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UNC Basketball Recruiting Rundown

As we confirmed last week, the UNC staff has reached out to Dewan Huell, a 2016 PF from Miami (Florida) Norland. The 6-10 junior is one of the more promising young post prospects in the south and the Tar Heel staff is planning to fly down and see him workout in the next couple of weeks. A whole slew of college coaches are expected to be in Miami to see him so the UNC staff will have some company. Huell's coach, Lawton Williams, describes him as a fluid, athletic big guy with great hands. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Brandon Ingram Schedules In-Home Visits

In addition to upcoming official visits to Kansas and Kentucky, Brandon Ingram has a slew of upcoming home visits scheduled. The 6-foot-8 2015 forward from Kinston (N.C.) will host North Carolina the morning of Sept. 9, and N.C. State that evening, his father, Donald, told SNY.tv. On Sept. 10, Kansas coach Bill Self comes in and on Sept. 11, Kentucky coach John Calipari visits. On Sept. 12, UCLA assistant David Grace will pay a visit. (Zag's Blog)

Edrice "Bam" Adebayo to visit UNC Saturday

Elite 2016 big man Edrice Adebayo announced on Twitter he will be visiting UNC this Saturday. The 6-foot-9, 220-pound power forward/center is a 247Sports five-star prospect and a top target for UNC head coach Roy Williams. UNC offered Adebayo on May 1st. Per the 247Sports rankings of the 2016 class, the Pinetown (NC) native is the No. 2 center, the No. 3 player in the state of North Carolina, and the No. 16 overall prospect in the nation. (Carolina Blue)

Jayson Tatum Cuts List to 10

Jayson Tatum has cut his list to ten schools. “In alphabetical order Arizona Duke Illinois Kansas Kentucky Mizzou North Carolina Saint Louis University UConn Wake Forest,” Tatum tweeted Monday. Tatum, who is arguably the No.1 player in the class of 2016, said that Duke is a school that he is looking forward to visiting. Tatum has also spoken about attending college with two good friends, Harry Giles and Dennis Smith Jr. (Zag's Blog)

Brandon Ingram Cuts List to 6

Brandon Ingram has cut his list to six schools — three traditional out-of-state powerhouses and three schools in the state of North Carolina. The 6-foot-8 2015 forward from Kinston (N.C.) Tweeted that he’s down to North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, UCLA and N.C. State. He recently visited UCLA, Duke and North Carolina, and told SNY.tv that he plans to visit Kansas (Oct. 10) and Kentucky (Oct. 17) for their respective Midnight Madness events. (Zag's Blog)

Diamond Stone Names a Top 5, Drops UNC

Diamond Stone, the 6-foot-10 big man from Milwaukee Dominican, announced his top five schools on Thursday, according to reports. Stone listed Duke, Maryland, Oklahoma State, UConn and Wisconsin, with UNC among those not making the list. Stone will announce his college choice Nov. 12, the first day of the NCAA early signing period. He and 6-4 point guard Malik Newman have talked about a package deal. (Zag's Blog)

Henry Ellenson Cuts List to 3, Eliminates UNC

Rice Lake senior Henry Ellenson, rated as one of the top five power forwards in the country, has narrowed his choices to three schools. Reggie Rankin, a longtime college coach and recruiting analyst for ESPN, tweeted that Ellenson has Marquette, Kentucky and Michigan State in his final three. Besides Marquette, Kentucky and Michigan State, Ellenson has offers from Duke, North Carolina, UCLA and Georgetown, among others. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Video: Jalek Felton Summer Highlights

Jalek Felton is one of the top players in the Class of 2017. Felton is a 6'3 guard from South Carolina who is currently a Top 10 player in ESPN's rankings. He is also the nephew of NBA player Raymond Felton. View Video...

Jayson Tatum Planning to Cut List, Take Visits

Jayson Tatum, the No. 4 player in the 2016 Class according to 247 Sports, says he plans to cut his list soon and also take some visits this fall. “I think I’m going to cut it down pretty soon, within the next week or so,” the 6-foot-9 Tatum told SNY.tv. “I think I have 18 scholarship offers, I’m going to cut it down to eight or nine.” Tatum, out of St. Louis Chaminade, listed Duke, St. Louis, Kentucky, Kansas, Missouri, Florida, Michigan State, Ohio State, UConn, North Carolina and Wake Forest among those recruiting him. (Zag's Blog)

Harry Giles Discusses Recovery, Shows Out in Elite 24 Game

The road back from a serious knee injury has been a long one for Harry Giles, but lately he has shown signs of returning to the form that had him rated as the No. 1 player in the Class of 2016. Giles, a 6-foot-10 forward who plays at Wesleyan Christian Academy (N.C.), finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds on Saturday. Giles also listed Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky, Syracuse, Kansas, Ohio State, UNLV and Texas as the schools recruiting him the hardest right now. (Zag's Blog)

Jalek Felton invited to USA Basketball mini camp

Mullins (S.C.) guard Jalek Felton received an invitation to the USA Basketball Developmental National Mini camp. Felton, one of the top prospects for the Class of 2017, was one of 45 players invited to the camp to take place on Colorado, Springs, Colorado, on Oct. 3-6. Felton averaged 21.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists this season for the Region 8-2A champion Auctioneers. He is currently drawing interest from North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas and Georgetown. (SC Now)

P.J. Dozier Re-schedules Official Visits

Five-star guard P.J. Dozier's father announced on Friday morning that his son has reshuffled his scheduled official visits from the original plans that had been laid out within the past few weeks. The new schedule for his visits is as follows: Michigan - Sept. 26, Louisville - Oct. 3, Georgetown - Oct. 7, North Carolina - Oct. 24, and South Carolina - Oct. 31. (Carolina Blue)

Ivan Rabb Says California, Kentucky Will Make Final List

Ivan Rabb is considering numerous schools, including Arizona, Cal, UCLA, USC, Georgetown, North Carolina, Duke, Louisville, Kentucky and Kansas. He told SNY.tv he may have home visits with Kentucky, Louisville and Cal. As for his list of official visits, Rabb said, “I’m still trying to figure out my five. I think I want to cut my list to five before I set up my five officials.” Asked if any schools would definitely make the final list, he 6-foot-10 Oakland (CA) Bishop O’Dowd forward said, “I can say Cal and Kentucky will definitely be on that list.” (Zag's Blog)

Video: Stephen Zimmerman MVP Performance at Nike Global Challenge

Stephen Zimmerman, a top 2015 post recruit for the Tar Heels, recently earned MVP honors at the Nike Global Challenge. Zimmerman holds an offer from Roy Williams and considers UNC among his top tier of potential college choices. View Video...

Henry Ellenson Discusses Winning Gold For Team USA

Henry Ellenson woke up Monday in Dubai. By the evening he was back home in Rice Lake, gold medal in hand. Ellenson has been on the road for several weeks. First, at the USA Basketball Training Camp in Colorado Springs. Then, it was off to the Middle East, where he helped the United States 17-and-under team win a world championship this past week. Ellenson is set to start his senior season at Rice Lake High School, but a big decision looms: where he'll be playing college hoops. (WQOW.com)

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

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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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