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UNC Basketball commit Jalek Felton puts on show in L.A.

He still might be another year or so away from arriving on campus, but 2017 point guard Jalek Felton already has UNC fans happy. Felton averaged 19 pointer per game for Team Felton at the UA Association event in Los Angeles over the weekend. Despite going 7-5, Team Felton needed just three wins to qualify for the Under Armour finals in Georgia. (Keeping It Heel)

EYBL Atlanta Roundup: Mitchell Robinson, Kevin Knox

Center Mitchell Robinson has clearly taken his game to the next level. If there was any doubt about him getting an elevation to five-star status in the next update, it's gone. LSU and UNC got involved after his April decommitment from Texas A&M, and Kentucky is starting to nose around his recruitment. Five-star small forward Kevin Knox also had an impressive showing. (Rivals.com)

EYBL: Who's in and who to watch in Peach Jam?

Four teams finished 14-2 in the first four stops on the Nike EYBL circuit and lead the 20 automatic qualifiers for the Peach Jam, July 6-10 in North Augusta, S.C. Michael Porter Jr., Trae Young, Gary Trent Jr., Marvin Bagley III, Chris Lykes and Kevin Knox are among the names to know along with top rebounder Mohamed Bamba and No. 3 rebounder DeAndre Ayton. (USA Today)

2018 PF Naz Reid says UNC among schools recruiting him hardest

Nazreon Reid, a five-star Class of 2018 power forward from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic High School, lists Kentucky, Syracuse, St. John's, and North Carolina as the schools that are leading the way in his recruitment. Reid holds offers from UConn, Kansas, Louisville, Maryland, NC State, Oklahoma, Syracuse, Villanova, and Virginia, among others. Kentucky and UNC have yet to offer. (Zag's Blog)

Kevin Knox to Trim List After Peach Jam

Kevin Knox, the 6-foot-8 Class of 2017 small forward from Tampa (FL) Catholic and E1T1, will trim his list of schools after Peach Jam, he told SNY.tv. Ranked the No. 6 player in the Class of 2017 according to 247Sports.com, holds more than 30 offers, including from Kentucky, Kansas, Villanova, Duke, North Carolina, Syracuse, N.C. State, Maryland, Miami and Cal. (Zag's Blog)

Jeremiah Tilmon undergoes shoulder surgery

Five-star big man Jeremiah Tilmon had surgery on his left shoulder on Thursday. Tilmon dislocated his shoulder on April 2 at the DICK'S Sporting Goods Nationals. He will be out the rest of the summer with hopes of returning at the beginning of the high school season in November. Tilmon had visits with Illinois, UNC, Michigan State, Kansas and UCLA last month. (Scout.com)

2018 PG Devon Dotson Impressive on Sunday

Playing the best we've seen him play so far this grassroots season was Team Charlotte point guard Devon Dotson. Tough and aggressive, Dotson was impressive on Sunday. He scored off the dribble, got others involved and showed why he's ranked No. 51 in the class of 2018. Dotson holds offers from UNC, N.C. State, Georgia, Clemson, Wake Forest, Tennessee, Florida and many others. (Rivals.com)

Tony Bradley doesn’t have to replace Brice Johnson

With Brice Johnson heading off to the NBA, one of the biggest questions for UNC is what the Tar Heels can expect from incoming post player Tony Bradley. It’s too early to guess how good Bradley might be when he arrives in Chapel Hill, but he won’t have to be a dominant force right away. There’s enough talent returning that growing pains can be weathered. (Today's U)

Trevon Duval Says UNC Among Five Schools Working Hardest

Trevon Duval, the top point guard in the Class of 2017, says five schools are recruiting him the hardest. The 6-foot-3 point guard out of Dallas (TX) Advanced Prep International lists Maryland, Arizona, Kansas, Baylor, and North Carolina as the schools working the hardest for his services. Duval holds offers from Arizona, Maryland, Syracuse, Baylor, UConn, Rutgers, N.C. State and others. (Zag's Blog)

P.J. Washington updates his recruitment

P.J. Washington has been one of the most dominant players in AAU Basketball through the first three sessions of the Nike EYBL. “I don’t have anything set, but I am probably going to Kentucky, Texas, Arizona, North Carolina and Oregon. I will be taking unofficial visits to Arizona and NC State as well. Texas, Arizona, North Carolina, Kentucky, UCLA and Oregon have been after me the hardest,” Washington said. (Made Hoops)

Recruiting Roundup: Nick Weatherspoon, DeAndre Ayton, Moses Brown, & More

Nick Weatherspoon, a 6-2 four-star point guard out of Velma Jackson (MS), will be taking an unofficial visit to UNC on June 12. "It's very big to me just to have North Carolina be at my game and for them to offer me is even bigger," he said. "Now its just time for me to see the campus and I'm excited for it." He also holds offers from Louisville, N.C. State, and Ohio State, among others. (Zag's Blog)

Nick Weatherspoon receives offer from Roy Williams, will visit UNC

2017 four-star Nick Weatherspoon will unofficially visit North Carolina this summer as first reported by recruiting analyst Corey Evans. Weatherspoon, who was also offered by North Carolina head coach Roy Williams, will visit June 12. Louisville also recently offered. A 6-2 point guard from Camden (Miss.) Velma Jackson High School, Weatherspoon has improved his stock this spring. (Carolina Blue)

P.J. Washington Updates List

P.J. Washington, a 6-7, 225-pound forward from Findley Prep, is rated as the 19th-best prospect in 2017 by ESPN. He now has a new list of schools and it still includes UNC. In December, Washington cut his list to 13 schools, and they included UNLV, Michigan, Memphis and Texas A&M. Those schools are not included in his updated list, which now includes new schools NC State and Georgetown. (A Sea of Blue)

Wendell Carter Jr. Blog: EYBL, USA Basketball, package deal, and more

2017 PF Wendell Carter: "The recruitment is going cool! I don’t have any plans for visits right now because my summer is so full, but I may try and get a couple in. Of course I always talk about me and my boy Gary Trent teaming up in college and it’s getting more real as the time goes on. It’s almost guaranteed that we’ll be going to college together." (USA Today)

Top 10 basketball recruiting battles for 2017

The battle over small forward Kevin Knox is shaping up between Florida State, Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina. Because his father played football at Florida State and because the Seminoles got an early start on Knox, they are not to be discounted. But, it is going to be a tough task to fight off the likes of Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina among others. (Rivals.com)

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

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford (UNC offer) at the FIBA World Cup U-19 practices in Colorado Springs, CO

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Watching 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 PF Armando Bacot, 2018 SF Nassir Little, 2019 PG Ashton Hagans, and 2019 SF Christian Brown at the Adidas Uprising in Atlanta, GA

4/28/2017 - 4/29/2017
Watching 2019 SF Joey Baker, 2018 PF Miles Norris, 2018 PF Nazreon Reid, 2018 C Moses Brown, 2018 PF Ian Steere, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 UNC CG commit Coby White, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer), 2018 SF Jaylen Hoard, and 2020 SG Jonathan Jackson (Justin's brother) in Fishers, IN

4/22/2017 - 4/23/2017
Watching 2018 SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer), 2019 SG Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), 2020 PF Isaiah Todd, 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

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Garrison Brooks2017 PF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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