UNC Basketball Recruiting

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball Recruiting.

Armando Bacot, Jeremiah Francis Officially Sign With UNC Basketball

, a 6-10 forward from Richmond, Va., and , a 6-1 guard from Reynoldsburg, Ohio, signed National Letters of Intent to attend UNC and play basketball for the Tar Heels beginning in the 2019-20 season. Bacot plays for Coach Sean McAloon at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Francis attends Pickerington Central High School in Pickerington, Ohio. (

Q&A with five-star senior Keion Brooks

North Carolina was your most recent official visit. How did that visit to Chapel Hill go for you? : "It went great. Coach and coach , they are just great. I feel like everything that they are saying and doing is genuine. They went out of their way to make sure I felt comfortable while I was there. I (also) have a good relationship with Armando (Bacot)." (

Where top uncommitted basketball recruits could land in late signing period

UNC's Best Shot: - North Carolina got off to a hot start landing five-star center in the summer to go with four-star point guard . Since then, there have been some misses but the Tar Heels remain involved with some big-timers. Anthony would give them the best guard in the country and push them toward the national top five. (

Analyst Evan Daniels on UNC's Chances with Anthony, Brooks, Nnaji

I think UNC has a very good shot with and . If Anthony’s recruitment ended today (it won’t end for a while), I would think UNC is the strong favorite to land him. In terms of Nnaji, I find it hard to believe he’s adding in a late unofficial visit to UNC late and not strongly thinking about going there. With , I think UNC may be on the outside looking in. (247 Sports)

Armando Bacot Signs with North Carolina

made it official Wednesday and signed his National Letter of Intent to play basketball at The University of North Carolina. The 6-10 big man at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL, by way of Richmond, VA, says that it feels great to move from a verbal commit to an officially signed one. “I’m signing today and it’s such a relief to get it done and become a Tar Heel." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Jeremiah Francis Makes It Official, Signs With Tar Heels

Wednesday is a big day for , who was the first commitment to North Carolina in the class of 2019. The stocky 6-2 point guard sent in his signed his National Letter of Intent to play for and the North Carolina Tar Heels earlier in the morning, and he’s now officially a Tar Heel. The Pickerton, OH, native says it’s a dream come true. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Wednesday Recruiting Leftovers: Dishing on UNC, Iowa State, Vernon Carey

I don’t see it with . On the other hand, UNC has a much better chance with . The top 40 forward will head to Chapel Hill this weekend for an unofficial visit. This comes after the Tar Heels entered the picture at the last second. He already has visited Arizona, Baylor, Kansas, Purdue and UCLA, and a decision will be made Nov. 23. Still, the Tar Heels are in a prime spot. (

Armando Bacot Among Top Basketball Recruits Set to Sign Wednesday

For the next week, committed basketball recruits get to put pen to paper during the Early Signing Period. While many have been committed for some time, signing the papers is still a big deal. Roughly 80 percent of the 2019 Rivals150 will sign over the next week and we've compiled a schedule of confirmed times. UNC 5-star center commit, , is set to sign at 10 a.m. Wednesday. (

Analyst Roundtable: Early Basketball Signing Period Discussion

Which player will provide the most drama between the early and late signing periods? It would be easy to go with the No. 1 player, , but give me here. He's the top-ranked guard in the country. He's thought to be favoring a blueblood in North Carolina and it badly needs to land him after missing on other guard targets and . (

Where things stand with the 16 most-wanted basketball recruits

3. : The plan is to make a choice in the spring. Anthony has, however, taken official visits to Notre Dame (Sept. 14), North Carolina (Sept. 28) and Oregon (Oct. 19). Anthony doesn’t have any other official visits scheduled. 7: : It’s been a quiet fall for Hurt. In fact, Hurt has yet to schedule an official visit, although sources say Hurt has been working on some dates. (247 Sports)

Which 5-star basketball recruits will sign during early signing period?

College basketball’s early signing period for the class of 2019 begins on Wednesday. Basketball recruiting analyst Eric Bossi discusses the top storylines of what looks to be an early signing period filled with uncertainty about where the top remaining prospects will head and when they will decide. A total of 13 five-star recruits from the class of 2019 remain undecided. (

Cole Anthony on his decision date, what he's looking for in a school

“I’m going to make the decision in late spring,” 5-star point guard said. “We want to explore every option possible. When we make our decision, we want to be sure.” I asked what he is looking for in a future coach and program: “I want a team where I can be an impact freshman, and the ball will be in my hands, and we have a chance to make it to the Final Four." (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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Top Basketball Recruits
Cole Anthony2019 CG
Armando Bacot2019 C
Keion Brooks2019 SF
Vernon Carey2019 C
Matthew Hurt2019 PF
Jeremy Roach2020 PG
Isaiah Todd2020 PF
Jeremiah Francis2019 PG
Zeke Nnaji2019 PF
Day'Ron Sharpe2020 PF
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