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Shea Rush will play for Roy Williams, like his father wasn’t able to do

Shea Rush is 18 years old, friendly, smart enough for the Ivy League and a talented enough basketball player that he will be a preferred walk-on at North Carolina next season. But, at the moment, he is stumped. North Carolina is his dream school, partly for its business school, but also because of its basketball coach. Roy Williams recruited Rush’s father in the 1990s. (Kansas City Star)

2018 PG Devon Dotson accumulates early offers

Point guard Devon Dotson strung together quite the sophomore campaign, helping his team secure a NCISAA 3A state title and reeling in scholarship offers from some of the nation’s elite schools. Dotson, a 6-foot-1, 175-pounder, averaged 17 points, five assists and four rebounds. That type of play led to scholarship offers from UNC, Clemson, Wake Forest, and NC State, among others. (Scout.com)

Kevin Knox Blog: UNC and Duke Visits

2017 wing Kevin Knox: "I just took unofficial visits to Duke and North Carolina and both of those visits were crazy! First, I went to Duke and watched their practice the day before the game and it was really intense. I went to North Carolina after that and I was really impressed with them too. I loved the way they practiced; they really got after it. All of their facilities are great and the cool thing was I got to spend a lot of time with Coach Roy." (USA Today)

New Rivals150 For 2017 Basketball Recruiting Class

The new Rivals150 for the basketball class of 2017 is out and there's some Tar Heel flavor among the top 25. In fact, coming in at No. 25 is Jalek Felton, who committed to UNC more than 14 months ago. Also of note, here are where a re other UNC targets are rated: Wendell Carter (No. 4); Kevin Knox (7); Jeremiah Tilmon (16); and P.J. Washington (23). (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: Jalek Felton 2015-2016 Mix Tape

6'5" point guard and UNC commit Jalek Felton is one of the top players in the nation in the 2017 class. His size, athleticism and ball skills sets him apart from most of his peers. View Video...

UNC signee Tony Bradley's combo hook is unstoppable

This week we caught up with Bartow (Bartow, Fla.) center Tony Bradley, a five-star UNC signee who was named to the Jordan Brand Classic and McDonald’s All American Game. The Move: The Combo Hook The Execution: “I’ll take a dribble or two toward the middle of the paint then I’ll do a quick spin and go with the hook shot.” The Sell: “Nobody is stopping that; not usually.” (USA Today)

Video: Roy Williams watches as Devon Dotson wins state title

Devon Dotson has shown that he is one of the top point guards in the nation regardless of class. He won the UAA championship last summer and won the NCISAA 3A championship in one of the toughest conferences in the country. View Video...

Roy Williams Offers N.C. Freshman Wendell Moore

Wendell Moore, a Concord (N.C.) Cox Mill wing, is UNC's first offer in the 2019 class. Moore received an offer from Roy Williams after attending Saturday's Tar Heel win over Miami in Chapel Hill. Williams watched the 6-5 wing from Concord (N.C.) Cox Mill in the state playoffs on Thursday. Moore is the fourth in-state underclassmen to receive a scholarship offer from the Tar Heels in recent months. (Inside Carolina)

Roy watches Rechon Black, Wendell Moore

After watching 2018 point guard Devon Dotson on Thursday, Roy Williams watched Concord 2018 point guard Rechon Black play against Cox Mill's 2019 small forward Wendell Moore. Black committed to North Carolina on January 15th. He has been a regular at UNC games since he pledged to the Tar Heels. Moore has also attended multiple games in Chapel Hill this season. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Shea Rush feature

Jaron Rush was one of the best, if not the best, high school basketball players to ever come out of Kansas City. His brothers, Kareem and Brandon, weren't bad either. Now there's a second generation Rush hoping to make a name for himself next year at North Carolina. FOX 4’s Jason Lamb has the scoop on Shea Rush in the video. (FOX 4 Kansas City)

Hammond School PG Seventh Woods is a human highlight reel

Those who have seen him in action certainly know what Seventh Woods can do when he’s healthy. This is a young man, after all, who has been described as a human highlight reel. This season, however, the future Tar Heel has proven that even when he isn’t 100 percent, he’s still darn good. Though he’s been battling a knee injury, Woods is still averaging 18.5 points, five assists and 3.1 steals per game. (USA Today)

Roy Williams watches 2018 PG Devon Dotson on Thursday

It didn't take Roy Williams long to forget the past and start thinking about the future. After an emotional loss to Duke on Wednesday, the Hall of Fame coach was at Ravenscroft high school watching Providence Day sophomore Devon Dotson play in the NCISSA playoffs against Charlotte Latin. Dotson, a 6-2 point guard, was offered by the Tar Heels on Jan. 30. (Carolina Blue)

Get to know 2016 signee Seventh Woods

This kid has been around since the very young age of 13. Woods is known as the “Youtube Sensation” Seventh is more than just a dunker, and great athlete, the Columbia, SC native is a great overall person. During his recruitment process, it was pretty much a North and South Carolina battle all the way for the athletic guard. (Keeping It Heel)

Get to know 2016 Signee Tony Bradley

Tony Bradley Jr, is one of the most underrated prospects in the class of 2016. I have been hearing really good things about the big man from the sunshine state. Tar Heel fans I can tell you one thing, no one in the nation will outwork Tony, he has an extremely high motor, one many haven’t seen in these parts since Tyler Hansbrough. (Keeping It Heel)

Shea Rush Accepts UNC Basketball Walk-On Offer

Shea Rush dreamed of playing for North Carolina. On Sunday he ensured that his dream will become a reality. Rush, a 6-6 senior at Kansas City (Mo.) The Barstow School, accepted a preferred walk-on offer to play for the Tar Heels while visiting the campus this weekend, multiple sources confirmed to Inside Carolina. He is the son of former UCLA player Jaron Rush. (Inside Carolina)

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

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Watching 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2018 SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer), and Armando Bacot in Dallas, TX

Friday, April 21, 2017
Watching 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2019 C D.J. Burns, 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, and 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard in Hampton, VA

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2017 five star SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FL

Friday, April 07, 2017
Visiting 2017 UNC signee Jalek Felton and 2019 UNC target Juwan Gary at Gray Collegiate Academy in West Columbia, SC

Friday, April 07, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson in Spartanburg, SC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Garrison Brooks2017 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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