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Weekend's biggest basketball recruiting visits in each conference

The Tar Heels will attempt to strike again in the Sunshine State this weekend as they host four-star forward Darius Days. A hard-playing, multi-dimensional forward that plays much bigger than his 6-foot-7 listing, Days would be another offensive rebound weapon that would flourish in Roy Williams’ system. UNC is playing catch-up though, as LSU remains the school to beat. (Rivals.com)

2020 PF Mark Williams Visits UNC

Mark Williams is the No. 6 power forward and No. 25 overall player in the 2020 class. He was on campus for the UNC-Duke football game recently and spoke about the visit. “It was good. We played pickup with the guys. Rasheed Wallace was even playing.” Even though Williams is only a sophomore, he said he felt like everyone welcomed him right away, which left a big impression. (DieHards.com)

Little, Moore, Nickelberry, Others To Attend USA Basketball Junior National Team Minicamp

The USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team October minicamp, which will take place Oct. 7-8 at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is expected to feature 54 of the USA’s top, high school boys basketball players, including 2018 UNC commit Nassir Little and 2019 UNC offerees Wendell Moore, Josh Nickelberry, Vernon Cary, and James Wiseman. (USA Basketball)

2018 PF Darius Days Visiting UNC This Weekend

Darius Days, the 6-foot-7 power forward from The Rock (FL) School, visits North Carolina this weekend (Oct. 6) for his second official visit. Days, who named his final five in August and holds an offer from the Tar Heels, took his first official visit to Louisville last month (Sept. 15) and has an official visit planned to LSU for later this month (Oct. 20). He is also considering Ohio State and Xavier. (Zag's Blog)

Nassir Little's Commitment - What It Means for UNC

From an overall UNC state-of-recruiting standpoint, Nassir Little's commitment is huge. Roy Williams and his staff have struggled to land elite top 20 prospects for a few recruiting cycles. Now with Little on board, the drought has ended. North Carolina's bread and butter the last few years has been on landing top 60 or so guys and developing them over a longer haul. (Inside Carolina)

Will Baker Discusses UNC, Other Top Schools

Last week, 2019 center Will Baker's recruitment stepped up a notch as he scored an offer from reigning national champion North Carolina. UCLA, Stanford, Texas A&M, Virginia, Baylor and Texas are some of the other schools involved. On UNC: “It’s awesome to get an offer. I don’t know a whole lot about their program, but I’m definitely going to learn a lot more. I’m pretty interested in them.” (Rivals.com)

Nassir Little: "I always told my mom and dad I wanted to go there"

Fresh off 2017's national championship, Roy Williams and North Carolina landed five-star Nassir Little on Wednesday. “Growing up, North Carolina had always been that school that I liked watching play and I always told my mom and dad I wanted to go there," Little told Rivals.com. "I never thought that I would have the chance to play there but now that I do it’s amazing." (Rivals.com)

Nassir Little Commitment Quotes

Nassir Little, a 6-7 small forward from Orlando, FL, has committed to play basketball at UNC. He committed to Roy Williams over the phone on Sept. 29, but announced the decision Wednesday evening. “Coming in as a freshman I provide a lot from the wing in terms of size and versatility," he said. Little is also looking forward to playing with Rechon Black and Coby White. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: Nassir Little Official College Announcement Mixtape

Watch highlights and the phone call to Roy Williams from top 5 player in the class of 2018, 6'7 Nassir Little in his official college commitment video. Read More...

Nassir LIttle Commits to UNC

2018 5-star small forward Nassir Little committed to North Carolina on Wednesday by posting the following video on Twitter. Little becomes the third member of the Tar Heels' 2018 recruiting class, joining guards Coby White and Rechon Black. Read More...

UNC has No. 1 class with addition of Nassir Little

With the addition of top 10 ranked Nassir Little, North Carolina now holds the No. 1 ranked class in the 247Sports Composite Recruiting Rankings. A top flight explosive athlete, Little is ranked No. 9 in the 247Sports Composite. Little, a 6-7 small forward from Orlando (Fla.) Christian Prep, chose North Carolina over Arizona, Georgia Tech, Miami and others. (247 Sports)

ACC basketball recruiting: A team-by-team breakdown of 2018 commitments and key targets

North Carolina has commitments from a pair of Top 50 recruits. Coby White, a 6-foot-3 point guard from Wilson, N.C., is the heir apparent to Joel Berry. He's the No. 25 recruit in the class. Rechon Black, the No. 48 ranked recruit, is a 6-7 guard from Concord, N.C. UNC has offers to several Top 20 recruits including Nassir Little, Simi Shittu, and Romeo Langford. (Syracuse.com)

Nassir Little to Announce Decision Wednesday Evening

2018 small forward Nassir Little will announce his college decision on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. ET. The 6-7, 205-pound recruit posted the news on his twitter account Wednesday morning. Little, who plays for Orlando Christian Prep, is the No. 9 overall prospect in the 2018 basketball recruiting class and the No. 4 small forward. Little took an official visit to UNC on Sept. 9. (Inside Carolina)

A closer look at UNC basketball 2018 commits Coby White and Rechon Black

There are two recruits from the 2018 class committed to UNC: combo guard Coby White and small forward Rechon Black. Both players are among the top 70 of 247Sports' 2018 recruit rankings, and teammates on Chris Paul’s AAU team "CP3" — whose former players include former Tar Heels Reggie Bullock, P.J. Hairston, Brice Johnson and current UNC senior Theo Pinson. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC, Georgia Tech among leaders for Nassir Little

Arizona and Miami, two of Nassir Little's five finalists, look to be out of the picture, while Duke, which landed the commitment of five-star wing Cam Reddish and is a strong suitor for both R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson, might not be Little’s landing spot, either. This brings us to a final two: Georgia Tech and North Carolina. At this very moment, the Tar Heels may have the lead. (Rivals.com)

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

Sunday, June 17, 2018
Hosting 2020 power forward Day'Ron Sharpe (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill, NC

6/14/2018 - 6/15/2018
Watching Coby White, Cole Anthony, Armando Bacot, Matthew Hurt, and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl play in the FIBA Americas Men's U18 Championship in Ontario, Canada

Sunday, April 29, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer), 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2019 SF Jalen Wilson, 2019 SG Josiah James, 2020 PF Isaiah Todd (UNC offer), and 2020 PF Day'Ron Sharpe in Atlanta, GA

4/27/2018 - 4/28/2018
Watching 2019 PF Armando Bacot (UNC offer), 2019 PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer), 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer), 2019 CG Cole Anthony, 2019 SF Keion Brooks, 2019 SF Juwan Gary, 2020 SF Scottie Barnes, and 2021 PG Carter Whitt at the Nike EYBL even in Indianapolis, IN

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Hosting 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to UNC

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Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Armando Bacot2019 C
Will Baker2019 C
Keion Brooks2019 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl2019 PF
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
Day'Ron Sharpe2020 PF

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