Video: Zion Williamson pours in 40 points in fall league victoryZion Williamson, the No. 1 player in the Class of 2018 by 247Sports, poured in 40 points Saturday in the D1 Fall League championship game in his hometown of Spartanburg, S.C. An American Family Insurance ALL-USA Preseason Team selection, Williamson, a 6-7 small forward from Spartanburg (S.C.) Day School, recently moved up to No. 2 overall in the 247Sports Composite. (USA Today)
Kevin Knox more than just a basketball starKevin Knox’s Tampa Catholic experience is more than just basketball. In his Economics class, the subject is supply and demand, something Knox can relate to. He is in high demand as one of the best prep basketball players in the country. In the course of one week, Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and North Carolina coaches sat in his living room begging him to play at their schools. (Bay News 9)
P.J. Washington Blog: The Kentucky and North Carolina visits and moreP.J. Washington on his UNC visit: "I spent a lot of time with Coach Roy and I hung out with the team a lot. Theo Pinson was my host and he had me laughing the whole time. I think the biggest thing I’d say about that visit was how much of a family atmosphere it felt like down there. You could tell that everyone was really close; all the players that played there in the past come back. I definitely liked that." (USA Today)
P.J. Washington Cancels Arizona VisitP.J. Washington, the 6-foot-8 forward from Findlay Prep (NV), cancelled his official visit to Arizona that was scheduled for this weekend, his father said Thursday. Kentucky, North Carolina and UNLV remain under consideration, and Washington will take an official to UNLV on Nov. 4. He has already taken officials to UNC and Kentucky. (Zag's Blog)
Video: Isaiah Stokes Junior Year Mix TapeHighlights of 2017 power forward Isaiah Stokes, who holds an offer from North Carolina. Stokes is also considering Iowa State, Tennessee, Florida, and TCU, among others.
P.J. Washington hands out post-visit hardwareP.J. Washington's award for Best Presentation goes to: “North Carolina! They did something I’d never seen or heard of before. They basically put on a play and they brought different jerseys and masks and walked me through my life as a Tar Heel. They showed me committing, winning a national championship and then getting drafted into the NBA. It was special! I’ll never forget that.” (USA Today)
Video: Highlights of 2017 PF P.J. Washington at USA BasketballP.J. Washington is Scout's 14th ranked prospect in 2017. Here are highlights of the five-star power forward at USA Basketball. Recruiting: P.J. Washington is down to UNC, Arizona, and Kentucky.
Video: Highlights of 2017 SF Kevin Knox from USA BasketballKevin Knox is Scout's 7th ranked 2017 prospect. Here are highlights of the five-star small forward from USA Basketball.
Roy Williams to visit P.J. Washington on TuesdayAccording to a ZagsBlog interview with the father of 247Sports five-star forward P.J. Washington (Dallas, TX/Findlay Prep), UNC head coach Roy Williams will be in Las Vegas to visit with the prospect on Tuesday. This is just another part of the Carolina coach going all-in on Washington. (Carolina Blue)
Jarred Vanderbilt on official visit: "Great time in Chapel Hill"A important part of this past weekend's UNC basketball recruiting weekend was five-star Jarred Vanderbilt's official visit to North Carolina. A 6-8, 200-pound small forward from Texas, Vanderbilt was front and center during UNC's Late Night with Roy festivities. He posted the following photo collage to his personal twitter account on Sunday, shortly after his visit ended. (Carolina Blue)
2017 PF Sterling Manley Commits to UNCThe Tar Heels were able to land a second post player on Sunday when Ohio native Sterling Manley picked the Tar Heels over Xavier, Purdue, and West Virginia. Manley, who hasn't played since February, caught the attention of the UNC staff in the fall and committed to the Tar Heels following his official visit. "Me and my family have decided that the University of North Carolina is best for me." (Scout.com)
Jarred Vanderbilt starts visit processCurrently in Chapel Hill for his visit to UNC, 5-star combo forward Jarred Vanderbilt broke down what he likes about the Tar Heels. “I like Roy Williams a lot and they’ve really stepped it up the last few months. His message with me is all about letting me play wherever on the court I can help. That’s what stands out to me. They are a transition team, which fits me as well.” (Rivals.com)
Late Night with Roy Recruit ListLate Night with Roy is North Carolina's premier recruiting event. It's not only the Tar Heels' unofficial season tip-off, but a great chance for UNC to show off it's entire basketball program. Carolina will be hosting a number of important recruits and commits on Friday evening in the Dean Dome. Here are some of recruits who are expected to be in attendance. (Carolina Blue)
Top ranked five-star Zion Williamson to visit UNCFive-star small forward Zion Williamson will visit North Carolina on Friday for Late Night with Roy, UNC's annual unofficial season tip-off event. A 2018 recruit, Williamson is ranked as the No. 2 small forward and No. 6 overall prospect in the 247Sports Composite ranking of the 2018 class. He is 247Sports No. 1 player in the class. (Carolina Blue)
Isaiah Stokes discusses upcoming Florida, TCU, UNC visitsIsaiah Stokes on his upcoming North Carolina visit: "I’m good friends with Jalek Felton and he’s talking to me about coming there. Playing at North Carolina would be great. It’s all basketball all the time, and the ACC is a tough conference. Coach (Roy) Williams is a great coach that gets the team to the tournament year after year and a chance to compete." (Rivals.com)
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting TrailSaturday, April 22, 2017|
Watching 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2018 SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer), and Armando Bacot in Dallas, TXFriday, April 21, 2017
Watching 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2019 C D.J. Burns, 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, and 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard in Hampton, VAWednesday, April 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2017 five star SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FLFriday, April 07, 2017
Visiting 2017 UNC signee Jalek Felton and 2019 UNC target Juwan Gary at Gray Collegiate Academy in West Columbia, SCFriday, April 07, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson in Spartanburg, SC
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