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Rechon Black hinting at 2018 combo package?

Class of 2018 point guard and North Carolina verbal commit Rechon Black sent a tweet out on Wednesday night that should interest many Tar Heel fans. It is a picture of Leaky, as he is called, 2017 combo guard commit Jalek Felton, and 2018 uncommitted recruits Zion Williamson and Jairus Hamilton. Williamson is the No. 2 overall prospect in the 2018 class. (Carolina Blue)

Hoops Festival changes sites so bigger crowd can see Zion Williamson

Because of the larger than anticipated crowds, the location of Saturday’s South Carolina Hoops Festival has been moved from Heathwood Hall to Irmo High School. The move was mainly done to accommodate the large crowd expected for the Boys’ Junior Showcase, which will include Spartanburg Day’s Zion Williamson, who is ranked No. 1 by 247Sports in Class of 2018. (The State)

Kevin Knox Blog: Watching UNC vs. Duke, decision looming

Kevin Knox: "(The UNC-Duke game) was pretty cool; Of course (Jalek Felton) was in my ear the whole time about coming to North Carolina with him and he was making some good points saying with Justin Jackson probably going to the league I could come in and have a big season. I sat with Zion Williamson too and we were just having a good time talking about how crazy the game was!" (USA Today)

Making the case: Five-star forward Kevin Knox

Five-star small forward Kevin Knox is expected to make his college decision sometime in early to mid April. Today, experts from the Rivals network weigh in on where Knox could land and why. A versatile forward who can be utilized as a big wing or as a floor-spacing stretch four-man, Knox has been down to a final four of Duke, Florida State, Kentucky and North Carolina for some time now. (Rivals.com)

Video: Zion Williamson Junior Year Mix Tape

Zion Williamson, a 6'8 power forward at Spartanburg Day School (SC), is ranked #2 in the Class of 2018 by ESPN. Williamson holds an offer from North Carolina and is just coming off a visit to Chapel Hill where he attended UNC's win over Duke. Read More...

Naismith High School Boys’ All-American Team Announced

On March 8, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the 2017 Naismith High School Boys’ All-American teams. UNC recruits on the list include Kevin Knox (2017 offer), Zion Williamson (2018 offer), and Romeo Langford (2018 offer). Other familiar names include Mohamed Bamba, Wendell Carter, Trevon Duval, Trae Young, and Gary Trent, Jr., among others. (NaismithTrophy.com)

2018 Top 10 Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings

4. North Carolina: Roy Williams and his staff targeted a pair of in-state recruits -- Rechon Black and Coby White -- early and secured pledges from them. Black is a long, versatile perimeter player with the ability to play multiple positions. White, on the other hand, is a pure scorer. He's aggressive, stays in attack mode and is capable of getting baskets in bunches. (Scout.com)

Recruits rave about UNC/Duke game visit

A number of key basketball recruits were in attendance at Saturday's Duke at North Carolina game. CarolinaBlue caught up with a few of the targets following the visits. Coby White: "It was the best environment I ever been in. The fans showed a lot of love and it was a great game. To top everything off I got to see Michael Jordan. I loved every second of being there. I can't wait to be there in 2 years." (Carolina Blue)

Kevin Knox to make choice between UNC, Duke, FSU, Kentucky in April

Kevin Knox, a 6-9 wing from Tampa Catholic, has narrowed his list to four schools – Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky and Florida State. Knox’s father, also Kevin Knox, said his son is evaluating his options and will make his decision somewhere between April 10 through April 16. The elder Knox said he believes all four schools are currently on equal standing for his son. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Romeo Langford scores, then signs for kids after games

To college basketball coaches all over the country, he’s a star on the rise. A program changer. A human highlight. But ask New Albany Junior Romeo Langford to describe himself and he’ll tell you he’s just your average kid. Not quite. Normal doesn’t do twisting reverse jams. Normal doesn’t average nearly 30 points a game. And normal doesn’t have fans chanting his name after games. (WDRB)

Zion Williamson Blog: Winning states, preparing for summer, and more

Zion Williamson: "I know a lot of people ask me when I’ll cut my list or when I’ll decide, but I’m not in any hurry to do anything like that. I’m just enjoying the process and I don’t see myself deciding on anything any time soon. Right now all my focus is on getting better and having the best summer possible. I’m only a junior and I know that there are so many things that I can improve on." (USA Today)

Best Availables: 9 remain in 2017 college basketball recruiting top 100

Five-star forward Kevin Knox has been busy. Saturday morning, Knox, Scout's No. 7 overall basketball recruit in the 2017 class, played in the state championship. Following the loss in the title game, Knox flew to North Carolina for their game against Duke. After spending Saturday night at UNC, Knox spent a couple of hours with the Duke staff on Sunday. (Scout.com)

UNC Hosts Elite Group of Basketball Recruits for Duke Game

Among those in attendance were several key recruits headlined by their top remaining 2017 target, Kevin Knox. Also on hand was 2018's No. 2 player Zion Williamson and 2018's No. 31 ranked player Jairus Hamilton, a key in-state target. In addition to the elite targets, 2017 commitment Jalek Felton and 2018 pledges Rechon Black and Coby White were on hand. (Rivals.com)

Recruiting Roundup: Trevon Duval, Kevin Knox, Zion Williamson, Luther Muhammad

North Carolina will host a slew of big-time recruits for Saturday’s Duke game, including Kevin Knox, Zion Williamson, Coby White, Jalek Felton, Rechon Black, Wendell Moore and Jairus Hamilton. Knox is down to UNC, Duke, Kentucky and Florida State, and will meet with the UNC staff after the game and with the Duke staff at Duke on Sunday. (Zag's Blog)

Why Cox Mill basketball player Wendell Moore has college coaches flocking to Concord

Last year, Wendell Moore became one of the few freshmen that North Carolina coach Roy Williams has ever offered a scholarship. He also has offers from Charlotte, Florida, Georgia, N.C. State, Syracuse, Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. Moore will leave Saturday’s regional final and head to Chapel Hill for an unofficial visit to watch UNC play Duke at the Smith Center. (Charlotte Observer)

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

Sunday, April 29, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer), 2019 SF Christian Brown, 2019 SF Jalen Wilson, 2019 SG Josiah James, 2020 PF Isaiah Todd (UNC offer), and 2020 PF Day'Ron Sharpe in Atlanta, GA

4/27/2018 - 4/28/2018
Watching 2019 PF Armando Bacot (UNC offer), 2019 PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer), 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer), 2019 CG Cole Anthony, 2019 SF Keion Brooks, 2019 SF Juwan Gary, 2020 SF Scottie Barnes, and 2021 PG Carter Whitt at the Nike EYBL even in Indianapolis, IN

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Hosting 2019 5 star power forward Armando Bacot (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to UNC

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at the Adidas Gauntlet event in Indianapolis, IN

Saturday, April 21, 2018
Watching 2019 SF Jalen Wilson, 2019 PF Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, and 2019 SF Precious Achiuwa at the Adidas Gauntlet and Under Armour events in Dallas, TX

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Armando Bacot2019 C
Will Baker2019 C
Keion Brooks2019 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG

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