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Complete coverage of North Carolina Basketball Recruiting.

Roy Williams Visits, Offers 2017 PF Garrison Brooks

Garrison Brooks has a new player in his recruitment: North Carolina. The 6-9 senior center heard from UNC assistant coach Hubert Davis at the conclusion of the summer circuit, but the Tar Heels took the next step on Saturday. Roy Williams's visit to Auburn (Ala.) High School to see Brooks yielded a scholarship offer from the UNC head coach during an in-home visit. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Zion Williamson Summer Highlights

Summer highlights of 2018 5-star small forward Zion Williamson. Williamson, from Spartanburg, SC, holds an offer from the Tar Heels and is perhaps the most-coveted recruit in the 2018 class by Roy Williams. (Ball Is Life)

Kevin Knox Cuts List to Five

Kevin Knox, the 6-foot-8 small forward from Tampa (FL) Catholic, cut his list to five schools on Friday: North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and Florida State, his father's alma mater. Knox will also host four in-home visits beginning Friday: Kentucky (Friday), Duke (Monday), North Carolina (Wednesday) and Florida State (Wednesday). (Zag's Blog)

Roy Williams to visit UNC commit Coby White on Monday

According to Greenfield School head coach Rob Salter, UNC head coach Roy Williams will be in to visit 2018 combo guard Coby White on Monday. The visit will happen at 4:00 PM, Salter told CarolinaBlue on Friday. White is a 6-4, 170-pound recruit from Wilson, N.C. He committed to UNC on July 28th shortly after being offered by Coach Williams and the Tar Heels. (Carolina Blue)

Roy Williams' first visit is to top 2018 five-star Zion Williamson

The fall recruiting period started Friday and UNC head coach Roy Williams wasted no time checking in on one of UNC's biggest targets for the 2018 class. According to Spartanburg Day School head coach Lee Sartor via a report from TheBigSpur.com's John Whittle, Williams was expected in early this morning to visit 2018 five-star small forward Zion Williamson. (Carolina Blue)

The nation's top intra-conference recruiting battles

A versatile 6-foot-8 swingman, Kevin Knox cut down his list to 10 finalists and almost half of them came from the ACC. Duke, Florida State, Miami and North Carolina are the ACC teams that made the list and there’s a good chance he ends up choosing from one of those programs. UNC and Duke received unofficial visits from Knox last season and conducted spring in home visits. (Rivals.com)

Zion Williamson Blog: Finishing summer strong, chats with Roy, Coach K and more

Zion Williamson: "On June 15 I could start getting contacted by coaches and since then it’s been pretty crazy! Just talking to all of the coaches that you see on TV all the time is cool. I think the most memorable talks was a tie between Coach Roy Williams and Coach K because those are like two legends. Just having the chance to talk to them is amazing!" (USA Today)

Kevin Knox set to host four head coaches on in-home visits

Four head coaches are scheduled to visit Tampa (Fla.) Catholic 5-star wing Kevin Knox to begin the fall recruiting period Sept. 9. According to Pat Lawless of MADE Hoops, Knox will host John Calipari (Kentucky) Friday, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski Monday and both Leonard Hamilton (Florida State) and Roy Williams (North Carolina) Wednesday. (247 Sports)

UNC, Kentucky, Kansas, Arizona, NC State Coming to See P.J. Washington

Head coaches from five college powerhouses are coming to see Findlay Prep forward P.J. Washington beginning Friday. Arizona's Sean Miller is due in Friday, followed by Kentucky head coach John Calipari (Sunday), North Carolina's Roy Williams (Sunday), Kansas' Bill Self (Monday) and N.C. State's Mark Gottfried (Tuesday), Paul Washington Sr., the new Findlay Prep coach, told SNY.tv. (Zag's Blog)

UNC to visit 2017 power forward Garrison Brooks

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams will watch 2017 post player Garrison Brooks workout on September 10 according to recruiting analyst Garrett Tucker. North Carolina has not yet offered Tucker and has just begun to show interest. Brooks, 6-8 and out of Lafayette (Ala.) Auburn High School, will also have in-home visits with Arizona State on September 12 and Georgia on September 13. (Carolina Blue)

Sophomore Shooting Guard Josh Nickelberry to Visit UNC

Trinity Christian’s Josh Nickelberry will take a pair of unofficial visits to ACC schools this fall. The 6-foot-4 sophomore guard will head to North Carolina on Saturday and visit Clemson on Oct. 15. Nickelberry has scholarship offers from Baylor, Clemson, Howard, Penn State, Providence, VCU, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. UNC has yet to offer. (Fayetteville Observer)

Video: Kevin Knox EYBL Mix Tape

Highlights of 2017 5-star small forward Kevin Knox during this summer's Nike EYBL circuit. Knox holds an offer from North Carolina and will host UNC coach Roy Williams on an in-home visit on September 14. View Video...

2017 center Brandon Huffman offered by UNC

North Carolina has offered 2017 center Brandon Huffman (Raleigh, NC/Word Of God Christian Academy). The 6-9, 230-pound center received the offer during a Thursday visit with UNC head coach Roy Williams, InsideCarolina reports. Huffman, a 247Sports Composite three-star, is ranked as the No. 4 player in the state of North Carolina and the No. 219 overall prospect in the 2017 class. (Carolina Blue)

Scout Updated 2018 Top 100 Basketball Recruits

South Carolina native Zion Williamson moved up one spot in the 2018 update, jumping to No. 2 in the rankings. One of the more unique prospects in the country, Williamson is a versatile athlete that is a mix between a small forward and power forward. The schools recruiting him the hardest are Arizona, Oregon, North Carolina, South Carolina, Clemson and NC State. (Scout.com)

2019 SF Wendell Moore to visit UNC

2019 small forward Wendell Moore will visit UNC over the weekend of Sept. 24. Moore is a 6-5, 185-pound recruit from Concord, N.C. He attended a number of UNC games last season. Roy Williams and the Tar Heels have offered Moore along with N.C. State, Tennessee, Wake Forest, and Charlotte. UNC has two offers out in the 2019 class: Moore and 6-9 SF Matthew Hurt. (Carolina Blue)

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

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at the adidas Prospect Series in Chanhassen, MN

Friday, July 21, 2017
Watching Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), Ashton Hagans, and Christian Brown at the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam in Milwaukee, WI

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Watching 2018 wings Nassir Little, Zion Williamson, and Nate Laszewski at the Best of the South event in Cartersville, GA

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Watching Joey Baker, Jalen Johnson, Jalen Suggs, Jeremiah Robinson Earl, and Zach Harvey at the Under Armour event in Philadelphia, PA

7/12/2017 - 7/15/2017
Watching Rechon Black, Coby White, Jaylen Hoard, Nassir Little, Jonathan Jackson, Wendell Moore, Romeo Langford, Zion Williamson, Ashton Hagans, Christian Brown, Matthew Hurt, Simi Shittu, and Josh Nickelberry at the Peach Jam in North Augusta, SC

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Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Garrison Brooks2017 PF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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