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2018 Top 25 Basketball Recruit Rankings

Marvin Bagley, a 6-foot-10 power forward, sits at No. 1 in the first release of Scout's 2018 player rankings. While it's certainly early in the 2018 class, Bagley was the clear cut choice for top spot. Just after Bagley at the No. 2 is Silvio DeSousa, a 6-foot-8, powerfully built power forward out of Montverde (Fla.) Academy. Ranked just after DeSousa at No. 3 is Texas native Gerald Liddell. The top 10 players in the class were rewarded with five-stars. (Scout.com)

Seventh Woods set for UNC official visit

Starting Friday, class of 2016 combo guard Seventh Woods (Columbia, SC/Hammond School) will be at UNC for his official visit. Woods is ranked as the No. 6 combo guard in the 2016 class and the No. 41 prospect overall, per the 247Sports Composite rankings. In terms of his recruitment, Woods is down to three schools: Georgetown, North Carolina, and South Carolina. (Carolina Blue)

Top 100 wing Brandon Robinson ready to decide

Brandon Robinson will announce his college choice on Monday, he tells Scout. Robinson, a four-star prospect out of Douglasville (Ga.) Douglas County, said he's down to Florida State, Georgia Tech, Georgia, Louisville and North Carolina. Robinson has taken official visits to Georgia Tech, Louisville and North Carolina. His most recent visit was to UNC this past weekend. Robinson is expected to announce his choice around 3:00 ET. (Scout.com)

2016 PF Jarrett Allen Lists UNC in Top 8

Class of 2016 5-star center/power forward Jarrett Allen (Austin, TX/St. Stephen's Episcopal) has released his top eight schools. The 6-foot-9, 210-pound five-star listed Kansas, Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Houston, Notre Dame, Kentucky, and Kansas State in a tweet on Wednesday afternoon. (Carolina Blue)

Rawle Alkins trims list to 8 schools

2016 five-star shooting guard Rawle Alkins tweeted a school list of Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, N.C. State, North Carolina, St. John's and UNLV Wednesday morning. From New York City, Alkins is now attending Raleigh (N.C.) Word of God Academy. The 6-5, 210-pound power guard is ranked No. 15 in the 247Sports Composite. (Carolina Blue)

UNC checks in on 2017 five-star SF Kevin Knox

Virginia Tech head coach Buzz Williams and assistants from Duke, Florida State and North Carolina watched 2017 five-star Kevin Knox workout Wednesday morning, according to recruiting analyst Corey Evans. Knox, a 6-7 uber-athletic combo forward from Tampa (Fla.) Catholic High School, is ranked No. 13 in the 247Sports Composite. His father was a a football player at Florida State. (247 Sports)

Harry Giles Says College Decision Will Be ‘Tough’

Following the first of his five scheduled official visits, Harry Giles says his impending college decision will be “tough.” “I had a great visit to Wake Forest last weekend!” the 6-foot-10 Giles, the projected No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, wrote in his USA Today blog. “I’m going to Kansas for Late Night in the Phog. After that I’m going to Kentucky for Big Blue Madness, North Carolina, and I’ll end up at Duke for Halloween weekend." (Zag's Blog)

UNC, Arizona, Utah Visiting Finnish Forward Lauri Markkanen

Coaches from Arizona, Utah and North Carolina are visiting Finnish power forward Lauri Markkanen, Helinski Academy coach Hanno Möttölä told SNY.tv. Arizona head coach Sean Miller and a Utah assistant have recently seen Markkanen, while UNC head coach Roy Williams and assistant Steve Robinson are due in next weekend. Markkanen will visit Utah Oct. 11, North Carolina Oct. 13-14 and Arizona Oct. 16-17. (Zag's Blog)

UNC, in search of second commitment, in play for Brandon Robinson

Tony Bradley's commitment to North Carolina earlier this month served as an important Class of 2016 breakthrough for the Tar Heels. How many more highly touted prospects will join Bradley? And who will be next? UNC continues to increase its chances with 6-foot-5, 170-pound wing Brandon Robinson, who recently concluded a recruiting trip to Chapel Hill. (Fayetteville Observer)

Brandon Robinson recaps UNC official visit

Class of 2016 shooting guard Brandon Robinson spent the weekend at UNC. It was a chance to fully immerse himself in the Tar Heel basketball program. What stood out? "Just how close the team was with each other. They were like a big family," Robinson said. Robinson's host for the visit was freshman shooting guard Kenny Williams and sophomore small forward Justin Jackson. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Basketball Recruiting Week In Review

A look back at the past week in UNC basketball recruiting. Read More...

Rawle Alkins shines at Elite 75

New York native Rawle Alkins only recently enrolled at Raleigh (N.C.) Word of God, and thus the likely McDonald’s All-American has more incentive to compete at camps and showcases than the established N.C. stars such as Edrice Adebayo and others. Alkins demonstrated why he’s a priority for programs such as Kentucky, St. John's, NC State, North Carolina and others. (Scout.com)

UNC hosts Brandon Robinson for official visit

Class of 2016 shooting guard Brandon Robinson (Douglasville, GA/Douglas County) will take an official visit to North Carolina this weekend. Starting on Friday, the 6-foot-5, 170-pound prospect will be to Chapel Hill to check out the Tar Heels. This will be Robinson's second visit to UNC. He took an unofficial visit on the March 7th for the Tar Heels' game against Duke. North Carolina offered the Georgia prospect on Aug. 7th. (Carolina Blue)

2018 Basketball Recruit Intro: Rechon Black

Rarely does a player garner attention at an early age because of his basketball IQ, great decision making or because he plays the right way. But it’s happening right now at Concord (N.C.) High School. It’s happening because of Rechon Black. “You don’t see many 6-6 point guards,” Concord head coach Jason Stowe said. “He’s a kid who just makes others better.” (Inside Carolina)

Five of top 12 basketball recruits in 2016 class to take weekend visits

Wake Forest will get the first crack at the nation's top recruit -- Harry Giles -- this weekend. The trip will be Giles' first official visit. He also has scheduled visits to Kansas, Kentucky and Duke. He was set to go to North Carolina next weekend, but he's in the process of rescheduling that visit. Marques Bolden, a five-star prospect and No. 12 overall recruit, started his second official visit Thursday at Duke. (Scout.com)

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

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star PF Jeremiah Robinson at his game in Coffeyville, KS

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer) at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star SF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at his game in Rochester, MN

Thursday, January 05, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White, 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), and 2019 SF Joey Baker in their game at the Greenfield School in Wilson, NC

Thursday, December 29, 2016
Watching 2017 5 star SF Kevin Knox (UNC offer), 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), and 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at the John Wall Invitational in Raleigh, NC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF

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