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USA Basketball U17: Top 10 Performers

The nation's top U17 prospects gathered at the US Olympic Training Facility over the weekend to compete to play in the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships. This year a lot is expected of Kevin Knox, a 6-foot-7 versatile combo forward, as he ranks among the top 10 players in the country. But he still showed up playing as if he had something to prove. (Scout.com)

Highlights and Recruiting Update With 5-Star Center Mitchell Robinson

After decommitting from Texas A&M, 5-star center Mitchell Robinson says LSU and UNC are going at him the hardest. “LSU is coming at me hard because they want to keep me at home." Also when talking about the Tar Heels Robinson said, “I hear from them every once in a while, not as much as LSU, though.” Robinson has not mentioned a timetable to commit and is completely open right now. (Make Playz)

Shooting guard Andrew Platek on UNC visit

Class of 2017 shooting guard Andrew Platek (Northfield, MA/Mount Hermon) is currently (Monday) on an unofficial to North Carolina. He will spend the night in Chapel Hill. A 6-4, 190-pound prospect, Platek has the reputation as a knock down three-point shooter. He was offered by Roy Williams on April 27th. His visit on Monday to Chapel Hill is his first to the school. (Carolina Blue)

Four-star 2017 PG Nick Weatherspoon visits UNC

Class of 2017 point guard Nick Weatherspoon was on UNC's campus on Sunday for an unofficial visit. A 6-2, 172-pound prospect, Weatherspoon has offers from North Carolina, Louisville, Indiana, Mississippi State, Miami Alabama, LSU, Ohio State, N.C. State, and Florida State. (Carolina Blue)

Andrew Platek to Visit North Carolina

Andrew Platek, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Northfield Mount Hermon (Mass.), will visit North Carolina on Monday, Davidson on Tuesday and Stanford on June 24th. The class of 2017 guard has received offers from UNC, Indiana, Stanford and Miami, to name a few. Platek said academics would be a priority for him when it comes to making a decision. (Zag's Blog)

Nick Weatherspoon creating his own name before UNC visit

Basketball people know who Nick Weatherspoon is these days and it’s no longer because of his older brother. Weatherspoon has flourished with an improved mid-range jumper and tenacious defense in the AAU circuit this year. Weatherspoon has racked up significant offers recently, including Louisville, North Carolina and Ohio State. Along with UNC, he will visit N.C. State Sunday. (Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

Video: 1-on-1 with Kevin Knox

Five-star forward Kevin Knox went one-on-one with Scout to discuss UNC, Duke, Florida State, Miami, plus the other schools involved in his recruitment. View Video...

Point guard prospects compete at USA Basketball U17 training camp

2018 four-star point guard Darius Garland had a strong showing in the scrimmage. Louisville, Indiana and Vanderbilt seem to be leaders right now. Texas, Connecticut, Purdue, UNC, and Kentucky are close to offering. Another 2018 point guard that played well was four-star Immanuel Quickley. Quickley has interest from Maryland, Duke, Kentucky, UNC, Kansas, Villanova, and Ohio State. (Rivals.com)

Nation's best in hot pursuit of Darius Garland

Darius Garland is one of the top guards in the class of 2018. The 6-foot-1 guard from Nashville (TN) Brentwood Academy said he holds offers from Vanderbilt, Memphis, Tennessee, Virginia, Louisville, Wake Forest, Baylor, Arizona State and others. He’s also hearing from Ohio State, Kentucky, UNC, Kansas, Texas, Connecticut, Purdue and more, he said. (Hoop Seen)

UNC checks in on 2018 7-footer Moses Brown

At midnight on Tuesday, college coaches can begin calling Class of 2018 prospects and the phones of several players should blow up. UNC called the coach of Moses Brown, a 7-footer from Archbishop Molloy, and could follow up by calling Brown directly after midnight Tuesday. He already holds offers from Oklahoma State, Florida, Maryland, St. John's and Minnesota, among others. (Zag's Blog)

UNC Commit Jalek Felton Chooses New Prep School

The national schedule, intense daily competition and rigorous academic workload Jalek Felton sought in a new school, it turns out, wasn’t far from home. Felton, a class of 2017 UNC commitment, announced Friday that he’ll spend his senior season at West Columbia (S.C.) Gray Collegiate Academy. Gray Academy is only two hours from Felton’s hometown of Mullins. (Inside Carolina)

Tony Bradley talks improving strength and expectations

Tony Bradley is one of three basketball freshman who will enroll at UNC next week. A 6-10, 230-pound center/power forward, Bradley committed to Roy Williams and his staff on September 2nd of 2015. He was named a McDonald's All-America after his senior season. CarolinaBlue spoke with Bradley about how he has prepared and his expectations once he gets to UNC. (Carolina Blue)

Incoming UNC Freshman Shea Rush Comes Full Circle

For most freshmen, the first days on a college campus are a mixture of excitement, fear and wonder. That won’t be the case for Shea Rush, one of four freshmen enrolling at UNC this weekend. Among his first activities as a member of the basketball program will be something he’s been doing since elementary school – attending Roy Williams’ basketball camp. (Inside Carolina)

New Tar Heel Tony Bradley "can't wait to get on campus"

One of UNC's three 2016 enrollees will be heading to Chapel Hill early next week. Tony Bradley, a 6-10, 230-pound center/power forward combo, could be UNC's most important freshman. He will need to contribute immediately as a backup to Kennedy Meeks and Isaiah Hicks. He will likely be the first big man off the bench for the 2016-2017 Tar Heels. (Carolina Blue)

Scout's Updated 2018 Basketball Recruiting Top 60

Similar to the updated 2017 rankings, there wasn’t much movement at the top of the updated 2018 player rankings. Chatsworth (Calif.) Sierra Canyon power forward Marvin Bagley stayed at his perch atop the 2018 top 60 with California native Jordan Brown following him at No. 2 and fast rising guard Romeo Langford at No. 3. (Scout.com)

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

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Watching 2018 UNC commmit Rechon Black and 2019 5 star wing R.J. Barrett at Montverde Academy's game in Montverde, FL

Friday, December 09, 2016
Watching 2017 UNC PF signee Sterling Manley at his high school game in Pickerington, OH

Thursday, December 08, 2016
Watching 2017 5 star SF Jarred Vanderbilt at the McDonald's Classic in El Paso, TX

Sunday, November 06, 2016
On an in home visit with 2017 SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FL

Monday, October 17, 2016
On an in home visit with 2017 5 star PF P.J. Washington in Henderson, NV

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Jarred Vanderbilt2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Brandon Huffman2017 PF
Sterling Manley2017 PF

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