Coby White Named PrepHoopsNC Player of the WeekNorth Carolina commit Coby White takes the PrepHoopsNC Player of the Week honor this time around. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard had a spectacular week with outputs of 39 points against Wayne Country Day and 40 points against The Burlington School. He is averaging 29.6 points per game this season. He also surpassed the 2,000 career point plateau this week. (PrepHoops.com)
Video: Rechon Black, Kevin Knox, R.J. Barrett HighlightsNo. 1 ranked Sophomore in the country R.J. Barrett and Rechon Black of Monteverde Academy came to play vs. McDonalds All American Kevin Knox of Tampa Catholic. Barrett finished with a game-high 32 points vs Knox's 27. Knox is Ranked No. 7 in the country and is considering UNC, Duke, Florida State and Kentucky.
Video: Zion Williamson scores 48 and 2,000th career pointFriday was another special moment at Spartanburg Day School as Zion Williamson went over the 2,000 point mark in his high school career. An impressive accomplishment for the 6’7” junior ranked no. 1 in the 24/7 Composite Rankings. Williamson scored 48 points against rival Oakbrook Prep.
Video: Jalek Felton Scores 41 points in blowout win2017 North Carolina point guard commit Jalek Felton scored 41 points on Friday, leading his Gray Collegiate team to a lopsided 90-17 win against Johnson High School (Columbia, SC).
Zion Williamson scores 2,000th point in easy victoryAfter racing to 26 first-half points, Zion Williamson opened the second half with two layups, a dunk off a well-executed drop step, an alley-oop and a monster two-handed slam to hit the 2,000 mark. Play was stopped for a photo-op with the phenom. Williamson ultimately finished with 48 points in the 78-39 win over visiting Oakbrook Prep. “It means a lot to me,” Williamson said of the milestone. (GoUpstate.com)
Video: Zion Williamson's best plays from 2016 Holiday TournamentsA throwback compilation of Zion Williamson's best plays from December at the Chick-fil-A Classic and FBI Classic. Spartanburg Day went 1-2 at CFA and 2-1 at FBI.
Zion Williamson breaks down his recruitmentLast summer, Zion Williamson collected offers from programs such as Arizona, Clemson, Duke, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia and many others. Most recently, Kansas and Louisville joined that list. Williamson has seen Clemson, UNC, and Duke since the Fall and broke down them down. This one appears to be trending towards another Tobacco Road battle between UNC and Duke. (Rivals.com)
Will lack of McDonald’s AA love motivate Felton, fellow UNC signees?For only the third time in a decade, North Carolina doesn’t have a McDonald’s All-American among its basketball signees. The UNC signee with the biggest beef is Jalek Felton, the No. 1 combo guard nationally. Should the Tar Heels land forward Kevin Knox, the McDonald’s shutout will take care of itself. But the collective snub serves as a motivator for UNC’s other incoming freshmen. (ACC Sports Journal)
Kevin Knox Blog: McDonald's All American, Duke and UNC visitsKevin Knox: It’s coming close to decision time for me. Right now I’m looking at the smaller things because all four schools offer great things. I’m looking at things like playing style, player comparison, and where they’d put me in the system. I’ve already taken two officials to Duke and Florida State. I take an official to Kentucky Jan. 28-30 and North Carolina is Feb. 4-6. (USA Today)
Fueled by McDonald's All-American snub, Jalek Felton scores 41Jalek Felton had some extra motivation coming into Monday’s matchup against A.C. Flora. In addition to playing against one of the state’s top teams, Felton was disappointed he didn’t hear his name called Sunday when the McDonald’s All-American game rosters were announced. The Gray Collegiate standout took out his frustration on the Falcons by scoring 41 points. (The State)
Sage Surratt has a big decision to makeAs talented as he is in basketball, Sage Surratt said his best college scholarship offers have come in football, and he committed to play for Harvard last October. He has since re-opened his recruitment and narrowed his choices to Duke, Harvard, North Carolina and Wake Forest. Surratt said he has spoken to North Carolina coaches about possibly also playing basketball in Chapel Hill. (Charlotte Observer)
Kevin Knox Selected for McDonald's All-American GameThe McDonald's All-American Game has long served as the top event on high school recruits' basketball calendars, when 24 of the top players from across the country come together to face off. Michael Jordan was among many UNC McDonald's All-Americans. And this year, UNC basketball recruit Kevin Knox is among those selected. The 2017 game will be played March 29 at 7 pm ET in Chicago. (247 Sports)
Video: Rechon Black Mixtape at The Bass Pro Tournament of ChampionsHighlights of 2018 North Carolina point guard commit Rechon Black at the recent Bass Pro Shops Tournament of Champions, courtesy of Courtside Films.
Video: Roy Williams Watches Matthew HurtRoy Williams was on the recruiting trail in Rochester, Minnesota to watch 2019 small forward Matthew Hurt on Saturday night, just hours after leading his Tar Heels to a 96-83 victory over No. 9 Florida State. Hurt scored 39 point and grabbed 11 rebounds.
Up close with Brandon HuffmanTar Heel Illustrated was in Raleigh on Friday to see North Carolina 2017 signee Brandon Huffman. Huffman, a 6-10 center from Word of God Christian Academy helped the Holy Rams to an impressive 94-53 win over Faith Assembly. The standout recorded a double-double of 10 points and 17 rebounds in the win. THI was able to interview Huffman and coach Brian Clifton after the game. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting TrailThursday, March 22, 2018|
Visiting 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VATuesday, March 13, 2018
Visiting 2019 5-star power forward Vernon Carey Jr. (UNC offer) at University School in Fort Lauderdale, FLWednesday, February 28, 2018
Watching 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot at his game at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VAFriday, February 23, 2018
Watching 2018 UNC signee Coby White score 30 as Greenfield School beats The Burlington School in Burlington, NCThursday, February 15, 2018
Watching 2020 power forward Day'ron Sharpe in his game at South Central High School in Winterville, NC
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