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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)

Coby White Blog: Honoring his late father, in-home with Roy Williams, and more

UNC Commit Coby White: I decided to name my blog “For My Father” simply because I’m dedicating the rest of my career to him. My dad passed on Aug. 15 and it hit me hard, but I’m working through it every day and getting stronger. I definitely want to thank Coach (Roy) Williams. He and the whole staff came to my father’s funeral and he’s been there for me the whole time. (USA Today)

Recruiting Recap: Roy Williams visits Romeo Langford, Jalen Johnson, Matthew Hurt

Monday, Roy Williams visited 5-star 2019 forward Matthew Hurt. Tuesday, Williams made two visits that weren’t discussed last week — one to 4-star Class of 2020 point guard Jalen Johnson and one to 4-star Class of 2018 shooting guard Romeo Langford. Langford is set to take an official visit on Oct. 13 for North Carolina's “Late Night with Roy” event. (DieHards.com)

Wendell Moore, Joey Baker maintain grip atop NC 2019 college recruiting rankings

There has been some debate as to who is the No. 1 player in North Carolina in the senior and sophomore classes, but one guy has been pretty consistent as No. 1 in 2019. In the latest Prep Hoops North Carolina rankings, Cox Mill junior Wendell Moore sits at the top. Moore has offers from UNC, Charlotte, Florida, Florida State, and Maryland, among others. Fayetteville Trinity Christian’s Joey Baker is No. 2. (Charlotte Observer)

Roy Williams visits 2020 wing Jalen Johnson on Tuesday

On Tuesday, Roy Williams was in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin visiting one of the top players in the 2020 class. According to Pat Lawless, Coach Williams stopped in to visit Jalen Johnson. Johnson, ranked sixth in the 2020 class, according to ESPN, is a 6-7 small forward. Johnson hosted UNC today, he visited Duke and Wisconsin in August, and in October he will be visiting Kentucky. (Keeping It Heel)

Scout Updated 2019 Top 100 College Basketball Recruits

James Wiseman, who recently transferred from Nashville (Tenn.) Ensworth to Memphis (Tenn.) East, has moved to the No. 1 spot in Scout’s 2019 top 100. An impressive talent, Wiseman continues to progress and is certainly worth betting on as a long term prospect. Checking in at No. 2 is Florida native Vernon Carey. Carey had a sensational summer, playing for Nike Team Florida. (Scout.com)

Report: Zion Williamson to take final official visit to UNC

Coaches from North Carolina made an in home visit with 6-6 Zion Williamson of Spartanburg Day Sunday. Williamson was at South Carolina Saturday night for an unofficial visit, as he was at Clemson for the Auburn game. He will not take official visits to the in-state schools. He apparently will take his officials to North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and UCLA. (GoUpstate.com)

Romeo Langford to host Roy Williams on in-home visit

Five-star shooting guard Romeo Langford is ready for the first official visit of his recruitment. Langford — a 6-foot-5 recruit from New Albany, Indiana — will take an official visit to Vanderbilt this weekend, his father told the Herald-Leader on Monday. Tim Langford also said that the family is scheduled to have in-home visits with coaches from North Carolina and Indiana this week. (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Two UNC recruits among top five in latest Prep Hoops NC 2018 statewide rankings

Coby White and Rechon Black played together all summer on Chris Paul’s CP3 travel basketball team. After their senior years at Greenfield School in Wilson and Cox Mill High in Concord, the pair will team up in Chapel Hill. The two UNC recruits are ranked No. 1 and 3 in the latest Prep Hoops NC statewide rankings for the class of 2018. They are sandwiched around Providence Day All-American Devon Dotson. (Charlotte Observer)

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

Monday, September 25, 2017
Watching 2019 4 star power forward Armando Bacot at Trinity Episcopal School in Richmond, VA

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Visiting 2018 5 star small forward Nassir Little in Orlando, FL

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
On an in home visit with 2018 5 star shooting guard Romeo Langford (UNC offer) in New Albany, IN

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Visiting 2020 4 star small forward Jalen Johnson in Sun Prairie, WI

Monday, September 18, 2017
Visiting 2019 UNC commit Jeremiah Francis in Pickerington, OH

More Recruiting Visits

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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