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UNC Basketball Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Basketball Recruiting.

Kevin Knox to Visit UNC, Duke this Weekend

Five-star forward Kevin Knox will visit North Carolina and Duke this weekend, his father, Kevin Knox Sr., told Scout. Knox plays in the Florida 5A state championship game Saturday morning. Following the game, he will jump on a plane to be at the North Carolina/Duke game, which is being played at UNC. Knox will then visit with the Duke staff for two hours on Sunday. (Inside Carolina)

Scout Updated 2018 Top 100 College Basketball Recruits

At No. 2 is 6-foot-6 Zion Williamson, who is regarded as one of the most exciting recruits in high school basketball. Williamson is known for his highlight reel dunks and ridiculous athleticism. He's also strong, tough, a talented rebounder and a good passer. Schools involved include North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Clemson, among others. (Scout.com)

Duke and UNC basketball recruits make their picks for Round 2 in the Battle of the Blues

Jalek Felton: "North Carolina will win by 5-10 points. Duke got them at home, but now our players and staff will be more prepared because we’ll know how everyone plays and what everyone is going to do. I think we’ll have guys step up and make shots; we’re at home so that always helps. That’s worth an extra five points at least and that’ll probably be the five that we’ll win by." (USA Today)

Kevin Knox Scores 40 in State Semifinals with Roy Williams in Attendance

Kevin Knox scored 40 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in a virtuoso performance that helped the Crusaders cruise to a 92-67 win over the Villages in the Florida Class 5A state semifinals. His 40 points matched his season high. His 20 rebounds tied a career high. Better still, he did it all with North Carolina coach Roy Williams in attendance to watch the prized recruit. (Tampa Bay Times)

Offers pouring in for 2019 guard Josh Green

Josh Green, who moved to the United States from Australia in the eighth grade, is regarded as a top 50 prospect in the 2019 class and is starting to add high major scholarship offers. Green currently holds scholarship offers from Arizona State, who offered this week, Arizona, California, TCU and UNLV. Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Stanford and North Carolina are also showing interest. (Scout.com)

Roy Williams to watch Kevin Knox on Wednesday

Kevin Knox is the Tar Heels’ last remaining recruiting target in the class of 2017 and one of the few players in the class to remain uncommitted. Wednesday night, UNC head coach Roy Williams and assistant coach Steve Robinson will be in Lakeland, Florida to watch Knox and Tampa Catholic take on The Villages in the FHSAA Boys Basketball State Championship Final Four. (Keeping It Heel)

2019 center D.J. Burns recaps ACC and SEC visits

Four-star center D.J. Burns is becoming a hot commodity in South Carolina in the 2019 class. Already ranked No 68 in the 2019 Rivals150, the 6-foot-9, 250-pound post player is averaging 14 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks as his sophomore season nears its end. On North Carolina: “I like the way Carolina plays inside out mostly and how they use Kennedy Meeks.” (Rivals.com)

Top junior Romeo Langford not planning to announce college decision until next season

Point guard Romeo Langford, a New Albany (Ind.) star and one of the nation’s top basketball recruits in the 2018 class, told the Courier-Journal recently that he doesn’t plan on making a decision on a college until next season at the earliest. “It’s going to be at the beginning of the season or after the season,“ said Langford, leaving open the possibility he could wait until April’s late signing period. (USA Today)

Wendell Moore thrills in Chargers’ third-round thrashing of Kings Mountain

Wendell Moore (UNC offer) has been phenomenal for the Cox Mill boys basketball team this season, but none of his performances have generated the response that his game did on Saturday. Before his Chargers buried visiting Kings Mountain 78-41 in their third-round 3A state playoff matchup, the final bucket of Moore’s 36-point night was a two-handed tomahawk dunk off the backboard. (Concord Independent Tribune)

How high-scoring junior Coby White made decision to choose Tar Heels

Last June, Coby White accepted an offer from North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams to visit Chapel Hill and the university. White, a 6-foot-5 point guard at Greenfield School in Wilson, said he and Williams hit it off during the visit. “We really just talked about an hour or two,” said White, 17. “He talked about how he was going to recruit me and I fell in love with it." (Charlotte Observer)

Video: Zion Williamson Scores 51 in State Championship Game

Check out Zion Williamson's 51 point highlights against Myrtle Beach Christian in Saturday's SCISA 2A State Championship. Spartanburg Day defeated Myrtle Beach Christian 76-51. View Video...

Zion Williamson scores 51 as Spartanburg Day earns state title repeat

A rare miss on a wide-open dunk was the only thing that went wrong for Zion Williamson on Saturday. Spartanburg Day's dynamic junior guard/forward could only smile after the miss, but he more than made up for it with a 51-point performance to lead the Griffins to a 76-51 win against Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach in the SCISA 2A state championship. (GoUpstate.com)

Roy Williams Watches Zion Williamson Again Thursday

Zion Williamson is bucket-list good. You have to see him once. Here’s Thursday’s highlight reel. Oh, before you watch, now this: UNC coach Roy Williams, who saw Williamson play earlier this week, was back again Thursday. Spartanburg Day beat Trinity Byrnes 72-67 in the semifinals. Williamson had 37 points, 14 rebounds, five steals and four blocks. (Charlotte Observer)

Top high school basketball recruits to play in NCISAA semifinals in Charlotte area Friday

The N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association state basketball semifinals and finals are in the Charlotte area this weekend. At Charlotte Country Day, Cannon School will face Greensboro Day at 4 p.m. Cannon’s Jairus Hamilton, a 6-foot-8 junior, holds a UNC scholarship offer. At Covenant Day at 8:30, UNC point guard commit Coby White will lead Wilson’s Greenfield School against Fayetteville’s Trinity Christian. (Charlotte Observer)

Armando Bacot is a star, all of a sudden

Armando Bacot is 16 years old, but capable of talking politics, sports or old movies. He knows a bit about everything. He’s 6-foot-9, a sophomore and already one of the Richmond area’s premier players, and he’s gotten scholarship offers from Virginia, Florida State and Miami. North Carolina and Duke have shown interest in him, but haven’t pulled the trigger yet. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

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

Saturday, 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, NC

Wednesday, 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, FL

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic Center

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic Center

Friday, February 10, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer) in his game at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF

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