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Video: Brandon Ingram Junior Highlight Mix

New highlight video of 2015 5-star small forward Brandon Ingram (Kinston, NC). Ingram holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina and is considering UNC, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, UCLA, and NC State among others. View Video...

Ivan Rabb cuts list to 5, eliminates UNC

Five-star power forward Ivan Rabb will take an official visit to Kentucky this weekend, his high school coach told the Herald-Leader on Friday. Bishop O’Dowd Coach Lou Richie said Rabb will use his first official visit on a trip to Lexington. The 6-foot-10 prospect from Oakland, Calif., narrowed his list to five finalists Friday: Kentucky, Arizona, California, Kansas and UCLA. All five of those schools are expected to host Rabb for official visits. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Jaylen Brown, Nation's No. 1, shares the latest

Jaylen Brown, the nation's No. 1 prospect, has made two big visits, and has another one coming up. Here is the latest on when he expects to decide and new schools that are getting involved in his recruitment. UNC is Brown’s admitted dream school. “North Carolina is also a school that came in late, but basically they were my dream school growing up,” explained Brown. “I loved North Carolina growing up. I always watched them and it was always my favorite team.” (Scout.com)

Ivan Rabb to host UNC Wednesday

Ivan Rabb will host North Carolina’s coaches on Wednesday, his high school coach told SNY.tv. UNC’s previous visit with the 6-10 Oakland (CA) Bishop O’Dowd big man was postponed. Rabb is considering Arizona, Cal, UCLA, Georgetown, Duke, Kansas and Kentucky as well, but he previously told SNY.tv Cal and Kentucky would definitely make his final list. He has yet to set official visits. (Zag's Blog)

Antonio Blakeney still listing UNC, talks visits

Antonio Blakeney's recruitment is back in full swing. After backing off his pledge to Louisville a little over a month ago, the five-star guard has his list down to a working number and is starting to take visits. Blakeney told Scout.com the schools currently under consideration are Missouri, Kentucky, LSU, North Carolina and NC State. UNC has recruited Blakeney for quite sometime and recently had an in-home visit with him. “I talk to them almost everyday,” Blakeney said about North Carolina. (Scout.com)

UNC to visit five-star Ivan Rabb

According to multiple reports, North Carolina will have an in-home visit with class of 2015 target Ivan Rabb Tuesday or Wednesday of this week. UNC assistant coach Hubert Davis is expected to be in California to meet with the five-star power forward and his family. It is anticipated that Rabb will cut his list to a top five after UNC visits and then begin to schedule official visits. Cal, Georgetown, Kentucky, Arizona, Kansas, North Carolina, and UCLA are among the schools in the running. (Carolina Blue)

Keith Gatlin talks about Harry Giles' visit to Maryland

Harry Giles and 6-10, 250-pound center Diamond Stone of Milwaukee, the top-rated big man in the country will be at the top of a list of nine recruits expected to attend Maryland for Midnight Madness. What might be difficult for Maryland in its recruitment of Giles is getting a player some have compared to Kevin Durant out of the state of North Carolina. Theo Pinson, the star of Giles' team last year, is now a freshman for the Tar Heels. Both Duke and North Carolina are heavily recruiting Giles. (Baltimore Sun)

USA Camp Evaluations: Zimmerman, Felton, Brown, etc.

Clint Jackson provides his scouting reports and updated evaluations and analysis on many of the top performers at the USA mini camp. Included are notes on all of the top prospects on the North Carolina basketball recruiting radar. Stephen Zimmerman - The overall MVP of the camp, Zimmerman was quite outstanding all weekend. He played with a ferocity, aggression and nastiness at times, which was great to see. Jaylen Brown is now on the UNC radar, as Roy Williams has been given the green light to recruit him. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Ivan Rabb ready to cut list, schedule visits

Five-star basketball recruit Ivan Rabb will announce his five college finalists by the end of this weekend, his coach at Bishop O'Dowd High in Oakland said. Rabb, a 6-foot-10 forward rated among the nation's top-10 prospects, told O'Dowd coach Lou Richie that by Sunday he expects to inform coaches at the five schools to which he will make official campus visits. Currently, Rabb has seven schools on his list, including Cal, Arizona, Georgetown, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and UCLA. (San Jose Mercury News)

Carlton Bragg Talks Package Deal With Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown

Carlton Bragg enjoyed his trip to Kansas for Late Night in the Phog and said he talked about a potential package with Jaylen Brown and Brandon Ingram. The 6-6 Brown, the top player in the Class of 2015, is considering Kansas, Kentucky, UCLA, Georgia, Georgia Tech and North Carolina, among others. The 6-8 Ingram is looking at Kansas, Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina, N.C. State and UCLA. (Zag's Blog)

Luke Maye to make college choice in November

Hough High senior basketball player Luke Maye plans to choose a college and sign in November, his father told the Observer. Mark Maye said his son, a 6-foot-8 power forward, will choose among Clemson, Davidson and North Carolina. Luke Maye, a three-time All-Charlotte Observer performer, is ranked No. 2 in North Carolina behind Kinston’s Brandon Ingram by the N.C. Prep Phenom Report, which closely follows statewide basketball recruiting. (Charlotte Observer)

Roy Williams Visits No. 1 Jaylen Brown

UNC Basketball hosted Media Day on Wednesday, the annual event at the Smith Center filled with interviews, photo shoots and the Roy Williams preseason press conference. But prior to the event, UNC's head coach made an early morning flight to visit the nation's top-ranked prospect. Jaylen Brown confirmed to Inside Carolina that Williams was at Marietta (Ga.) Wheeler's team workouts before school on Wednesday. (Inside Carolina)

Recruit photos from Late Night with Roy

UNC targets Harry Giles, Seventh Woods, Brandon Ingram, Perry Dozier Jr., Luke Maye, Sacha Killeya-Jones, and Kwe Parker were all in attendance at UNC for Late Night with Roy. Carolina Blue provides a photo gallery of the recruits in the Dean Dome. (Carolina Blue)

Ivan Rabb’s in-home visit with UNC coaches postponed

Five-star basketball recruit Ivan Rabb’s in-home visit with North Carolina Coach Roy Williams that had been planned for Monday was cancelled late Sunday night, his coach told the Herald-Leader. Bishop O’Dowd Coach Lou Richie said UNC cancelled the visit, but he expects that meeting to be re-scheduled. Rabb had been waiting to meet with Williams before announcing the five schools that will get his official visits. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

USA Basketball Mini-Camp Day Two Standouts: Felton, Zimmerman, Brown

Jalek Felton, PG: This is a kid with nothing but upside and on Sunday he showed several of the reasons he's such a good prospect. Felton is 6-foot-3, long, athletic and can really pass the ball. Not just a passer, Felton is also a really good athlete that can create his own shot and knock down jumpers. The best part is, he's just a baby physically and when he puts on some strength, he'll take his game to the next level. (Scout.com)

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

Monday, November 02, 2015
Watching 2016 combo guard Seventh Woods work out at Hammond School in Columbia, SC

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Watching 2016 combo guard Seventh Woods work out at Hammond School in Columbia, SC

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

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Rawle Alkins2016 SG
Wendell Carter2017 PF
Jalek Felton2017 SG
Udoka Azubuike2016 C
Tony Bradley2016 C
Brandon Robinson2016 SG
Seventh Woods2016 PG

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