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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)

Luke Maye to make college choice in November

Hough High senior basketball player Luke Maye plans to choose a college and sign in November, his father told the Observer. Mark Maye said his son, a 6-foot-8 power forward, will choose among Clemson, Davidson and North Carolina. Luke Maye, a three-time All-Charlotte Observer performer, is ranked No. 2 in North Carolina behind Kinston’s Brandon Ingram by the N.C. Prep Phenom Report, which closely follows statewide basketball recruiting. (Charlotte Observer)

Roy Williams Visits No. 1 Jaylen Brown

UNC Basketball hosted Media Day on Wednesday, the annual event at the Smith Center filled with interviews, photo shoots and the Roy Williams preseason press conference. But prior to the event, UNC's head coach made an early morning flight to visit the nation's top-ranked prospect. Jaylen Brown confirmed to Inside Carolina that Williams was at Marietta (Ga.) Wheeler's team workouts before school on Wednesday. (Inside Carolina)

Recruit photos from Late Night with Roy

UNC targets Harry Giles, Seventh Woods, Brandon Ingram, Perry Dozier Jr., Luke Maye, Sacha Killeya-Jones, and Kwe Parker were all in attendance at UNC for Late Night with Roy. Carolina Blue provides a photo gallery of the recruits in the Dean Dome. (Carolina Blue)

Ivan Rabb’s in-home visit with UNC coaches postponed

Five-star basketball recruit Ivan Rabb’s in-home visit with North Carolina Coach Roy Williams that had been planned for Monday was cancelled late Sunday night, his coach told the Herald-Leader. Bishop O’Dowd Coach Lou Richie said UNC cancelled the visit, but he expects that meeting to be re-scheduled. Rabb had been waiting to meet with Williams before announcing the five schools that will get his official visits. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

USA Basketball Mini-Camp Day Two Standouts: Felton, Zimmerman, Brown

Jalek Felton, PG: This is a kid with nothing but upside and on Sunday he showed several of the reasons he's such a good prospect. Felton is 6-foot-3, long, athletic and can really pass the ball. Not just a passer, Felton is also a really good athlete that can create his own shot and knock down jumpers. The best part is, he's just a baby physically and when he puts on some strength, he'll take his game to the next level. (Scout.com)

Jaylen Brown, 2015's No. 1 player, adds UNC to list

Jaylen Brown, the No. 1 player in the Class of 2015, said he’s added North Carolina to his list and discussed several schools he’s considering. Brown, a 6-foot-6 small forward, on UNC: ”North Carolina came in a little bit late, but North Carolina is a great university and you can’t just knock them off the list. You have to at least see what they have to say and maybe I’ll do a visit or something with them. Coach Roy is a great coach. It’s a great university." (Zag's Blog)

Stephen Zimmerman Stands Out At USA Basketball Mini-Camp

A very good athlete as an underclassman, Stephen Zimmerman's athleticism didn't look quite the same as a junior but on Saturday it was back in a big way. He got out in transition and had some explosive finishes above the rim, including multiple windmills. Zimmerman's jump shot also looked very good, as he was burying jumpers all day. It was a statement day for the five-star prospect. (Scout.com)

Video: Harry Giles Summer Mixtape

6’9 freshman Harry Giles “might be the best freshman in the country” and even though the power forward from Wesleyan Christian Academy was still recovering from a torn ACL, MCL and Meniscus, he showed all summer long that he is one of the top prospects in high school. View Video...

Seventh Woods to attend Late Night With Roy

As "Late Night with Roy" opens the 2014-15 Tar Heel basketball season on Friday, an elite collection of recruits will be courtside at the Smith Center. While his unmatched athleticism made him a Youtube sensation, Seventh Woods isn't one to seek the spotlight. Thus his recruitment has traveled well below the radar. The 6-2 guard from Columbia (S.C.) Hammond attended a UNC game each of the last three seasons and Roy Williams has been a regular visitor at his high school. (Inside Carolina)

Harry Giles adds name to Late Night recruit list

As "Late Night with Roy" opens the 2014-15 Tar Heel basketball season on Friday, an elite collection of recruits will be courtside at the Smith Center. Harry Giles, a 6-9 face-up forward at High Point (N.C.) Wesleyan Christian Academy, will be making his sixth trip to the Smith Center in the last 20 months, having attended two games each of the last two seasons as well as Late Night 2013. Tar Heel freshman Theo Pinson is his friend and former teammate at Wesleyan. (Inside Carolina)

Updated Recruit List for Late Night

"Late Night with Roy" is this Friday, and Inside Carolina sources have provided an updated list of five hoops recruits who plan to attend the season-opening Oct. 3 event at the Smith Center: Brandon Ingram, P.J. Dozier, Luke Maye, Dennis Smith, and Sacha Killeya-Jones. This will be an unofficial visit for Kinston (N.C.) senior Brandon Ingram, who took his UNC official visit back in January. (Inside Carolina)

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
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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