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Basketball Recruiting Roundup: Weekend Visits and Tidbits

Romeo Langford will take his second official visit to UCLA this weekend. Langford took his first official visit to Vanderbilt last weekend and has official visits planned to North Carolina (Oct. 13) and Kansas (Oct. 27). He also has an unofficial visit planned to Indiana for Oct. 21. Kansas hosts 2018 recruits Zion Williamson, and recent commit David McCormack for “Late Night in the Phog” this weekend. (Zag's Blog)

Roy Williams offers 2019 center Will Baker

Roy Williams has his sights set on a new recruiting target in the class of 2019. On Thursday night, Williams extended a scholarship offer to four-star recruit Will Baker. Baker is a 6-foot-10, 220-pound center from Austin, Texas who attends Westlake High School. The junior standout is ranked No. 24 on the 247Sports Composite and is considered a top-5 player at his position. (Keeping It Heel)

1 Family AAU Program Denies FBI Allegations Against Nassir Little

1Family, the AAU team of 2018 small forward Nassir Little, denied that the five-star basketball recruit, who had been considering Arizona, Duke, Georgia Tech, Miami and North Carolina, or his family requested or was offered money to attend a school. “The Little family did not ask for, nor were offered money by any institution or individual,” wrote 1Family in a statement. (Zag's Blog)

Nassir Little tweets (and deletes) that he’s re-opened his recruitment

Amid the chaos surrounding college basketball and the Arizona Wildcats on Tuesday, five-star wing Nassir Little tweeted (then deleted) that he has re-opened his recruitment. The strange part is Little, a 2018 recruit, has not committed anywhere yet. He has a top five of Arizona, North Carolina, Miami (FL), Georgia Tech, and Duke. Little’s AAU team was sponsored by Adidas. (Arizona Desert Swarm)

Romeo Langford is no longer considering Louisville

Romeo Langford, one of the top basketball players in the class of 2018, is no longer considering Louisville, his father told the Herald-Leader. Langford — a 6-foot-5 shooting guard from New Albany, Ind. — said this summer that he considered Louisville to be the “hometown” school in his recruitment, and the Cardinals were seen as the favorite by many recruiting analysts. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Nate Laszewski commits to Notre Dame

Four-star power forward Nate Laszewski has verbally committed to Notre Dame, he tells Scout. "Evaluating my options, it just felt right," Laszewski said. "I felt like I had the best relationship with the coaching staff there." To go with Notre Dame, Laszewski, a standout at Northfield (Mass.) Mount Hermon, also took official visits to North Carolina and Wake Forest. (Scout.com)

Roy Williams set to visit two 2019 five-star recruits

Roy Williams’ search for elite talent continues Tuesday in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Williams will be in town to visit a pair of top-10 recruits from the class of 2019. Scottie Lewis and Bryan Antoine are highly-regarded juniors at Ranney School. Lewis and Antoine represent the top two players in the state, and are quickly becoming a couple of the more sought after recruits in the nation. (Keeping It Heel)

A look at UNC basketball's future through 2019

Looking ahead to North Carolina's 2018 recruiting class, UNC already has landed two exciting players: guards Coby White and Rechon Black. The two are ranked first and third, respectively, in the most recent Prep Hoops NC statewide rankings and likely will be called upon in their first year to help fill the hole left by Theo Pinson and Joel Berry's graduation after the season. (Daily Tar Heel)

Roy Williams, Rick Pitino latest to visit 2019s Bryan Antoine, Scottie Lewis

The college basketball heavyweights are all making their way through the Ranney School (N.J.) for Class of 2019 stars Bryan Antoine and Scottie Lewis. On Tuesday, North Carolina’s Roy Williams is expected in to Ranney. Meantime, the duo took an unofficial to Villanova on Friday with their teammates, and are expected to go back next weekend for Midnight Madness. (Zag's Blog)

College basketball's most important weekend recruiting visits

Miami will attempt to tap back into the DMV region as Saddiq Bey makes the trek south to Coral Gables. A 6-foot-5 small forward and the ultimate utility knife, Miami is most likely battling Pitt and Xavier for his signature this fall. He will be joined by Eric Ayala, a Delaware native playing his final year at IMG Academy. North Carolina: Nate Laszewski; Duke: Cam Reddish, Tre Jones. (Rivals.com)

Five names you'll undoubtedly see in the 2018 McDonald's Game

We zeroed in on five names that, barring injury, you can bank on rocking the Golden Arches for the McDonald's All-American Game in 2018. Romeo Langford: You won’t find a guard in the country that combines the skill and athleticism like Langford. He’s got the ability to put up big numbers in bunches. Zion Williamson: The 6-foot-7 super versatile wing dunks with his head at the rim. (USA Today)

Simi Shittu to take official visit to UNC on November 10

The Simi Shittu sweepstakes looks to be down to three teams, and North Carolina has found themselves in the mix. On Thursday night, Shittu unveiled three destinations of his official visits. Vanderbilt is first on October 6, followed by Arizona on November 3 and North Carolina on November 10. Shittu, a 6’8?, 210-pound power forward, is one of the most coveted players in the 2018 recruiting class. (DieHards.com)

UNC Official Visit Preview: Nate Laszewski

Nate Laszewski has been on North Carolina's campus before. Earlier this year, when his Gill (Mass.) Northfield Mount Hermon team faced UNC's JV squad in the Smith Center. Roy Williams hopes to see Laszewski hitting jump shots in Chapel Hill for many years to come, and the 6-10 forward's official visit, which begins on Friday, is a big chance for UNC to further that goal. (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams visits 5-star SF Nassir Little, football offers 4-star CB Kaiir Elam

If 5-star small forward Nassir Little isn’t at the top of Roy Williams’ basketball recruiting board for the Class of 2018, he’s close to it. This week, Williams decided to re-emphasize Little’s importance to his program by paying him a visit. Also, North Carolina football added another offer to the mix Wednesday to 4-star North Palm Beach, Fla. cornerback Kaiir Elam. (DieHards.com)

Larry Davis knows what Zion Williamson is going through

Larry Davis can relate to the scrutiny that Zion Williamson, Seventh Woods and P.J. Dozier have faced in recent years. Davis was a high-profile high school basketball recruit when he was coming out of Denmark-Olar High School in 1990-91. Like Woods, Williamson and Dozier, he felt the tug and pressure to play college basketball in the Palmetto State. (The State)

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

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

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Zion Williamson at Spartanburg Day School in Spartanburg, SC

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford at New Albany High School in New Albany, IN

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Watching UNC commit Rechon Black and Wendell Moore at Cox Mill High School during open gym in Concord, NC

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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