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Class of 2018 college basketball recruit rankings: New Rivals150 released

By no means am I saying that Marvin Bagley III can’t be beaten out for the top spot, but at least for now the super athletic 6-foot-10 power forward’s hold is a strong one. The real race is for the No. 2 spot that is currently occupied by Zion Williamson. High-scoring North Carolina-bound guard Coby White jumped 38 spots to No. 31 in the updated 2018 recruit rankings. (Rivals.com)

Coach in-depth on UNC commit Coby White

CarolinaBlue went to Greenfield School in Wilson, N.C. to speak with Knights' head basketball coach Rob Salter to get an in-depth perspective of UNC commit Coby White. "Coby is one of the best guards in his class period. He shoots it really well, he gets to the rim, and he has a great mid-range game. He has just scratched his potential. He has a chance to be really special." (Carolina Blue)

July Live Evaluation Period Preview: Class of 2018 recruits to watch

Romeo Langford: This will be an important summer for the 6-foot-4 shooting guard. Langford has the type of talent where he can roll for 40 points, but he can just as easily vanish from a game and become too passive. Zion Williamson: The YouTube superstar has already racked up millions of views. It’s also a summer in which the 6-foot-6 Williamson has to re-prove himself a bit on the national stage. (NBC Sports)

Zion Williamson Returns From Injury, Dunks Everything

Zion Williamson is back. The athletic freak hit the hardwood after taking the last few months off as a precautionary measure with a minor knee injury that he suffered during the spring evaluation period. Taking part in a scrimmage in preparation for this week’s adidas Gauntlet finale in his hometown of Spartanburg, SC, Zion played Saturday with his South Carolina Supreme AAU unit. (SLAM Online)

Video: UNC PG commit Rechon Black showcases skills

Class of 2018 point guard Rechon Black continues to impress. A North Carolina commit since Jan. 15, 2016, Black is a 6-5 recruit from Concord, N.C. He recently transferred high schools from Montverde back to the state of North Carolina at Concord's Cox Mill High School. He showcased his skills with the CP3 All-Stars this weekend. Check out the action. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Coby White Highlights from NBPA Top 100 Camp

NBPA Top 100 Camp game highlights of 2018 four-star shooting guard Coby White. White is verbally committed to North Carolina. View Video...

Which basketball recruits will be most closely watched in July?

When speaking about the most watched basketball recruit during the July evaluation periods, the discussion should begin and end with Zion Williamson. There will be a mad frenzy to get a good look at the freakish athlete throughout the month. Sure, the typical bluebloods North Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas and Duke will be out in full force but so will the in-state schools. (Rivals.com)

Updated Scout 2018 Top 15 Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings

7. North Carolina: The Tar Heels got off to an excellent start reeling in two in-state prospects. The leader of the recruiting class is big-time scorer Coby White. White proved all spring and summer that he is one of the truly elite bucket getters in the class. Rechon Black gives the Tar Heels a versatile wing with length and a skill set. He has all the tools to be a major talent. (Scout.com)

Zion Williamson Blog: Italy trip, SLAM cover, recruiting and more

Zion Williamson: "The recruitment is going good. I hear a lot from UCLA, Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Clemson, Arizona and a few others. I haven’t been thinking about visits or anything like that, but we’ll see about that after the summer is over. It was cool seeing the NBA Draft. I couldn’t help but to think about myself hopefully getting the chance to be in that position one day." (USA Today)

Video: UNC Commit Coby White Highlights at ECI Team Camp

Highlights of 2018 North Carolina combo guard commit Coby White from the recent ECI Team Camp. View Video...

Video: UNC Commit Rechon "Leaky" Black Highlights at ECI Team Camp

Highlights of 2018 North Carolina point guard commit Rechon Black from the recent ECI Team Camp. View Video...

UNC in "Fine Position" with 2018-19 Basketball Recruits

UNC remains in contention for top-50 forward Jairus Hamilton, battling others including Wake Forest and NC State. UNC is also on the list for five-star forward Zion Williamson. Throw in the fact that the Tar Heels are looking great with five-star 2019 forward Matthew Hurt, along with in-state talents Josh Nickelberry, Wendell Moore and Joey Baker, and UNC sits in a fine position. (Rivals.com)

Back spasms limit Romeo Langford at World Cup

This weekend in Egypt, Romeo Langford rode a camel, visited the pyramids and played seven minutes of basketball. Lower back spasms limited the New Albany High five-star guard at the Under-19 FIBA World Cup. Langford scored five points before the injury forced him out of USA's 108-48 victory against Iran Saturday. He did not play Sunday in the 109-68 win against Angola. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

UNC Showing Interest in 2019 PF Francis Okoro

Considering he's only been playing basketball for three years, forward Francis Okoro is an impressive recruit. With recent gains he's made, the rising junior is knocking on the door of elite status. Already listing offers from Illinois, Missouri, Vanderbilt, Northwestern, Purdue, Virginia Tech, Tennessee and many others, Okoro is also seeing UNC and Kansas turn up their interest. (Rivals.com)

Team USA experience remains close to Wendell Moore's heart, stomach

Wendell Moore Jr. said the experience of making the American team and playing in such a prestigious tournament has made him a better player. That might be a scary thought for South Piedmont 3A Conference teams. Moore Jr. will have plenty of help during the upcoming season. The Cox Mill Chargers also have the most high-profile transfer in Cabarrus County: Rechon Black. (Independent Tribune)

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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

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Nassir Little2018 SF
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Zion Williamson2018 SF
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Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF

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