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Video: Highlights of 2017 PF P.J. Washington at USA Basketball

P.J. Washington is Scout's 14th ranked prospect in 2017. Here are highlights of the five-star power forward at USA Basketball. Recruiting: P.J. Washington is down to UNC, Arizona, and Kentucky. View Video...

Video: Highlights of 2017 SF Kevin Knox from USA Basketball

Kevin Knox is Scout's 7th ranked 2017 prospect. Here are highlights of the five-star small forward from USA Basketball. View Video...

Roy Williams to visit P.J. Washington on Tuesday

According to a ZagsBlog interview with the father of 247Sports five-star forward P.J. Washington (Dallas, TX/Findlay Prep), UNC head coach Roy Williams will be in Las Vegas to visit with the prospect on Tuesday. This is just another part of the Carolina coach going all-in on Washington. (Carolina Blue)

Jarred Vanderbilt on official visit: "Great time in Chapel Hill"

A important part of this past weekend's UNC basketball recruiting weekend was five-star Jarred Vanderbilt's official visit to North Carolina. A 6-8, 200-pound small forward from Texas, Vanderbilt was front and center during UNC's Late Night with Roy festivities. He posted the following photo collage to his personal twitter account on Sunday, shortly after his visit ended. (Carolina Blue)

2017 PF Sterling Manley Commits to UNC

The Tar Heels were able to land a second post player on Sunday when Ohio native Sterling Manley picked the Tar Heels over Xavier, Purdue, and West Virginia. Manley, who hasn't played since February, caught the attention of the UNC staff in the fall and committed to the Tar Heels following his official visit. "Me and my family have decided that the University of North Carolina is best for me." (Scout.com)

Jarred Vanderbilt starts visit process

Currently in Chapel Hill for his visit to UNC, 5-star combo forward Jarred Vanderbilt broke down what he likes about the Tar Heels. “I like Roy Williams a lot and they’ve really stepped it up the last few months. His message with me is all about letting me play wherever on the court I can help. That’s what stands out to me. They are a transition team, which fits me as well.” (Rivals.com)

Late Night with Roy Recruit List

Late Night with Roy is North Carolina's premier recruiting event. It's not only the Tar Heels' unofficial season tip-off, but a great chance for UNC to show off it's entire basketball program. Carolina will be hosting a number of important recruits and commits on Friday evening in the Dean Dome. Here are some of recruits who are expected to be in attendance. (Carolina Blue)

Top ranked five-star Zion Williamson to visit UNC

Five-star small forward Zion Williamson will visit North Carolina on Friday for Late Night with Roy, UNC's annual unofficial season tip-off event. A 2018 recruit, Williamson is ranked as the No. 2 small forward and No. 6 overall prospect in the 247Sports Composite ranking of the 2018 class. He is 247Sports No. 1 player in the class. (Carolina Blue)

Isaiah Stokes discusses upcoming Florida, TCU, UNC visits

Isaiah Stokes on his upcoming North Carolina visit: "I’m good friends with Jalek Felton and he’s talking to me about coming there. Playing at North Carolina would be great. It’s all basketball all the time, and the ACC is a tough conference. Coach (Roy) Williams is a great coach that gets the team to the tournament year after year and a chance to compete." (Rivals.com)

Kevin Knox discusses four finalists

Five-star small forward Kevin Knox isn't hiding anything when it comes to his timeline for making a decision or what will be important to him. At last weekend's USA Basketball minicamp, he made it clear that he's in no hurry and that he's hoping to be a one and done type player while discussing his final four of Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and North Carolina. (Rivals.com)

Tar Heels hosting two 2017 basketball recruits on official visits

This weekend is a huge recruiting weekend for UNC basketball. Along with multiple 2017 and 2018 recruits in town, the Tar Heels are also hosting two 2017 targets on official visits. 2017 small forward Jarred Vanderbilt and 2017 power forward Sterling Manley will be in Chapel Hill for official visits. Along with the normal official visit activities, the two recruits will also attend Late Night with Roy. (Carolina Blue)

Tar Heels Showing Strong Interest in 2019 SF Juwan Gary

Juwan Gary has been a North Carolina target since the coaching staff first saw him at the Chick-Fil-A Classic last December. The talented 2019 recruit is planning to check out the UNC campus for Late Night with Roy Williams on Friday. Gary is an explosive 6-foot-6, 200-pound wing who became teammates with UNC commit Jalek Felton this summer. (Inside Carolina)

Five-star UNC target P.J. Washington has final three

Paul Washington, father of 2017 five-star forward P.J. Washington, confirmed to CarolinaBlue Wednesday that his son is down to three schools: Arizona, Kentucky, and UNC. Washington took an official visit to Kentucky on Sept. 16 and followed that with an official visit to UNC on Sept. 23. He will visit Kentucky again this weekend and take an official to Arizona on Oct. 21. (Carolina Blue)

Video: P.J. Washington discusses final three schools

North Carolina, Kentucky, and Arizona are still in the mix for 6-foot-8 power forward P.J. Washington. Washington has already been to North Carolina and Kentucky, and he will take his official visit to Arizona on Oct. 22. Check out what he had to say about possibly playing with Jalek Felton at UNC, his Kentucky visit and having the chance to play at Arizona. (Rivals.com)

Late Night Preview: UNC Basketball's Visiting Recruits

As "Late Night with Roy" opens the 2016-17 UNC basketball season on Friday night, a large collection of recruits are expected to be courtside at the Smith Center, Inside Carolina has confirmed through sources. Recruits anticipated to attend include: Jarred Vanderbilt, Sterling Manley, Jalek Felton, Brandon Huffman, Zion Williamson, Joey Baker and Coby White. (Inside Carolina)

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

Saturday, December 09, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star North Carolina small forward signee Nassir Little at his game in Orlando, FL

Monday, December 04, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC point guard signee Coby White at his game against Cape Fear Christian Academy in Erwin, NC

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at his high school in Spartanburg, SC

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star forward Alonzo Gaffney at Garfield Heights High School in Cleveland, OH

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at Spartanburg Day School in Spartanburg, SC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF

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