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2015 Basketball Class Only Has 22 Uncommitted Recruits

The initial basketball signing period begins in less than two weeks and there are currently 22 players in Scout.com's 2015 top 100 still uncommitted. Who are those 22 players considering and who will sign early? Scout.com breaks it down player by player. 1. Jaylen Brown, SF, Marietta (Ga.) Wheeler. North Carolina has dabbled in his recruitment lately and it wouldn’t be a surprise if they get an official visit. (Scout.com)

Scout.com Updated 2017 Top 50 Basketball Recruits

When we first introduced the 2017 class to you, we did so with DeAndre Ayton and Troy Brown at the top of the list. Well after getting a stronger look at the class and extending our rankings from a top 15 out to a top 50, the top two spots look familiar. While Ayton and Brown sit at the top, there are a handful of players just behind them that are elite level prospects. Michael Porter, a 6-foot-8 small forward, Zach Brown, a talented big man, and Wendell Carter round out the updated 2017 top 5. (Scout.com)

Harry Giles talks UNC and Duke visits

Harry Giles: "I went to UNC’s Late Night event and that was real cool; I had a lot of fun. They do a lot of funny skits and stuff like that. Then of course I saw my boy Theo (Pinson) out there and it was crazy to see him out there playing for them. He’s out there living his dream so I was happy to get to see that. Last weekend I went to Duke’s Countdown to Craziness and that was just live. I would love to have a decision before my senior season starts so I can just focus on being a senior." (USA Today)

Skal Labissiere to Play for New Prep Team This Season

Skal Labissiere made an interesting announcement via Twitter Monday night. The 6-foot-10 power forward from the Memphis area Tweeted that he would be playing this year for a new prep team. “Happy to announce that I will be playing my senior year with RYD Prep!.” Reach Your Dream Prep, which is run by Labissiere's guardian Gerald Hamilton, has yet to play any games and its website offers little details about a basketball program. (Zag's Blog)

Harry Giles returns: latest mixtape of incredible junior big man

After tearing his ACL, MCL & meniscus while playing for the United States in the FIBA Americas U16 Championships in Uruguay last summer, Harry Giles had to put his bright career on hold during an intense rehabilitation process. Since returning from the injury late this summer, he has proven that he is back and better than ever. Throughout the Nike EYBL circuit and into fall workouts, the 6-10, 210-pound power forward has not only regained his form, but has improved on his overall skill set. (Sporting News)

Video: Brandon Ingram Junior Highlight Mix

New highlight video of 2015 5-star small forward Brandon Ingram (Kinston, NC). Ingram holds a scholarship offer from North Carolina and is considering UNC, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, UCLA, and NC State among others. View Video...

Ivan Rabb cuts list to 5, eliminates UNC

Five-star power forward Ivan Rabb will take an official visit to Kentucky this weekend, his high school coach told the Herald-Leader on Friday. Bishop O’Dowd Coach Lou Richie said Rabb will use his first official visit on a trip to Lexington. The 6-foot-10 prospect from Oakland, Calif., narrowed his list to five finalists Friday: Kentucky, Arizona, California, Kansas and UCLA. All five of those schools are expected to host Rabb for official visits. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Jaylen Brown, Nation's No. 1, shares the latest

Jaylen Brown, the nation's No. 1 prospect, has made two big visits, and has another one coming up. Here is the latest on when he expects to decide and new schools that are getting involved in his recruitment. UNC is Brown’s admitted dream school. “North Carolina is also a school that came in late, but basically they were my dream school growing up,” explained Brown. “I loved North Carolina growing up. I always watched them and it was always my favorite team.” (Scout.com)

Ivan Rabb to host UNC Wednesday

Ivan Rabb will host North Carolina’s coaches on Wednesday, his high school coach told SNY.tv. UNC’s previous visit with the 6-10 Oakland (CA) Bishop O’Dowd big man was postponed. Rabb is considering Arizona, Cal, UCLA, Georgetown, Duke, Kansas and Kentucky as well, but he previously told SNY.tv Cal and Kentucky would definitely make his final list. He has yet to set official visits. (Zag's Blog)

Antonio Blakeney still listing UNC, talks visits

Antonio Blakeney's recruitment is back in full swing. After backing off his pledge to Louisville a little over a month ago, the five-star guard has his list down to a working number and is starting to take visits. Blakeney told Scout.com the schools currently under consideration are Missouri, Kentucky, LSU, North Carolina and NC State. UNC has recruited Blakeney for quite sometime and recently had an in-home visit with him. “I talk to them almost everyday,” Blakeney said about North Carolina. (Scout.com)

UNC to visit five-star Ivan Rabb

According to multiple reports, North Carolina will have an in-home visit with class of 2015 target Ivan Rabb Tuesday or Wednesday of this week. UNC assistant coach Hubert Davis is expected to be in California to meet with the five-star power forward and his family. It is anticipated that Rabb will cut his list to a top five after UNC visits and then begin to schedule official visits. Cal, Georgetown, Kentucky, Arizona, Kansas, North Carolina, and UCLA are among the schools in the running. (Carolina Blue)

Keith Gatlin talks about Harry Giles' visit to Maryland

Harry Giles and 6-10, 250-pound center Diamond Stone of Milwaukee, the top-rated big man in the country will be at the top of a list of nine recruits expected to attend Maryland for Midnight Madness. What might be difficult for Maryland in its recruitment of Giles is getting a player some have compared to Kevin Durant out of the state of North Carolina. Theo Pinson, the star of Giles' team last year, is now a freshman for the Tar Heels. Both Duke and North Carolina are heavily recruiting Giles. (Baltimore Sun)

USA Camp Evaluations: Zimmerman, Felton, Brown, etc.

Clint Jackson provides his scouting reports and updated evaluations and analysis on many of the top performers at the USA mini camp. Included are notes on all of the top prospects on the North Carolina basketball recruiting radar. Stephen Zimmerman - The overall MVP of the camp, Zimmerman was quite outstanding all weekend. He played with a ferocity, aggression and nastiness at times, which was great to see. Jaylen Brown is now on the UNC radar, as Roy Williams has been given the green light to recruit him. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Ivan Rabb ready to cut list, schedule visits

Five-star basketball recruit Ivan Rabb will announce his five college finalists by the end of this weekend, his coach at Bishop O'Dowd High in Oakland said. Rabb, a 6-foot-10 forward rated among the nation's top-10 prospects, told O'Dowd coach Lou Richie that by Sunday he expects to inform coaches at the five schools to which he will make official campus visits. Currently, Rabb has seven schools on his list, including Cal, Arizona, Georgetown, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and UCLA. (San Jose Mercury News)

Carlton Bragg Talks Package Deal With Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown

Carlton Bragg enjoyed his trip to Kansas for Late Night in the Phog and said he talked about a potential package with Jaylen Brown and Brandon Ingram. The 6-6 Brown, the top player in the Class of 2015, is considering Kansas, Kentucky, UCLA, Georgia, Georgia Tech and North Carolina, among others. The 6-8 Ingram is looking at Kansas, Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina, N.C. State and UCLA. (Zag's Blog)

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

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Watching 2019 F Matthew Hurt, 2017 PG Nick Weatherspoon, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 SG Zion Williamson at the adidas Uprising event in Atlanta, GA

4/22/2016 - 4/23/2016
Watching 2017 UNC PG commit Jalek Felton, 2017 PG Trevon Duval, 2018 PG Devon Dotson, 2018 SF Cameron Reddish, 2017 C Mohamed Bamba, 2017 PF P.J. Washington, 2017 SG Brandon Randolph, 2017 SF Kevin Knox, 2017 SG Lonnie Walker in Indianapolis, IN

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Visiting previously offered 2017 5 star center Jeremiah Tilmon in La Porte, Indiana

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
On an in-home visit with 2017 SF Kevin Knox in Tampa, FL

Monday, April 18, 2016
On an in-home visit with 2017 PF P.J. Washington in Dallas, TX

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Tony Bradley2016 C
Mohamed Bamba2017 PF
Wendell Carter2017 PF
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Jeremiah Tilmon2017 PF
Brandon Robinson2016 SG
Seventh Woods2016 CG
Jalek Felton2017 CG
Brandon Randolph2017 SG
P.J. Washington2017 PF

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