UNC Basketball Recruiting

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Updated 2022 Rivals150 basketball recruit rankings

There is little change at the top of the class of 2022 recruit rankings where the top player in high school basketball, Michigan wing , retains the top spot. The rest of the top five remains the same with big man at No. 2, Akron wing at No. 3, point guard at No. 4, and combo forward at No. 5. (

Jabari Smith Jr. Blog: Talks with Roy Williams and More

5-Star PF : "The most recent school to reach out was North Carolina. I talked to Coach (Roy) Williams and Coach (Hubert) Davis. I can say that being home has made me think more and more about recruitment. I think a lot about the offers I have now and where I want to be in the future. It’s really showing me how hard it’s gonna be to make a decision." (Sports Illustrated)

Caleb Love among incoming freshmen who will immediately impact college basketball

fits the archetype of prior UNC point guards with score-first instincts who have been successful under . The Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year can score at every level and has made big strides as an outside shooter. His game should fit perfectly into UNC's system, and he'll be the face of one of college basketball's biggest turnarounds. (CBS Sports)

Video: Highlights of Five-Star Playmaker & UNC Signee Caleb Love

A score-first point guard and offensive playmaker, utilizes his athleticism to slash to the bucket and shake defenders for open jump shots. Ranked as the No. 2 point guard in the nation by 247Sports, Love is the third five-star ball handler to commit to UNC in as many years. During his senior season, Love was a stat-sheet stuffer on a nightly basis. (Inside Carolina)

Updated 2021 Rivals150 basketball recruit rankings

of The Patrick School in New Jersey continues atop the 2021 class. There isn’t much change since we last compiled rankings in January. Forward from the Milwaukee area comes in at No. 2 while Seattle forward , Minnesota 7-footer , and Atlanta forward round out the top five. (

Podcast: Sherrell McMillan Gives His Basketball Recruiting Superlatives

is joined by basketball recruiting analyst Sherrell McMillan of Inside Carolina to highlight some superlatives from the numerous North Carolina Basketball recruitments Rell has covered in his more than 19 years in the industry. Read More...

Video: Highlights of UNC's Walker Kessler and Day'Ron Sharpe

In anticipation of and 's arrival in Chapel Hill, Phenom Mixtapes spliced together footage of the incoming UNC freshmen duo. The video shows off Kessler’s sweet stroke and creative moves around the basket, along with Sharpe’s explosive athleticism and great defense. The two five-star centers are both top-20 recruits. (Inside Carolina)

Briarcrest's Kennedy Chandler, nation's No. 1 point guard, transferring to Sunrise Christian Academy

Five-star Briarcrest point guard will transfer to Sunrise Christian Academy, a prep school in Kansas, according to his father. Chandler, a 6-foot senior, is the No. 1 point guard in the nation and the No. 13 overall recruit according to 247Sports. He recently announced his top five schools: UNC, Memphis, Tennessee, Duke, and Kentucky. (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

Caleb Love, Day'Ron Sharpe Listed As Potential Future Top 20 Draft Picks

The 2021 NBA draft class is stacked with talent, and UNC signees and are top-20 prospects: Love continues to make big strides as a point guard and has the size, vision and end-to-end speed to excel in that role in the pros. Sharpe is a good athlete with terrific hands and feet who gobbles up rebounds and crashes the glass. (Sports Illustrated)

Will college basketball programs with top 2020 recruiting classes repeat in 2021?

may face another large group departing for either the NBA or graduation. UNC's 2021 recruiting started strongly with the commitment of in-state star , and UNC has offered , , and . The Tar Heels also remain a suitor for , , Patrick Baldwin, and . (
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Top Basketball Recruits
Basketball Recruiting Board
Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Visiting 2021 5-star point guard Kennedy Chandler and 2021 5-star power forward Paolo Banchero via videoconference
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Visiting 2021 4-star forward Dontrez Styles from Kinston, NC via videoconference
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Hosting 2022 5-star point guard and 2022 wing D.J. Nix on unofficial visits for UNC's game against Wake Forest
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Watching 2021 4-star shooting guard Trevor Keels (UNC offer) at his playoff game in Washington, DC
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Watching 2021 5-star forward Patrick Baldwin, Jr. (UNC offer, Sussex, WI) record 37 pts. and 17 rebs. in Hamilton's road win in Milwaukee, WI
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