UNC Basketball Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Bacot, Anthony, Walker Among Weekend's Top Performers

During his final run in North Augusta, was good for 26.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game to back up his status as the most productive player in the 2019 class. was patrolling the lane and averaging a double-double. made a huge leap in the most recent 2019 rankings. After a monster Peach Jam, he could be doing so again. (

Cole Anthony and Precious Achiuwa have kept their recruitments quiet

, son of former NBA player Greg Anthony, has been quiet on the advice of his father, who doesn’t think he has anything to gain by publicly commenting on the schools recruiting him. “To comment on any one school would be unfair,” he told said in April. He stayed true to his word at the Peach Jam, declining to elaborate on his current recruiting situation. (Kansas City Star)

10 storylines from the first July evaluation period

Team Takeover knocked off Team Why Not in the Nike Peach Jam title game with dominant performances from and . Bacot finished with 14 points and 14 rebounds, while Dickinson scored 15 on 7-for-9 shooting. This was Team Takeover's second Peach Jam title. Also, 2019 wing Dontaie Allen proved that his rankings have him far too low. (247 Sports)

Armando Bacot Named 2018 Peach Jam MVP

Junior big man flourished in North Augusta, South Carolina over the past five days, guiding the super-talented DC-based EYBL squad to their second title in Peach Jam history. In seven games heading into the Peach Jam title game, Bacot averaged 11.3 points, 58.6 FG%, 12.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.4 SPG. It was his defense that stood out most. (D1 Circuit)

Armando Bacot, Team Takeover dominate its way to Peach Jam title

loves to drain contested jump shots, throw down dunks, grab rebounds, and swat shots; it’s just that he’s clear on which stat trumps them all. “It’s all about the win,” Bacot said. He made good on that proclamation Sunday, scoring 14 points and grabbing 11 rebounds to lead Team Takeover past Team WhyNot 96-78 and claim the Nike Peach Jam title. (USA Today)

UNC Got A Good One Early In Day'Ron Sharpe

It's always nice when you can land a Plan A level recruit early and without expending too much energy. That's exactly what and UNC have done with top 35 2020 power forward . Sharpe's best attribute are his hands. They are strong but he has soft touch, and when combined with his vision and basketball IQ they allow him to be a skilled post. (

Roy Williams watches Josh Green, Anthony Edwards, Jalen Suggs

No recruit had more coaches following him around this weekend than five-star shooting guard . It was obvious who , Jay Wright and Sean Miller were keeping tabs on as they graced the sidelines during his games. Likewise, put on a show in front of on Friday. also had Williams watching him. (

Video: Day'Ron Sharpe Sophomore Season Highlights

Sophomore season highlights of 2020 power forward and North Carolina basketball commit (Winterville, NC). Sharpe is the first player to commit to UNC's 2020 basketball recruiting class, having done so on June 17, 2018. Read More...

UNC Showing Increased Interest in 2020 7-footer Walker Kessler

Without a doubt, the best prospect that I watched Saturday was seven-footer of the Game Elite 16U team. He has it all. Kessler is skilled, can shoot with deep range, plays hard, rebounds and has plenty of athleticism. Kessler told me Illinois, Memphis and St. John's have offered this week and that North Carolina is showing increased interest. (

Video: Cole Anthony Peach Jam Highlights

Highlights of 2019 5-star point guard from this weekend's Peach Jam event in North Augusta, SC. Anthony is presumed to have an offer from North Carolina, although it hasn't been confirmed, and has spent a great deal of time watching Anthony's games in person. Read More...

Matthew Hurt Discusses Recruiting, Summer Basketball

UNC, Duke, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, Memphis, Minnesota, and UCLA are all in pursuit of , whose team won its first two games at the Adidas Gauntlet Finale on Friday. Hurt is focusing on his team's three weeks of games before trimming his list at the end of July. UNC, Kansas, Kentucky, and UCLA conducted in-home visits with Hurt in April. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Video: Josh Green Under Armour Challenge Highlights

Highlights of 2019 5-star small forward from this weekend's Under Armour Challenge in Atlanta, GA. was on hand to watch Green on Friday. Green, however, currently does not hold a UNC offer, but that could very likely change in the near future. Read More...

Wendell Moore plays recruiting game at his pace

has UNC, Duke, N.C. State and Wake Forest among his five finalists, and the questions are seemingly year-round in the basketball-obsessed state. One new piece of information was revealed this week, with Moore scheduling his final official visit to UNC for Late Night With Roy, but beyond that, his answers offer little hint of where he’ll end up. (Greensboro News & Record)

Roy Williams watches 2020 SG Anthony Edwards, 2019 SF Josh Green

Not many can score like shooting guard . One of the best in the 2020 class, Edwards has not disappointed in Atlanta this week. Florida State’s Leonard Hamilton, UNC’s , Georgia Tech’s Josh Pastner and a slew of others sat courtside for his Friday affair. For the third straight day, the bleachers were packed to see five-star SF . (

Cole Anthony is the best PG I've scouted

has made his case to be ranked among the top recruits in the 2019 class, currently sitting at No. 3 in the 247Sports Composite. But more than that, 247Sports director of scouting Jerry Meyer said Anthony could be the best point guard he’s scouted in his nearly 15 years as a scout, ahead of players like Derrick Rose, John Wall and Shawn Livingston. (247 Sports)
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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Watching 2019 C Armando Bacot (UNC offer) and 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer) at the Peach Jam in North Augusta, S.C.
Friday, July 13, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (UNC offer), 2019 SF Josh Green, 2020 SG Anthony Edwards, 2020 CG R.J. Hampton, and 2020 PG Jalen Suggs at the Under Armour Challenge in Atlanta, GA
7/11/2018 - 7/12/2018
Watching 2019 PG Cole Anthony (presumed UNC offer), 2019 C Armando Bacot (UNC offer), 2019 PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer), 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer), 2019 C James Wiseman, 2019 SF Keion Brooks (UNC offer), 2019 PF Trayce Jackson-Davis, 2019 PF E.J. Liddell, and 2020 SG Jonathan Jackson (brother of Justin Jackson) at the Peach Jam in North Augusta, S.C.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Hosting 2020 power forward Day'Ron Sharpe (UNC offer) on an unofficial visit to Chapel Hill, NC
6/14/2018 - 6/15/2018
Watching Coby White, Cole Anthony, Armando Bacot, Matthew Hurt, and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl play in the FIBA Americas Men's U18 Championship in Ontario, Canada
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Cole Anthony2019 CG
Armando Bacot2019 C
Will Baker2019 C
Keion Brooks2019 SF
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl2019 PF
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
Day'Ron Sharpe2020 PF
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