving for senior year, Jalek Felton sets sights on a championship

Jalek Felton has achieved many things playing during high school basketball, but one thing that’s eluded him is a championship. Felton said he hopes to change that during his senior season at Gray Collegiate, where he’ll join one of the most talented rosters in South Carolina. Felton, a UNC commit, played four years at Mullins before making the move to the Midlands. (The State)

4-star PF Garrison Brooks discusses offseason development, recruitment

2017 power forward Garrison Brooks (UNC offer) is experiencing a high volume of attention from college coaches, such as his recent visit from the Auburn staff. When asked which programs were showing him the most attention, he answered with a grouping of North Carolina, Arizona State, Auburn, Georgia and SMU. Brooks currently does not have a timeline for a decision. (Today's U)

Garrison Brooks' recruitment picks up steam

Garrison Brooks' recruitment has gone into warp speed. It all started last Saturday. Brooks was paid a visit by North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and assistant Hubert Davis. Before Williams and Davis departed, Brooks had an offer in hand. Auburn kicked it up a notch Wednesday; not only did the Tigers do an in-home visit, but every member of the staff were in attendance. (247 Sports)

Roy Williams Visits Isaiah Stokes

Roy Williams continues searching for high-quality big men in the 2017 class. That search includes Isaiah Stokes, a 6-8, 285-pound power forward from Tennessee. The former star offensive tackle, now is completely focused on basketball, earned an offer from the Tar Heels on August 2. Stokes, now at IMG Academy in Florida, hosted Williams and assistant Steve Robinson on Tuesday. (Carolina Blue)

Five-star Collin Sexton recaps visits, looks ahead

Collin Sexton: “North Carolina was on me, but they have Jalek Felton so that would be a waste. Villanova was too, but I’m not sure if Jalen Brunson will go to the NBA after this season or next season. Arizona got a point guard, so they didn’t waste my time. Florida and Iowa State, I’m not sure what I’m going to do with them or where I’m going to take that last official visit.” (Rivals.com)

Roy Williams Visits, Offers 2017 PF Garrison Brooks

Garrison Brooks has a new player in his recruitment: North Carolina. The 6-9 senior center heard from UNC assistant coach Hubert Davis at the conclusion of the summer circuit, but the Tar Heels took the next step on Saturday. Roy Williams's visit to Auburn (Ala.) High School to see Brooks yielded a scholarship offer from the UNC head coach during an in-home visit. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Zion Williamson Summer Highlights

Summer highlights of 2018 5-star small forward Zion Williamson. Williamson, from Spartanburg, SC, holds an offer from the Tar Heels and is perhaps the most-coveted recruit in the 2018 class by Roy Williams. (Ball Is Life)

Kevin Knox Cuts List to Five

Kevin Knox, the 6-foot-8 small forward from Tampa (FL) Catholic, cut his list to five schools on Friday: North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Florida State, his father's alma mater. Knox will also host four in-home visits beginning Friday: Kentucky (Friday), Duke (Monday), North Carolina (Wednesday) and Florida State (Wednesday). (Zag's Blog)

Roy Williams to visit UNC commit Coby White on Monday

According to Greenfield School head coach Rob Salter, UNC head coach Roy Williams will be in to visit 2018 combo guard Coby White on Monday. The visit will happen at 4:00 PM, Salter told CarolinaBlue on Friday. White is a 6-4, 170-pound recruit from Wilson, N.C. He committed to UNC on July 28th shortly after being offered by Coach Williams and the Tar Heels. (Carolina Blue)

Roy Williams' first visit is to top 2018 five-star Zion Williamson

The fall recruiting period started Friday and UNC head coach Roy Williams wasted no time checking in on one of UNC's biggest targets for the 2018 class. According to Spartanburg Day School head coach Lee Sartor via a report from TheBigSpur.com's John Whittle, Williams was expected in early this morning to visit 2018 five-star small forward Zion Williamson. (Carolina Blue)

The nation's top intra-conference recruiting battles

A versatile 6-foot-8 swingman, Kevin Knox cut down his list to 10 finalists and almost half of them came from the ACC. Duke, Florida State, Miami and North Carolina are the ACC teams that made the list and there’s a good chance he ends up choosing from one of those programs. UNC and Duke received unofficial visits from Knox last season and conducted spring in home visits. (Rivals.com)

Zion Williamson Blog: Finishing summer strong, chats with Roy, Coach K and more

Zion Williamson: "On June 15 I could start getting contacted by coaches and since then it’s been pretty crazy! Just talking to all of the coaches that you see on TV all the time is cool. I think the most memorable talks was a tie between Coach Roy Williams and Coach K because those are like two legends. Just having the chance to talk to them is amazing!" (USA Today)

Kevin Knox set to host four head coaches on in-home visits

Four head coaches are scheduled to visit Tampa (Fla.) Catholic 5-star wing Kevin Knox to begin the fall recruiting period Sept. 9. According to Pat Lawless of MADE Hoops, Knox will host John Calipari (Kentucky) Friday, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski Monday and both Leonard Hamilton (Florida State) and Roy Williams (North Carolina) Wednesday. (247 Sports)

UNC, Kentucky, Kansas, Arizona, NC State Coming to See P.J. Washington

Head coaches from five college powerhouses are coming to see Findlay Prep forward P.J. Washington beginning Friday. Arizona's Sean Miller is due in Friday, followed by Kentucky head coach John Calipari (Sunday), North Carolina's Roy Williams (Sunday), Kansas' Bill Self (Monday) and N.C. State's Mark Gottfried (Tuesday), Paul Washington Sr., the new Findlay Prep coach, told SNY.tv. (Zag's Blog)

UNC to visit 2017 power forward Garrison Brooks

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams will watch 2017 post player Garrison Brooks workout on September 10 according to recruiting analyst Garrett Tucker. North Carolina has not yet offered Tucker and has just begun to show interest. Brooks, 6-8 and out of Lafayette (Ala.) Auburn High School, will also have in-home visits with Arizona State on September 12 and Georgia on September 13. (Carolina Blue)

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

Monday, September 26, 2016
Visiting 2017 3 star power forward Sterling Manly in Pickerington, OH

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Hosting P.J. Washington (official visit), Coby White, David McCormack, Wendell Moore, and Christian Brown on visits to Chapel Hill.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Watching 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford in New Albany, IN

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Visiting 2019 5 star combo forward Matthew Hurt in Rochester, MN

Saturday, September 17, 2016
Hosting 2018 UNC commit Rechon Black, 2017 PF Brandon Huffman, 2018 SF Greg Gantt, 2020 PF Isaiah Todd, 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry, 2019 PF Armando Bacot on unofficial visits to Chapel Hill

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Jarred Vanderbilt2017 SF
P.J. Washington2017 PF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Isaiah Stokes2017 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Devon Dotson2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF

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