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UNC commit Leaky Black named MaxPreps All-American

Rechon “Leaky” Black of the Concord High basketball team is the only North Carolina player to make the MaxPreps sophomore All-American team. Black, a 6-7 point guard, has committed to North Carolina. He was also named to the N.C. Associated Press all-state team. Black is only the third sophomore in UNC coach Roy Williams' coaching career to earn a scholarship offer. (Charlotte Observer)

Video: Mohamed Bamba Highlights from EYBL Brooklyn

Highlights of 6'11" 2017 5-star center Mohamad Bamba from last weekend's EYBL event in Brooklyn, NY. Bamba holds a scholarship offer from UNC as well as Duke, Villanova, Kentucky, Arizona, and Indiana, among others. View Video...

Roy Williams visits five-star power forward Jeremiah Tilmon

Roy Williams visited power forward P.J. Washington (Dallas, TX/Findlay Prep) on Monday, Kevin Knox (Tampa, FL/Tampa Catholic) on Tuesday, and based on a report by Scout.com's Evan Daniels, Roy spent time with Jeremiah Tilmon (East Saint Louis, IL/La Lumiere School) on Wednesday. Tilmon is a 6-10 power forward who goes to school in Indiana but is from East Saint Louis. (Carolina Blue)

Tar Heels check in on Devon Dotson

North Carolina coach Roy Williams and his staff were at all four of 2018 point guard Devon Dotson's AAU games over the weekend. The Charlotte native is one of the best point guards in the 2018 class. Dotson already has 12 offers, including UNC, Tennessee, Wake Forest, NC State, Florida, Clemson and Georgia. The Tar Heels offered Dotson in January after he visited for a game. (Keeping It Heel)

Brandon Robinson named all-state by USA Today

Douglas County guard Brandon Robinson continues to be among the elite in the Georgia when it comes to postseason accolades. The 6-foot-5 guard was named to the USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA Georgia Boys Basketball Team. He was one of five to make the second team on the national publication’s all-state squad. It was the latest in postseason accolades that the UNC signee has received. (Times-Georgian)

Evaluation Period: UNC's 2018 basketball recruiting targets

After the first evaluation weekend, North Carolina's 2018 basketball recruiting targets are becoming more clear. With little time to see prospects, the UNC staff prioritizes which players they watch and which players deserve attention or further evaluation. Here is a list of UNC's 2018 basketball recruiting targets based on who the Tar Heel staff observed last weekend. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Kevin Knox Brooklyn EYBL Highlights

Kevin Knox had an extremely productive weekend in Brooklyn for the first session of the NIKE EYBL. Knox's E1T1 team is off to a 2-1 start, and the class of 2017 small forward has received offers from UNC, Kentucky and Villanova, among others. View Video...

Seventh Woods Named To ALL-USA South Carolina Boys Basketball Team

USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA South Carolina Boys Basketball Team. A top national recruit and a North Carolina signee, point guard Seventh Woods persevered through an injury-riddled senior campaign to lead Hammond to the South Carolina Independent School Association Class 3A semifinals with averages of 18 points and 5 assists per game. (USA Today)

Who stood out during the first April Evaluation period?

Mohamed Bamba firmly planted himself in the conversations as the best overall prospects in the 2017 class. Standing 7-feet tall and boasting a 7-8 wingspan and a 9-6 standing reach, it’s clear that Bamba has extreme length. But now he’s starting to add weight to his lean frame. North Carolina, Duke, Wake Forest, Harvard, Kentucky, Villanova and Indiana are among the schools involved. (Scout.com)

Roy Williams to make in-home visit with P.J. Washington

Roy Williams was in Dallas on Sunday doing evaluation for the 2017 and 2018 classes at an Adidas event in the area. He will stay in Dallas through Monday and do a big in-home visit with one of the Tar Heels' top targets in the 2017 class. P.J. Washington, a 6-7, 225-pound power forward, holds offers from UNC, UCLA, Baylor, Texas, Michigan State, and Kentucky, among others. (Carolina Blue)

Five-star center Mohamed Bamba discusses recruiting and UNC

7-foot post player Mohamed Bamba, of Westtown (Pa.) School, was nothing short of dominant through the first three games of the Nike EYBL session, which was held in Brooklyn on Saturday and Sunday. On the recruiting front, Bamba told Scout that he met with UNC's Roy Williams last week. Duke, Wake Forest, Harvard, Kentucky, Villanova and Indiana are among the other schools involved. (Scout.com)

Kevin Knox showing basketball over football was right choice

Kevin Knox was Tampa Catholic’s starting quarterback as a sophomore and was in line to start again for the Crusaders as a junior this past season when he gave up the sport to concentrate on basketball. Big-name programs are visiting the junior. Kentucky has an in-home visit set for Monday. North Carolina is coming in on Tuesday. Duke, which visited last week, and Florida State are also contenders. (USA Today)

UNC commit Jalek Felton's weekend

Class of 2017 combo guard Jalek Felton (Mullins, SC/Mullins) has been committed to UNC since December of 2014. Before and since he pledged to the Tar Heels, Felton has been a regular at UNC basketball games. In the first big weekend of the AAU season, Felton had big games. He was watched by Carolina head coach Roy Williams and two assistants. (Carolina Blue)

UNC among top programs watching 5-star Mohamed Bamba

UNC offered 2017 power forward Mohamed Bamba on January 19th. Since then the Tar Heels pursuit of the No. 2 overall prospect in the class has ramped up. UNC watched Bamba play in April. On Saturday night, Roy Williams was among a slew of head coaches watching the five-star prospect at the Nike event in Brooklyn. Currently, Bamba holds 20 offers. He has no visits planned. (Carolina Blue)

UNC showing interest in 2018 SG Romeo Langford

2018 elite shooting guard Romeo Langford named the four schools recruiting him the hardest after his Saturday morning game at the adidas Gauntlet: Duke, North Carolina, Kansas and Louisville. Assistants from Duke, North Carolina and Kansas watched him score 21 points and grab nine rebounds in the loss, but Louisville is the only school of the four to have offered. (Carolina Blue)

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

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Watching 2019 F Matthew Hurt, 2017 PG Nick Weatherspoon, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 SG Zion Williamson at the adidas Uprising event in Atlanta, GA

4/22/2016 - 4/23/2016
Watching 2017 UNC PG commit Jalek Felton, 2017 PG Trevon Duval, 2018 PG Devon Dotson, 2018 SF Cameron Reddish, 2017 C Mohamed Bamba, 2017 PF P.J. Washington, 2017 SG Brandon Randolph, 2017 SF Kevin Knox, 2017 SG Lonnie Walker in Indianapolis, IN

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Visiting previously offered 2017 5 star center Jeremiah Tilmon in La Porte, Indiana

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
On an in-home visit with 2017 SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FL

Monday, April 18, 2016
On an in-home visit with 2017 PF P.J. Washington in Dallas, TX

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Mohamed Bamba2017 PF
Wendell Carter2017 PF
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Jeremiah Tilmon2017 PF
Tony Bradley2016 C
Brandon Robinson2016 SG
Seventh Woods2016 CG
Jalek Felton2017 CG
Brandon Randolph2017 SG
P.J. Washington2017 PF

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