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UNC Showing Interest in 2019 PF Francis Okoro

Considering he's only been playing basketball for three years, forward Francis Okoro is an impressive recruit. With recent gains he's made, the rising junior is knocking on the door of elite status. Already listing offers from Illinois, Missouri, Vanderbilt, Northwestern, Purdue, Virginia Tech, Tennessee and many others, Okoro is also seeing UNC and Kansas turn up their interest. (Rivals.com)

Team USA experience remains close to Wendell Moore's heart, stomach

Wendell Moore Jr. said the experience of making the American team and playing in such a prestigious tournament has made him a better player. That might be a scary thought for South Piedmont 3A Conference teams. Moore Jr. will have plenty of help during the upcoming season. The Cox Mill Chargers also have the most high-profile transfer in Cabarrus County: Rechon Black. (Independent Tribune)

Four-star SF Joey Baker discusses ACC schools in pursuit of him

Since June 15 when coaches could begin contacting recruits in the 2019 class, 4-star small forward Joey Baker said he’s been in consistent contact with UNC, UCLA, Louisville, NC State, and Florida. Georgia Tech is the most recent offer and he’s also been in touch with Duke lately. Baker’s most recent visits were to UNC and Duke last basketball season, and he visited NC State Wednesday. (Rivals.com)

Video: Cox Mill (Black, Moore) vs. Greenfield School (Coby White) Footage

Two UNC basketball commits (Rechon Black, Coby White) and one recruit with an offer (Wendell Moore) faced off in a scrimmage on Friday as Cox Mill took on Greenfield School. Here's a look at some game footage with White wearing No. 24 in white, Black wearing No. 1 in purple and Moore wearing No. 0 in purple. View Video...

UNC Basketball Commit Rechon Black Transferring Back Home

When Rechon Black visited students at Dilworth Elementary School in Charlotte earlier this month, he didn't expect any of them to recognize him. Not long after he arrived, one of the students walked up to him and said, "You play for North Carolina, don't you?" And that's why he's coming home. The 6-7 guard is transferring back to Concord, N.C. to play for Cox Mill High School. (Inside Carolina)

Wendell Moore stands out at the Nike Elite 100

Wendell Moore has been touted for years, but, over the past year, some doubted his level of improvement. Over the course of the past two months, however, Moore has not only squashed that perception through making the highly competitive USA Basketball team as well as winning a gold medal in Argentina and performance at the Elite 100, but, perhaps, raised expectations. (247 Sports)

Romeo Langford: "I like the way North Carolina plays"

Last week, Romeo Langford listed Indiana, North Carolina, Louisville, Kentucky, Duke, Purdue, UCLA and Vanderbilt as some of his top schools. UNC's Roy Williams watched Langford at USA training camp for two days. "I like the way North Carolina plays," Langford said. "I like Coach Williams and his coaching staff. He came to visit me three days after they won the national championship." (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Romeo Langford Blog: Wheels up to Egypt with the USA U19 Team

New Albany (Ind.) star Romeo Langford is the No. 1 shooting guard and No. 5 overall recruit in the ESPN 100: "I know people want to know about my recruitment and it’s going pretty well. My parents and I decided when it all started that the coaches would go through them to contact me. I do know that by the end of the summer I want to cut my list down to about seven schools." (USA Today)

UNC, Kansas in good shape with Matthew Hurt

Matthew Hurt, one of the most polished forwards in high school basketball, has not been short of college interest as a few blue blood programs remain heavily in the mix. Minnesota also remains in the mix thanks to several factors - and his family tie to the program doesn't hurt, either. However, North Carolina and Kansas may be the early leaders at this point. (Rivals.com)

Zion Williamson poised for busy stretch

Two summers from now, for the 2019 NBA Draft, Zion Williamson of Spartanburg Day might hear his named called...and possibly called first. But that’s down the road. Right now the 6-foot-6 phenom is focused on returning to his AAU schedule this weekend in Los Angeles fully healed from a deep knee bruise that forced him to shut things down for several weeks. (The State)

One On One With Five Star 2018 SG Romeo Langford

Which coaches have you noticed staying to watch you (at the USA U-19 Trials)? Romeo Langford: "I think pretty much Louisville, North Carolina and Kansas. I saw Roy Williams from North Carolina here and Archie Miller from Indiana too." What were your thoughts on having those coaches there for you? RL: "It meant a lot to me, it showed they were really serious in showing how much they wanted me." (247 Sports)

Romeo Langford makes Team USA, will play in Egypt

Romeo Langford came to USA Basketball training camp this week with two top priorities. The New Albany High five-star guard said he wanted to test his ability against players already in college and to make the U19 World Championship team and travel to Egypt. He did well enough against the older guys to make the cut. Langford was one of 12 players selected on Thursday (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Coby White jumps in latest ESPN college basketball recruiting rankings

On Monday, ESPN took its top 60 player rankings for the 2018 class and expanded it to 100. For the North Carolina Tar Heels, they have two players signed in their 2018 class. Both Rechon Black and Coby White signed with the Tar Heels in 2016. The two guards give UNC a nice start to their 2018 class, with both ranked in the top 100 according to ESPN. (Keeping It Heel)

Video: Highlights of UNC commit Rechon Black at Nike EYBL

North Carolina holds a commitment from Scout's 84th ranked 2018 prospect in Rechon Black. Here are highlights of the four-star athlete at the Nike EYBL. View Video...

A look at Romeo Langford's shooting, Zion Williamson's recruitment

UNC, Kentucky, Kansas and Duke remain heavily in the mix for Zion Williamson, though South Carolina may be the final school to round out his premature top-five. Romeo Langford, a top-five recruitin the 2018 class, sure can put the ball through the basket. Langford goes down as one of the better scorers that I have had the chance to scout and evaluate in recent years. (Rivals.com)

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

7/26/2017 - 7/29/2017
Watching 2019 PG Jeremiah Francis, 2020 PG R.J. Hampton, 2018 SF Jericole Hellems, Zion Williamson, Matthew Hurt, Romeo Langford, Nassir Little, Ashton Hagans, Armando Bacot, and Nate Laszewski in Las Vegas, NV

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at the adidas Prospect Series in Chanhassen, MN

Friday, July 21, 2017
Watching Josh Nickelberry (UNC offer), Ashton Hagans, and Christian Brown at the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam in Milwaukee, WI

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Watching 2018 wings Nassir Little, Zion Williamson, and Nate Laszewski at the Best of the South event in Cartersville, GA

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Watching Joey Baker, Jalen Johnson, Jalen Suggs, Jeremiah Robinson Earl, and Zach Harvey at the Under Armour event in Philadelphia, PA

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Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Romeo Langford2018 SG
Nassir Little2018 SF
Simi Shittu2018 PF
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG

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