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Kevin Knox to make choice between UNC, Duke, FSU, Kentucky in April

Kevin Knox, a 6-9 wing from Tampa Catholic, has narrowed his list to four schools – Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky and Florida State. Knox’s father, also Kevin Knox, said his son is evaluating his options and will make his decision somewhere between April 10 through April 16. The elder Knox said he believes all four schools are currently on equal standing for his son. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Romeo Langford scores, then signs for kids after games

To college basketball coaches all over the country, he’s a star on the rise. A program changer. A human highlight. But ask New Albany Junior Romeo Langford to describe himself and he’ll tell you he’s just your average kid. Not quite. Normal doesn’t do twisting reverse jams. Normal doesn’t average nearly 30 points a game. And normal doesn’t have fans chanting his name after games. (WDRB)

Zion Williamson Blog: Winning states, preparing for summer, and more

Zion Williamson: "I know a lot of people ask me when I’ll cut my list or when I’ll decide, but I’m not in any hurry to do anything like that. I’m just enjoying the process and I don’t see myself deciding on anything any time soon. Right now all my focus is on getting better and having the best summer possible. I’m only a junior and I know that there are so many things that I can improve on." (USA Today)

Best Availables: 9 remain in 2017 college basketball recruiting top 100

Five-star forward Kevin Knox has been busy. Saturday morning, Knox, Scout's No. 7 overall basketball recruit in the 2017 class, played in the state championship. Following the loss in the title game, Knox flew to North Carolina for their game against Duke. After spending Saturday night at UNC, Knox spent a couple of hours with the Duke staff on Sunday. (Scout.com)

UNC Hosts Elite Group of Basketball Recruits for Duke Game

Among those in attendance were several key recruits headlined by their top remaining 2017 target, Kevin Knox. Also on hand was 2018's No. 2 player Zion Williamson and 2018's No. 31 ranked player Jairus Hamilton, a key in-state target. In addition to the elite targets, 2017 commitment Jalek Felton and 2018 pledges Rechon Black and Coby White were on hand. (Rivals.com)

Recruiting Roundup: Trevon Duval, Kevin Knox, Zion Williamson, Luther Muhammad

North Carolina will host a slew of big-time recruits for Saturday’s Duke game, including Kevin Knox, Zion Williamson, Coby White, Jalek Felton, Rechon Black, Wendell Moore and Jairus Hamilton. Knox is down to UNC, Duke, Kentucky and Florida State, and will meet with the UNC staff after the game and with the Duke staff at Duke on Sunday. (Zag's Blog)

Why Cox Mill basketball player Wendell Moore has college coaches flocking to Concord

Last year, Wendell Moore became one of the few freshmen that North Carolina coach Roy Williams has ever offered a scholarship. He also has offers from Charlotte, Florida, Georgia, N.C. State, Syracuse, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. Moore will leave Saturday’s regional final and head to Chapel Hill for an unofficial visit to watch UNC play Duke at the Smith Center. (Charlotte Observer)

Video: Kevin Knox Score 40 in Front of Roy Williams

Five-star recruit Kevin Knox, a top-10 prospect in the Class of 2017, posted a monster game of 40 points and 20 rebounds on Wednesday in the Florida 5A state semifinals. His 40 points matched his season high. His 20 rebounds tied a career high. Better still, he did it with UNC coach Roy Williams in attendance. View Video...

Video: Matthew Hurt Scores 47 Points

2019 power forward Matthew Hurt (Rochester, MN) shows why Roy Williams and North Carolina have offered him a scholarship, as he lights up the scoreboard with 47 points in his high school game last week. View Video...

Long List of UNC Basketball Recruits Expected for Duke Game Saturday

UNC will host its most impressive group of recruits in recent memory during its regular-season finale against Duke on Saturday. Among the expected visitors are the Tar Heels' highest-rated signee, Jalek Felton, their lone remaining target in 2017, Kevin Knox, their top target in 2018, Zion Williamson, and the first player they offered in the sophomore class, Wendell Moore, among others. (Inside Carolina)

Kevin Knox to Visit UNC, Duke this Weekend

Five-star forward Kevin Knox will visit North Carolina and Duke this weekend, his father, Kevin Knox Sr., told Scout. Knox plays in the Florida 5A state championship game Saturday morning. Following the game, he will jump on a plane to be at the North Carolina/Duke game, which is being played at UNC. Knox will then visit with the Duke staff for two hours on Sunday. (Inside Carolina)

Scout Updated 2018 Top 100 College Basketball Recruits

At No. 2 is 6-foot-6 Zion Williamson, who is regarded as one of the most exciting recruits in high school basketball. Williamson is known for his highlight reel dunks and ridiculous athleticism. He's also strong, tough, a talented rebounder and a good passer. Schools involved include North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Clemson, among others. (Scout.com)

Duke and UNC basketball recruits make their picks for Round 2 in the Battle of the Blues

Jalek Felton: "North Carolina will win by 5-10 points. Duke got them at home, but now our players and staff will be more prepared because we’ll know how everyone plays and what everyone is going to do. I think we’ll have guys step up and make shots; we’re at home so that always helps. That’s worth an extra five points at least and that’ll probably be the five that we’ll win by." (USA Today)

Kevin Knox Scores 40 in State Semifinals with Roy Williams in Attendance

Kevin Knox scored 40 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in a virtuoso performance that helped the Crusaders cruise to a 92-67 win over the Villages in the Florida Class 5A state semifinals. His 40 points matched his season high. His 20 rebounds tied a career high. Better still, he did it all with North Carolina coach Roy Williams in attendance to watch the prized recruit. (Tampa Bay Times)

Offers pouring in for 2019 guard Josh Green

Josh Green, who moved to the United States from Australia in the eighth grade, is regarded as a top 50 prospect in the 2019 class and is starting to add high major scholarship offers. Green currently holds scholarship offers from Arizona State, who offered this week, Arizona, California, TCU and UNLV. Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Stanford and North Carolina are also showing interest. (Scout.com)

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

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Watching 2019 small foward Wendell Moore win the NC 3A state title and MVP honors at the Dean Dome in Chapel Hill, NC

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Watching 2017 5 star small forward Kevin Knox (40 pts, 20 rebs, 7-7 3-pointers) in his 5A state semifinal win in Lakeland, FL

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic Center

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic Center

Friday, February 10, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer) in his game at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF

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