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Video: Zion Williamson's tomahawk dunk rivals Vince Carter's best

He's only 16 years old, but five-star recruit Zion Williamson is turning heads from basketball fans across the country. Barely old enough to drive, Williamson has apparently decided flying is a more efficient means of transportation. Just look at this filthy tomahawk slam. For comparison's sake, let's take a look at the high school version of Vince Carter. (CBS Sports)

Video: Sterling Manley Highlights from Jared Sullinger Play by Play Classic

Highlights from 2017 North Carolina basketball signee Sterling Manley at the recent Jared Sullinger Play by Play Classic, where he was named the event's MVP. View Video...

Coby White becomes Greenfield School's all-time leading scorer

Junior Coby White became Greenfield School's all-time leading scorer Tuesday in a 90-62 win at Greenville Pope John Paul II, breaking the previous mark held by Brian Richardson (2,154). White now stands at 2,220 after Friday’s outcome where the Greenfield School eased past crosstown opponent Community Christian 80-33 in 1-A Coastal Plain Independents Conference play. (Wilson Times)

Video: Coby White Practice and Workout Drills

2018 North Carolina point guard commit Coby White shows us some of his basketball workout drills as he continues to work on his game during the season in an effort to get better everyday. View Video...

Roy Williams Watches Freshman Forward Isaiah Todd

Roy Williams and UNC assistant coach Hubert Davis were in Richmond on Wednesday to see nationally-coveted freshman forward Isaiah Todd from John Marshall High School. Todd finished with 12 points as Williams and Davis stayed until the final buzzer. Afterwards, Williams posed for a few photos with fans and spoke with Brandon Ward, one of the Marshall assistant coaches. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Jalek Felton, Kevin Knox Named to Jordan Brand Classic

Jalek Felton, a 2017 5-star North Carolina point guard signee, and 5-star small forward Kevin Knox (UNC offer) were named to the Jordan Brand Classic game on Friday. The game will take place on Friday, April 14 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Here is the complete list of 2017 Jordan Brand Classic All-Americans named to the roster. (Jordan Brand Classic)

Rechon Black, Coby White ranked in ESPN Top 60

ESPN released its updated Top 100 for the 2017 basketball recruiting class a week ago and now it has updated the 2018 Top 60. North Carolina point guard commits Coby White and Rechon Black both made the cut for the Top 60. White is ranked as a four-star recruit and the No. 33 player in the 2018 class. Black is the No. 38 player in the class and is also a four-star recruit. (Keeping It Heel)

17 offers and counting for Matthew Hurt

Matthew Hurt is only 16 years old, but the biggest programs in college basketball are already calling his name. UNC coach Roy Williams isn't the only one interested in Hurt. 17 division one schools have offered Matthew a basketball scholarship. Hurt is in no rush to pick a winner just yet. "I'll probably end up knowing my senior year," Hurt said. "September or October, around that time." (KTTC.com)

Video: Zion Williams scores 41 with Roy Williams in Attendance

Five-star small forward Zion Williamson is North Carolina's top recruiting target in the 2018 class and he showed why on Tuesday night, scoring 41 points and grabbing 10 rebounds with Tar Heel coach Roy Williams on hand to watch the show. View Video...

Analysis: UNC 2019 target SF Matthew Hurt

Class of 2019 small forward Matthew Hurt is clearly one of UNC's top targets in the sophomore class. The 6-9, 200-pound versatile prospect is ranked as the No. 3 small forward and No. 6 overall player in the 2019 class. He holds offers from not only the Tar Heels but Kansas, Louisville, Arizona, Florida, Oregon, and Wisconsin, among many others. (Carolina Blue)

Minnesota's Matthew Hurt has UNC, Kansas hot on his trail

Five-star sophomore Matthew Hurt holds 18 scholarship offers, which include blue-bloods North Carolina and Kansas as well as Big Ten schools Wisconsin and Minnesota, where he visited last weekend. His older brother, Michael, is a freshman on Richard Pitino’s Minnesota squad. UNC coach Roy Williams watched Hurt play on Saturday, Jan. 14, flying to Minnesota after the Heels beat Florida State. (Rivals.com)

Coby White Named PrepHoopsNC Player of the Week

North 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 Highlights

No. 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. View Video...

Video: Zion Williamson scores 48 and 2,000th career point

Friday 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. View Video...

Video: Jalek Felton Scores 41 points in blowout win

2017 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). View Video...

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

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Watching 2019 small foward Wendell Moore win the NC 3A state title and MVP honors at the Dean Dome in Chapel Hill, NC

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Watching 2017 5 star small forward Kevin Knox (40 pts, 20 rebs, 7-7 3-pointers) in his 5A state semifinal win in Lakeland, FL

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic Center

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SF Zion Williamson (UNC offer) at his state playoff game at the Sumter (SC) Civic Center

Friday, February 10, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star SG Romeo Langford (UNC offer) in his game at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Jalek Felton2017 PG
Kevin Knox2017 SF
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Jairus Hamilton2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Brandon Huffman2017 PF

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