UNC Basketball Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Day'Ron Sharpe is "The Dude" at Adidas Gauntlet Finale

has always been a dude. In SoCal, the North Carolina commit was THE dude. We write and talk about men among boys in sports, but Sharpe really fit that description. It feels like each time I see him he's a little stronger, a little more skilled and a little more mean. Sharpe has the best hands of any big in the class and he keeps getting better. (

Chansky’s Notebook: UNC and Duke Neck and Neck Again

Does it seem like the UNC-Duke basketball recruiting rivalry is back on? Carolina and Duke are almost always among the finalists for elite recruits. The latest is 7-foot phenom , who eliminated Georgia, his home-state school where his father and uncle played. So that tells me Kessler is looking to spend his one year in a bigger blue pond. (

2021 Wings Harrison Ingram, Jabari Smith on UNC's Radar

may move into 5-star status in the next rankings update. Stanford, Purdue, Tennessee, and all local schools in Texas and Oklahoma are all over him. Kansas has offered, UCLA has made him a priority, and Duke, Kentucky, and North Carolina have started reaching out. said UNC was out to watch him during the live period. (

Former UNC star Jeff McInnis picks up first big recruit at new high school

Last month, former UNC basketball star got his first high school head coaching job. Now, he’s added his first big-time recruit. McInnis says that rising sophomore Jalen Hood-Schifino will join his program at Combine Academy in Lincolnton, N.C. Hood-Schifino, a 6-foot-4 point guard, played at Charlotte’s Northside Christian last season. (Charlotte Observer)

Sierra Canyon nears ‘super team’ status with arrival of Ziaire Williams

The most sought-after college basketball recruit in California, 6-foot-8 , will be enrolling at Chatsworth Sierra. And you thought the formation of “super teams” couldn’t happen. Maybe not in the NBA, but Sierra Canyon is just the latest to make it happen in high school. Williams has starred at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame the last three seasons. (Los Angeles Times)

Jaden Springer Blog: Breaking down his top five

: I’m down to five schools after talking it over with my family. These are the schools I feel I can have the most success at. North Carolina: This was my favorite school to watch growing up. They’ve always had a great history and produce a lot of NBA talent. They also have a lot of great players coming in every year so that’s a big school for me. (USA Today)

Walker Kessler Lists UNC in Top 6

Five-star center has been one of the most highly recruited prospects in the 2020 class with schools all over the country fighting for his signature in November. On Friday, he announced a final list of six schools (North Carolina, Duke, Michigan, Auburn, Cal, and Gonzaga). I’m going to put this one as really, really tight between Auburn and Duke. (

Donovan Johnson's eligibility hearing postponed

The PIAA hearing scheduled Wednesday for was postponed. “Their attorney could not make it,” PIAA executive director Bob Lombardi said. A new date was not determined. The WPIAL has ruled the 6-foot-7 rising senior ineligible next season under a PIAA rule that restricts athletes to six interscholastic seasons starting in seventh grade. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Roy Williams Offers R.J. Davis After Peach Jam Viewings

At the start of the Nike EYBL season, sought to prove he's one of the country's best guards. In the last two months, Davis reeled in offers from Indiana, Kansas, California, Texas, UCLA, Vanderbilt, and Florida. On Wednesday, offered a scholarship to the rising senior at White Plains (N.Y.) Archbishop Stepinac High School. (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams, UNC Offer Patrick Baldwin

On Monday, gave out North Carolina's first scholarship offer in the 2021 class to 247Sports' No. 5-ranked . On Wednesday, he offered the country's No. 2 player, Patrick Baldwin. Williams and his staff made their first contact with Baldwin earlier this year, but watched him in 2018 and have had multiple viewings the last month. (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams Offers 4-star Combo Guard D.J. Steward

has been offered a scholarship by North Carolina, the 4-star class of 2020 shooting guard announced on Wednesday. At 6-foot-2 and 185 pounds, Steward is rated the No. 35 overall player in the class, including the No. 11 player at his position. He’s also been offered by Louisville, Maryland, Arizona, Florida, Duke, Indiana and many others. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

4-star wing Cam'Ron Fletcher lists UNC in top 5

St. Louis 4-star forward announced his top five schools Tuesday. Fletcher (6-6, 180), ranked No. 32 in the 2020 class according to the 247Sports Composite, is down to Alabama, Kentucky, Michigan State, Missouri and North Carolina. Fletcher took his lone official visit to Michigan State in March and added an offer from UNC on June 17. (247 Sports)
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Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Watching 2020 UNC power forward commit Day'Ron Sharpe and 2020 5-star center Walker Kessler (UNC offer) at the Adidas Championships in Hoover, AL
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Watching 2020 5-star guard Bryce Thompson (UNC offer) and 2021 5-star center Chet Holmgren and the UAA Finals in Cartersville, GA
7/11/2019 - 7/13/2019
Watching Cade Cunningham, Greg Brown, Lance Ware, R.J. Davis, Hunter Dickinson, Caleb Love, Cam'Ron Fletcher, Earl Timberlake, Cam Hayes, and Donovan Johnson at the Peach Jam in North Augusta, SC
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Watching 2020 4-star PF Lance Ware at the Philly Live event in Philadelphia, PA
Monday, June 24, 2019
Hosting 2020 4-star wing Donovan Johnson and 2020 3-star point guard Shakeel Moore on unofficial visits to Chapel Hill
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Greg Brown2020 PF
Cade Cunningham2020 CG
Walker Kessler2020 C
Caleb Love2020 PG
Day'Ron Sharpe2020 C
Jaden Springer2020 SG
Bryce Thompson2020 CG
Isaiah Todd2020 PF
Ziaire Williams2020 SF
Patrick Baldwin Jr.2021 SF
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