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Oakland high school preps Ivan Rabb for future success

One of the top high school basketball players in the country is from the Bay Area. 17-year-old Bishop O'Dowd senior Ivan Rabb starts his day at the high school gym with a basketball in hand. Peek into one of their practices and you just see a bunch kids playing a game they love. But Rabb knows that all eyes are on him. "I just want to set a good example," explained Rabb. (KTVU.com)

Video: Stephen Zimmerman Summer Mixtape

Stephen Zimmerman, a five-star center from Bishop Gorman High (Las Vegas, NV), has had a busy summer. In June, the 7-foot center was part of the USA Basketball U18 team that won the gold medal in the FIBA Americas Championships. In August, he was named MVP of the Nike Global Challenge. A week later, he appeared in the Under Armour Elite 24 in Brooklyn. In between, he logged 22 games for the Oakland Soldiers in the Nike EYBL. On July 27, Zimmerman announced his five official visits, which begins on Oct. 3. (NBC Sports)

P.J. Dozier To Attend Late Night With Roy

The official visit schedule for class of 2015 point guard P.J. Dozier has shifted again. Previously, Dozier had named a final five, in no particular order, of South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgetown, Michigan and Louisville. Dozier's official visits to South Carolina and North Carolina have moved. The four visit dates are: Michigan - 9/26, North Carolina - 10/3, Georgetown - 10/17, South Carolina - 10/24 (247 Sports)

UNC checks in on Sacha Killeya-Jones

Georgetown took a look at 2016 forward Sacha Killeya-Jones Wednesday, and North Carolina is watching him workout Thursday according to National Analyst Corey Evans. Virginia is the high major school to most recently offer Killeya-Jones, who is 6-10, 190-pounds and attending Lynchburg (Va.) Virginia Episcopal School via Chapel Hill, North Carolina. A skilled, finesse player, Killeya-Jones is ranked No. 134 by 247Sports and No. 74 in the 247Sports Composite. (247 Sports)

Video: Ivan Rabb the top player in the West

On the heels of a couple of official and in-home visits with California, UCLA, and Kentucky and being named the #5 prospect in the Class of 2015 by ESPN, Courtside Films has a new Ivan Rabb mixtape out. View Video...

Skal Labissiere's high school career likely over

It sounds like one of the nation's top centers in the Class of 2015 will have to find something other than high school basketball to occupy his time this winter. Skal Labissiere was ruled ineligible by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association after his hardship appeal to attend Lausanne Collegiate School was denied. What that means is that Labissiere, who is currently not enrolled in any school, will basically be biding his time until he can enroll in college. (Sporting News)

Brandon Ingram’s Dad Breaks Down Home Visits, Sets Three Midnight Madness Trips

Following in-home visits this week from Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, N.C. State and UCLA, Brandon Ingram has three Midnight Madness trips planned. The 6-foot-8 forward from Kinston (N.C.) will hit Midnight Madness at North Carolina (Oct. 3), Kansas (Oct. 10) and Kentucky (Oct. 17), with the latter two serving as official visits. Ingram is also considering Duke but he hadn’t heard from them because Coach K is leading Team USA in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball in Spain. (Zag's Blog)

Scout.com Updated 2016 Top 100 Basketball Recruits

Jayson Tatum held on to the pole position in the updated 2016 top 100. Harry Giles, Josh Jackson, Thon Maker and Malik Monk rounded out the top five in the new batch of rankings that were extended from a top 75 to a top 100. Tatum was pushed by the now healthy Harry Giles. The 6-foot-10 power forward is starting to regain his mobility after suffering an ACL and MCL injury and missing nearly a year of basketball. (Scout.com)

Stephen Zimmerman Talks Visit By UNC

Roy Williams and CB McGrath were in the home of 2015 five-star center Stephen Zimmerman Thursday night. And during the nearly two hour visit, the UNC staff made an impact with the family on many levels. Zimmerman and his mother, Lori Stevens, spoke after the Tar Heel staff left about the impressions that they had on the visit. "It was such a fun visit," said the Las Vegas (Nevada) Bishop Gorman prospect. "We were just laughing about how they were grabbing the moon pies on the way out." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Roy Williams to visit Stephen Zimmerman

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams will be in Las Vegas today for an in-home visit with 2015 five-star center Stephen Zimmerman. The 6-foot-11, 214-pound Zimmerman is ranked as the No. 3 center and No. 12 prospect overall by the industry-generated 247Sports Composite rankings of the 2015 class. (Carolina Blue)

Roy Williams heads to Tennessee to visit Skal Labissiere

Class of 2015 recruit Skal Labissiere was in Chapel Hill this past weekend for his official UNC visit, and now Roy Williams is putting the full-court press on the versatile five-star center. On the first day of the contact period, Williams is traveling to Tennessee Tuesday to visit Labissiere, CarolinaBlue has learned. An impromptu official visit to UNC and an in-person visit by Roy Williams days later are strong indicators for mutual interest between the two parties. (Carolina Blue)

Roy Williams visits Brandon Ingram at 12:01 AM

After the clock struck midnight on Tuesday morning Roy Williams walked into the Ingram household in Kinston (NC) and made the first in-home visit of the September recruiting period, multiple sources can confirm. Along with UNC assistant Steve Robinson, Williams met with Brandon Ingram and his family and presented everything UNC and the Tar Heel program has to offer. The 12:01 AM visit is an obvious indicator of how UNC is prioritizing the 2015 6-foot-8 small forward. (Carolina Blue)

Edrice Adebayo Talks UNC Visit

Edrice Adebayo and his mentor, Eric Peartree, were able to make another unofficial visit to Chapel Hill this past weekend and they both spoke with Tar Heel Illustrated about their take-aways from the visit. TarHeelIllustrated: So take us through your visit. What did you do when you got there? I know you went to the football game and all, but did you do anything else? Take us through how your visit went down. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Roy Williams schedules two in-home visits

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and the Tar Heel staff have two in-home visits scheduled for the upcoming week. On Tuesday September 9th, UNC will have an in-home visit with five-star small forward Brandon Ingram. On Thursday September 11th, Coach Williams will travel to Las Vegas to have an in-home visit with five-star center Stephen Zimmerman. The 6-foot-11, 214-pound prospect will also attend Late Night with Roy on October 3rd in Chapel Hill for is official visit. (Carolina Blue)

2015 C Skal Labissiere to visit UNC this weekend

Five-star big man Skal Labissiere will officially visit North Carolina this weekend according to his twitter account. Labissiere is considered a heavy lean towards his home town school Memphis, but North Carolina along with Kentucky and UNLV have picks in his Crystal Ball. Ranked No. 13 by 247Sports and No. 7 in the 247Sports Composite, Labissiere at 6-10, 200-pounds is a skilled post player with high ceiling. (Carolina Blue)

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

Monday, September 28, 2015
On an in-home visit with 4-star stretch forward Lauri Markkanen in Helsinki, Finland.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
On an in-home visit with 2016 4-star center Udoka Azubuike in Jacksonville, FL

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Visiting 2016 PF Harry Giles at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, VA

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Visiting with 2016 5-star shooting guard Rawle Alkins at Word of God Academy in Raleigh, NC

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Visiting 2016 PF Harry Giles at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, VA

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Edrice Adebayo2016 PF
Rawle Alkins2016 SG
Jarrett Allen2016 PF
Harry Giles2016 PF
Dewan Huell2016 PF
Malik Monk2016 SG
Seventh Woods2016 PG
Wendell Carter2017 PF
Jalek Felton2017 SG
Tony Bradley2016 C

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