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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Dikembe Mutombo's son would like to go to North Carolina

We spoke with Georgetown and NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo at LAX airport with his son, 15-year-old Ryan Mutombo, who at 6-foot-9 is already making some noise on the prep basketball scene. We asked Ryan where he wants to go to college, and he didn't hesitate: "North Carolina". Dikembe's response? He dropped the finger wag on his own kid. (TMZ)

Armando Bacot named Times-Dispatch athlete of the year

stands 6-foot-10 and was the Richmond area’s most dominant basketball player under the hoop. He averaged 24.2 points this year, plus 11.5 rebounds and 3.1 blocks. In June, he played for the U18 national team, and the Americans won gold. UNC, Duke, and Virginia are among the schools that have offered him a scholarship. He’s likely to sign in November. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Seven players tough to slot in the new basketball recruit rankings

is arguably the most polished back-to-the-basket big since . However, Dickinson is a complete throwback. We don’t want to call him a plodder, but he not a high-flying athlete. Talent, talent, and more talent. That's . The pressure was a bit much, however, and critics started targeting him. Can he get back to producing consistently? (Rivals.com)

Roy Williams Contacts 5-Star Power Forward Trayce Jackson-Davis

One of the most productive big men in the Nike EYBL circuit this spring and summer was 6-10 power forward with the Indy Heat. The athletic big man with a 7-1 wingspan was very efficient inside the paint and was one of the better rebounders in the circuit. The class of 2019 Indiana native has also heard from , Jackson-Davis confirmed. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Inquires About Combo Guard Kira Lewis

Kira Lewis is one of, if not the fastest, players on the Nike EYBL circuit. The 6-3 junior combo-guard from Alabama, who plays with the Georgia Stars, could very well be the toughest cover in the class of 2019. The slender guard is one of the hottest recruits in the country right now. North Carolina, Duke and Kentucky are three of the schools that have reached out to his AAU program director. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC Basketball Recruiting: Matchups to watch for in July

The three live July evaluation periods for college coaches is just around the corner. Eric Bossi looks at the five matchups he would most like to see. Because point guard plays for the Nike sponsored PSA Cardinals and D.J. Carton plays for the independent Quad City Elite, I don’t know if there is an event where they could match up, but it sure would be fun. (Rivals.com)

2020 PF Mark Williams Discusses Recruitment, UVa, UNC, Virginia Tech

Norfolk (VA) Academy power forward was among the participants at NBA Top 100 Camp earlier this month. We caught up with the talented 2020 big man about his experience. While Virginia has been a constant in his recruitment, he also offered thoughts on North Carolina and Virginia Tech. “ is a great coach. I don’t what else I can say.” (247 Sports)

Is North Carolina the Next to Offer Josh Green?

5-star SG will be joined at IMG Academy by five-star PF . coached Robinson-Earl's father at Kansas and North Carolina is squarely in the mix for his commitment. Seeing that the Tar Heels will be making continual stops at IMG in the months ahead for Robinson-Earl, it would make it that much easier for the program to recruit Green. (Rivals.com)

UNC Contacts 2020 Center Walker Kessler

is a new name for basketball recruiting fanatics. And based on his skill set, they'll want to do it quickly. The 7-0 big man from Georgia received a call from North Carolina assistant coach three days ago. And according to Kessler, the message is clear. "He said they were very interested in me and would be following me.” (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: Highlights of 2020 UNC commit Day'Ron Sharpe

Shortly after the NBPA Top 100 Camp, UNC landed a commitment from , a 6-foot-9, 220-pound power forward from Winterville (N.C.) South Central. Sharpe is the 70th-rated 2020 recruit in the 247Sports Composite Rankings, although 247Sports ranks Sharpe at 47th. Sharpe has good size, length, toughness, athleticism and a strong motor. (247 Sports)

UNC recruit Jeremiah Robinson-Earl transferring to IMG Academy

has decided to leave Bishop Miege and transfer to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. for his senior year of high school. Robinson-Earl, the son of former Kansas and LSU basketball player Lester Earl, is a 6-9 power forward ranked as the No. 14 recruit in the rising senior class. UNC coach , who coached Lester Earl at KU, has offered Robinson-Earl. (Kansas City Star)

Matthew Hurt Discusses Recruiting, U.S. U18 Experience

The U.S. 18U team was coached by Bill Self, who is the head coach at Kansas. , one of the top players in the class of 2019, is still undecided about his college future, but he enjoyed playing for Self in the tournament. But does that put Kansas at top of Hurt’s college list? “No, that’s not true,” Hurt said. “I think every coach has the same chance right now.” (Rochester Post Bulletin)
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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Visiting 2019 5 star power forward Matthew Hurt (UNC offer) in Rochester, MN
Friday, September 21, 2018
Hosting 2019 5 star SF Josh Green and 2019 5 star PF Jeremiah Robinson-Earl on their official visits to Chapel Hill
Thursday, September 20, 2018
On an in home visit with 2019 5 star power forward Vernon Carey (UNC offer) in Davie, FL
Monday, September 17, 2018
On an in home visit with 2019 wing Wendell Moore (UNC offer) in Concord, NC
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Visiting teammates Armando Bacot (UNC commit), Josh Green (UNC offer), Jeremiah-Robinson Earl (UNC offer), and Jaden Springer at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL
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Top Basketball Recruits
RecruitClass
Cole Anthony2019 CG
Armando Bacot2019 C
Keion Brooks2019 SF
Vernon Carey2019 C
Josh Green2019 SF
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Wendell Moore2019 SF
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl2019 PF
James Wiseman2019 C
Jeremy Roach2020 PG
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