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Coby White takes his place among the elite

Less than 24 hours after a 45-point performance against Raleigh Word of God, Greenfield School senior Coby White received his greatest honor in a decorated high school basketball career. White, who has eclipsed the 3,000-point mark for his career and was the 2016-17 N.C. Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior, was selected to participate in the McDonald’s All-American Game. (Wilson Times)

Roy Williams to Visit Five-Star Zion Williamson on Thursday

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams is expected to visit 2018 five-star small forward Zion Williamson on Thursday, his family confirmed to Inside Carolina. Williams's visit to Spartanburg will be UNC's closing argument in its recruitment of Williamson to UNC. Extreme weather and snow throughout the state of North Carolina may affect the Tar Heel head coach's visit plan. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Signees Nassir Little, Coby White Named to McDonald's All-American Game

UNC will again be well represented in the McDonald's All-American game. 2018 signees Nassir Little and Coby White were named to the team Wednesday. The Tar Heels had signed just one McDonald's All-American (Tony Bradley) since the trio of Justin Jackson, Theo Pinson and Joel Berry in 2014. The 41st McDonald's All-American game will take place in Atlanta on March 28. (Inside Carolina)

Details on Zion Williamson's Announcement

Class of 2018 forward Zion Williamson will announce his college decision on Saturday, Jan. 20. The ceremony will be held at 8 p.m. at Spartanburg Day High School in Spartanburg, S.C. The ceremony will be open to the public. The 6-6, 272-pound recruit will choose between six schools: Clemson, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina. (Inside Carolina)

Zion Williamson Scouting: How does the freakishly athletic HS forward project to the NBA?

Perhaps no other prospect has entered the Hoophall Classic with as much hype as Spartanburg Day forward Zion Williamson. At 5 p.m. on Saturday, a line stretch well out the Blake Arena door, three hours before the scheduled start of the game. At tip, the building was overflowing -- stuffed to capacity and well beyond with people hoping to see the viral sensation. (MassLive.com)

Zion Williamson discusses final schools leading up to decision date

Zion Williamson: "I’m very excited for that day (Jan. 20th announcement) because it’s my mom’s birthday and that’s a big thank you to her for all the sacrifices she’s made for me." Who are the final schools involved? "Kansas, Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina. And of course Clemson and South Carolina. North Carolina, South Carolina and Kentucky have been in to see me this last week." (Rivals.com)

Video: Zion Williamson Hoophall Classic Highlights

Zion Williamson, the No. 2 basketball recruit in the country, put on a show for those in attendance at the Hoophall Classic, Saturday evening. Williamson is the top unsigned recruit in the country and plans to make his decision on January 20 between Clemson, Kentucky, UNC, South Carolina, and Duke. Read More...

Zion Williamson scores 36 in ESPN game, set to announce Jan. 20th

Zion Williamson came back with a vengeance on Saturday. The 6-foot-6, 270-pound power forward went off for 36 points as Spartanburg Day (S.C.) lost to Chino Hills, 70-64, in a Hoophall Classic game shown nationally on ESPN. Williamson will announce his college choice Jan. 20 and is considering Clemson, South Carolina, Kentucky, Duke, Kansas and North Carolina. (Zag's Blog)

Video: Nassir Little vs. R.J. Barrett Highlights

Big Time talent was in display in Central Florida as No. 1 player R.J. Barrett (Duke commit), No. 46 Andrew Nembhard (Florida), and No. 56 Michael Devoe (Georgia Tech) takes on No. 14 Nassir Little (UNC) and Ronaldo Segu (Buffalo). Little wears No. 10 in blue and Barrett No. 5 in gray. Read More...

Nassir Little, R.J. Barrett show off on big stage

As expected, Montverde handled Orlando Christian Prep Thursday 79-49 in a nationally televised event, but the game was more about the two teams’ star players. All eyes were on top-ranked R.J. Barrett and OCP’s Nassir Little, the No. 6 player in the country. Sure, the game was settled. But in the final minutes, Barrett took a glance at the scoreboard. He had 22 points to Little’s 24. (Orlando Sentinel)

Zion Williamson breaks silence about recruitment with decision looming

Spartanburg Day star Zion Williamson returned to action for the first time since November on Thursday night and scored 31 points in a win against Asheville Christian. Williamson then discussed where he is in the recruiting process ahead of his decision, which is set for Jan. 20. Being sidelined for nearly two months was beneficial to him as he gets ready to choose his college destination. (The State)

Marque Maultsby Considering UNC Basketball Walk-On Offer

Garner High coach Eddie Gray opened his laptop and showed senior point guard Marque Maultsby an email with his name on it. "I just saw the name UNC on it and my eyes got real big," said Maultsby. "I don't remember the exact words, I just remember seeing my name, UNC and the words 'preferred walk on.' I was really at a loss for words. It's just staggering." (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams offers preferred walk-on spot to 2018 Garner PG Marque Maultsby

Earlier this week, Roy Williams sent an email to Garner Magnet coach Eddie Gray to extend an offer to his 6-foot-2 point guard Marque Maultsby as a preferred walk-on, according to Rivals’ Clint Jackson. UNC's coaching staff took notice of Maultsby during the John Wall Holiday Invitational. While Coby White was breaking the scoring record, Maultsby and Garner won the title. (DieHards.com)

UNC, Duke Basketball Signees Face Off on National Television Thursday

North Carolina 2018 signee Nassir Little and his Orlando Christian Prep teammates will take on Montverde Academy on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 5:30 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN2. While Little will enroll at UNC in June, Montverde Academy features 2018 Duke small forward signee R.J. Barrett, the No. 1 ranked recruit in the class. Little is ranked No. 7 in the country. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Signees Rechon Black, Kennedy Boyd Among McDonald's All-American Game Nominees

Four Charlotte-area boys and two girls high school basketball players are nominees for the 2018 McDonald’s All-America game. Boys players include Concord Cox Mill’s Rechon Black, a UNC signee and Providence Day’s Devon Dotson, a Kansas signee. Girls players include Providence Day’s Kennedy Boyd, signed to UNC; and Mallard Creek’s Ahlana Smith, signed to UCLA. (Charlotte Observer)

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

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Watching 2020 power forward Day'ron Sharpe in his game at South Central High School in Winterville, NC

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot at his practice at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VA

Friday, February 09, 2018
Watching UNC signee Rechon Black and SF recruit Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at their game at Cox Mill High School in Concord, NC

Monday, February 05, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Monday, February 05, 2018
Watching 2018 5 star North Carolina small forward signee Nassir Little at his game in Orlando, FL

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Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Nassir Little2018 SF
E.J. Montgomery2018 PF
Coby White2018 CG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG

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