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Complete coverage of North Carolina Basketball Recruiting.

Video: Jalen Wilson puts on a show in front of Roy Williams

Roy Williams and the North Carolina coaching staff were out in full force to watch Jalen Wilson of the Marcus Smart YGC squad at the Adidas Gauntlet Dallas Regional event over the weekend. Wilson had 26 points and 8 rebounds while Bryce Cook added 13 points here are the full highlights. Read More...

Jalen Wilson discusses North Carolina, other schools

6-foot-7 class of 2019 wing Jalen Wilson on North Carolina: "That was their first time watching me play so really it was just good to see them here and I was just glad I was able to play well. To get that offer, it wouldn’t be a validation but it lets you know where you’re at. The best basketball player of all time went there so to have an offer from them would be great." (Rivals.com)

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl attracts interest from batch of coaches at Dallas-area AAU tourney

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, a 6-foot-9 forward who is ranked No. 16 in the recruiting Class of 2019 by Rivals.com, “is now carrying a well-put-together 235 pounds on a nearly 6-foot-10 body,” Rivals.com analyst Eric Bossi wrote after Friday’s AAU opener. The game was scouted by coaches from UNC, Louisville, Stanford, Wake Forest, Notre Dame, Virginia, Iowa and others. (Kansas City Star)

Vernon Carey Discusses His Finalists

Top-ranked junior Vernon Carey Jr. stepped onto the floor Friday with Roy Williams, John Calipari, Coach K, Jim Larranaga, and Tom Izzo watching. On UNC: “They develop their big guys and are talking about how they could use me, kind of like how they used Luke Maye this year and Tyler Hansbrough back in the day. They have been trying to make those kind of comparisons.” (Rivals.com)

Dallas Saturday: Who the coaches were watching

Who did your favorite coach watch Saturday of the first April live period in Dallas? Here's the rundown from a combined four events: One of the most skilled big men in a 2019 class, Will Baker drew coaches from North Carolina, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, UCLA, Baylor, Virginia and Oklahoma. UNC coaches also watched 2019 small forward Jalen Wilson, among others. (Rivals.com)

Live period Dallas Friday: Who the coaches were watching

The top player in the class of 2019, Vernon Carey's recruitment is taking place at an elite level. Miami (Jim Larrañaga), Michigan State (Tom Izzo), North Carolina (Roy Williams), Duke (Mike Krzyzewski), Kentucky (John Calipari) and Florida (Mike White) were among those on hand. Williams also watched 2019 point guard Cole Anthony (Video), among others. (Rivals.com)

Video: Cole Anthony puts on a show in front of Roy Williams

Class of 2019 5-star point guard Cole Anthony put on a show in his EYBL debut and doesn't disappoint Roy Williams by scoring 35 points in close victory over Bradley Beal Elite on Friday night in Irving, Texas. Read More...

Podcast: Sean Moran Discusses 2018 Basketball Recruit Rankings & Evaluation Period

Inside Carolina contributor Sean Moran discusses the final 2018 basketball recruit rankings, the ongoing live evaluation period in Irving, Texas, and breaks down the return of North Carolina wing Cameron Johnson in his most recent podcast. (Audioboom)

Early 2019 NBA Mock Draft Features Nassir Little in Top Five

In ESPN's most recent 2019 mock draft, North Carolina signee Nassir Little is projected to go No. 2 overall to the Boston Celtics. The mock draft comes after scouting of the nation's top rising college freshmen at the McDonald's All American, Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoop Summit events. Little is the No. 2 player in the 247Sports' 2018 rankings. (Inside Carolina)

2019 Rivals150: Analysts weigh in on updated rankings

Just in time for spring travel ball, the 2019 Rivals150 has been updated but there’s little change at the top where the top five remains unchanged. Vernon Carey still leads the way in front of James Wiseman, Charles Bassey, Cole Anthony and Matthew Hurt. Three new five-stars debut in this update, headlined by La Porte (Ind.) La Lumiere big man Isaiah Stewart. (Rivals.com)

Analyzing the likely one-and-done 2018 recruits

Nassir Little enters college basketball as one of the fastest rising prospects in the country. Little has decent size at 6-foot-6 but plays much bigger, given his 7-foot-1 wingspan. With his of length, athleticism and motor, Little easily will be able to play the three and four at the next level. UNC is getting a recruit who's made a major name for himself with NBA personnel. (247 Sports)

Final 2018 Rankings: Rechon Black is No. 76

North Carolina signee Rechon Black is ranked No. 76 in the Final 247Sports rankings of the 2018 class released on Thursday. Black, a 6-8 guard/wing from Concord (N.C.) Cox Mill is a 247Sports Composite four-star recruit. "What I like about Rechon Black is his versatility, the ability to play multiple positions," 247Sports Recruiting Analyst Evan Daniels said. (Inside Carolina)

Final 2018 Rankings: Coby White is No. 23

North Carolina signee Coby White is No. 23 in the final rankings for the 2018 class. White, a 6-5 combo guard from Goldsboro, signed with UNC in November and plans to enroll in June. White is the No. 22 overall player in the composite rankings and "one of the better pure scorers in the class," 247Sports basketball recruiting analyst Brian Snow told Inside Carolina. (Inside Carolina)

North Carolina lands top 10 basketball recruiting class

North Carolina is out from under the cloud, the narrative went. Now Tar Heels coach Roy Williams will find it significantly easier on the recruiting trail. But the timeline didn’t quite match up: Just 12 days earlier, UNC landed the final piece in what would become the nation’s No. 9 class in the 247Sports Composite, and Williams’ first top 10 recruit since the investigation started. (Inside Carolina)

Final 2018 Rankings: Nassir Little Completes Climb

North Carolina basketball signee Nassir Little is No. 2 in final 247Sports rankings for the class of 2018 that were released on Thursday. Little is the highest ranked Tar Heel signee since No. 1 overall prospect Harrison Barnes from UNC's 2010 class. Little, a 6-7, 220-pound small forward from Orlando, Fla., signed with UNC in November and will enroll in June. (Inside Carolina)

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

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Watching 2019 PF Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) at the Adidas Gauntlet event in Indianapolis, IN

Saturday, April 21, 2018
Watching 2019 SF Jalen Wilson, 2019 PF Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, and 2019 SF Precious Achiuwa at the Adidas Gauntlet and Under Armour events in Dallas, TX

4/20/2018 - 4/21/2018
Watching 2019 SF Wendell Moore (UNC offer), 2019 PF Vernon Carey (UNC offer), 2019 PF Francis Okoro, 2019 PG Cole Anthony, 2019 PF Isaiah Stewart, 2019 HF Max Lorca-Lloyd, 2019 PF E.J. Liddell, 2019 SF Isaac Okoro, 2020 C Hunter Dickinson, 2020 SF Scottie Barnes, and 2020 PG Jeremy Roach at the Nike EYBL in Irving, TX

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Visiting 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Visiting 2020 power forward Day'ron Sharpe (South Central High School) in Winterville, NC

More Recruiting Visits

Top UNC Basketball Recruits
RecruitClassRating
Nassir Little2018 SF
Coby White2018 CG
Will Baker2019 C
Vernon Carey2019 PF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Rechon Black2018 PG
Armando Bacot2019 C
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
Josh Nickelberry2019 SG

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