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Video: 2019 Small Forward Joey Baker Highlights from NBPA Top 100 Camp

Game highlights of 2019 5-star small forward Joey Baker. Baker is a 6'7" wing from Fayetteville, North Carolina and has received recruiting attention from Roy Williams and the Tar Heel coaching staff, but thus far has not received a scholarship offer. Read More...

No. 1 SG Romeo Langford said recent dip in rankings motivates him more

Unlike most five-star recruits, New Albany (New Albany, Ind.) shooting guard Romeo Langford doesn’t mind admitting that dropping in the new ESPN 100 basketball rankings did, in fact, affect him on some level. Langford recently dropped from No. 3 overall to No. 5, but instead of playing the blame game, Langford said his preferred course of action is to change minds. (USA Today)

Four-star forward Jairus Hamilton discusses ACC quartet

After landing offers from North Carolina, Wake Forest and NC State, Jairus Hamilton spoke on how things have fared recently. “I am still open. I see the schools that are recruiting me the hardest,” he said before noting on those standing out. “Definitely, Duke, NC State, Kansas, UNC, Missouri, Arizona, Wake Forest and I think Kentucky is coming in, as well.” (Rivals.com)

2019 five-star James Wiseman on UNC: "Of course there's interest"

Indiana, North Carolina, Kansas, Kentucky, Duke, Vanderbilt, Tennessee, Texas and Alabama are some of the schools talking to 2019 5-star power forward James Wiseman right now. "North Carolina called me about three weeks ago and told me they wanted to come by for a visit sometime. I mean, they won the national championship last year so of course there’s interest." (Rivals.com)

UNC Remains in Mix for Romeo Langford, Jairus Hamilton

The recruitment of Romeo Langford has remained a blueblood affair for the past year or so. While it does have the makings of an Indiana-Louisville battle, do not count out UNC, Kentucky, UCLA or Kansas. Jairus Hamilton, a four-star forward from North Carolina, is nearing a cut list of five or seven. NC State, Wake Forest, Duke and UNC are the likely landing spots. (Rivals.com)

Video: Wendell Moore Discusses Recruiting

Four star small forward North Carolina recruit Wendell Moore holds an offer from Roy Williams and the Tar Heels. Here he discusses which other colleges are involved with his recruitment during the 2017 Peach Jam. Read More...

Zion Williamson among top performers from first live period in July

Leading the week at adidas in points (29.6) and rebounds (13.2) per game, Zion Williamson looked nearly fully healthy following a minor knee injury that forced him to sit out most of the spring. Displaying the jaw-dropping bounciness that enables him to throw down highlight-reel dunks and erase shots, the 6-foot-6, 230-pound Williamson was a playmaker on both ends of the floor. (NBC Sports)

UNC commit Coby White is now a five-star recruit

Combo guard Coby White is a versatile scorer. He can put the ball in the hoop at all three levels. He has improved greatly since committing to North Carolina in July of 2016. Now, White, a 6-4 prospect from Wilson, N.C., is a five-star recruit. Per the industry-generated 247Sports Composite rankings, White is ranked as the No. 22 overall recruit in the 2018 class. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Coby White Scores 50 in East Coast Invitational Game

North Carolina 2018 combo guard commit Coby White scored 50 points in a single game at this summer's East Coast Invitational, showing why he'll be a great fit for Roy Williams in the Tar Heels' fast-paced system. Read More...

Checking In With 2019 Five-Star Joey Baker

6'7" Joey Baker has made the challenging transition from being the talented sidekick of elite players to the starring role. The rising junior has tried to take lessons learned from playing with recent NBA lottery pick Dennis Smith, Jr. and incoming UNC freshman Jalek Felton. This season, Baker has had to take the lead for Team Felton on the Under Armour circuit. (247 Sports)

Who was Roy Williams watching at Peach Jam?

Roy Williams checked in on his commits Coby White and Rechon Black, who play together on Team CP3. On CP3’s 16U team, top 35 wing Wendell Moore is a major target. Top five junior-to-be James Wiseman got some looks and it appeared Williams was also evaluating 2019 big men Aidan Igiehon and Francis Okoro plus point guard Cole Anthony. The Heels could be looking to make a move with top 10 big man Simi Shittu. (Rivals.com)

Zion Williamson adjusts to the spotlight behind family’s guidance

Heavy attention has been on Zion Williamson’s recruitment, and high-profile coaches including South Carolina’s Frank Martin, Clemson’s Brad Brownell, UNC’s Roy Williams, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski and Kansas’ Bill Self swooped in for this weekend’s tournament. Other top-tier coaches that have been in town include Tom Izzo, Rick Pitino, John Calipari and Bruce Pearl. (Go Upstate)

Video: Isaiah Todd Adidas Gauntlet Finale Highlights

The number one ranked rising sophomore showed out this weekend in Spartanburg, South Carolina at the 2017 Adidas Gauntlet Finale. 6'10 Isaiah Todd has freakish upside as he can score with ease from all three levels and is a tenacious defender on the other end. Read More...

Video: Zion Williamson Dominates Adidas Finale

Zion Williamson is back from injury and is showing the world once again that he's the most dominant player in high school basketball. Here are his highlights from the Adidas Finale in Spartanburg, SC. Read More...

Coby White, Rechon Black update from Peach Jam

The nation’s top recruits are participating in the Peach Jam. That includes two 2018 UNC recruits Coby White and Rechon Black. The two are teammates for Team CP3 which finished 1-4 in round robin play, failing to advance to the next stage of the tournament. But with the team's struggles, one thing remains consistent. White continues to show how good of a player he is even while hurt. (Keeping It Heel)

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

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Visiting 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Visiting 2020 power forward Day'ron Sharpe (South Central High School) in Winterville, NC

Monday, April 16, 2018
On an in home visit with 2019 5 star power forward Will Baker (UNC offer) in Austin, TX

Thursday, April 05, 2018
On an in home visit with 2019 5 star foward Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) in Rochester, MN

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Visiting 2019 5 star power forward Will Baker (UNC offer) in Austin, TX

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Will Baker2019 C
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Wendell Moore2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 C
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 C
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG

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