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UNC Basketball Signees Coby White, Nassir Little Named USA Today High School All-Americans

USA Today released its All-USA High School Boys’ Basketball teams Wednesday, with a pair of future Tar Heels making the cut. Combo guard –who set the all-time North Carolina state scoring record–was named a Second Team selection, while 6-foot-7 wing earned Third Team honors a week after winning the MVP award of the McDonald’s All-American Game. (Chapelboro.com)

E.J. Montgomery planning home visits with UNC, Kentucky

, the 6-foot-10 power forward from Georgia, will have home visits with North Carolina and Kentucky during the upcoming recruiting, his father, Efram, said. Montgomery took an unofficial visit to Duke Feb. 14. He has also taken unofficial visits to UNC (Feb. 14) and Kentucky (Feb. 24). He is also considering Georgia, Georgetown, Vanderbilt and Wake Forest. (Zag's Blog)

UNC, Kentucky, Duke Expected To Visit 2019 Forward Matthew Hurt

Fresh off his experience at the Next Generation Sunday Program at the Final Four, will host some big-time coaches in the coming days. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is expected to visit the 6-foot-9, 215-pound class of 2019 forward in his hometown of Rochester, MN, on Thursday, with North Carolina's due in next Sunday. (Flo Hoops)

E.J. Montgomery's rise to coveted five-star recruit no surprise to hoops-obsessed family

Efrem and Glenda Montgomery fell in love because of basketball. They met freshman year at North Carolina Central, where Efrem and Glenda both went to the historically black university in Durham to play ball. So it’s no wonder their youngest child is mulling over scholarship offers to play for Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky and others. (USA Today)

Coby White already set to make an impact at UNC

While , ranked as the No. 10 recruit overall, figures to get meaningful playing time in Chapel Hill next season, , No. 19 nationally, also hopes to make an impact for the Tar Heels, who are losing seniors and . “Given my work ethic and my ability to compete, I give myself a good shot to make an immediate impact." (Wilson Times)

Nassir Little Next College Sensation?

UNC signee was named the MVP of the McDonald’s All-American Game, scoring the third-most points (28) in the game’s 41-year history and drawing rave reviews from NBA scouts. But as the #10 overall prospect, it’s notable that Little was the one getting all the attention and winning the MVP award rather than one of the three Duke commits. (Basketball Insiders)

UNC Reaches Out to 2018 5-star PF Jordan Brown

, the 6-foot-11 power forward from Napa Valley (CA) Prolific Prep, likely won’t make his college choice until later in April or early May. Arizona and Stanford are among those to re-enter his recruitment along with St. John’s, Gonzaga, Cal and others. On Monday, his father added that North Carolina and Louisville, under new coach Chris Mack, have also reached out. (Zag's Blog)

Behind Romeo Langford's decisions regarding UNC, Kentucky, others

After 's list was cut to seven — Indiana, Kansas, Vanderbilt, Louisville, Kentucky, North Carolina and UCLA — Romeo and his parents each wrote down a top three. Tim Langford admits his list included UNC. But Romeo pointed to something, which Tim didn't disclose, that he didn't like when he watched coach run his Tar Heels through practice. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Player of the year Armando Bacot became a quicker, more able defender

is a 6-foot-10, 238-pound junior, and his size has always been an advantage. But he hasn’t always been fast enough. As a freshman, he was too slow to play perimeter defense, and smaller players would blow past him. His lack of speed kept him from starting. So Bacot committed to get faster and more agile. He started running 1 mile on the track after school. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

McDonald's All-Americans Predict Where E.J. Montgomery Will Go

This week at the McDonald's All-American Game, we surveyed several recruits about where some of their peers will eventually land. Here is what they predicted for 2018 5-star power forward . : “North Carolina. I feel like he fits well in there and coach Williams is doing a good job recruiting him. Who wouldn’t want to play there?” (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Roy Williams to visit Matthew Hurt

is back on the recruiting and he’s after one of the better players in the 2019 class. Williams visited 2019 center last week, traveling to Texas to see the five-star recruit. Now he’s due to visit another five-star player in the class. According to Adam Zagoria of Zag’s Blog, Williams will visit Minnesota to see power forward next week. (Keeping It Heel)

Coby White Named Mr. Basketball for North Carolina

Mr. Basketball in North Carolina is UNC recruit of Wilson Greenfield School. White, twice named N.C. Gatorade high school player of the year, is the all-time leading scorer from his state. White, a 6-5 combo guard, averaged 30.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 9.2 assists and 3.2 steals. This season, he scored 1,055 points and had six triple-doubles. (Charlotte Observer)
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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Watching 5-star 2020 point guard Jeremy Roach (UNC offer) in Fairfax, VA
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Visiting 2019 4 star PF Zeke Nnaji (UNC offer) in Hopkins, MN
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Visiting 2019 4 star PF Zeke Nnaji and offering him a scholarship on Hopkins, MN
Friday, November 2, 2018
Hosting 2019 5 star PF Vernon Carey and 2019 5 star SF Keion Brooks on official visits to Chapel Hill
Monday, October 29, 2018
Visiting 2019 4-star combo guard Boogie Ellis in San Diego, CA
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Zeke Nnaji2019 PF
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