Jeremiah Tilmon undergoes shoulder surgeryFive-star big man Jeremiah Tilmon had surgery on his left shoulder on Thursday. Tilmon dislocated his shoulder on April 2 at the DICK'S Sporting Goods Nationals. He will be out the rest of the summer with hopes of returning at the beginning of the high school season in November. Tilmon had visits with Illinois, UNC, Michigan State, Kansas and UCLA last month. (Scout.com)
2018 PG Devon Dotson Impressive on SundayPlaying the best we've seen him play so far this grassroots season was Team Charlotte point guard Devon Dotson. Tough and aggressive, Dotson was impressive on Sunday. He scored off the dribble, got others involved and showed why he's ranked No. 51 in the class of 2018. Dotson holds offers from UNC, N.C. State, Georgia, Clemson, Wake Forest, Tennessee, Florida and many others. (Rivals.com)
Tony Bradley doesn’t have to replace Brice JohnsonWith Brice Johnson heading off to the NBA, one of the biggest questions for UNC is what the Tar Heels can expect from incoming post player Tony Bradley. It’s too early to guess how good Bradley might be when he arrives in Chapel Hill, but he won’t have to be a dominant force right away. There’s enough talent returning that growing pains can be weathered. (Today's U)
Trevon Duval Says UNC Among Five Schools Working HardestTrevon Duval, the top point guard in the Class of 2017, says five schools are recruiting him the hardest. The 6-foot-3 point guard out of Dallas (TX) Advanced Prep International lists Maryland, Arizona, Kansas, Baylor, and North Carolina as the schools working the hardest for his services. Duval holds offers from Arizona, Maryland, Syracuse, Baylor, UConn, Rutgers, N.C. State and others. (Zag's Blog)
P.J. Washington updates his recruitmentP.J. Washington has been one of the most dominant players in AAU Basketball through the first three sessions of the Nike EYBL. “I don’t have anything set, but I am probably going to Kentucky, Texas, Arizona, North Carolina and Oregon. I will be taking unofficial visits to Arizona and NC State as well. Texas, Arizona, North Carolina, Kentucky, UCLA and Oregon have been after me the hardest,” Washington said. (Made Hoops)
Recruiting Roundup: Nick Weatherspoon, DeAndre Ayton, Moses Brown, & MoreNick Weatherspoon, a 6-2 four-star point guard out of Velma Jackson (MS), will be taking an unofficial visit to UNC on June 12. "It's very big to me just to have North Carolina be at my game and for them to offer me is even bigger," he said. "Now its just time for me to see the campus and I'm excited for it." He also holds offers from Louisville, N.C. State, and Ohio State, among others. (Zag's Blog)
Nick Weatherspoon receives offer from Roy Williams, will visit UNC2017 four-star Nick Weatherspoon will unofficially visit North Carolina this summer as first reported by recruiting analyst Corey Evans. Weatherspoon, who was also offered by North Carolina head coach Roy Williams, will visit June 12. Louisville also recently offered. A 6-2 point guard from Camden (Miss.) Velma Jackson High School, Weatherspoon has improved his stock this spring. (Carolina Blue)
P.J. Washington Updates ListP.J. Washington, a 6-7, 225-pound forward from Findley Prep, is rated as the 19th-best prospect in 2017 by ESPN. He now has a new list of schools and it still includes UNC. In December, Washington cut his list to 13 schools, and they included UNLV, Michigan, Memphis and Texas A&M. Those schools are not included in his updated list, which now includes new schools NC State and Georgetown. (A Sea of Blue)
Wendell Carter Jr. Blog: EYBL, USA Basketball, package deal, and more2017 PF Wendell Carter: "The recruitment is going cool! I don’t have any plans for visits right now because my summer is so full, but I may try and get a couple in. Of course I always talk about me and my boy Gary Trent teaming up in college and it’s getting more real as the time goes on. It’s almost guaranteed that we’ll be going to college together." (USA Today)
Top 10 basketball recruiting battles for 2017The battle over small forward Kevin Knox is shaping up between Florida State, Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina. Because his father played football at Florida State and because the Seminoles got an early start on Knox, they are not to be discounted. But, it is going to be a tough task to fight off the likes of Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina among others. (Rivals.com)
Video: P.J. Washington, John Petty lead Team Penny to undefeated Session 3 in HamptonWith the addition of the No. 1 shooting guard in the nation, Team Penny, led by P.J. Washington and John Petty, went 4-0 in Hampton, Virginia for Session 3 of the EYBL.
Andrew Platek Discusses Recruiting2017 SG Andrew Platek: My family is the one aspect of my life that comes before anything else. All of the things that I am: student, friend, and basketball player, come after the responsibility and love I have for my family. Because of my school, coaches, and family, I now hold scholarship offers from UNC, Stanford, Butler, Harvard, Davidson, Yale, Princeton, Miami and Indiana, among others. (Zag's Blog)
2017 center Mitchell Robinson playing his way to five-star statusOne of the bigger stories of the spring has been the class of 2017's No. 33 ranked player, Mitchell Robinson. The near seven-footer has backed off of his early commitment to Texas A&M and he's taken his game to five-star level. North Carolina and LSU are the first two to jump in feet first, but expect his recruitment to involve many big time programs. (Rivals.com)
Video: Highlights of top 25 power forward P.J. Washington2017 power forward P.J. Washington holds an offer from UNC and has been one of the most consistent producers in the EYBL. Here are highlights from a strong performance in Hampton.
Video: Wendell Carter Shows Off Power & Skill in EYBL Hampton2017 5-star power forward Wendell Carter from Pace Academy in Atlanta, Georgia posts a strong showing at the recent EYBL event in Hampton, Virginia. Carter holds an offer from the Tar Heels and is also considering Duke, Kentucky, and Harvard.
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting TrailSaturday, March 11, 2017|
Watching 2019 small foward Wendell Moore win the NC 3A state title and MVP honors at the Dean Dome in Chapel Hill, NCWednesday, March 01, 2017
Watching 2017 5 star small forward Kevin Knox (40 pts, 20 rebs, 7-7 3-pointers) in his 5A state semifinal win in Lakeland, FLThursday, February 23, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic CenterTuesday, February 21, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic CenterFriday, February 10, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer) in his game at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN
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