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Complete coverage of North Carolina Basketball Recruiting.

Early signing period storylines: Zion Williamson, Simi Shittu

For the past few months Kentucky has been seen by many as a leader for Zion Williamson. However, rumors have been swirling that North Carolina and Duke have improved their status with him. And then there’s the case of Clemson. Simi Shittu is not expected to sign early even though he’s down to North Carolina and Vanderbilt and has a visit to UNC set for next weekend. (Rivals.com)

Podcast: Nassir Little Discusses Recruitment, Roy Williams

Nassir Little joins the podcast to speak with Inside Carolina about his recruitment process, and his interactions with Roy Williams. Little also discusses what it was like growing up as a North Carolina fan, what motivates him as a player, and what his expectations are when he arrives in Chapel Hill. (Audioboom)

How things stand with Simi Shittu

Originally, the plan for Simi Shittu was to wait until the spring and sign. But the way his recruitment has worked out, there’s no need to wait. He’s down to the Tar Heels and Commodores. However, his choice will have to come later in the signing period as Shittu doesn’t take his official visit to North Carolina until next weekend. For now we give the slight edge to Vanderbilt. (Rivals.com)

2019 SG Cassius Stanley: "I grew up wanting to play at North Carolina"

North Carolina doesn’t appear to have been connected to Cassius Stanley to this point, but 2019's top shooting guard and No. 11 overall player has interest in UNC. “I grew up wanting to play at North Carolina and now that I’m going through this whole process, I have to look at the whole picture. UNC hasn’t offered but I would be open to them if they ever got in contact.” (DieHards.com)

Roy Williams Visits Romeo Langford

According to Inside Carolina sources, UNC head coach Roy Williams made an evaluation visit on Thursday afternoon to New Albany High School in Indiana to watch five-star shooting guard Romeo Langford. Langford is the No. 5 recruit in the 2018 class and the No. 1 shooting guard. The 6-foot-5, 191-pound prospect took an official visit to UNC over the Oct. 13 weekend. (Inside Carolina)

How things stand with top 10 wings Zion Williamson, Romeo Langford

The closer we get to Signing Day, the more difficult Zion Williamson’s recruitment has become to read. Kentucky has appeared to be a favorite, but North Carolina and Duke are getting more talk, and many remain convinced Williamson stays home to attend Clemson. For now, Indiana looks to hold an edge over Kansas for Romeo Langford but Vanderbilt could be emerging. (Rivals.com)

Video: New Zion Williamson Summer Highlights

Zion Williamson's 2017 summer mixtape. Williamson played for South Carolina Supreme on the Adidas circuit and recently completed an official visit to North Carolina. Williamson is ranked No. 2 overall in 2018 by ESPN. R.J. Barrett is the only player ranked ahead of him. View Video...

Who's cruisin', dreamin', hurtin' on the basketball reruiting trail after October?

Five-star forward Nassir Little kicked off October by committing to UNC, and the Tar Heels ended it by hosting five-star forward Zion Williamson. Boasting a top-five recruiting class and making inroads with Williamson, Romeo Langford and Simi Shittu, all is good for the Tar Heels as they prepare to defend their third national championship under Roy Williams. (Rivals.com)

Roy Williams to Visit Zion Williamson

Just three days after 2018 forward Zion Williamson completed his official visit to UNC, Roy Williams, along with assistant coach Hubert Davis, will be in Spartanburg, S.C. on Wednesday for an in-school visit with Williamson, his family confirmed. Since arriving on the Carolina radar in April 2016, Williamson has been a priority recruit for the Tar Heels in the senior class. (Inside Carolina)

Recruiting Clarity for UNC as NCAA Cloud Lifts

Not only does North Carolina have commitments from two of the top 25 players in the 247Sports Composite rankings (Nassir Little and Coby White), but the Tar Heels have hosted guard Romeo Langford and forward Zion Williamson on official visits this fall. Power forward Simi Shittu is set to take an official visit in November. All three prospects are in the top 10. (Inside Carolina)

Basketball Recruitng Update: North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Bryan Penn-Johnson

Zion Williamson would be a big get for the Tar Heels. North Carolina was thought to be out of contention just a week ago, but the program has gained momentum after his visit to Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels are also in the mix for Simi Shittu and the Canadian will take an official visit to Chapel Hill on Nov. 10. North Carolina is a heavy dark horse contender for Romeo Langford. . (Rivals.com)

Recruiting Romeo Langford: IU, UNC, Kansas, UCLA or Vanderbilt? Who has the edge?

Romeo Langford has completed his five official recruiting visits, to Indiana, North Carolina, Kansas, Vanderbilt and UCLA. Who has the edge? IndyStar compiled what he or his father, Tim Langford, have said about each university visited. His dad is more effusive than Romeo, but reading the tea leaves, it seems that IU and North Carolina fans probably should feel pretty good. (Indianapolis Star)

UNC remains a possibility for Zion Williamson after his official visit

Zion Williamson, the No. 2 recruit of the 2018 class, had his official visit at UNC this weekend. Williamson spent the weekend with coach Roy Williams and the rest of the Tar Heels. He watched the basketball exhibition against Barton College on Friday — where he sat next to UNC basketball legend Phil Ford — and also attended UNC's football game against Miami. (Daily Tar Heel)

Romeo Langford Done With Visits

With a weekend visit to Kansas complete, 2018's top-ranked shooting guard Romeo Langford has now finished his official visits. He's also seen Indiana, North Carolina, UCLA and Vanderbilt. A few weeks ago, I would have given a slight edge to Kansas, but now it seems that it could be swinging back in the direction of Indiana. The other school that I'd watch out for most at this time is UNC. (Rivals.com)

Romeo Langford planning to announce top 3 soon

2018 G Romeo Langford wrapped up his official visit to Kansas this weekend. He visited both North Carolina and Indiana earlier this month, as well as Vanderbilt and UCLA in September. Langford, the #5 ranked player in the 2018 rankings, will meet with his family to discuss what's up next in his recruitment. "Plan is to cut it down to three [schools] in a couple of weeks," said his father. (247 Sports)

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

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at his high school in Spartanburg, SC

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star forward Alonzo Gaffney at Garfield Heights High School in Cleveland, OH

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at Spartanburg Day School in Spartanburg, SC

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Watching UNC commit Rechon Black and Wendell Moore at Cox Mill High School during open gym in Concord, NC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF

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