Rivals150: Ayton still No. 1, new five-starsJust in time for July and three important evaluation periods, Rivals.com has updated the class of 2017 rankings. Seven-footer DeAndre Ayton remains on top. Formerly committed to Texas A&M, Mitchell Robinson is a shot blocking menace who can run the floor and showed enough offensive promise to move from No. 33 to No. 11. UNC and LSU are among those involved. (Rivals.com)
Andrew Platek Discusses Visits to UNC, Davidson, StanfordAndrew Platek: "Everything about (UNC's) basketball facilities was top notch. After meeting all of the coaches and talking to Coach Williams again, I got to play (pickup) with their guys later that night. It was a great way to cap off an amazing visit. I was very impressed with the coaching staff as well as the facilities they have there. North Carolina made a lasting impression on my family and me." (Zag's Blog)
Jalek Felton to participate in Steph Curry campFor the third straight summer, Jalek Felton will get to play against some of the top guards in the country. Felton, who recently transferred to Gray Collegiate, is taking part in Stephen Curry’s SC30 Select Camp from Tuesday through Friday in California. The 6-foot-3 UNC commit participated the last two years when he played at Mullins. The camp features 20 of the top guards in the country. (The State)
Devon Dotson discusses UNC, recruitmentDevon Dotson, a 2018 247Sports Composite four-star recruit from Charlotte, recently attended the NBPA Top 100 in Charlottesville, Va. The 6-2, 175-pound point guard holds offers from UNC, Clemson, Florida, N.C. State, Wake Forest, and Tennessee, among others. Dotson said he's spoken with coaches from N.C. State, UNC, Kentucky, USC, Providence, and Georgia this summer. (Carolina Blue)
Video: Nick Weatherspoon NBPA Top 100 Camp Highlights6'2" guard Nick Weatherspoon has received offers from North Carolina, NC State, and Louisville over the last few months, along with several other elite programs. Here are Weatherspoon's highlights from the recent NBPA Top 100 Camp, courtesy of The Hoops Column.
NBPA Top 100 Spotlight: Devon DotsonDevon Dotson was a popular player on the first day college coaches make one to one contact with the class of 2018. The Charlotte, North Carolina point guard spoke to HoopSeen.com about his recruitment at the NBPA Top 100 Camp. The in-state Tar Heels have long been a regular in his recruitment and will certainly be a player for his commitment. (Hoop Seen)
Video: Devon Dotson NBPA Top 100 Camp InterviewDevon Dotson proved to be a steady, tough and efficient floor leader at the NBPA Camp, leading his team to the title game. The offered 2018 North Carolina target discussed his game, recruitment, and UNC at the NBPA Top 100 Camp recently.
Video: Devon Dotson NBPA Top 100 Camp HighlightsHighlights of 2018 4-star point guard Devon Dotson (UNC offer) at the recent 2016 NBPA Top 100 Camp in Virginia. Dotson is currently ranked number 51 in the 2018 class and hails from Charlotte, North Carolina.
Video: Jairus Hamilton, Zion Williamson duel at NBPA Top 100 Camp2018 wings Jairus Hamilton (UNC offer, white jersey) and Zion Williamson (UNC recruit, black jersey) face off at the recent NBPA Top 100 Camp.
Zion Williamson to visit UNC, Clemson, N.C. StateThe most productive and arguably top prospect at the NBA Top 100 Camp, Zion Williamson will visit a trio of schools this month according to recruiting analyst Corey Evans. A 6-7, 220-pound combo forward from Spartanburg (S.C.) High School, Williamson, who was named MVP of the event, plans to visit North Carolina on Wednesday, Clemson the next day and then N.C. State on Wednesday of next week. (Carolina Blue)
P.J. Washington Can See Himself Playing At UNCP.J. Washington says that the North Carolina staff pitches his role as a versatile forward. “I really enjoyed watching North Carolina when I was younger, when they had Tyler Hansbrough and Ty Lawson. They were amazing. Yeah and them winning. I just love winning. I love their program. They have a really nice basketball program and I can see myself going there.” (Tar Heel Illustrated)
2018 guard, UNC commitment Rechon Black nearing five-star rankingNorth Carolina commit Rechon “Leaky” Black is ranked 26th in the ESPN Super 60, just one spot outside of the top 25 and a five-star ranking. Black represents UNC’s first commitment from the class of 2018 and the next in a long line of skilled guards that Roy Williams has brought to Chapel Hill. (Keeping It Heel)
Five things we learned at the NBA Players Association Top 100 CampZion Williamson was the camp’s dominant player. Listed as the No. 15 player in the 2018 class by 247Sports.com, Williamson showed he belongs to be ranked higher. The Spartanburg (S.C.) Day forward led the camp in scoring, shooting a ridiculous 69% from the floor. Romeo Langford has the type of athleticism that makes it seem like he’s taking it easy as he blows by players. (USA Today)
Providence Day’s Devon Dotson weighs recruiting offersAs a sophomore last season, Providence Day point guard Devon Dotson played well enough to receive college basketball scholarship offers from Clemson, Florida, N.C. State, North Carolina, Tennessee and Wake Forest. Providence Day basketball coach Brian Field says Dotson’s junior and senior seasons have the potential to be much better. (Charlotte Observer)
Video: Zion Williamson NBPA Camp HighlightsHighlights of 2018 wing Zion Williamson (Spartanburg, SC) at this week's NBPA Top 100 Camp in Charlottesville, Virginia.
|Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail7/20/2016 - 7/22/2016|
Watching 2017 PG Collin Sexton, 2017 C Nate Watson, 2017 SF Kevin Knox, 2017 PF Brandon Huffman, 2017 PG Tremont Waters, 2017 SF Jermaine Samuels, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SG Romeo Langford, 2018 SG Zion Williamson, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 CG Coby White, 2019 SF Wendell Moore, 2019 PF Matthew Hurt in Las Vegas, NVThursday, July 14, 2016
Watching 2018 PF Zion Williamson, 2019 PF Christian Brown, and 2019 PG Ashton Hagans at the Champions Classic in Marietta, GA7/14/2016 - 7/15/2016
Watching 2018 UNC PG commit Jalek Felton, 2019 SF Joey Baker, 2018 PF Miles Norris, 2017 C Nate Watson, and 2017 PG Trevon Duval at the Under Armour Association Finals in Cartersville, GATuesday, July 12, 2016
Watching 2017 center Mohamed Bamba, 2017 PF P.J. Washington, and 2017 PG Matt Coleman at Team USA U18 practice in Houston, TXSaturday, July 09, 2016
Watching 2017 PG Nick Weatherspoon, 2018 UNC PG commit Rechon Black, 2018 SF Jairus Hamilton, 2018 PF Zion Williamson, 2018 SG Romeo Langford at the adidas Gauntlet Series in Spartanburg, SC
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