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Larry Davis knows what Zion Williamson is going through

Larry Davis can relate to the scrutiny that Zion Williamson, Seventh Woods and P.J. Dozier have faced in recent years. Davis was a high-profile high school basketball recruit when he was coming out of Denmark-Olar High School in 1990-91. Like Woods, Williamson and Dozier, he felt the tug and pressure to play college basketball in the Palmetto State. (The State)

Coby White Blog: Honoring his late father, in-home with Roy Williams, and more

UNC Commit Coby White: I decided to name my blog “For My Father” simply because I’m dedicating the rest of my career to him. My dad passed on Aug. 15 and it hit me hard, but I’m working through it every day and getting stronger. I definitely want to thank Coach (Roy) Williams. He and the whole staff came to my father’s funeral and he’s been there for me the whole time. (USA Today)

Recruiting Recap: Roy Williams visits Romeo Langford, Jalen Johnson, Matthew Hurt

Monday, Roy Williams visited 5-star 2019 forward Matthew Hurt. Tuesday, Williams made two visits that weren’t discussed last week — one to 4-star Class of 2020 point guard Jalen Johnson and one to 4-star Class of 2018 shooting guard Romeo Langford. Langford is set to take an official visit on Oct. 13 for North Carolina's “Late Night with Roy” event. (DieHards.com)

Wendell Moore, Joey Baker maintain grip atop NC 2019 college recruiting rankings

There has been some debate as to who is the No. 1 player in North Carolina in the senior and sophomore classes, but one guy has been pretty consistent as No. 1 in 2019. In the latest Prep Hoops North Carolina rankings, Cox Mill junior Wendell Moore sits at the top. Moore has offers from UNC, Charlotte, Florida, Florida State, and Maryland, among others. Fayetteville Trinity Christian’s Joey Baker is No. 2. (Charlotte Observer)

Roy Williams visits 2020 wing Jalen Johnson on Tuesday

On Tuesday, Roy Williams was in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin visiting one of the top players in the 2020 class. According to Pat Lawless, Coach Williams stopped in to visit Jalen Johnson. Johnson, ranked sixth in the 2020 class, according to ESPN, is a 6-7 small forward. Johnson hosted UNC today, he visited Duke and Wisconsin in August, and in October he will be visiting Kentucky. (Keeping It Heel)

Scout Updated 2019 Top 100 College Basketball Recruits

James Wiseman, who recently transferred from Nashville (Tenn.) Ensworth to Memphis (Tenn.) East, has moved to the No. 1 spot in Scout’s 2019 top 100. An impressive talent, Wiseman continues to progress and is certainly worth betting on as a long term prospect. Checking in at No. 2 is Florida native Vernon Carey. Carey had a sensational summer, playing for Nike Team Florida. (Scout.com)

Report: Zion Williamson to take final official visit to UNC

Coaches from North Carolina made an in home visit with 6-6 Zion Williamson of Spartanburg Day Sunday. Williamson was at South Carolina Saturday night for an unofficial visit, as he was at Clemson for the Auburn game. He will not take official visits to the in-state schools. He apparently will take his officials to North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and UCLA. (GoUpstate.com)

Romeo Langford to host Roy Williams on in-home visit

Five-star shooting guard Romeo Langford is ready for the first official visit of his recruitment. Langford — a 6-foot-5 recruit from New Albany, Indiana — will take an official visit to Vanderbilt this weekend, his father told the Herald-Leader on Monday. Tim Langford also said that the family is scheduled to have in-home visits with coaches from North Carolina and Indiana this week. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Two UNC recruits among top five in latest Prep Hoops NC 2018 statewide rankings

Coby White and Rechon Black played together all summer on Chris Paul’s CP3 travel basketball team. After their senior years at Greenfield School in Wilson and Cox Mill High in Concord, the pair will team up in Chapel Hill. The two UNC recruits are ranked No. 1 and 3 in the latest Prep Hoops NC statewide rankings for the class of 2018. They are sandwiched around Providence Day All-American Devon Dotson. (Charlotte Observer)

Roy Williams has plans for versatile Rechon Black, update on CB Steven Gilmore

If Rechon Black’s latest conversations with Roy Williams are any indication, it seems like point guard might be the most likely spot. While Williams hasn’t committed to anything, he did tell Black that he wants to see him with the ball in his hands. S.C. cornerback Steven Gilmore was supposed to pick between UNC, South Carolina, Georgia and Louisville on Sunday, his birthday, but there was no decision. (DieHards.com)

UNC Basketball: Pair of 2020 recruits to visit UNC next weekend

A pair of 2020 basketball recruits, Mark Williams and Henry Coleman will be taking unofficial visits to Chapel Hill next weekend. The 6-foot-11 Williams is ranked as a four-star recruit per 247 Sports. He’s out of Norfolk, Virginia and has drawn early interest from Clemson and Virginia. Coleman is a 6-foot-7 power forward who has offers from Virginia Tech, Penn State, and Oklahoma State. (Keeping It Heel)

Coby White Hosts Roy Williams on In-Home Visit

2018 combo guard and UNC commitment Coby White shot up the rankings after a great summer on the AAU Circuit. His versatile scoring ability and explosive plays in the lane have made him one of the more highly anticipated incoming Carolina freshman in recent memory. After taking an unofficial visit to UNC on Saturday, White hosted UNC coach Roy Williams on Sunday. (Inside Carolina)

5-star PF Matthew Hurt schedules unofficial visit, RB Coleton Beck narrows to 3

The next couple of months will see several UNC recruiting targets on campus for official and unofficial visits. We can add 5-star 2019 power forward Matthew Hurt to the list. Hurt’s father, Richard, said his son will head to Chapel Hill on Oct. 21. On Thursday, UNC got good news on Blacksburg, Va., native RB Coleton Beck when it was included in his top three schools, along with Virginia Tech and Pitt. (DieHards.com)

4-star SF Wendell Moore at the top of Rechon Black’s wishlist

There are several 5-star targets on the UNC's recruiting board like 2018 forwards Zion Williamson and Nassir Little and 2019 forwards Vernon Carey Jr. and James Wiseman. But none are at the top of 4-star Tar Heels commit Rechon Black’s wishlist. That spot belongs to one player in particular, and it’s his high school teammate — 4-star 2019 small forward Wendell Moore. (DieHards.com)

Zion Williamson’s official visit schedule almost full

Zion Williamson has scheduled official visits for Kentucky and Kansas and is now slated to take official visits to Kentucky (Sept. 22), Kansas (Sept. 30), Duke (Oct. 22) and UCLA (Oct. 27). Recruits are allowed to take five official visits, so Williamson will have one remaining. Clemson, North Carolina and South Carolina are among the other schools seriously pursuing Williamson. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

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

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Visiting 2019 5-star power forward Vernon Carey Jr. (UNC offer) at University School in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot at his game at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VA

Friday, February 23, 2018
Watching 2018 UNC signee Coby White score 30 as Greenfield School beats The Burlington School in Burlington, NC

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

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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