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Tevin Mack Eyeing Decision on Tuesday

Tevin Mack is eyeing a college announcement on Tuesday but won’t say who his three finalists are. “Not saying who my finalists are,” Mack told SNY.tv. “I think I’ll have a press conference.” The 6-foot-6 2015 wing out of Columbia (S.C.) Dresser visited Texas this past weekend and told SNY.tv then he was also considering Kansas and Georgia among others. He had also listed Clemson, UCLA, West Virginia and North Carolina. (Zag's Blog)

Introducing the best 5-star basketball recruits in the loaded class of 2016

Now two years removed from that injury, Harry Giles has been able to recapture his old form. He was exceptional at Nike's EYBL event in Houston this past weekend, finishing with 28 points and 11 rebounds on 12-of-16 shooting for Team CP3 in a win against Mokan Elite and top 2017 prospect Michael Porter. Giles is a long, lean and skilled big man who might remind you a bit of Chris Bosh. (SB Nation)

2016 guard Curtis Jones hearing from UNC

2016 top 50 prospect Curtis Jones is now being recruited by North Carolina after the Tar Heels watched him play during the second evaluation period in April. Jones, a 6-4, 175-pound combo guard from Huntington (W.V.) Prep, also listed Georgetown, Texas, Maryland, Indiana, Wake Forest and Xavier along with UNC as the schools recruiting him the hardest. All but Texas and UNC have offered. (Carolina Blue)

Jalek Felton Under Armour event highlights

The recent Under Armour event in Louisville, Kentucky, didn’t feature Jalek Felton healthy or at his very best, but even when limited as a scorer it’s easy to observe his multi-faceted talents as a ball handler and passer. (Inside Carolina)

Immediate scholarship from UNC doesn't mean Luke Maye can take a deep breath

Luke Maye committed to UNC in November even though he faced the likelihood of enrolling as a walk-on and receiving a scholarship after his freshman season. He passed up offers from Clemson and nearby Davidson, in part, because he wanted to go to his dream school, the same place where his parents had attended college and his father, Mark, had played quarterback. Maye, a three-star forward, is also confident enough in his abilities to believe he can compete at the highest level. (Fayetteville Observer)

Video: Malik Monk Highlights

When he’s clicking, no one in the Class of 2016 is more exciting than Malik Monk. A fixture atop the rankings for years, Monk is making one more tour of the EYBL circuit with the Arkansas Wings. His extraordinary athleticism and impressive skill are fully on display in these highlights, compiled from just two games. Recruitment: Arkansas, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, Oregon, others. (Scout.com)

UNC On 2016 Guard Frank Jackson's List

Frank Jackson spoke about why UNC made the cut, as they made appearances at his first AAU event. Roy Williams and two of his assistants sat courtside as Jackson and his Utah Prospects squad played in Texas. He spoke on what he likes about the ACC power program in Chapel Hill. "Just that they are very interested and they are going to continue watching me play," Jackson said. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Houston EYBL Day 2: Harry Giles' huge day

North Carolina native and five-star forward Harry Giles arrived in Houston on Saturday looking to make his case for the No. 1 spot in the Class of 2016 rankings. After missing Friday night’s Team CP3 game because of a test at school, Giles made his presence felt in a huge way in two games on Saturday. During the morning’s first session in a win over Mokan, Giles was dominant, going for 28 points, 11 rebounds and two steals while shooting 12-for-16 from the field. (NBC Sports)

EYBL Houston Day 1: Jayson Tatum battles Dennis Smith

Five-star Class of 2016 point guard Dennis Smith normally doesn’t play on the Nike EYBL, but with adidas having the weekend off from events, the electric 6-foot-2 joined up with Team Penny along with talented four-star wing Braxton Blackwell. The duo took an already talented Team Penny squad head-to-head with Jayson Tatum and the St. Louis Eagles and it meant that two top-five players in the Class of 2016 (Smith and Tatum) would play against one another. (NBC Sports)

Luke Maye, Kenny Williams Sign With UNC

Luke Maye of Huntersville, N.C., signed a National Letter of Intent and Kenny Williams of Midlothian, Va., signed a grant-in-aid agreement to attend the University of North Carolina and play on the men’s basketball team beginning in the 2015-16 academic year. Maye, a 6-7 forward, attended William A. Hough High School in Cornelius, N.C. Kenny Williams, a 6-4 guard, played for Coach Troy Manns at Lloyd C. Bird High School in Chesterfield, Va. (GoHeels.com)

Luring big man Harry Giles might be uphill battle for Kentucky

Whenever Harry Giles was on a basketball court this past weekend, UK Coach John Calipari was there to see him. Calipari started the three-day open recruiting period in Indianapolis checking out some of the top players on the Adidas circuit, but he was back in Lexington in time to see Giles and his Nike-affiliated team play their first game Saturday. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Video: Dennis Smith adidas Gauntlet Highlights

Highlights from 2016 5-star point guard Dennis Smith, Jr. at a recent adidas Gauntlet event. Smith is one of UNC's top targets for the 2016 recruiting class and holds a scholarship offer from Roy Williams. View Video...

Kenny Williams gives Tar Heels multi-faceted boost

North Carolina’s recruiting took an uncharacteristic — if not surprising — downturn in the wake of last fall’s investigation into the prior academic scandal, and the Tar Heels for the first time in many years entered May without a single signee from the graduating class. That’s why Kenny Williams’ announcement for UNC this past weekend accomplished more than give the program an ace, multi-year shooter — it lifted the program’s spirits. (Scout.com)

Kenny Williams Video Highlights

New class of 2015 UNC commit Kenny Williams has the potential to be a complete offensive guard at the college level. His is advertised as a shooter but brings more to the table. Williams is reminiscent of former UNC star Joe Forte; A little undersized for the college guard spot but has a knack for scoring in many ways along with a deadly jump shot. Check out video of new UNC commit Kenny Williams from his high school and AAU Circuit careers: (Carolina Blue)

2016 guard Frank Jackson will take a mission trip before playing college basketball

Class of 2016 guard Frank Jackson is emerging as one of the premier guards in the country, but he’s also dealing with a unique development in his recruitment. The native of Utah will be one of the more college-ready guards in his class when he arrives on campus in 2018 after taking a two-year mission trip as part of his LDS faith. Jackson recently cut his list to 10 schools: Arizona, BYU, Duke, Embry-Riddle, Maryland, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Stanford, UCLA and Utah. (NBC Sports)

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

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Watching 2019 F Matthew Hurt, 2017 PG Nick Weatherspoon, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 SG Zion Williamson at the adidas Uprising event in Atlanta, GA

4/22/2016 - 4/23/2016
Watching 2017 UNC PG commit Jalek Felton, 2017 PG Trevon Duval, 2018 PG Devon Dotson, 2018 SF Cameron Reddish, 2017 C Mohamed Bamba, 2017 PF P.J. Washington, 2017 SG Brandon Randolph, 2017 SF Kevin Knox, 2017 SG Lonnie Walker in Indianapolis, IN

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Visiting previously offered 2017 5 star center Jeremiah Tilmon in La Porte, Indiana

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
On an in-home visit with 2017 SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FL

Monday, April 18, 2016
On an in-home visit with 2017 PF P.J. Washington in Dallas, TX

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Mohamed Bamba2017 PF
Wendell Carter2017 PF
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Jeremiah Tilmon2017 PF
Tony Bradley2016 C
Brandon Robinson2016 SG
Seventh Woods2016 CG
Jalek Felton2017 CG
Brandon Randolph2017 SG
P.J. Washington2017 PF

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