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UNC Offers 2018 Guard Coby White

Class of 2018 combo guard Coby White (Wilson, NC/Greenfield School) becomes the fourth in-state prospect in the 2018 class to be offered by North Carolina. At 6-3, 170-pounds, White is ranked as the No. 3 combo guard in the class and the No. 79 overall player. Joining 2018 small forward Zion Williamson in receiving a Tar Heel offer on Monday night, White is the fifth UNC offer out for the class. (Carolina Blue)

Point guard Collin Sexton emerging as UNC target

Senior point guard Nate Britt and junior point guard Joel Berry could both leave UNC following the 2016-2017 season, and 2018 point guard commit Rechon Black is still two seasons away from enrolling at Chapel Hill. With that known, it is likely that UNC signs a point guard for the 2017 class. One name is becoming more of an option: Five-star Collin Sexton. (Carolina Blue)

Collin Sexton, Wendell Carter lead Team CP3 to title at The 8 in Las Vegas

The Strip was miles away, but Collin Sexton (UNC offer) and Wendell Carter (UNC offer) put on a Vegas-worthy show, full of sparkle and panache, in Friday’s championship game for The 8 AAU tournament. It’s been a busy summer for 6-foot-3 Sexton, who this month narrowed his possible college choices to 10 schools including Alabama, Kansas, UNC and national champion Villanova. (USA Today)

UNC Commitment Rechon Black Transferring to Top Prep School

On the way home from a campus visit to Montverde (Fla.) Academy earlier this month, Rechon “Leaky” Black had an epiphany. Hours earlier his family sat down with Montverde head coach Kevin Boyle and told him Rechon Black would be playing his final two high school seasons at the national powerhouse. Montverde alums include D’Angelo Russell, Ben Simmons, Luc Mbah A Moute, Dakari Johnson and Kasey Hill. (Inside Carolina)

Five-star forward Jarred Vanderbilt lists UNC in top-9

2017 5-star forward Jarred Vanderbilt has been one of the most sought-after recruits in the country since he was a freshman in high school. The 6-foot-8 native of Houston is beginning to wind things down in the recruiting process as he cut his list to nine schools on Friday: North Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas, Texas, Baylor, Houston, Oregon, Arizona, and TCU, (NBC Sports)

Top 2019 forward Matthew Hurt pulling in double-digit offers

Small forward Matthew Hurt — a player expected to be in the Top 5 in the 2019 Top247 — has already collected “11 or 12” offers. Hurt rattled off offers from Florida, Iowa, Iowa State, Minnesota, N.C. State, Nebraska, Oregon, UCLA, Virginia and Wisconsin. He’s also receiving interest from Duke, Kansas, Louisville, North Carolina and “most of the ACC.” (247 Sports)

Nick Weatherspoon, Collin Sexton dominate in Las Vegas

Five-star combo guard Collin Sexton continues to be the story of the summer after turning in another scintillating performance, this time in The 8. On the other side of Las Vegas, high-end four-star Nick Weatherspoon (UNC offer) was dominating at the Adidas Summer Championship. Sexton included UNC in his recent top-10 list. Weatherspoon mentioned that Kansas is his newest suitor. (Rivals.com)

Center Nate Watson Announces Top 7

2017 center Nate Watson released his top seven schools on Tuesday. The 6-8, 220-pound recruit from Maryland is ranked as the No. 11 center and the No. 104 overall player in the class. Watson has 10 offers listed. His top seven include N.C. State, UNC, Wake Forest, Miami, Providence, Maryland, and Kansas. UNC is the only school in his top seven not to have offered yet. (Carolina Blue)

Audio: Andrew Platek Discusses Commitment to UNC

Yesterday, the news broke that Andrew Platek is going to play his college basketball at UNC starting in 2017-18. How does he fit in at UNC? What will his role be? How early can he contribute? What made UNC the right decision and why did he verbally commit now? What other schools did he pass on? We got all those answers and more. (104.5 The Team)

Future Tar Heels Jalek Felton, Rechon Black Establishing Bond

When Rechon Black committed to UNC earlier this year, he quickly heard from future teammate Jalek Felton. While the two guards are a class apart, Felton reached out to the younger Black to establish a relationship with his future Tar Heel teammate. Felton and Black, from the Class of 2017 and 2018, respectively, have built a solid bond the last few months both talking and playing together. (Inside Carolina)

Top247 five-star Moses Brown raking in offers

Moses Brown, 7-0, 210-pounds, is ranked No. 19 in 2018 with upward momentum. Still in need of strength, Brown has sure hands, is mobile and has an instinct for the game not often seen in a 7-footer. Offers are now in from Arizona, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Oklahoma State, Seton Hall, St. John's and UCLA. Duke and North Carolina have shown recent interest. (247 Sports)

Second Evaluation Period: Top Performers

July of 2015 was when 2018 recruit Nick Weatherspoon (UNC offer) began building his reputation as a high-major guard. Ever since then Weatherspoon hasn’t let off the pedal. At the Summer Jam this past week, Weatherspoon was spectacular, nailing three-pointers and scoring at will. UNC, Mississippi State, NC State, Iowa State and Ohio State are among the most active in his recruitment. (Scout.com)

What Roy Williams likes about SG Andrew Platek

Andrew Platek is known as a sharp-shooting guard whose ability to knock down the long distance shot is what initially stood out to the UNC staff. But, according to the new 2017 UNC shooting guard commit, toughness is what really intrigued North Carolina head coach Roy Williams. "He loves my toughness and what I can do on the court," Platek told CarolinaBlue. (Carolina Blue)

Andrew Platek hopes he's more than a long shot for UNC

Class of 2017 recruit Andrew Platek picked a college Monday, choosing North Carolina over schools such as Indiana, Stanford and Davidson. His NBA allegiances were never in question. Platek, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Schenectady, New York, prefers the long-range reliance of the Golden State Warriors. "I love shooting 3s; I love shooting the ball," Platek said earlier this month. (Fayetteville Observer)

Three-Point Ace Andrew Platek Commits to UNC

A month after visiting Chapel Hill, Andrew Platek decided to end his recruitment. The 6-4 senior guard from Northfield (Mass.) Mount Hermon chose the Tar Heels over offers from Indiana, Stanford, Miami and others. Platek took an unofficial visit to UNC on June 13 and raved about the experience. "It's an unbelievable place," he said. "It was a gorgeous day outside so the campus looked even better than normal." (Inside Carolina)

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

7/26/2017 - 7/29/2017
Watching 2019 PG Jeremiah Francis, 2020 PG R.J. Hampton, 2018 SF Jericole Hellems, Zion Williamson, Matthew Hurt, Romeo Langford, Nassir Little, Ashton Hagans, Armando Bacot, and Nate Laszewski in Las Vegas, NV

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at the adidas Prospect Series in Chanhassen, MN

Friday, July 21, 2017
Watching Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), Ashton Hagans, and Christian Brown at the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam in Milwaukee, WI

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Watching 2018 wings Nassir Little, Zion Williamson, and Nate Laszewski at the Best of the South event in Cartersville, GA

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Watching Joey Baker, Jalen Johnson, Jalen Suggs, Jeremiah Robinson Earl, and Zach Harvey at the Under Armour event in Philadelphia, PA

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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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