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Roy Williams watches Jairus Hamilton on Tuesday night

Cannon School closed within one game of Providence Day in the CISAA race in front of UNC coach Roy Williams and coaches from N.C. State. Williams was on hand to watch 2018 small forward Jairus Hamilton, who holds an offer from the Tar Heels. Cannon ended the Chargers’ 39-game conference win streak on a night Providence Day played without three starters. (Charlotte Observer)

Video: Zion Williamson is a man among boys vs. Oakbrook Prep

UNC's top 2018 recruiting target, 5-star small forward Zion Williamson, may not have faced much in the way of competition in his recent game against Oakbrook Prep, but his athletic dominance sure led to some great highlights. View Video...

2018 PF Silvio De Sousa lists UNC among schools recruiting him hardest

Silvio De Sousa put on the most impressive performance on Sunday at the Tom Richel Memorial Hoopfestl. The 6-foot-8 Class of 2018 forward put up 27 points as IMG Academy handled Patrick School, 75-66. De Sousa, a native of Angola, listed Louisville, Kansas, North Carolina and Kentucky as the schools working the hardest. He holds offers from Louisville, Maryland, Florida and Syracuse, among others. (Zag's Blog)

To become 'fan favorite' at UNC, Rechon Black sacrifices game, family to play at Florida power

A year ago, when he was a sophomore at Concord High, Rechon Black accepted a college basketball scholarship offer from North Carolina coach Roy Williams. “It was like a dream come true,” Black said. To better prepare for what he hopes is a starring role UNC, Black, a 6-foot-7 point guard, chose to leave Concord to enroll at Montverde Academy outside Orlando. (Charlotte Observer)

Wendell Moore thrives in spotlight

In nearly thirty years as a college basketball head coach Roy Williams has offered a scholarship to a high school freshman twice. Duke’s Harry Giles was the first, and Cox Mill’s Wendell Moore is the second. “I mean it comes up a lot,” Moore said. "I don’t like to really brag about it." The results speak for themselves. Now a sophomore he’s already scored a thousand career points. (WCNC)

Kevin Knox sets new UNC visit date

Five-star recruit Kevin Knox has rescheduled his North Carolina official visit, his father, Kevin Knox Sr., told Scout. Knox was originally scheduled to visit UNC this weekend but was forced to reschedule due to a water break in the city. Knox's new visit date is February 18th when UNC plays Virginia. Knox, a standout at Tampa Catholic, is down to UNC, Duke, Kentucky and Florida State. (Scout.com)

Kevin Knox set for UNC official visit

2017 five-star small forward Kevin Knox will conclude his official visit tour with a weekend visit to UNC. Knox has made previous trips to Duke, Florida State, and most recently Kentucky. North Carolina rounds out his top four schools. The No. 2 small forward and No. 8 overall recruit is UNC's last remaining target for the 2017 class. Knox has already taken multiple unofficial to Chapel Hill. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Zion Williamson's tomahawk dunk rivals Vince Carter's best

He's only 16 years old, but five-star recruit Zion Williamson is turning heads from basketball fans across the country. Barely old enough to drive, Williamson has apparently decided flying is a more efficient means of transportation. Just look at this filthy tomahawk slam. For comparison's sake, let's take a look at the high school version of Vince Carter. (CBS Sports)

Video: Sterling Manley Highlights from Jared Sullinger Play by Play Classic

Highlights from 2017 North Carolina basketball signee Sterling Manley at the recent Jared Sullinger Play by Play Classic, where he was named the event's MVP. View Video...

Coby White becomes Greenfield School's all-time leading scorer

Junior Coby White became Greenfield School's all-time leading scorer Tuesday in a 90-62 win at Greenville Pope John Paul II, breaking the previous mark held by Brian Richardson (2,154). White now stands at 2,220 after Friday’s outcome where the Greenfield School eased past crosstown opponent Community Christian 80-33 in 1-A Coastal Plain Independents Conference play. (Wilson Times)

Video: Coby White Practice and Workout Drills

2018 North Carolina point guard commit Coby White shows us some of his basketball workout drills as he continues to work on his game during the season in an effort to get better everyday. View Video...

Roy Williams Watches Freshman Forward Isaiah Todd

Roy Williams and UNC assistant coach Hubert Davis were in Richmond on Wednesday to see nationally-coveted freshman forward Isaiah Todd from John Marshall High School. Todd finished with 12 points as Williams and Davis stayed until the final buzzer. Afterwards, Williams posed for a few photos with fans and spoke with Brandon Ward, one of the Marshall assistant coaches. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Jalek Felton, Kevin Knox Named to Jordan Brand Classic

Jalek Felton, a 2017 5-star North Carolina point guard signee, and 5-star small forward Kevin Knox (UNC offer) were named to the Jordan Brand Classic game on Friday. The game will take place on Friday, April 14 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Here is the complete list of 2017 Jordan Brand Classic All-Americans named to the roster. (Jordan Brand Classic)

Rechon Black, Coby White ranked in ESPN Top 60

ESPN released its updated Top 100 for the 2017 basketball recruiting class a week ago and now it has updated the 2018 Top 60. North Carolina point guard commits Coby White and Rechon Black both made the cut for the Top 60. White is ranked as a four-star recruit and the No. 33 player in the 2018 class. Black is the No. 38 player in the class and is also a four-star recruit. (Keeping It Heel)

17 offers and counting for Matthew Hurt

Matthew Hurt is only 16 years old, but the biggest programs in college basketball are already calling his name. UNC coach Roy Williams isn't the only one interested in Hurt. 17 division one schools have offered Matthew a basketball scholarship. Hurt is in no rush to pick a winner just yet. "I'll probably end up knowing my senior year," Hurt said. "September or October, around that time." (KTTC.com)

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

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star forward Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) in Rochester, MN

Saturday, December 09, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star North Carolina small forward signee Nassir Little at his game in Orlando, FL

Monday, December 04, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC point guard signee Coby White at his game against Cape Fear Christian Academy in Erwin, NC

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

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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