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Basketball Recruiting Mailbag: UNC Scholarship Numbers

I recently received a great email question regarding UNC's basketball scholarship numbers and how they factor into recruiting, so I thought I'd share the response online. Read More...

Updated 2017 Top 25 Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings

17. North Carolina: Roy Williams and his staff have added some perimeter firepower to this 2017 class. Leading the way is five-star prospect Jalek Felton, the nephew of former Tar Heel standout Raymond Felton. The 6-foot-4 guard is oozing with talent and athleticism. UNC's second pledge is from Andrew Platek, who is one of the best catch and shoot guys in the class. (Scout.com)

P.J. Washington Commits to Kentucky

For the second time in just a few hours, John Calipari and Kentucky have added a five-star prospect to their 2017 recruiting efforts. During a televised announcement on ESPN, Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep forward P.J. Washington confirmed what has been speculated over the past few weeks, he's headed to Lexington for college. "Next year I'll be going to the University of Kentucky." (Rivals.com)

Video: Zion Williamson Game Highlights

Zion Williamson, the No. 2 player in the class of 2018, started things off with a bang. Though it was only the first scrimmage of the season, the 6’7? forward was was able to show off all parts of his game. He finished through contact down low, stretched the floor with two threes and a jumper, and threw down some ridiculous dunks. Check out the raw game highlights. (Ball Is Life)

Andrew Platek signs with Tar Heels

2017 shooting guard Andrew Platek signed with UNC on Wednesday at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Mount Hermon, Massachusetts. Platek committed to UNC on July 18th, roughly a month after visiting the school in June. The 6-4 commit took his official visit to Chapel Hill last weekend: "I am humbled to be a part of the Carolina family and cannot wait to get to work." (Carolina Blue)

Garrison Brooks Commits to Mississippi State

Garrison Brooks became the first Rivals150 member to announce his decision during the early signing period. The four-star big man announced at his school that he will sign with Mississippi State. "It was the playing style and how comfortable I am with the staff," Brooks told Rivals.com. His father, George Brooks, is an assistant coach for the Bulldogs (Rivals.com)

Watch: Auburn High's Garrison Brooks make collegiate decision

At 9 a.m. central, Auburn High's Garrison Brooks will finally make his collegiate decision. The four-star recruit has 22 collegiate offers, but earlier this week told the Opelika-Auburn News that he is choosing today between Auburn, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State and North Carolina. “This is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time,” Brooks told the Opelika-Auburn News on Monday. (Opelika Auburn News)

Hot Board: What's the latest with the available top 100 college basketball players?

The first of two signing periods begin Wednesday and runs through the 16th. There are 30 available recruits in Scout's 2017 top 100. Kevin Knox has been up front about his recruiting process. Back in August, Knox told Scout that he didn't plan to commit during the early period. He's taken an official visit to Duke and has scheduled visits with his other finalists -- Florida State, Kentucky and UNC. (Scout.com)

Garrison Brooks committment primer

Class of 2017 four-star power forward Garrison Brooks will be making his college decision on Wednesday at 10 AM ET. (9 AM Central) Auburn, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, and North Carolina are considered the finalists. Brooks will be announcing live from the Auburn High School gym. The 6-9, 215-pound recruit took an official visit to North Carolina last week. (Carolina Blue)

Signing Day preview: Predicting destinations of more top recruits

P.J. Washington is down to UNLV, Kentucky, and North Carolina. He saw Kentucky both officially and unofficially during the fall and they’ve been considered the team to beat for some time. He will announce on Thursday. Prediction: Kentucky; Jarred Vanderbilt has taken official visits to North Carolina and Kentucky. He has also seen Houston and TCU. Prediction: TCU (Rivals.com)

Prediction time: Where will top college basketball recruits sign?

Five-star small forward Kevin Knox has made it quite clear that he will not announce until the spring. He’s down to Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and North Carolina and has only visited Duke officially so far. He has seen each school unofficially and has official visits set for the winter. Duke and Kentucky really look to be battling this one out. Prediction: Duke. (Rivals.com)

Updated 2017 Scout Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings

13. North Carolina Tar Heels: Roy Williams and his staff have added some perimeter firepower to this 2017 class. Leading the way is five-star recruit Jalek Felton, the nephew of former Tar Heel standout Raymond Felton. The 6-foot-4 guard is oozing with talent and athleticism. UNC's second pledge is from Andrew Platek, who is one of the best catch and shoot guys in the class. (Scout.com)

2017 PF Garrison Brooks to Announce on Wednesday

2017 4-star power forward Garrison Brooks is ready to make his college decision. Following a weekend official visit to North Carolina the 6-9, 215-pound four-star recruit told CarolinaBlue on Sunday that he will announce, commit, and sign on Wednesday at 10:00 AM ET. Auburn, Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, and North Carolina are in contention to land Brooks. (Carolina Blue)

P.J. Washington to Commit on Nov. 10

P.J. Washington, the 6-8 forward from Findlay Prep (NV), plans to announce his commitment on Nov. 10 on ESPNU’s Recruiting Nation between 6-7 ET. He’s considering Kentucky, UNC and UNLV after visiting UNLV this past weekend. Gary Trent Jr, the 6-4 shooting guard from Prolific Prep (CA), plans to announce his commitment during the same program. (Zag's Blog)

P.J. Washington Enjoys UNLV Visit, Likely to Decide Early

P.J. Washington, the 6-foot-8 forward from Frisco, Texas and Findlay Prep (NV), enjoyed his final official visit to UNLV this weekend and is expected to decide during the NCAA early signing period. Washington is considering Kentucky, North Carolina and UNLV, after crossing Arizona and Texas off his list. “The UNLV visit went well,” Paul Washington Sr., the player’s father and the Findlay Prep coach said. (Zag's Blog)

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

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Visiting 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Monday, September 25, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star power forward Armando Bacot at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VA

Monday, September 25, 2017
Visiting 2019 4 star power forward Will Baker to offer him a scholarship in Austin, TX

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Nassir Little in Orlando, FL

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford (UNC offer) in New Albany, IN

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Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Nassir Little2018 SF
Simi Shittu2018 PF
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG

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