One-on-one with Zion WilliamsonPrograms such as Clemson, South Carolina, Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, and UCLA have emerged as serious contenders for top-ranked rising senior Zion Williamson. What has been UNC coach Roy Williams' message? "Come team up with my friends (Rechon) "Leaky" (Black) and Coby (White). They want me as an all-around player,. He has a family type of feel to it." (247 Sports)
Video: Darius Days Highlights From UAA Los AngelesHighlights of 2018 4-star power forward Darius Days (Gainsville, FL/The Rock School) at the recent Under Armour Association event in Los Angeles, courtesy of Courtside Films. Days holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina along with offers from Indiana, Kansas, Louisville, and LSU, among others.
Wrapping up all of July's live actionFour-star forward Nate Laszewski helped himself most . A tall and smooth gunner from deep, he showed improved toughness and all-around game. His stock absolutely took off in Las Vegas as North Carolina, Indiana, Notre Dame, Vanderbilt, Virginia and Wisconsin – where his sister is on the women's team – all offered based off of his play during July. (Rivals.com)
UNC Offers 2018 PF Darius DaysUNC's search for a versatile forward in the class of 2018 added a new candidate on Saturday night. Darius Days a 6-7 forward from Gainsville (Fla.) The Rock School, was offered by the Tar Heels. Roy Williams evaluated Days at the Under Armour All-America Camp in July. The Tar Heels join a recruitment that appears to be headlined by Indiana, Kansas, Louisville, and LSU. (Inside Carolina)
Five-star point guard prospect Ashton Hagans returns to Newton High SchoolThe 2017-18 Newton High boys basketball team may have just gotten instantly better. That’s because five-star junior point guard, Ashton Hagans, is enrolled at Newton and will return for his junior season with the 2016-17 Class 7A Elite Eight qualifiers. Hagans, a 6-foot-3, 180 pound point guard with offers from over 25 NCAA Division I schools including UNC, Auburn, and Kansas. (Covington News)
Video: Ashton Hagans Highlights from Adidas Summer ChampionshipsHighlights from 2019 5-star point guard Ashton Hagans at the recent Adidas Summer Championships, courtesy of Courtside Films. Hagans received a offer from North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams on Friday.
UNC Offers 2019 PG Ashton HagansThe Tar Heels now have two offers out to 2019 point guards. After offering 247Sports Composite four-star Jeremiah Francis on Wednesday, North Carolina extended an offer to five-star Ashton Hagans on Friday. The 6-4, 195-pound Georgia native is ranked as the No. 2 point guard in the 2019 class and the No. 11 overall recruit per the 247Sports Composite rankings. (Inside Carolina)
Roy Williams Offers 2019 PF Armando BacotUNC continues to extend offers to members of the 2019 class. After adding point guard Jeremiah Francis to the list on Wednesday, the Tar Heels have now offered 2019 power forward Armando Bacot out of Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, Va. The 6-9, 225-pound recruit is ranked as the No. 7 power forward in the 2019 class and the No. 26 overall player. (Inside Carolina)
Jeremiah Francis talks coveted North Carolina offerPrior to last fall, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams hadn't been in Columbus to recruit a player since 1997. In less than a year, the North Carolina head man has offered two Pickerington Central prospects, as rising junior point guard Jeremiah Francis was the latest to add a Tar Heel offer on Wednesday night. "It definitely changes things as far as my recruitment." (270 Hoops)
Roy's Radar: Class of 2018Welcome to Roy's Radar. This is an accurate look at the most serious basketball recruits currently being recruited by the UNC basketball staff. Included are photos, vitals, scouting analysis by Clint Jackson and Rob Jones on each prospect. Standing nearly 6-foot-7, Rechon Black has that coveted lengthy guard’s frame; a forward’s body but a guard’s game. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
UNC Offers 2019 PG Jeremiah FrancisNorth Carolina extended an offer to 2019 point guard Jeremiah Francis on Wednesday night, Francis confirmed to THI. Francis, who is 6-2 and 196 pounds, attends Pickerington Central High School in Pickerington, OH. The No. 61 overall recruit in the class, he has also been offered by Indiana, Ohio State, West Virginia, Butler and Purdue, among others. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
Coby White on His GrindFor Coby White, it was an especially productive summer as the UNC commit saw his stock rise considerably in national recruiting rankings. The 247Sports Composite rankings moved White up to the No. 22 overall player in the class of 2018 and the No. 3 combo guard while also making him a five-star prospect. That followed an off-the-charts junior season at Greenfield. (Wilson Times)
Video: 2019 PF James Wiseman Highlights At The Las Vegas ClassicRoy Williams and North Carolina have shown significant interest in 2019 5-star power forward James Wiseman from Nashville, TN (Ensworth High School). Here are a few highlights of Wiseman from the recent Las Vegas Classic, courtesy of Courtside Films.
Video: UNC Commit Coby White At The Las Vegas ClassicHighlights of 2018 North Carolina combo guard commit Coby White (Wilson, NC/Greenfield School) at the recent Las Vegas Classic, courtesy of Courtside Films.
Nate Laszewski Among Las Vegas Breakout PerformersComing into July, Nate Laszewski found himself outside of the top 100. After a solid showing during the first two open evaluation periods, Laszewski stepped up his play quite a bit in Las Vegas. With good height and length, and a nice shooting stroke, Lazewski put his name in contention for a spot in the top 100. Also he added North Carolina to his offer list. (Scout.com)
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting TrailSunday, 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, GA4/27/2018 - 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, INTuesday, April 24, 2018
Hosting 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to UNCSunday, April 22, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at the Adidas Gauntlet event in Indianapolis, INSaturday, April 21, 2018
Watching 2019 SF Jalen Wilson, 2019 PF Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, and 2019 SF Precious Achiuwa at the Adidas Gauntlet and Under Armour events in Dallas, TX
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