Tar Heels Today: Previewing NC State, basketball & recruiting notesLooking at yesterday's UNC scores and today's schedule, previewing Saturday's UNC vs. NC State matchup, some basketball news & notes, a happy 41st birthday to Vince Carter and more in Thursday's Tar Heels Today.
Video: Marque Maultsby Receives WRAL Extra Effort AwardFor this Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award presentation, WRAL heads to Garner to honor senior Marque Maultsby, who is considering continuing his basketball career at North Carolina as a preferred walk-on invited by Roy Williams.
Updated 247 Sports 2019 Basketball Recruit RankingsWith the high school season inching towards crunch time and having evaluated the nation’s top juniors, the 247Sports basketball recruiting team updated the Top247 player rankings for 2019. Headlining the list is a new No. 1 prospect — 6-foot-11 post player James Wiseman. UNC point guard commit Jeremiah Francis comes in at No. 48 and is rated as a 4-star recruit. (247 Sports)
Tar Heels Today: Addressing UNC basketball's issues, recruiting infoA quick rundown of the latest Tar Heel news with some basketball and football recruiting info, today's upcoming game schedule, birthdays and historic events. It also includes the UNC photo of the day, and the thought of the day.
Nassir Little proud to be a McDonald's All-American and a role modelNassir Little doesn’t take his talent and the responsibility that comes with it lightly. Little, who was presented with his McDonald’s All-American jersey when the McDonald’s All American Hometown Heroes stopped by Orlando Christian Prep Wednesday afternoon, called receiving the honor thrilling and a powerful reminder of all the people who have helped him get there. (USA Today)
Video: Nassir Little, Orlando Christian Prep Tuesday Game HighlightsThe HoopDiamonds crew got a chance to see Nassir Little and Ronaldo Segu play in their home gym at Orlando Christian Prep on Tuesday. The atmosphere was incredible as Faith Christian was coming in 19-2. While they put up a fight, Little and Segu ultimately took care of business and got the win for the home team.
Roy Williams to visit Will Baker on TuesdayRoy Williams will visit Will Baker on Tuesday according to TexasHoops.com. The 6-foot-10 power forward plays at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas. He’s ranked as the No. 26 overall recruit in the 2019 class and the No. 6 center. Baker holds offers from North Carolina, Kansas, Baylor, Auburn, Georgia Tech, Arizona, Oklahoma, and Stanford among others. (Keeping It Heel)
Zion Williamson Commits to DukeFive-star forward Zion Williamson shocked the basketball world by committing to Duke on Saturday. Williamson picked Duke over Clemson, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and South Carolina. Williamson has taken high school hoops by storm with his highlight reel dunks. Much more than a dunker, though, Williamson is a tough, physical and versatile power forward. (247 Sports)
Roy Williams Discusses In-Home Recruiting VisitsRoy Williams visited Zion Williamson on Thursday. The 2018 five-star recruit is announcing his college decision on Saturday at 8:15 p.m. on ESPN2. On Friday, Williams was asked about in-home recruiting visits and his approach to the time he gets to spend with recruits and their families. "It's been a lot more positive now," Williams said referring to the NCAA scandal. (Inside Carolina)
Video: Nassir Little Senior Season HighlightsSenior season highlights of 2018 North Carolina 5-star small forward signee and McDonald's All-American Nassir Little of Orlando (Fla.) Christian Prep:
National recruiting analysts give final predictions on Zion Williamson“I am going with Clemson,” Rivals.com national analyst Corey Evans told the Herald-Leader. “Not a definite, but close to it in my mind. I would say UNC and Kentucky are right there still.” So, it appears there’s still reason for fans to tune in Saturday night. The announcement ceremony from Zion Williamson’s high school is expected to begin at 8:15 p.m. and be shown live on ESPN2. (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Coby White named to MaxPreps national player of the year watch listNamed a McDonald’s All-American this week, Providence Day's Devon Dotson was named to the MaxPreps national player of the year watch list. Dotson was one of three Carolinas players named to the watch list. He was joined by fellow McDonald’s All-Americans Zion Williamson of Spartanburg Day and Coby White of Wilson Greenfield School. (Charlotte Observer)
There’s Plenty of Room for Zion Williamson at UNCWith Zion Williamson’s announcement set for Saturday at 8 p.m., it’s only fitting to talk about what the Tar Heels look like should he take his talents to Chapel Hill. 247 Sports predicts the 6-foot-7, 270-pound small forward will choose Clemson, but could Williamson join fellow South Carolinians Seventh Woods and Jalek Felton at UNC? There’s certainly a chance, and there’s certainly a role for him. (Argyle Report)
Podcast: UNC Basketball Recruiting NewsIn this podcast, Inside Carolina's Sherrell McMillan, Rob Harrington and Sean Moran discuss UNC basketball recruiting. They answer listener questions, including which school Zion Williamson will commit to, how well Coby White and Nassir Little will adjust to college, what position Rechon Black will play at UNC, and who Roy Williams will target for the 2019 class. (Audioboom)
Coby White Gives Last-Minute Sales Pitch to Zion WilliamsonOn January 20, Zion Williamson will face the decision of picking between North Carolina, Kentucky, Clemson, Duke, and South Carolina. To help him in this impossible decision we summoned Greenfield School (Wilson, N.C.) point guard Coby White, a UNC signee, and other contenders' signees to share their perspective on why each of their schools would suit him best. (USA Today)
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting TrailSunday, June 17, 2018|
Hosting 2020 power forward Day'Ron Sharpe (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill, NC6/14/2018 - 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, CanadaSunday, April 29, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer), 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2019 SF Jalen Wilson, 2019 SG Josiah James, 2020 PF Isaiah Todd (UNC offer), and 2020 PF Day'Ron Sharpe in Atlanta, GA4/27/2018 - 4/28/2018
Watching 2019 PF Armando Bacot (UNC offer), 2019 PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer), 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer), 2019 CG Cole Anthony, 2019 SF Keion Brooks, 2019 SF Juwan Gary, 2020 SF Scottie Barnes, and 2021 PG Carter Whitt at the Nike EYBL even in Indianapolis, INTuesday, April 24, 2018
Hosting 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to UNC
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