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Video: Coby White Scores 52 Points vs Faith Assembly

Watch as Greenfield junior PG (UNC Commit) Coby White goes off for 52 points versus Faith Assembly. Also included are several monster dunks and plays by Greenfield junior guard Elijah McCadden who finished with 29 points. View Video...

Five-star basketball recruit Christian Brown flourishes without a position

A.C. Flora (Columbia, S.C.) sophomore Christian Brown is a 6-foot-9 workhorse of a forward. But, if need be, he can transform into a shot-swatting center, a breakdown point guard, a streaky three-point shooter or a slasher who gets to the basket at will. Brown has Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina and Louisville, among many others, all applying the full-court recruiting press. (USA Today)

Coby White Scores School Record 52 Points Wednesday

Coby White is not concerned with the number of points he scores. The 6-foot-5 junior’s approach is simply to allow the game to come to him. Did it ever during Wednesday’s session of the annual Greenfield Christmas Tournament. White, who has committed to UNC and is the reigning Wilson Times Male Player of the Year, exploded for a school-record 52 points. (Wilson Times)

Alexander Rice, King Rice's son, starting for St. Anthony as a sophomore

As St. Anthony's starting lineup was announced on Sunday, several things stood out about one player specifically — Alexander Rice. First off, he's only a sophomore. And secondly, he's the son of Monmouth University coach King Rice. Playing for St. Anthony is special in its own right. Starting for the storied program and coach Bob Hurley as a sophomore is even more so. (NJ.com)

Video: Zion Williamson Scores 53 at Chick-fil-A Classic

The nation's No. 2 recruit of 2018, Zion Williamson, did not fail to disappoint a packed crowd at Richland Northeast High School for the 15th Annual Chick-fil-A Classic. He set the event's scoring record with 53 points in Spartanburg Day School's 73-53 win over Gray Collegiate led by UNC PG commit Jalek Felton. Video courtesy Rivals.com. View Video...

Zion Williamson scores 53 points in front of Roy Williams, sets Chick-fil-A Classic record

A line of more than a 1,500 spectators, including UNC coach Roy Williams, wrapped around Richland Northeast eagerly anticipating the matchup between Zion Williamson and Jalek Felton. By the time Williamson had led the Griffins to the 73-53 win (box score PDF), he’d set the tournament’s single-game scoring record with 53 points. He went 24 of 24 inside the three-point line and 25 of 28 overall. (USA Today)

Video: Sterling Manley 2017 Fast Break Inviational highlights

Highlights of 2017 North Carolina Tar Heel Commit Sterling Manley of Pickerington Central High School at the Fast Break Invitational at Belleville High School. View Video...

Video: Romeo Langford Summer Highlights

Romeo Langford is a 5-star shooting guard from New Albany, Indiana. He's the ESPN #2 recruit in 2018 and recently scored 40 points against La Lumiere School on ESPN. He's received offers from Duke, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, North Carolina, UCLA, and more. View Video...

Video: Coby White Early Junior Season Highlights

2018 North Carolina point guard commit Coby White has been very impressive early on in his junior basketball season at Greenfield School in Wilson, NC. View Video...

2018 4-star wing Jairus Hamilton checks all the boxes

Cannon school coach Ché Roth has run out of superlatives to describe 2018 wing sensation Jairus Hamilton, who has the size, strength, ability, personality and intellect to be a winner on on and off the court. “He’s a check-every-box kind of kid,” Roth said after a Cannon 94-70 win Friday over Northside Christian Academy. Hamilton, who was 10-for-12 from the field, got to the rim with little resistance. (Scout.com)

Jarred Vanderbilt announces final four

Bellaire (Tex.) Victory Prep 5-star small forward Jarred Vanderbilt has cut his list down to four schools.The 6-foot-8, 213-pound southpaw is down to Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon and TCU, he announced on Twitter Sunday night. Vanderbilt is ranked 20th overall in the 2017 class by the 247Sports Composite. He's taken official visits to North Carolina and Kentucky. (CBS Sports)

Jarred Vanderbilt injures foot at day one of Tarkanian Classic

Five-star forward Jarred Vanderbilt left the game early with an injury to his left foot. He was doing everything for Victory Prep early, including playing the point and bringing the ball up. Vanderbilt missed the whole summer due to a foot injury and was finally looking like full strength at USA Basketball in October. His status is unknown. Vanderbilt has taken official visits to UNC and Kentucky. (Rivals.com)

Kevin Knox Scores 30 on Day 1 of City of Palms

Kevin Knox's versatility, athleticism, and improving perimeter game has attracted coaches from around the country to the 6'8" Tampa Catholic senior. In front of three Duke coaches, Knox finished with 30 points, 12 rebounds, and 6 steals in a close victory over East St. Louis and five-star big man Jeremiah Tilmon. Knox is considering Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and UNC. (247 Sports)

ESPN’s Biancardi: Romeo Langford ‘special’

With coaches and representatives from Louisville, Kansas, Duke and Purdue looking on – five-star guard Romeo Langford hung 40 points on USA TODAY’s top-ranked team in the Lakers, who boast four ESPN 100 recruits. Langford made his name known with a vicious one-handed dunk, plus the foul, over La Lumiere’s Jaren Jackson Jr., a 6-foot-11, five-star forward. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

UNC recruiting and Roy on UK's talent

Roy Williams was asked about Kentucky's recruiting style, compared to North Carolina's under his watch. "I'm not against the way John builds his team. I recruited most of the guys he recruited, we just didn't get them. I thoughy De'Aaron Fox was sensational. I saw [Malik Monk] put on as good a show as I've ever seen anyone play. I went and saw Bam Adebayo seven times." (Carolina Blue)

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

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Visiting 2019 5 star power foward Will Baker in Austin, TX

Thursday, January 18, 2018
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson (UNC offer) in Spartanburg, SC

Sunday, January 07, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star small forward Precious Achiuwa at St. Benedict's game in Union, NJ

Saturday, December 30, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Coby White and 2019 5 star PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer) at the John Wall Invitational in Raleigh, NC

Thursday, December 28, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC PG signee Rechon Black and 2019 SF recruit Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at the Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach, SC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Will Baker2019 PF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
Wendell Moore2019 SF

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