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UNC among top programs watching 5-star Mohamed Bamba

UNC offered 2017 power forward Mohamed Bamba on January 19th. Since then the Tar Heels pursuit of the No. 2 overall prospect in the class has ramped up. UNC watched Bamba play in April. On Saturday night, Roy Williams was among a slew of head coaches watching the five-star prospect at the Nike event in Brooklyn. Currently, Bamba holds 20 offers. He has no visits planned. (Carolina Blue)

UNC showing interest in 2018 SG Romeo Langford

2018 elite shooting guard Romeo Langford named the four schools recruiting him the hardest after his Saturday morning game at the adidas Gauntlet: Duke, North Carolina, Kansas and Louisville. Assistants from Duke, North Carolina and Kansas watched him score 21 points and grab nine rebounds in the loss, but Louisville is the only school of the four to have offered. (Carolina Blue)

Kevin Knox erupts at Nike EYBL, conducts in-home visits with the nation's elite

2017 wing Kevin Knox began his rise as a player last spring and since he’s progressed at an impressive rate. On Saturday at the opening day of the Nike EYBL Brooklyn, Knox told Scout that he had an in-home visit with Duke last week. Kentucky is expected in on Monday and North Carolina will be in on Tuesday. Florida State, where his father played football, is also strongly involved. (Scout.com)

Roy Williams watches 2018 PG Devon Dotson

Class of 2018 point guard Devon Dotson earned an offer from UNC on January 30th. As AAU ball picks up this spring, expect Dotson's recruitment to explode. A source close to Dotson told CarolinaBlue that "there had to be 50 coaches" watching the 6-2 recruit at Friday's Under Armour Associate event in New York City. UNC coach Roy Williams and assistant C.B. McGrath were among the coaches on hand. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Kevin Knox discusses UNC, Kentucky, Duke

Five-star forward Kevin Knox started the April evaluation period off with a bang, going off for 21 first half points and playing terrific defense on John Petty. Knox discussed his performance and recruiting after the game. View Video...

Roy Williams watches five-star SF Kevin Knox

UNC head coach Roy Williams watched 6-8 small forward Kevin Knox Saturday morning as Knox's Team E1T1 took on We All Can Go in the EYBL Brooklyn tournament. Interest between the two is mutual. Knox visited UNC in February for the Tar Heels' home win against Pittsburgh. Williams will also make an in-home visit with Knox on Tuesday, April 19th. (Carolina Blue)

Tony Bradley Named To Florida All-State First Team

Bartow senior Tony Bradley was named to the FABC/Source Hoops All-State team in Class 7A. Bradley was named Florida’ Mr. Basketball and Gatorade Player of the Year last month and was PolkPrep.com player of the year. He also was a McDonald’s and Jordan Brand All-American. (The Ledger)

Roy Williams to go in-home with five-star Kevin Knox

Roy Williams will conduct an in-home visit with five-star recruit Kevin Knox on Tuesday, April 19th. Andrew Slater of 247Sports confirmed this report to CarolinaBlue. Knox is one of UNC's top targets for the 2017 class. The 6-8, 195-pound wing took two unofficial visits to UNC this season. He was in the Dean Dome for UNC's win over Pittsburgh in February and watched the Tar Heels beat Duke in Durham on March 5th. (Carolina Blue)

Tony Bradley Looking for Immediate Impact at UNC

When Tony Bradley committed to UNC on Sept. 2, he did so knowing senior big man Brice Johnson was on the way out. Replacing Johnson will be no easy task, but can Bradley at least make a significant impact? "I feel that I can, especially with Brice leaving," Bradley told SNY.tv Wednesday following practice for Friday's Jordan Brand Classic at Barclays Center. (Zag's Blog)

Terrance Ferguson Commits to Arizona

Five-star 2016 wing Terrance Ferguson verbally committed to Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildats on Wednesday. Originally an Alabama pledge, Ferguson backed off his commitment on March 1st. Since reopening his recruitment, a host of schools got involved and he set a list of six finalists – Arizona, Baylor, Kansas, Maryland, N.C. State and North Carolina. (Scout.com)

Video: One on one with Tony Bradley at Jordan Brand Classic

North Carolina signed a talented post player in Tony Bradley. Scout caught up with the future Tar Heel after Jordan Brand Classic practice. View Video...

Terrance Ferguson all but eliminates Tar Heels

The fairy tale of adding five star recruit Terrance Ferguson to the 2016 class has come to an end for UNC. The sharp-shooting recruit is set to make his college announcement sometime this week according to a tweet he sent out on Tuesday. It comes as bad news for the Tar Heels, as Ferguson was scheduled to take a visit to Chapel Hill this week. (Keeping It Heel)

2017 5-star PF P.J. Washington Plans to Visit UNC

2017 five-star Findlay Prep (NV) forward P.J. Washington has three programs he wants to officially visit and one he will probably visit. “Texas, UNC, Kentucky and probably Michigan State,” Washington said. “Roy Williams is a great coach and it’s humbling to have him recruit me,” Washington stated with a smile. For now, Washington says he isn’t planning on taking any visits during the summer. (247 Sports)

From the Sideline: 6'8 Jairus Hamilton

This past week, 6’8 sophomore Jairus Hamilton attended the inaugural Underclassman All-American game held in Indianapolis, Indiana. The AA camp featured the top 20 players from the 2018 and 2019 class. Prior to his selection to the Underclassman All-American class, Hamilton has seen his stock explode. He sports offers from ACC schools such as Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and UNC. (Phenom Hoop Report)

From the Sidelines: 6'6 2018 Rechon "Leaky" Black

This past week, Rechon Black attended the inaugural Underclassman All-American game held in Indianapolis, Indiana April 6th. The AA camp featured the top 20 players from the 2018 and 2019 class. Naturally, the sophomore point guard that has already committed to Roy Williams and the University of North Carolina would be a no-brainer for this prestigious event. (Phenom Hoop Report)

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

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star PF Jeremiah Robinson at his game in Coffeyville, KS

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer) at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star SF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at his game in Rochester, MN

Thursday, January 05, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), and 2019 SF Joey Baker in their game at the Greenfield School in Wilson, NC

Thursday, December 29, 2016
Watching 2017 5 star SF Kevin Knox (UNC offer), 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), and 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at the John Wall Invitational in Raleigh, NC

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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