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Maverick Rowan Lists Top 6 Schools

Maverick Rowan Tweeted on Monday that his top six consists of UCLA, St. John’s, North Carolina, N.C. State, Louisville and Wisconsin. It remains unclear if he will go to college in 2015 or ’16. Because he has developed skill across many facets of the game, Rowan has picked up offers from Florida, Iowa State, Louisville, North Carolina, NC State, Pittsburgh, UCLA, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. (Zag's Blog)

Jalek Felton representing Team USA in Europe

Class of 2017 North Carolina commit Jalek Felton (Mullins, SC) will represent the United States in the 2015 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Championships. The event takes place in Hungary over June 4-7 and places some of the best young places against each other in three on three competition. Felton and his teammates will be heading over to Europe this week. (Carolina Blue)

2016 Star Jayson Tatum Talks Schools, Will Commit When ‘Comfortable’

On April 10, Jayson Tatum narrowed his recruitment to four schools: Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Saint Louis. North Carolina is the school that he has yet to check out. “I haven’t visited there yet, but they have a great program,” he said. He’ll make it out to Chapel Hill eventually, but doesn’t have a date picked out yet for that visit or any other official visits he might take. “I don’t have a timeline for my decision or visits,” he said. “I’m not sure when I’ll take officials to Kentucky or North Carolina, but I’m sure I’ll get to those." (Zag's Blog)

Video: New Jalek Felton Highlight Film

Highlights of 2017 UNC basketball commit Jalek Felton at the recent Under Armour Association event in New York: View Video...

EYBL Updates: Giles, Smith, Tatum, Rowan, Bradley, Bridges

The four-stop, Nike-affiliated Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) wrapped up its regular season Monday in Minneapolis. The top five teams in each of the four divisions are assured of advancing to the Peach Jam finals from July 15-19, and a Harry Giles-led CP3 squad finished an EYBL-best 15-2. Fayetteville point guard Dennis Smith Jr., who plays primarily for Team Loaded on the adidas circuit, appeared in nine EYBL games for Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway's Team Penny, which tied for third place in its division with an 11-6 record. (Fayetteville Observer)

Jayson Tatum, the top recruit in the class of 2016, faces a tough choice

A week later Jayson’s high school off-season will begin two days too soon, when Chaminade loses in the state semifinals, but he has USA Basketball activities to attend, AAU ball to play—and a college to pick. He has narrowed his list to 10—Arizona, Connecticut, Duke, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Saint Louis and Wake Forest—and he’ll soon cut that number in half, with the goal of committing before November. (Sports Illustrated)

Maverick Rowan still considering reclassifying

Maverick Rowan's father, Ron, said his son is considering three options: stay at Cardinal Gibbons his final year, come back to Lincoln Park or graduate early and go to college. He has a number of scholarship options from big-time programs and his father said colleges have said they would find a place for his son if he decided to graduate early. That would mean those schools would find a scholarship for him in the 2015-16 season. Some of the schools that Rowan likes are Louisville, North Carolina, NC State, Wisconsin, UCLA, Pitt and West Virginia. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Video: New Seventh Woods Highlights

Highlights from 2016 5-star guard Seventh Woods at the Under Armour Association in New York. Woods holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina and recently said that UNC, South Carolina, and Florida are currently recruiting him the hardest. View Video...

Minneapolis EYBL Day 1: Harry Giles, Dennis Smith

2016 power forward and North Carolina native Harry Giles continues to put up monster numbers in the EYBL. Playing with Team CP3, the 6-foot-10 Giles had 22 points, 13 rebounds and two steals in a close loss to the New York Lightning and it felt like he was even more productive than that. When Team Penny and 2016’s top point guard, Dennis Smith, battled Houston Hoops and 2016’s top perimeter defender, De’Aaron Fox it gave a chance to see how they would fare against each other. (NBC Sports)

UNC, Kansas, Duke, UCLA, Kentucky in mix for 2017 7-footer DeAndre Ayton

At 7-feet, 235 pounds with a game that resembles a young Kevin Garnett, it’s not hard to see why DeAndre Ayton is the consensus No. 1 player in the Class of 2017. As far as colleges, a Who’s Who of high-major programs are involved. “You got Kansas, North Carolina, Duke, UCLA, Kentucky...I mean all the big schools have really been working to talk to him.” On June 1, colleges can begin to contact Ayton directly and he knows his phone is going to blow up. (Zag's Blog)

Edrice ‘Bam’ Adebayo Looking to Take More Visits, Cut List

As far as schools, Edrice Adebayo said he’s visited ECU, North Carolina, N.C. State, Duke and Virginia. “Just about the whole ACC,” he said. He has several more visits in mind, but wasn’t ready to disclose them. “I have to sit down and talk about it,” he said. Peartree said Adebayo could soon cut his list. “By mid-summer, end of the summer, we’ll try to put out a list,” he said. (Zag's Blog)

Seventh Woods Says North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida Recruiting Him Hardest

Seventh Woods, the 6-foot-2 point guard from the Columbia (S.C.) Hammond School, said three schools are working the hardest for his services. “I’m wide open as a decision, but probably recruiting me the hardest, Florida just came on strong, North Carolina, South Carolina, a couple more,” he said. UNC just received its Notice of Allegations from the NCAA, but remains in the mix for Woods. Woods was asked if that would factor into his decision. “A little bit,” he said. (Zag's Blog)

UNC a dream school for Kenny Williams

It took Kenny Williams a week, but then he realized what he needed to do. Williams, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard, had committed to play basketball at Virginia Commonwealth University back in August 2014 – just as he was beginning his senior year of high school at Lloyd C. Bird High School in Chesterfield, Virginia. (Carolina Blue)

Kenny Williams to play in Mary Kline Classic

North Carolina recruit Kenny Williams has been added to the roster of the Mary Kline Classic game. Williams was a late add to the Class of 2015 recruiting coup for Roy Williams and the Tar Heels. Williams is known as a great shooter and will be a valuable addition to next year’s roster. (Keeping It Heel)

Tevin Mack Commits to Texas

Tevin Mack, who originally committed and signed with Shaka Smart at VCU, has opted to follow him to Texas, he tells Scout. “I chose them because I signed to play for coach Smart in the beginning,” Mack said. “I wanted to stay with him and follow him and stick with the same plan. It feels like a great fit.” Mack, who ranks No. 65 overall and No. 11 at the small forward position, took an official visit to Texas on May 8th and 9th. (Scout.com)

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

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