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Farm Bureau Classic: Zion Williamson continues to amaze

Zion Williamson has taken the nation by storm, drawing huge crowds wherever Spartanburg (S.C.) Country Day plays. The Farm Bureau Insurance Classic at Dorman High School in South Carolina was no exception. What the fans got was Williamson putting up big numbers with flair. The totals for three games: 129 points, 43 rebounds and eight blocks. Perhaps the craziest number: 76 percent shooting. (USA Today)

ACC Basketball Recruiting Breakdown

Roy Williams may have gotten steals with UNC's two bigs, Brandon Huffman and Sterling Manley. Both are playing well and both may go up in the rankings. Huffman has the body to come in right away and the skill set, but he needs to work on his conditioning. Manley may be the biggest steal. Andrew Platek is a high-level shooter. And Jalek Felton is a dynamic player with great bloodlines. (247 Sports)

2017’s Top 10 Basketball Recruiting Storylines

Who’s got the edge for Kevin Knox? When the 6-8 Tampa Catholic forward played at the John Wall Holiday Invitational this past week, Kentucky’s John Calipari, UNC’s Roy Williams and Duke’s Jeff Capel all came to see him put on a show. Knox is considering those three along with Florida State, the alma mater of his father. “I want to commit after the season,” Knox said last week. (Zag's Blog)

Romeo Langford: Learning to Live in the Spotlight

Romeo Langford is soft-spoken, so kids probably don’t hear what he has to say to them in a loud gym. And he has a shy demeanor, so he doesn’t smile much. But if you listen to the conversations, it’s clear that he takes his time. He didn’t leave until the floor was empty. Not until every kid that wanted to follow him on Instagram knew his handle — and not until he promised to follow every kid back. (Indianapolis Star)

Video: Kevin Knox Discusses Recruitment

Five star small forward recruiting target Kevin Knox spoke to the media at the 2016 John Wall Holiday Invitational. Knox discussed his recruitment, his recent visits to North Carolina and Duke, and more. View Video...

Kevin Knox unfazed by Jarred Vanderbilt's Kentucky commitment

The commitment of 5-star wing Jarred Vanderbilt may have added to Kentucky's top-ranked 2017 recruiting class, but the addition may have also taken one of the Wildcats' top remaining targets off the board in Tampa Catholic forward Kevin Knox. At the John Wall Invitational in Raleigh, N.C., Knox said that's not the case. "Not at all," Knox said of Vanderbilt's commitment. (247 Sports)

Brandon Huffman, Coby White Stand Out at Joe Miller Invitational

Coby White is wired to score. Although the team results have not been what he hoped for, his singularity of focus has enabled Greenfield to remain in contention. A quick 2018 verbal commit to UNC, White is most effective when playing in transition. Brandon Huffman, a UNC commit, recognizes that he is a strong low-post player with an improving skill set and generally stayed focus on that area. (247 Sports)

Jairus Hamilton a ‘beast’ at John Wall

Jairus Hamilton knows how to get a crowd on its feet. At 6-8, 230 pounds, he plays almost every position for Cannon School in Concord. The four-star recruit in the class of 2018, is being recruited by many of the top programs in the country, including UNC, Duke, N.C. State, Arizona and Louisville. He also provided probably the biggest dunk of the John Wall Invitational Thursday night. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Roy Williams Watches Kevin Knox at John Wall Invitational

Kevin Knox is playing this week in North Carolina. UNC coach Roy Williams, who watched Knox earlier this month at the City of Palms Classic. was on hand for Knox on Thursday night at the John Wall Holiday Invitational, as was Duke associate head coach Jeff Capel. Kentucky coach John Calipari will watch Knox in the championship game on Friday. (Zag's Blog)

Jalek Felton, Juwan Gary thrill at Slam Dunk to the Beach

UNC commit Jalek Felton and 2019 5-star Juwan Gary felt Gray Collegiate had something to prove vs Mohamed Bamba, Cam Reddish, Brandon Randolph and nationally-ranked Westtown. What resulted was a memorable high school dunk fest. Felton thrilled the packed house at Slam Dunk to the Beach, finishing with 39 points (7-9 three-pointers). Gary finished with 16. (Ball Is Life)

Kevin Knox Visits North Carolina, Duke in One Day

After visiting Duke earlier Wednesday, Tampa Catholic small forward Kevin Knox and his teammates were at North Carolina on Wednesday for the Monmouth game. “Roy, he’s been at my house the most,” Knox said of UNC coach Roy Williams at the City of Palms Classic. “He’s impressed me the most.” The 6-foot-8 Knox is considering Duke and North Carolina along with Florida State and Kentucky. (Zag's Blog)

Wendell Moore isn’t taking a back seat any longer

Cox Mill (Concord, N.C.) guard Wendell Moore, who is ranked No. 1 in the Phenom Hoop Report for 2019, finished with 28 points and 16 rebounds in the win Tuesday at the John Wall Holiday Invitational. “I just wanted to come out and play aggressive early,” said Moore. Moore’s mentality came about after what he called a “just OK” summer, from a production standpoint. (USA Today)

Explosive 2019 SF Juwan Gary turning heads

Explosive 2019 wing Juwan Gary continued to show promise at the Chick-fil-A Classic last week, scoring 38 points and grabbing 18 rebounds during the event. Gary is hearing from Kansas, Ohio State, North Carolina, Arizona, Florida, and UNLV. Gary said his favorite teams growing up were Duke and UNC, and teammate Jalek Felton is committed to the Tar Heels. (Scout.com)

Future UNC teammates Coby White and Brandon Huffman square off

Local fans who turned out to Brogden Hall Tuesday for the first day of the Pheom Hoop Report's Joe Miller Invitational got a small glimpse at the future of the UNC men's basketball program. Word of God Christian Academy senior Brandon Huffman faced Greenfield School junior Coby White in a battle of UNC commits. Huffman got the best of White on the scoreboard. (Wilmington Star News)

Video: Kevin Knox Hits Buzzer Beating Game Winner

Kevin Knox, UNC's top remaining recruit in the 2017 basketball recruiting class, hits the game-winning shot at the buzzer to beat Cary High 71-69 at The John Wall Family Foundation Holiday Invitational at Raleigh's Broughton High School on Tuesday. Knox finished with 38 points and 17rebounds. Read More...

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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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