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Nassir Little, father deny FBI allegations against Miami under oath

Orlando high school basketball player and recent North Carolina commit Nassir Little, whose recruitment by the University of Miami came into question as part of an FBI investigation, denied under oath on Friday the bribery allegations and any misconduct by the Hurricanes coaching staff. His father, Harold Little, signed a sworn affidavit, as well. (Miami Herald)

UNC basketball ready to start recruiting like a college basketball powerhouse again

When Nassir Little committed to UNC last week, it indicated the changing perception of the program to blue-chip recruits. Only a couple of years ago, recruits avoided Chapel Hill because of the uncertainty around the investigation. Now it feels like North Carolina is a safehouse within the NCAA. UNC is after five-star big man Simi Shittu and is in the running for five-star guard Romeo Langford. (SB Nation)

Why 5-star basketball recruit Coby White never reconsidered his commitment to UNC

Coby White said he “kind of knew” North Carolina would not face penalties as the NCAA mulled over whether or not to punish the university for its academic scandal. White, a five-star combo guard from Greenfield School in Wilson who committed to play basketball at UNC in 2016, said coach Roy Williams and his staff assured him and other recruits that the program would be okay. (Charlotte Observer)

Photos: Five-Star Romeo Langford Inside the Smith Center

On Friday night, 247Sports Composite five-star Romeo Langford began his official visit to North Carolina and was sitting courtside for Late Night with Roy. He walked onto the Smith Center floor with UNC commitments Rechon Black and Coby White. Langford is the No. 1 shooting guard in the 2018 class. Check out pictures of the five-star at UNC. (Inside Carolina)

Basketball Recruiting Roundup: Weekend Visits and Tidbits

New Albany, Indiana, shooting guard Romeo Langford visits UNC this weekend (Oct. 13) for his third official visit. Langford has already taken official visits to Vanderbilt (Sept. 22) and UCLA (Sept. 29) and has an official visit to Kansas planned for Oct. 27. Langford, who also has an unofficial visit planned to Indiana on Oct. 21, plans to cut his list to three in November. (Zag's Blog)

James Wiseman Names UNC Among 3 Schools Standing Out

James Wiseman’s recruitment is at an all-time high. A 6-foot-11 power forward sporting a 7-foot-5 wingspan, Wiseman is the ideal big man in today’s game. Capable of scoring from all three levels on the floor, the lefty has seen three name brand schools stand out. “Kentucky, North Carolina and Kansas are the three schools that I am talking to the most,” he said. (Rivals.com)

Simi Shittu eyeing one-and-done college season, UNC, Vanderbilt in play

Simi Shittu will be on a college campus at this time year next but he doesn’t plan on staying long. Shittu, the 6-10 power forward from Vermont Academy, hopes to be a one-and-done college player. For the moment, Shittu is considering Vanderbilt and North Carolina. NBADraft.net currently has him projected as the No. 7 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. (Zag's Blog)

Video: Nassir Little USA Basketball Highlights

Highlights of 2018 5-star small forward and North Carolina basketball commit Nassir Little at the recent USA Basketball Minicamp in Colorado Springs. View Video...

Late Night with Roy: Basketball Recruit Preview

Though North Carolina already has two 2018 guards committed, it’s swinging for the fences with Romeo Langford, a 6-6 wing from New Albany (Ind.) High rated the No. 1 shooting guard in the nation. Langford plans to trim his list after making his visits. Other Tar Heel basketball recruits and commits expected to attend include Rechon Black, Coby White, and Wendell Moore. (Inside Carolina)

Romeo Langford to visit UNC instead of Kentucky's Big Blue Madness

Five-star class of 2018 basketball recruits Immanuel Quickley, Zion Williamson, Bol Bol and Darius Garland will visit the University of Kentucky for Big Blue Madness this weekend. Romeo Langford will not. The five-star 2018 shooting guard from New Albany will make an official visit to North Carolina this weekend and attend "Late Night with Roy" on Friday. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Vernon Carey Eying Potential UNC Visit

Vernon Carey, Scout’s No. 2 prospect in the 2019 basketball recruiting class, has turned into one of the top frontcourt targets for North Carolina. Roy Williams “came down to my school about two weeks ago and told me to just keep on working,” said Carey. “My high school team is playing a tournament in North Carolina so I think we might take a visit around then,” said Carey. (Inside Carolina)

USA Basketball Mini-Camp: Top Performers

Of all the prospects at the USA Basketball Junior National Team Mini-Camp, no one shined brighter than 2019 center James Wiseman. Wiseman picked up a scholarship offer from Kentucky in September and has planned an unofficial visit to Lexington for this coming weekend. When asked what other schools are heavily involved in his recruitment, Wiseman said Kansas and North Carolina. (Scout.com)

Five-star Romeo Langford updates recruitment

Romeo Langford visited UCLA and Vandy officially and will hit Indiana, Kansas and North Carolina before the month's end. He broke down each school. On UNC: “Coach (Roy) Williams is really pitching me that he’s going to help me make the best version of me if I go there. He just wants the best out of me and he says that’s his goal and his job if I were to commit there.” (Rivals.com)

Wendell Moore Recruitment Nearing Finish Line

While Wendell Moore’s skill set is just beginning to reach its potential, his college recruitment might be coming to an end sooner rather than later. “It’s been really busy for me,” said Moore. “I think it is going to come to an end soon. Sometime late November, early December.” UNC is among a handful of schools that Moore is still considering including Washington, Wake Forest, N.C. State, Florida State, and Maryland. (Inside Carolina)

Q&A with five-star guard Romeo Langford

Romeo Langford, a top 10 recruit, is in the midst of taking official visits. Langford broke down his recruitment in this Q&A from USA Basketball. How’s the recruiting process going? It’s going well. I took two officials so far to Vanderbilt and UCLA, I got one to UNC this week and then the Indiana Late Night and one more to Kansas. I will probably be making my decision after the season. (Scout.com)

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

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Watching 2019 5 star forward Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) in Rochester, MN

Saturday, December 09, 2017
Watching 2018 5 star North Carolina small forward signee Nassir Little at his game in Orlando, FL

Monday, December 04, 2017
Watching 2018 UNC point guard signee Coby White at his game against Cape Fear Christian Academy in Erwin, NC

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at his high school in Spartanburg, SC

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star forward Alonzo Gaffney at Garfield Heights High School in Cleveland, OH

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Zion Williamson2018 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Ashton Hagans2019 PG
Matthew Hurt2019 SF
James Wiseman2019 PF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 PF
Will Baker2019 PF

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