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North Carolina, Kentucky among schools flocking to see Simi Shittu

Thirty-seven coaches flocked to a 5:45 a.m. workout at Vermont Academy on Tuesday to check out Simi Shittu, the 6-foot-8 power forward. UNC’s Roy Williams, Kentucky’s John Calipari, South Carolina’s Frank Martin, Notre Dame’s Mike Brey, Arizona’s Sean Miller and Vanderbilt’s Bryce Drew were all in the building. Shittu recently listed UNC among his top ten schools. (Zag's Blog)

Roy Williams to Visit Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson will make an official visit to Duke on Oct. 22 and UCLA on Oct. 27. Williamson will have several in-home visits this week including with South Carolina. Duke and Kentucky were scheduled for Monday but were postponed because of bad weather. Kansas and UNC are set for Tuesday. UCLA will visit Wednesday and the Gamecocks are set for a Thursday visit. (The State)

Matthew Hurt Schedules Visit to UNC

Recruiting is picking up for 2019 five-star power forward Matthew Hurt. With college coaches allowed to be out now, Hurt has a number of schools visiting him at his school this week. Roy Williams will visit Hurt at Rochester (Minn.) John Marshall next Monday. Hurt will then take an unofficial visit to Duke for their Countdown to Craziness on October 20th and then UNC on the 21st. (Scout.com)

Romeo Langford To Officially Visit UNC For "Late Night with Roy"

While the North Carolina basketball team will start practice in a few weeks, the public's first glimpse of the reigning national champions will come on Oct. 13 at "Late Night with Roy." Also in attendance will be the top-ranked shooting guard in the 2018 class. Romeo Langford will take an official visit to North Carolina the weekend of Oct. 13, his father, Tim Langford, confirmed. (Inside Carolina)

Coby White excels despite loss of his father

North Carolina commitment Coby White hasn’t just proven to be one of the top players in the Class of 2018. He’s somehow managed to earn that status all while his father, Donald White, was dying from cancer. White’s father lost his battle with the disease Aug. 15, and USA TODAY’s Jason Jordan chronicled how White was dealing with the loss. (247 Sports)

Interest in five-star guard Ashton Hagans expanding to UNC, Kentucky

Point guard Ashton Hagans made a trip to Georgia for the Bulldogs football home opener. He’s also been at Auburn recently and been a regular on Georgia Tech’s campus. Virginia Tech offered him Friday, North Carolina offered last month, and Kentucky could be next to offer. On UNC: “I’m still open to them even though they have the point guard committed. They are still talking to me.” (Rivals.com)

Checking In With Four-Star Forward Nate Laszewski

Although he had already accumulated a number of high-major offers, in July, a deluge of new ones rained down as coaches recognized the strengths of Nate Laszewski in modern, "small-ball" basketball. He's set to visit UNC, Notre Dame, and Wake Forest in the coming weeks. We caught up to discuss his strong AAU season, meeting Chandler Parsons, and upcoming visits. (247 Sports)

Three UNC Basketball Commitments Visiting Saturday

All three of North Carolina's basketball commitments for the 2018 and 2019 classes will be in Chapel Hill on Saturday: Rechon Black, Coby White, and Jeremiah Francis. Black and White are no strangers to North Carolina, as the N.C. natives have attended multiple basketball games in the past. Saturday will be Francis' first visit since committing to UNC on Aug. 11. (Inside Carolina)

Big college basketball recruiting weekend visits set to take place

Elite forward Nasir Little will head to UNC. The Tar Heels jumped into the mix with Little after seeing him in July, and now Roy Williams and his staff will have Little on campus for what could be a very important trip. Keldon Johnson is set to make his second official visit as he heads to NC State. The Wolfpack will also have four-star Immanuel Bates on campus for an official visit. (Scout.com)

Tar Heels set to host basketball and football recruits on Saturday

2018 UNC commit Rechon Black and Coby White will attend Saturday’s UNC-Louisville game. Nassir Little, a top 20 player in the 2018 class, is also making an official visit to Chapel Hill. Armando Bacot, Jeremiah Francis, and Wendell Moore will also be visiting. LB Payton Wilson, LB Dax Hollifield and DT Rick Sandidge top the list of football recruits who will be on hand. (Keeping It Heel)

Shooting guard Josh Nickelberry loving the atmosphere in Chapel Hill

Josh Nickelberry has been on UNC's campus at least six times since in the last year, which is no surprise given that Chapel Hill was just a 70-mile trip from Fayetteville. While it’s now a little bit of a further trek with his move to Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., there’s something about the campus that keeps bringing him back. “I mean, I love it out there,” Nickelberry said. (DieHards.com)

North Carolina working hard for 2019 guard Josh Nickleberry

Josh Nickelberry, the 6-foot-4 2019 shooting guard from Oak Hill Academy (VA), visited North Carolina again this past weekend and has become a key priority for the Tar Heels. Both North Carolina and N.C. State will come visit him at Oak Hill after college coaches can go out on Saturday to see recruits. "I don’t think he’s thought about a list yet,” Oak Hill coach Steve Smith said. (Zag's Blog)

UNC commit Coby White finds new motivation after the loss of his father

Of all the words Coby White could use to describe his basketball experience, he’s never picked refuge or escape. Yet here he is on an August afternoon demolishing the competition inside the gym at Greenfield School. Every three-pointer he drains, every hi-five he slaps is a moment he doesn’t have to mull over his reality. On August 15, White lost his father, Donald White, to cancer. (USA Today)

Ashton Hagans has big summer, interest continues to mount

Ashton Hagans has scholarship offers from Florida State, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Auburn, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma State, Wake Forest, LSU, UConn, UNLV, Baylor, USC, Alabama, NC State, Xavier, UNC, Virginia Tech and Kansas, among others. Who does Hagans feel is making him a priority? “Probably the in-state [schools], Georgia and Georgia Tech." (Scout.com)

Recruiting Roundup: James Wiseman, Vernon Carey, Devon Dotson, and more

Vernon Carey (UNC offer) is a strong and skilled big man who is by far the best shooter of the group. James Wiseman (UNC offer) is probably the most athletic and is more of the “upside”. If we are talking strictly college, Carey is the guy. If we are talking pure professional upside, then I would go with Wiseman. Devon Dotson reminds the Kansas staff a lot of the departed Frank Mason. (Rivals.com)

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

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Watching 2020 power forward Day'ron Sharpe in his game at South Central High School in Winterville, NC

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot at his practice at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VA

Friday, February 09, 2018
Watching UNC signee Rechon Black and SF recruit Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at their game at Cox Mill High School in Concord, NC

Monday, February 05, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Monday, February 05, 2018
Watching 2018 5 star North Carolina small forward signee Nassir Little at his game in Orlando, FL

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Nassir Little2018 SF
E.J. Montgomery2018 PF
Coby White2018 CG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG

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