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Video: Highlights of 2017 SF Kevin Knox from Nike EYBL

Kevin Knox is Scout's 6th ranked 2017 prospect. Here are highlights of Knox at the Nike EYBL, courtesy of Scout.com. Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and North Carolina are among the schools heavily involved with his recruitment. View Video...

Indy-area is recruiting central for college basketball this week

Oh, the teams you could put together with the high school basketball talent coming to the Indianapolis area this weekend. Nike and Under Armour – two of the major players on the grassroots basketball scene – are bringing events to the metro area. The tournaments fall during the second and final NCAA evaluation period of the spring, meaning college coaches will be front and center for the action. (Indianapolis Star)

Mohamed Bamba aims to narrow list by August

On the recruiting front, UNC, Wake Forest, Duke, UConn and Indiana saw 2017 center Mohamed Bamba recently at the Westtown (Pa.) School. His last visit was to Villanova. Bamba continues to talk to his close friend Wendell Carter Jr., about possibly teaming up -- with Duke a serious contender for both. Bamba said he hopes to cut his list by end of summer. (Zag's Blog)

UNC commit Leaky Black named MaxPreps All-American

Rechon “Leaky” Black of the Concord High basketball team is the only North Carolina player to make the MaxPreps sophomore All-American team. Black, a 6-7 point guard, has committed to North Carolina. He was also named to the N.C. Associated Press all-state team. Black is only the third sophomore in UNC coach Roy Williams' coaching career to earn a scholarship offer. (Charlotte Observer)

Video: Mohamed Bamba Highlights from EYBL Brooklyn

Highlights of 6'11" 2017 5-star center Mohamad Bamba from last weekend's EYBL event in Brooklyn, NY. Bamba holds a scholarship offer from UNC as well as Duke, Villanova, Kentucky, Arizona, and Indiana, among others. View Video...

Roy Williams visits five-star power forward Jeremiah Tilmon

Roy Williams visited power forward P.J. Washington (Dallas, TX/Findlay Prep) on Monday, Kevin Knox (Tampa, FL/Tampa Catholic) on Tuesday, and based on a report by Scout.com's Evan Daniels, Roy spent time with Jeremiah Tilmon (East Saint Louis, IL/La Lumiere School) on Wednesday. Tilmon is a 6-10 power forward who goes to school in Indiana but is from East Saint Louis. (Carolina Blue)

Tar Heels check in on Devon Dotson

North Carolina coach Roy Williams and his staff were at all four of 2018 point guard Devon Dotson's AAU games over the weekend. The Charlotte native is one of the best point guards in the 2018 class. Dotson already has 12 offers, including UNC, Tennessee, Wake Forest, NC State, Florida, Clemson and Georgia. The Tar Heels offered Dotson in January after he visited for a game. (Keeping It Heel)

Brandon Robinson named all-state by USA Today

Douglas County guard Brandon Robinson continues to be among the elite in the Georgia when it comes to postseason accolades. The 6-foot-5 guard was named to the USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA Georgia Boys Basketball Team. He was one of five to make the second team on the national publication’s all-state squad. It was the latest in postseason accolades that the UNC signee has received. (Times-Georgian)

Evaluation Period: UNC's 2018 basketball recruiting targets

After the first evaluation weekend, North Carolina's 2018 basketball recruiting targets are becoming more clear. With little time to see prospects, the UNC staff prioritizes which players they watch and which players deserve attention or further evaluation. Here is a list of UNC's 2018 basketball recruiting targets based on who the Tar Heel staff observed last weekend. (Carolina Blue)

Video: Kevin Knox Brooklyn EYBL Highlights

Kevin Knox had an extremely productive weekend in Brooklyn for the first session of the NIKE EYBL. Knox's E1T1 team is off to a 2-1 start, and the class of 2017 small forward has received offers from UNC, Kentucky and Villanova, among others. View Video...

Seventh Woods Named To ALL-USA South Carolina Boys Basketball Team

USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA South Carolina Boys Basketball Team. A top national recruit and a North Carolina signee, point guard Seventh Woods persevered through an injury-riddled senior campaign to lead Hammond to the South Carolina Independent School Association Class 3A semifinals with averages of 18 points and 5 assists per game. (USA Today)

Who stood out during the first April Evaluation period?

Mohamed Bamba firmly planted himself in the conversations as the best overall prospects in the 2017 class. Standing 7-feet tall and boasting a 7-8 wingspan and a 9-6 standing reach, it’s clear that Bamba has extreme length. But now he’s starting to add weight to his lean frame. North Carolina, Duke, Wake Forest, Harvard, Kentucky, Villanova and Indiana are among the schools involved. (Scout.com)

Roy Williams to make in-home visit with P.J. Washington

Roy Williams was in Dallas on Sunday doing evaluation for the 2017 and 2018 classes at an Adidas event in the area. He will stay in Dallas through Monday and do a big in-home visit with one of the Tar Heels' top targets in the 2017 class. P.J. Washington, a 6-7, 225-pound power forward, holds offers from UNC, UCLA, Baylor, Texas, Michigan State, and Kentucky, among others. (Carolina Blue)

Five-star center Mohamed Bamba discusses recruiting and UNC

7-foot post player Mohamed Bamba, of Westtown (Pa.) School, was nothing short of dominant through the first three games of the Nike EYBL session, which was held in Brooklyn on Saturday and Sunday. On the recruiting front, Bamba told Scout that he met with UNC's Roy Williams last week. Duke, Wake Forest, Harvard, Kentucky, Villanova and Indiana are among the other schools involved. (Scout.com)

Kevin Knox showing basketball over football was right choice

Kevin Knox was Tampa Catholic’s starting quarterback as a sophomore and was in line to start again for the Crusaders as a junior this past season when he gave up the sport to concentrate on basketball. Big-name programs are visiting the junior. Kentucky has an in-home visit set for Monday. North Carolina is coming in on Tuesday. Duke, which visited last week, and Florida State are also contenders. (USA Today)

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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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